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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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FEELS LIKE HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Are you looking for new traditions to add wonder, magic, and joy this holiday season? Your trail should lead you to Independence this holiday season. You and your family can experience many of the delightful events and activities throughout the community.