Things to do Near Independence, MO

January 19th, 2019 by

Blue bowling ball knocking over pinsWhether you are looking for a night out, or something a little more unusual, Independence, MO provides guests with plenty of ways to stay entertained. Explore our selection of things to do in Independence to find some of our top local picks from the associates at Cable Dahmer Kia of Lee's Summit.

Independence Square

If you are ready for a day of shopping, looking to grab a bite to eat, or want to find some entertainment, a visit to Independence Square is a must. Enjoy a game at Diamond Bowl and Billards, enjoy a frozen treat Yogurtini, or shop for a housewarming present at Top Hat Winery.

National Frontier Trails Museum

Take a walk through American history at the National Frontier Trails Museum. Learn about life on the frontier when pioneers made the dangerous journey west crossing formidable terrain and facing grueling circumstances.

Independence Temple

A spire designed in the shape of a Nautilus shell reaching towards the sky is bound to catch your attention. The unique Community of Christ Headquarters and Temple required over 300 pieces of custom-built stainless steel pieces and four years to construct. The results are a temple that is awe-inspiring. All faiths are welcome to visit the temple.

Lelia’s Hair Museum

Looking for something a little off the beaten path? Lelia’s Hair Museum has a unique collection of 600 hair wreaths and over 2000 pieces of jewelry made of human hair, with one item in the collection dating back to the year 1680. Hair art was used in memorials as well as keepsakes before cameras were invented.

Midwest Genealogy Center

Anyone tracing their families history will appreciate a visit to the Midwest Genealogy Center. Filled with over 750,00 free resources, ancestor charts, and complementary programs, this is the largest free-standing public genealogy center in the nation.

Visit Cable Dahmer Kia of Lee's Summit for the Best of Independence

Whether you are looking for a mouth-watering bbq joint or a tasty baked treated, the team at Cable Dahmer Kia of Lee's Summit is here for you. Contact us today for recommendations for your stay in Independence or the surrounding areas!

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