About Independence


Let's have a look around into background of Independence
  • County: Jackson
  • State: Missouri
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 39.091118     
  • Longitude: -94.415504
  • Time zone: Central Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -6 hours

Weather in Independence

  • Climate: Humid Continental Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: April to November

Location

Independence is a city in the US state of Missouri. Independence has a total population of 117,030 (2016 Census).

Distance from Independence center to Airport

Kansas City International Airport is the main airport which serves the domestic and the international passengers.

Driving Distance: 31 miles / 50 km

Driving Time: 34 Minutes

Languages: English followed by Spanish.

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Kansas City International Airport
  • Rail: Amtrak
  • Road: Bus: Kansas City Area Transportation Authority

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: $5 Minimum
  • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
  • Concierge: Between $5 - $25

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5 

Nearby Tourist Cities

Emergency Contact Numbers in Independence city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: 1 800 872 7245 (Amtrak)
  • Airport: +1 816 243 5237(Kansas City International Airport)
  • Hospital: +1 816 698 7000 (Center Point  Medical Center)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Independence.

  • Nature Story Time
  • Popsicles in the Park
  • Antique and Craft fair

Tourist Attractions

  • Vaile Mansion
  • Children’s Peace Pavilion
  • LDS Visitors Center

Theatre & Concerts

  • City Theatre of Independence
  • Puppetry Arts Institute
  • AMC Independence

Visit Top Restaurants in Independence

  • A Little BBQ Joint
  • V’s Italiano Ristorante
  • Café Verona

Top Shopping Centers in Independence

  • Independence Center
  • Bolger Square
  • Crackerneck Plaza

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • National Frontier Trails Museum
  • A Secret Garden
  • Primary Colors

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Cinnamon Rolls – Corner Café
  • Tostadas - Vivilore
  • Burnt Ends – Smokehouse BBQ

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $ 2.56
  • Taxi: $ 2.50 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $ 1066.18
  • Cheap meal: $ 10
  • Gasoline: $ 0.57 / litre
  • 3 course meal: $ 42
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