After being closed for more than a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Visit Independence will reopen the Vaile Mansion and the Bingham-Waggoner Estate...Read More
Looking for things to do in Independence, MO, on your next vacation? Dive into these travel stories—from family road trips and romantic weekend getaways to historic homes and Truman history—and start adding to your itinerary! With plenty of adventures for history buffs, foodies, shoppers, and outdoor enthusiasts, Independence boasts the charm of a small town just a step outside Kansas City.
Read on to find your Independence and discover a story of your own in our historic city.
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Whatever you’re hungry for—from quintessential KC-style barbecue to high-end culinary experiences—Independence restaurants will satisfy your craving. Morning, noon, and night, from hole-in-the-wall gems to...Read More