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Independence overview

You can learn about the local heritage of Independence at landmarks like Wapsipinicon Mill and Cedar Rock State Park. Head to Three Elms Golf Course and Heartland Acres Agribition Center to make memories. Whatever your interests are, Independence has something for you.

Where to stay in Independence

A welcoming city for all, Independence has a variety of hotels to choose from. There are 2 hotels in Independence and you can shop as many as 16 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 25%. We have room prices as low as 50 USD per night and here you'll find a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Independence as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 13 3-star hotels from 60 USD per night
  • • 9 2-star hotels from 50 USD per night

How to get to Independence

Fly into Waterloo, IA (ALO-Waterloo Regional), 26.4 mi (42.4 km) from the heart of Independence.

What to see around Independence

Outdoorsy fun is on hand like biking and golf, along with attractions such as:
  • • Three Elms Golf Course
  • • Heartland Acres Agribition Center
  • • River Ridge Golf Course
  • • Cedar Rock State Park
  • • Hart Ridge Golf Course
Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Lost Island Waterpark
  • • Phelps Youth Pavilion
Museums and theaters are highlights of the area, along with cultural places like:
  • • Wapsipinicon Mill
  • • Oelwein Area Historical Society Museum
  • • Hub City Heritage Corporation Railway Museum
  • • Frank G. Ray House
  • • Waterloo Center for the Arts
Its riverfront and waterfalls are well known, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Tirril Park
  • • Joseph Baum Memorial Park
Recommended places to see include:
  • • Wapsipinicon Mill
  • • Three Elms Golf Course
  • • Heartland Acres Agribition Center
  • • River Ridge Golf Course
  • • Cedar Rock State Park

When to visit Independence

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 52°F day, 7°F night
  • • April-June: 83°F day, 31°F night
  • • July-September: 83°F day, 43°F night
  • • October-December: 68°F day, 9°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 4.09 inches
  • • April-June: 13.35 inches
  • • July-September: 12.80 inches
  • • October-December: 6.26 inches