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Independence overview

Independence is a budget-friendly place unique for its historical sites and known for theater and museums. You're sure to find the coffee and bar options to your liking. Plan a fun excursion to Kauffman Stadium and Arrowhead Stadium. Worlds of Fun and Kansas City Zoo are popular places to visit. A family-friendly area, Independence also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Independence

Featuring accommodation choices that can meet everyone's needs, Independence is the place to go. There are 246 hotels in the Independence area and you can shop as many as 44 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 50%.
  • • 82 2-star hotels with an average price of $47 per night
  • • 121 3-star hotels with an average price of $75 per night
  • • 39 4-star hotels with an average price of $91 per night

Here are the top hotels based on 49964 user reviews of Independence hotels:
  • • Hawthorn - A Bed & Breakfast (Independence)
  • • Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center Kansas City (Independence)
  • • Higher Ground Hotel (Independence)
  • • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Independence-Kansas City (Independence)
  • • Staybridge Suites Kansas City - Independence (Independence)

How to get to Independence

Fly in to Kansas City, MO (MCI-Kansas City Intl.), 21.6 mi (34.8 km) from downtown Independence. Independence Station is the closest train station.

What to see around Independence

Fun activities in the area include these attractions:
  • • Kauffman Stadium
  • • Arrowhead Stadium
  • • Sprint Center
  • • Union Station
  • • Kemper Arena
Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Adventure Oasis Water Park
  • • Oceans of Fun
  • • Worlds of Fun
  • • Kansas City Zoo
  • • Sea Life Aquarium
Museums and theaters are highlights of the area, along with cultural places like:
  • • National Frontier Trails Museum
  • • Children's Peace Pavilion
  • • Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
  • • Leila's Hair Museum
  • • Kansas City Museum
Whether window-shopping or searching for a perfect souvenir, here are some favorite shopping areas:
  • • Crown Center
  • • City Market of Kansas City
  • • Country Club Plaza
  • • Zona Rosa Shopping Mall
  • • Towne Center Plaza
Some popular places in the area to visit include:
  • • Hallmark Visitors Center
  • • Liberty Memorial
  • • Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
  • • Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
  • • Argentine Carnegie Library

When to visit Independence

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 60°F day, 20°F night
  • • April-June: 86°F day, 38°F night
  • • July-September: 89°F day, 52°F night
  • • October-December: 73°F day, 21°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 5.2 inches
  • • April-June: 15.9 inches
  • • July-September: 13.3 inches
  • • October-December: 7.7 inches