A covered, mule-drawn wagon passes by the Historic Truman Courthouse on the Independence, MO, Square

Independence Official Visitors Guide

Find information to plan your trip to Independence, MO

The 2020 Independence Official Visitors Guide offers an all-encompassing look at the top sights, bites, and delights our city has to offer travelers. Whether you’re staying for a week or a weekend, there’s plenty to discover in Independence, Missouri.

Inside the guide

• Learn about the $30-million renovations to the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum.

• Dive into a timeline of our history—complete with all the ways to experience those stories today.

• Plan 24 hours of epic adventures with a one-day itinerary.

• Daydream about future celebrations with a calendar of events.

• Flip through a complete list of shops, restaurants, hotels, and attractions in Independence.

• Check out a map of Independence, including a close look at the boutiques and dining options on the Historic Independence Square.

Explore the 2020 Visitors Guide below (or request a Visitors Guide for free).

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