Find a home for rent in Lee's Summit, Missouri, and see why may consider this Kansas City suburb so charming. Fort Lee's Summit, the first city incorporated in the state of Kansas, is known as the "Post That Opened the West." Lee's Summit offers rental home residents the best of Kansas City, plus a quiet retreat in the lovely outskirts of the city. Whether you go in town to experience the history and culture of Kansas City or you decide to stay in your Lee's Summit rental home and invite your new neighbors over for a barbecue, you will be pleased that you chose to rent a home in Lee's Summit.
Your Lee's Summit rental home is located in an area with a quirky history. The town was named after an early settler, Dr. Pleasant John Graves Lea. But the name Lee was misspelled on signs and in print, so many people assume that it is named for General Robert E. Lee. Since the name was already being circulated with two Es, the town just incorporated it as its legal name in 1868. For more history outside Lee's Summit rental houses, check out the The Lee's Summit Historical Society and Museum, where you can learn more about the history of your new hometown and the surrounding area.
If you like the outdoors, you'll feel right at home renting a house in Lee's Summit. Take the kids out for the day in the James Reed Memorial Wildlife area, just south of your Lee's Summit rental home. Golfers love their rental home in Lee's Summit because they are in proximity to more than six quality golf courses, including the very popular Shamrock Hills Golf Club. If you are feeling sporty, get a team together and head to Jaegers Paintball Park for some serious competition. Or, check out the Worlds of Fun Amusement Park, which features more than 11 thrill rides and a children's ride.
Lee's Summit also features many pet-friendly and inexpensive apartment and home rentals for college students, senior citizens, military and families. No matter what you are looking for in a rental home or how long you intend to stay, there are many houses and apartments for rent in Lee's Summit that will accommodate your needs.