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Explore the Flint Hills, just 90 miles southwest of Kansas City, or enjoy historic Independence, Missouri, or Fort Scott, Kansas.
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Just 10 miles east of Kansas City, Independence offers a mix of stops to enlighten visitors about the life of Harry St. Truman.
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Find big-city excitement in places such as Kansas City and St. Louis, lakeside lounging in Branson and Lake of the Ozarks, and plenty of natural beauty and history throughout the state.