There's so much to see and do in Independence. From unique shops to thirteen heritage sites that paved the future of our country, it's all here in a great hometown atmosphere. Independence is a place where great leaders made important decisions that shaped our lives. It's a place for fun where you can experience terrific shopping, wonderful restaurants, numerous accommodation choices, and a variety of exciting attractions. All this and more are found in Independence, the home of President Truman, pioneers and long-ago entrepreneurs. While in Independence don't forget to visit The Truman Library located at U.S. Highway 24 and Delaware Street in Independence. It's a trip back in history and a great place to show the Kids the way it "used to be".