Comfort Inn Lees Summit @ Hwy 50 & Hwy 291
963 SE Oldham Parkway
Lees Summit, MO 64081
Phone: (816) 524-8863
Fax: (816) 524-8956
In downtown Lee's Summit, you will find the William B. Howard Station Park, a small yet lovely open space that is a popular spot among the locals for an evening stroll and more. Spread over a rather limited area of 4 acres (1.6 hectares), the park may not have too many facilities, but it does have a Veteran's Memorial, fountains, and an historic depot. Besides providing an open space for the locals, the park also doubles up as a venue for community events like concerts, fairs, and more. Call to know more.
This 30 acre estate depicts what life was like during the mid-19th Century. It is located in the magnificent Fleming Park and is open year-round. Some of the highlights here are the original buildings that date back to that era and within their halls, the actors who reenact the daily life of these hearty settlers on the American frontier. Missouri Town 1855 also offers hands-on learning with several different workshops that vary from teaching visitors how to blacksmith, basket weave or even how to hearth cook. As a side excursion, Fleming Park itself has much to offer like Lake Jacomo and Blue Springs Lake, both perfect for those who seek the Great Outdoors.
Spread over 325 acres (132 hectares) of land, the Longview Farm that features over 50 structures. Consisting of Spanish Revival style of architectures, the offers a great neighborhood with beautiful homes, tennis courts, swimming pool, playground and a walking trail, etc. This is a great place to visit and spend some time with the family.
As the name suggests, this is Kansas City's huge racecourse. Car races are a rage in the city and the venue is always buzzing with action because of the many events held here. This has been a popular premier race track for international car races and stalwarts like Don Garlits, Shirley Muldowney, and John Force have raced here. If you check the events list, it's always overflowing with a lot of exciting activities.
Waterfall Park, located on East Bluff Drive, is a scenic space with trails, a beautiful lake, a playground and a climbing wall. The place also has a gazebo-style picnic center.
One of the oldest houses in Jackson County, the Rice-Tremonti House stands tall at the mouth of the Santa Fe Trail since its establishment in 1844. Built for Archibald Rice and his kin, the house has borne witness to many changes in American History including the mining boom in California, Civil War and many more. Built in a Gothic-Revival style that was a favored style of architecture in this era, the house has been enlisted a part of the US National Register in 1979. The site, along with the adjacent house, known as “Aunt Sophie's Cabin”, is now visited frequently by history buffs and tourists.
This zoo is a must-see for children and adults interested in getting back to nature. This sprawling park, which attracts 700,000 visitors annually, is divided into sections named for areas of the world, from Africa and Australia to Farmland USA. Visitors can walk the 202-acre park or ride trams from one place to another. There is also a guided train tour that allows guests to see park highlights without the fatigue.
Adventure Oasis Water Park features two water slides, swimming pools of varying sizes, a lazy river, a water playground specially built for kids and more. The park organizes several swimming courses and lessons for adults and children.
Swope Park is one of the most beautiful parks in the entire Kansas City metropolitan area, and this includes both Kansas and Missouri! Inside the 1,805 acre park, visitors will find the Starlight Theatre, the Lakeside Nature Center, Equestrian Stables, the tranquil Blue River & Swope Memorial Golf Course, a number of picnic areas and a lot more! Moreover, it houses the Kansas City Zoo which features a Tropical Habitat House, the Bird & Carnivore house and a large number of African & American animals. It also has the beautiful Swope Memorial, built in the memory of philanthropist and founder of the park, Thomas Swope. Over the years, a lot of structures have been developed and re-developed in order to enhance its beauty and to increase its use by the general public.
George Owens Nature Park is an area of pristine green woodlands with hiking trails, two lakes for fishing, a camp ground, a picnic area and more. The park has a butterfly garden and a nature park which has seasonal exhibits to help you get up close and personal with our fellow creatures.
This is a city location for Muslim worship and other services.
The Kritser House is a 19th-century residential building designed by Martin Kritser who had relocated to this city to sell wagon trains. The house was in a good condition, and gave shelter to many owners. The strong and sturdy structure even survived the Civil War without any harm. The building has a rich history and thus was later designated as a historic structure in 1985. Though the building was in a dilapidated condition for a while, it went through a series of renovations and modifications and was restored completely.