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Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
Exhibits and archives relating to Truman's life and administration.
Attraction type: Libraries; History Museums; Specialty Museums
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Harry S Truman National Historic Site
Harry S Truman National Historic Site
Owner description: President Harry S Truman took America from its traditional isolationism into the age of international involvement. Despite his power, he never forgot where he came from. Today... more Owner description: President Harry S Truman took America from its traditional isolationism into the age of international involvement. Despite his power, he never forgot where he came from. Today, visitors can experience the surroundings Truman knew as a young man of modest ambition through his political career and final years as a former president. less
Attraction type: Historic Sites
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Silverstein Eye Centers Arena
Silverstein Eye Centers Arena
Owner description: The Silverstein Eye Centers Arena is a mid-size arena located just 20 minutes from downtown Kansas City. The venue opened in 2009 and has since become a premier destination for... more Owner description: The Silverstein Eye Centers Arena is a mid-size arena located just 20 minutes from downtown Kansas City. The venue opened in 2009 and has since become a premier destination for live entertainment and sports. The arena is currently home to two professional sports teams. The Missouri Mavericks, members of the ECHL and Kansas City's only pro hockey club. Also the Missouri Comets, members of the Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) and Kansas City's only pro indoor soccer club. Artists such as Ariana Grande, Bruno Mars, Kelly Clarkson, Alan Jackson, Chris Tomlin, Zac Brown Band, The Band Perry, Hillsong, The Fray, Chris Young, Lee Brice and many more have performed at the IEC! Located right next to the arena is the Centerpoint Community Ice Rink. This is one of the finest ice skating facilities in the Midwest offering year-round ice sports training, recreational youth/adult hockey leagues, figure skating, learn-to-skate classes and much more! less
Attraction type: Arenas & Stadiums
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Independence Square
Independence Square
Attraction type: Historic Sites; Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Vaile Mansion
Vaile Mansion
Attraction type: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites
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All places to eat » Places to eat

A Little BBQ Joint
A Little BBQ Joint
Ranked #1 of 247 Restaurants in Independence
Price: $8 - $16
Cuisines: Barbecue, American
Good for: Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Cafe Verona
Cafe Verona
Ranked #2 of 247 Restaurants in Independence
Price: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Ophelia's Restaurant & Inn
Ophelia's Restaurant & Inn
Ranked #3 of 247 Restaurants in Independence
Price: $15 - $30
Cuisines: American
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Full Bar, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
V's Italiano Ristorante
V's Italiano Ristorante
Ranked #4 of 247 Restaurants in Independence
Price: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Corner Cafe
Corner Cafe
Ranked #5 of 247 Restaurants in Independence
Cuisines: American, Cafe
Good for: Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

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Harrah's North Kansas City
3.5 of 5
Harrah's North Kansas City
$92 - $232
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Comfort Inn
2.5 of 5
Comfort Inn
$69 - $106
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Grain Valley
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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kansas City - Grandview
2.5 of 5
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kansas City - Grandview
$96 - $144
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Grandview
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center - Kansas City
3.5 of 5
Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center - Kansas City
$133 - $194
Ranked #1 of 18 Hotels in Independence
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Higher Ground Hotel
3.0 of 5
Higher Ground Hotel
$131 - $145
Ranked #2 of 18 Hotels in Independence
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Silver Heart Inn
3.5 of 5
Silver Heart Inn
$119 - $224
Ranked #1 of 6 Independence B&B and Inns
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Hawthorn, A Bed & Breakfast
4.0 of 5
Hawthorn, A Bed & Breakfast
$148 - $187
Ranked #3 of 6 Independence B&B and Inns
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Additional nearby recommended accommodations:

The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection
4.0 of 5
The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection
$207 - $391
Ranked #1 of 109 Hotels in Kansas City
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Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa Kansas City
4.0 of 5
Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa Kansas City
$125 - $233
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Riverside
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