Kick Off Holiday Shopping at Prime Lee’s Summit Locations
Nobody enjoys the stress and last-minute consumer crush of holiday shopping. Check out the following prime locations for shopping in Lee’s Summit and get a jump-start on your holiday shopping.
Downtown Lee’s Summit
Skip the mall and head to Downtown Lee’s Summit, named a 2010 Great American Main Street. Explore the heart of Downtown Lee’s Summit at Third and Douglas Streets for more than 40 eclectic shops and boutiques.
There’s something for the whole family in Downtown Lee’s Summit. Stroll through home décor boutiques, pick up some sports equipment or some antiques and collectibles. And don’t forget the music and fine arts galleries and shops.
For a great shopping trip without the hassle of traffic, take an Amtrak train to Downtown Lee’s Summit Station. Find free public parking at the City Hall parking garage, or shop on weekends to park for free on the street.
If you’re really pressed for time, buy a Downtown Lee’s Summit gift card, valid at more than 60 businesses and restaurants. And don’t forget to enjoy one of the many festivals happening in Downtown Lee’s Summit
For another one-stop shopping experience, head to SummitWoods Crossing shopping center. Shop at one of the larger chain stores such as Bed Bath & Beyond, Famous Footwear, and Target. Choose from a variety of smaller specialty shops. There’s even a PETCO for the four-legged family member. You’ll find plenty of free spaces to park the car before you stroll through the village-like environment.
Find that perfect gift for everyone in the family at one convenient location. Shop for men’s, women’s and children’s clothing, or pick up something shiny at a local jeweler. After shopping (but before dropping), fill up at one of many eateries such as Buffalo Wild Wings, Chili’s, or Chipotle. Or stop by Dickey’s Barbecue Pit for some slow-smoked meats.
Find Summit at the intersection of Interstate 470 and US Highway 50, at 1700 NW Chipman Road.
Summit Fair Shopping Center
Few towns offer two large shopping centers in close proximity. Complete your holiday shopping at Summit Fair Shopping Center on 840 NW Blue Pkway, just east of SummitWoods Crossing. Find everything you need in this suburban shopping oasis in Lee’s Summit.
Shop at larger chain stores such as JC Penney, Macy’s or H&M, or smaller shops such as Micah’s Boutique, Heavenly Olive Oils & Vinegars, or Escapist Skateboarding. Fuel your shopping spree with caffeine from Starbuck’s or food from Olive Garden, Red Lobster, or Chick-fil-A.
Pick up a gift card at many of the local shops at Summit Fair Shopping Center for that hard-to-please loved one who has it all. With a gift card, the choice is theirs.
Holiday shopping in Lee’s Summit doesn’t have to be stressful. If you’re pressed for time, head to the shopping oasis of Summit Woods Crossing and Summit Fair Shopping Center. Or take a casual day trip to Downtown Lee’s Summit for that American Main Street shopping experience. Lee’s Summit has plenty of big chain retail stores and small boutiques for the discerning shopper.
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