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History buffs will enjoy exploring Independence, and visitors give high marks for the fun sporting events, shopping, and top-notch restaurants. This city also attracts tourists with its museums and festivals. Kauffman Stadium, Arrowhead Stadium, and Worlds of Fun are some of the top sights around the area.
The city is well known for its museums and festivals, and cultural venues include National Frontier Trails Museum, Children's Peace Pavilion, and Harry S. Truman Library and Museum. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like Historic Truman Courthouse, Independence Square, and Harry S. Truman National Historic Site. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are 1859 Jail Marshal's Home and Museum and Chicago and Alton Railroad Depot.
As you plan your vacation, you'll find 25 hotels and other lodging options to choose from in Independence. Below are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:
Outside the city, top places to visit include Kauffman Stadium, located 4.5 mi (7.3 km) from the city center, and Arrowhead Stadium, which is 4.6 mi/7.4 km away.
To see more of the larger area, hop aboard a train at Independence Station. Independence might not have very many public transit options to choose from so consider renting a car to explore more.