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Independence Square

Independence, MO
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Nice place to visit but, not much to see.

There are tours of the courthouse and lots of quaint shops and restaurants on the square but, not... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Gordon C
Independence, Missouri

Love walking around here on a cool night. Wish some of the stores were not closed. Had many food... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Erinn H
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Reviewed 5 days ago

There are tours of the courthouse and lots of quaint shops and restaurants on the square but, not much to see unless one is really into history.

Thank Gordon C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love walking around here on a cool night. Wish some of the stores were not closed. Had many food places as well as a theater. Love getting frozen yogurt from here. Don't care to be up here during santicaligon days. Too Much chaos. Perfect for...More

Thank Erinn H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely downtown to visit. We road the trolley around and viewed the court house. A very nice place for a walk

Thank dew-s02
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is a great place to stroll along the Independence Square where you'll find lots of good places to eat, Harry Trumans Courtroom in old Courthouse, antiques, coffee, and a mule-pulled schooner with fun stories of the Queen City in the 19th Century.

Thank M Nadine S
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We like to go up and walk around and look in the shops,and maybe even see a movie. They have lots of wonderful places to eat lunch or dinner, but alot close at 5 or 6.

Thank MissyMoo06
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Nice quaint shopping area with a variety of specialty shops and restaurants. I have lived in the area my entire life and there always seems to be something fun happening on the square.

Thank Carol R
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

I love how Independence has preserved so many of these old buildings. The charm of the square is my favorite thing about Independence. You can step back in time while maintaining today's conveniences. There are a number of shops, restaurants and entertainment on the square...More

Thank jeh15343
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

It's really all about harry Truman. Quaint little town. Neat facts about harry and his life. We missed his house tour because it was full. Don't miss it like we did,

Thank TC c
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Take a step back k in time and visit the birth place of Harry Truman,see were he got his first job, take a free shuttlebusaround town to see where he grew up and lived. Many fun antique shops and good ole fashion food places

Thank Cindi D
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Take a walk around Independence like the late great Harry S. Truman did everyday while he lived there. Great food, great people!

Thank Autumn W
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Isthis really a square or an area? Also, is there parking for RV's in the area?
19 August 2015|
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Response from Christine G | Reviewed this property |
It really is a square- businesses all around the perimeter. RV parking might present a challenge, depending on what day you are there.