With dozens of exciting attractions, not to mention special events, Lee's Summit sure knows how to entertain. Whether you're reconnecting with childhood friends or bringing your family for a new experience, you will find plenty to do.
The Historic Downtown District offers many unique shops and restaurants all nestled in a six-block area in the core of Lee’s Summit. The residential area surrounding the downtown retail district features a variety of historic homes and churches built in the 1880s.
Frontier Justice is the Midwest’s premier firearms and shopping destination offering a full continuum related to firearms, including everything from training to products for the beginner, to the most accomplished firearms enthusiast.
Legacy Park has 12 baseball fields, six girls’ softball fields and eight soccer fields on 704 acres of park land. A 45,000 square foot Community Center includes meeting rooms, a recreational pool, fitness center and gymnasium for racquetball and basketball. or cityofls.net.
Longview Mansion & Farm were built in 1914 by R.A. Long for his daughter, Loula Long Combs, a world renowned horsewoman. This site was once known as “The World’s Most Beautiful Farm” and is now a premier special events facility with 17 buildings on the National Register of Historical Places.
Missouri Town 1855, located at Lake Jacomo, depicts an era of peace and prosperity that preceded the Border and Civil Wars in the mid 1800s. Reconstructed buildings and landscape illustrate a typical town of that time period.
Paradise Park is fun and adventure all-in-one. In addition to miniature golf, enjoy go karts and Jr. go karts, batting cages, rock wall, bumper cars and the Children’s Edutainment Center Play and Discovery.
Powell Gardens is a 915-acre botanical garden located 20 miles East of Lee’s Summit on Highway 50. Set among lush rolling hills, Powell Gardens encompasses exquisite display gardens, trails, lakes, windswept meadows and more. Open year round.
Summit Waves is a family outdoor aquatic center and recreation center at Harris Park that includes a 900 foot “action river,” children’s water playground, two water slides, six lane lap, bath house and concession area.
Solve various puzzles and codes hidden throughout escape rooms that will need to be cracked and assembled to escape before the times up. Trapped KC is great for team building, small groups and family activities.
Unity Village is known for the iconic Unity Tower that houses Awaken Whole Life Center, offering massage, yoga, and retreats. Brides and meeting planners find the wide-open spaces, Mediterranean architecture, and stunning fountains to be the perfect backdrop for their events. The 1,200 acre property also features a “green” hotel, par-36 golf course, bookstore and coffee shop, and walking trails.
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Are you ready to hit the beach? It’s time to work on your tan, build some sand castles and catch some waves! Tomorrow, Saturday, May 26 is opening day at the beach at both Longview Lake and Blue Springs Lake.
Downtown Lee's Summit streets come alive with music and art this Friday, May 25 for the Fourth Fridays Art Walk. Come experience Music in the Park at Howard Station, street theater, yoga in the streets and more!
Event details can be found at downtownls.org/events Scroll thorough the photos for a current map of activities!