50 Instant Itineraries
Just 10 miles east of Kansas City, Independence offers a mix of stops that delights history buffs. You could easily spend an entire day at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum, where multimedia exhibits reveal the plainspoken man who lived down the street before and after his presidency. But save time for the Harry S. Truman National Historic Site, where you can take a lively tour through a humble home that hosted statesmen. Find a new appreciation for pioneer life at the National Frontier Trails Museum.