"Queen City of the Trails" Independence by sambarnett
Independence Travel Guide: 54 reviews and 134 photos
Even considering the proximity, you cannot simply refer to Independence as a suburb of Kansas City. There's just too much distinctive history here and you could spend days discovering it around each corner. Pioneers have been stopping here for over 150 years, you should too!
Unfortunately I only had an afternoon here, leaving only enough time to visit a few of the sites. I didn't get to explore hardly any of Independence's Harry Truman legacy nor the excellent National Frontier Trails Center. All the better reason to visit here again!
During their westward trek to find religious freedom the Latter Day Saints, led by Joseph Smith Jr., stopped in... more travel advice
I love visiting old jails, and this one did not disappoint. This two-story building, with limestone walls, double iron... more travel advice
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