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Independence overview

Independence is a friendly locale distinct for its festivals and museums, and known for its historical sites and churches. Sports fans will enjoy football and baseball, and everyone can enjoy Independence's sports and library. 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

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Independence has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Independence with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Independence hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Independence hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

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
  • • KC Roller Warriors
Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Adventure Oasis Water Park
  • • Oceans of Fun
  • • Worlds of Fun
  • • Kansas City Zoo
  • • Sea Life Aquarium
Festivals and museums are highlights of the area, along with cultural places like:
  • • Branson Of The North Theater
  • • National Frontier Trail Center
  • • National Frontier Trails Museum
  • • Children's Peace Pavilion
  • • Harry S. Truman Library and 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: 5.24 inches
  • April-June: 15.94 inches
  • July-September: 13.35 inches
  • October-December: 7.72 inches