World champions in the NFL and in the hearts of fans across the country, the KC Chiefs call Kansas City home—but it’s Independence waiting to welcome you before the coin toss and after the final whistle.

A quick 15-minute drive from Arrowhead Stadium, Independence is the place to bring your team for an affordable place to stay near Kansas City. While you’re here, tackle some game-changing KC-style barbecue, toss back a flight of top-notch local beer, and walk in the footsteps of brave pioneers and former President Harry S. Truman.

With so many things to do in Independence, you and your loved ones will wish you could stop the clock as the time runs out on your adventure.

Cheer for the Chiefs in Kansas City. Kick off a championship-caliber trip in Independence.