Guidebook for Independence

Bret & Nancy
Guidebook for Independence

Food Scene

Great little Mexican restaurant with good local atmosphere. Everything is tasty, and the steak fajitas are excellent.
El Volcan Mexican Grill
17110 E US Hwy 24
Great little Mexican restaurant with good local atmosphere. Everything is tasty, and the steak fajitas are excellent.
A hometown favorite, established in 1957. Large hamburgers, great onion rings.
HiBoy Drive-In
16721 E Gudgell Rd
A hometown favorite, established in 1957. Large hamburgers, great onion rings.
A fixture on the historic Independence Square since 1899. Pub atmosphere with hearty sandwiches and drinks.
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The Court House Exchange
113 West Lexington Avenue
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A fixture on the historic Independence Square since 1899. Pub atmosphere with hearty sandwiches and drinks.
Wonderful American fare with homemade carrot cake. Highly recommended. Also a sports bar side with tasty appetizers.
CONRAD'S Restaurant & Alehouse
Wonderful American fare with homemade carrot cake. Highly recommended. Also a sports bar side with tasty appetizers.

Arts & Culture

A world class art museum right here in Kansas City, and admission is always free.
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The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
4525 Oak Street
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A world class art museum right here in Kansas City, and admission is always free.
The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts is an awesome new performance hall that is home to the Kansas City Symphony, Lyric Opera of Kansas City and the Kansas City Ballet. It boasts two large, acoustically alive auditoriums for a variety of artistry.
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Performing Arts Center
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The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts is an awesome new performance hall that is home to the Kansas City Symphony, Lyric Opera of Kansas City and the Kansas City Ballet. It boasts two large, acoustically alive auditoriums for a variety of artistry.

Shopping

Shop the upscale, world famous Country Club Plaza. Established in 1922 and architecturally modeled after Seville, Spain. If you happen to stay with us over the holidays go see the Plaza lights!
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Country Club Plaza
4706 Broadway Boulevard
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Shop the upscale, world famous Country Club Plaza. Established in 1922 and architecturally modeled after Seville, Spain. If you happen to stay with us over the holidays go see the Plaza lights!

Essentials

Local pharmacy and drug store about three minutes north of Oak Tree Cottage.
CVS Pharmacy
17301 E US Hwy 24
Local pharmacy and drug store about three minutes north of Oak Tree Cottage.
If there are no Quik Trips in your area you must experience the best there is: Quik Trip. Open 24 hours, clean, fast, courteous and fast!
QuikTrip
19010 US-24
If there are no Quik Trips in your area you must experience the best there is: Quik Trip. Open 24 hours, clean, fast, courteous and fast!
Large, full-service grocery store, with a salad bar and other hot food.
McKeever's Price Chopper
16611 East 23rd St S
Large, full-service grocery store, with a salad bar and other hot food.

Everything Else

We've never had any trouble getting a quick Uber, even on the east side of town.
Uber Greenlight
1518 McGee St
We've never had any trouble getting a quick Uber, even on the east side of town.

Parks & Nature

Within walking distance of Oak Tree Cottage, the complex has several fields for soccer, baseball, football, softball, a playground and over a mile of walking trails.
Independence Athletics Complex
17800 E Salisbury Rd
Within walking distance of Oak Tree Cottage, the complex has several fields for soccer, baseball, football, softball, a playground and over a mile of walking trails.
Bring your bike or walking shoes and enjoy some or all of the 15 mile Little Blue Trace Trail, which meanders down the whole east side of the metro. Very picturesque during the fall season.
Little Blue Trace Trail
Bring your bike or walking shoes and enjoy some or all of the 15 mile Little Blue Trace Trail, which meanders down the whole east side of the metro. Very picturesque during the fall season.

Sightseeing

Independence is Harry Truman's home town. See the Truman Presidential Library and Museum, if only to view the large Thomas Hart Benton murals in the lobby.
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Harry S Truman Library and Museum
500 U.S. 24
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Independence is Harry Truman's home town. See the Truman Presidential Library and Museum, if only to view the large Thomas Hart Benton murals in the lobby.