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Independence Square

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Address: Independence, MO
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Fun place to shop!

I love shopping at the Independence Square! There are tons of cute and unique shops on the Square. Great places to eat too!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
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Independence, Missouri
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Independence, Missouri
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I love shopping at the Independence Square! There are tons of cute and unique shops on the Square. Great places to eat too!

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Pleasant Hill, Missouri
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I have loved shopping at the square for many, many years. There are so many small individual stores and I have found many neat items to purchase there. Always try to make at least one trip before the Christmas Holidays. Come try it, I think you will be pleased.

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Dallas, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

My sons play hockey for the JR Mavericks Elite TIER I Midget hockey teams out of the Independence Events Center. Great hockey venue. Excellent organization playing in the Nation's number one Midget Hockey League. Great coaching staff. The arena would benefit from more upgraded team locker facilities.

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Seaford, Delaware
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

A Interesting piece of history but I am coming back next year around Labor Day. Many of the locals were telling me its a festival with plenty of good eats and other vendors along with rides. So hopefully next year, its on my to-do list.

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Independence, Missouri, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

It's historic, it's modern, it's boutiques are great, it has antique stores, it has great restaurants, even a coffee shop, ice cream palour, game room, photography studio, work out at Studio on Main. Don't miss Scandinavia Place to shop. Interesting "old" jail, renovated Historic Jackson County Courthouse/Truman. Plan to spend at least half a day walking around shopping and visiting... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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133 reviews 133 reviews
44 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We went to Independence Square based on a recommendation of a staff member at our hotel. I love wandering around older, historic town squares. It's fun to go in the shops and take a step back in time. But, Independence Square was lacking in quaint shops and very spread out. I didn't need go to an Edward Jones office or... More 

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Austin
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

Stopped at the square to go to Clinton's Soda Fountain (a definite must see). Make sure to look through the window around the corner to see the employee favorites. We tried 2 of the recommendations- float combos we had never thought of. Other than shopping and dining, not much else going on. Looks like plenty of parking is available. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I really loved how this town still looks old and authentic!!! Filled with great shops, restaurants, and an old movie theater. Great way to spend the day walking, shopping and eating with family and friends.

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Independence, Missouri
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37 reviews 37 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Stop in "CourtHouse Exchange" The food, atmosphere and service is "AWESOME" They now have a added attraction every 1st and 3rd Saturdays they offer "Kareoke" the host is very nice and friendly he makes you comfortable as do the Waitress :) I promise you will enjoy yourself. Hope you get a chance to come by :)

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Prairie Village, Kansas
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287 reviews 287 reviews
170 attraction reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

This is such a slice of Americana. You can see where Truman walked around, be sure and check out his home. Don't be put off by the town of Independence off the interstate before you get to the square and Presidential Library (we were at first)-- it's well worth the visit to all that these have to offer!

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