Today’s featured retirement location is Lee’s Summit, Missouri! Lee’s Summit made our 2021 Smart Military Retirement Location Guide™ due to its’ proximity to Whiteman Air Force Base and ample opportunity for outdoor recreation.
A suburb of Kansas City, Lee’s Summit offers residents a quiet living space with proximity to big-city amenities. A popular activity in Lee’s Summit is horseback riding, on both remote trails and throughout town. Lee’s Summit also offers multiple locations for camping, hunting, and fishing throughout their 12 different lakes. Lee’s Summit is the perfect spot for those looking to enjoy the great outdoors during their retirement!
Lee’s Summit boasts no pension tax, low real estate costs and access to multiple hospitals within a 25 mile radius. Whiteman Air Force Base, just 51 miles away, gives military retirees access to an exchange, commissary, MWR office and more. The nearest VA medical facility is located 15 miles from Lee’s Summit, so military retirees can have quick access to quality healthcare.
Lee’s Summit, Missouri is one of the more than 120 locations listed in our 2021 Smart Military Retirement Location Guide™. Filled with locations chosen based on data relevant to military retirees, our 2021 Smart Military Retirement Location Guide™ will help you find the location best suited for your ideal retirement. For more information and to purchase our guide, click here.