Destination guide

Why people love visiting historical Independence

Enjoy the area's churches, museums and festivals with a rental holiday home in Independence. Renowned for its sporting events, shopping and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. Kauffman Stadium and Arrowhead Stadium are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Independence

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Independence a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Worlds of Fun (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Kansas City Zoo (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Adventure Oasis Water Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Oceans of Fun (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Sea Life Aquarium (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Sea Life Kansas City Aquarium (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Independence

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Independence. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Berkley Riverfront Park (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Fleming Park (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Swope Park (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Ewing and Muriel Kauffman Memorial Garden (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Clark's Point (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Independence

The nearest airport is in Kansas City, MO (MCI-Kansas City Intl.), located 21.6 mi (34.8 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, the main station is Independence Station.

Where to stay near Independence?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 307 holiday rentals near Independence. From 191 Houses to 86 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Independence is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Independence?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Independence:

  • Plaza Area: 108 holiday homes
  • South Kansas City: 53 holiday homes
  • Rosedale: 52 holiday homes
  • Midtown - Westport: 154 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 34 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Independence?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Independence. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Independence Station: 296 holiday rentals
  • Children's Peace Pavilion: 296 holiday rentals
  • Vaile Mansion: 298 holiday rentals
  • 1859 Jail Marshal's Home and Museum: 296 holiday rentals
  • Midwest Genealogy Center: 289 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Independence listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Independence?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 191 Houses in Independence. Our other popular types of Independence holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 86 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 6 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 6 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Independence?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 16 holiday homes with pool available in Independence. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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