12 Iconic Independence Sights as Zodiac Signs

12 Iconic Independence Sights as Zodiac Signs

12 Iconic Independence Sights as Zodiac Signs

The Summer Solstice is upon us, and the first official day of summer is the perfect time to plan your summer vacation! We are home to iconic originals – just like you, and Independence has you covered for a foolproof getaway. Find the ultimate Independence destination guide based on your zodiac sign. Let’s see where your trail will lead.

Midwest Genealogy Center: Cancer | June 21 – July 22

Brush up on your history with a visit to the Midwest Genealogy Center. As someone who has a love for the past, heirlooms, and albums, you’re sure to discover something new from the past at this wonderful center.

Midwest Genealogy Center

Cable Dahmer Arena: Leo | July 23 – August 22

Enjoy the spotlight! Leos love being in the limelight and taking part in recognizable names. Cable Dahmer Arena has you covered as the place for well-known labels. From great concerts to sports and events, you’re sure to find the right show to pique your interest in Independence!

Historic Homes: Virgo | August 23 – September 22

With many historic homes to choose from, you’re sure to find practical but intricately detailed homes that fit your fancy. From the Victorian elegance of the Vaile Mansion and the charm of Bingham-Waggoner Estate to the Chicago and Alton Railroad Depot, 1859 Jail Museum, and Truman Home – the choices are abundant. The only question is determining which house best suits your personality. See our other blog about personalities here.

George Owens Nature Park: Libra | September 23 – October 22

Unwind and relax with a walk at George Owens Nature Park. Although you may be in a busy city, George Owens gives balance to the hustle and bustle by getting back to nature while still amongst friends.

Independence Powerhouse Theatre: Scorpio | October 23 – November 21

As an individual who is always watchful and loves art, a theatrical show is right up your alley. Take it all in – the lights, music, costumes, and design of the stage. Find yourself by meeting new people and enjoying a great show simultaneously.

Little Blue Trace Trail: Sagittarius | November 22 – December 21

As a lover of the outdoors, you’ll have plenty to see along our 16-mile trail!  From birds to mountain biking, you’re sure to relax and be rejuvenated by the natural beauty of this fantastic trail.

Flowers along Little Blue Trace Trails

Puppetry Arts Institute: Capricorn | December 22 – January 19

Capricorns love to work with their hands. Creating something with your own two hands gives you a sense of accomplishment. The Puppetry Arts Institute has you covered! Come make your puppet and learn the ins and outs of bringing your puppet to life.

Independence Center: Aquarius | January 20 – February 18

Independence Center is just as unique as you are! With more than 100 choices of food, clothing, cosmetics, and more, you’ll never be caught wearing the wrong clothes – only bold, eclectic style like you.

Religious Sites: Pisces | February 19 – March 20

Independence is home to many religious sites. As someone who is constantly searching and evolving, it is good to see all different points of view. With your strong sense of right and wrong, you can’t go wrong with a visit to one of our many religious sites.


National Frontier Trails Museum: Aries | March 21 – April 19

As the first astrological sign, it is only natural for Aries to be a trailblazer. As such, you may identify best with the National Frontier Trails Museum – where you learn about the trailblazers, adventurers, and independent passion seekers (much like yourself) who went west. And don’t worry, even if you stop by after we move locations on July 1 (we will be reopening this fall) there are plenty of fun ways to explore the trails history and maybe even sample a trails inspired libation at the 3 Trails Brewery.

Independence Historic Square: Taurus | April 20 – May 20

As a lover of specialty items, the Historic Square has you covered. Enjoy the beauty of the architecture as you stroll down the historic square. Treat yourself to our Independence original boutiques, shops, and restaurants. A Taurus loves anything original.

Harry S. Truman Library and Museum: Gemini | May 21 – June 20

Become an expert with the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum! Geminis enjoy reading and learning something new, and you’re sure to find all the information you’re looking for at our fantastic Presidential Library.


Eternal Flame of Freedom at the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum