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Independence overview

You can take in the local culture of Independence at Branson Of The North Theater and National Frontier Trails Museum. While here, check out other local sights like Historic Truman Courthouse and Harry S. Truman National Historic Site. Independence is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Independence

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or a week, Independence has the right accommodation for you. There are 23 hotels in Independence and you can shop as many as 357 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 40%. We have room prices as low as 40 USD per night and here you'll find a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Independence as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 43 4-star hotels from 93 USD per night
  • • 150 3-star hotels from 65 USD per night
  • • 53 2-star hotels from 47 USD per night

How to get to Independence

Fly into Kansas City, MO (MCI-Kansas City Intl.), 21.6 mi (34.8 km) from the heart of Independence. Independence Station is the closest train station, located 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from the city center.

What to see around Independence

A top draw is the area's cultural scene including places like:
  • • Branson Of The North Theater
  • • National Frontier Trails Museum
  • • Children's Peace Pavilion
  • • Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
  • • Leila's Hair Museum
Distinguished for its landmarks such as:
  • • Historic Truman Courthouse
  • • Harry S. Truman National Historic Site
  • • 1859 Jail Marshal's Home and Museum
  • • Chicago and Alton Railroad Depot
  • • Bingham Waggoner Estate
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 recommended sights include:
  • • Vaile Mansion
  • • Adventure Oasis Water Park
  • • Midwest Genealogy Center
  • • Silverstein Eye Centers Arena

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