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Popular amenities for Independence vacation rentals

Stay near Independence's top sights

Kauffman Stadium222 locals recommend
Price Chopper7 locals recommend
Walmart Supercenter23 locals recommend
Hy-Vee12 locals recommend
Silverstein Eye Centers Arena15 locals recommend
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store3 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Independence

  • Total rentals

    260 properties

  • Total number of reviews

    12K reviews

  • Family-friendly rentals

    160 properties are a good fit for families

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    110 properties allow pets

  • Rentals with a pool

    40 properties have a pool

  • Rentals with dedicated workspaces

    170 properties have a dedicated workspace

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Independence?

    Independence experiences a humid subtropical climate with a good deal of seasonal variation. Summers can reach up to 90°F (32°C) while winters often dip to around 23°F (-5°C). Snowfall is common during the colder months, making it a perfect time to enjoy snow-related activities.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Independence?

    Visitors to Independence frequently explore the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum, soak up history at the National Frontier Trails Museum, or enjoy a game at the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena. The city also boasts numerous parks and trails for outdoor enthusiasts.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Independence?

    Late spring to early fall, particularly May to September, is a popular time to visit Independence. During this period, the city hosts the Santa-Cali-Gon Days Festival, a celebration of the city's pioneer heritage, which attracts many visitors.

  • What are the best places to stay in Independence?

    The city center of Independence, close to the historic sites, is often recommended. The area around East 39th Street South is also popular due to its proximity to shopping centers, restaurants, and the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena.

  • What are the best places to visit in Independence?

    Visitors often explore the Harry S. Truman National Historic Site, the National Frontier Trails Museum, and the Community of Christ International Headquarters. Independence Square, with its charming shops and restaurants, is another popular destination.

  • What are some hiking trails in Independence?

    Independence has several trails for outdoor enthusiasts. Little Blue Trace Trail is a favorite among locals, winding along the scenic Little Blue River. Burr Oak Woods Conservation Nature Center also offers several trails through beautiful forest areas.

  • What are some family activities to do in Independence?

    Families in Independence can enjoy visiting the Puppetry Arts Institute, exploring the Midwest Genealogy Center, or spending time at one of the city's many parks. Adventure Oasis Water Park is also a fun option for families during the summer months.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Independence?

    Day trip options from Independence include Kansas City, just 10 miles (16 km) away, with its world-famous BBQ and jazz scene. The historic town of Weston, about 50 miles (80 km) away, is another favorite, known for its antiques, wineries, and beautiful state park.

  • Are there family-friendly vacation rentals in Independence?

    Independence has more than 160 family-friendly stays. Amenities on the property may include high chairs, travel cribs, or strollers.

  • Are there vacation rentals with a dedicated workspace in Independence?

    Yes! Work meets play with ease at over 170 vacation rentals in Independence featuring dedicated workspaces. Stay connected and productive in your home away from home.

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