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Things to Do in Independence

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  • Melissa P
    79 contributions
    If you grew up reading the books, or your children like the books, its worth the trip. It costs a few dollars, which helps them keep the property up and the gift shop has many items, including the books, to chose from. The weather wasn't cooperating on the day we went, so we could have spent a little more time outside looking at things, but the buildings were neat. I'd suggest about an hour there.
    Written 17 March 2022
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  • gail t
    1 contribution
    Our family has gone to this park/zoo for many years; it has become a family tradition! Everyone is so pleased that the old playground equipment is still intact, just as they remembered it! And it is free to the public!
    So much for children! Don't forget the merry-go-round! Old-fashioned, and works! The price has permanently be set at only a nickel...
    And there is no admission fee! How great is that!
    Thank-you, thank-you, thank-you to the sponsors and city fathers for keeping this park going.
    Written 11 July 2022
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  • Luck M
    4 contributions
    It has pretty nice hiking and biking trails so i would totally suggest everyone to visit. Just make sure that it is not going to rain the day you visit as this will ruin everything.
    Written 5 November 2021
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  • stOOOge
    Independence, KS531 contributions
    Purportedly the largest celebration in Kansas. The annual Halloween rite of Neewollah always delivers. Lots of activities, shows, carnival, and street food. The parades are always awesome. Exceptional weather this year on Saturday made for a wonderful event. An Independence tradition. Great venue to meet new friends, and interact with old ones.
    Written 13 November 2018
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  • Out Door Lover Us
    Cheyenne, WY41 contributions
    Arts and crafts by local artist. Browse and you might find a treasure! The staff is really friendly and helpful.
    Written 28 December 2017
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  • Jeff C
    1 contribution
    Great brewery. Great owners. Great beer drinking atmosphere. Take in your own food and have a cold one.
    Written 5 November 2021
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  • Lori_K_kansas
    Independence, KS21 contributions
    A wonderful selection of gifts to choose from. Friends, family, and business associates always look forward to visiting the store when they are in town. They comment on how the products are better than those found in national chains. A great place to shop for those who are hard to buy for.
    Written 28 March 2022
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  • stOOOge
    Independence, KS531 contributions
    Stopped in on a weekday for an early show. The new Mission Impossible. Great show in a nice venue. The awesome recliner seating is super!
    Written 19 August 2018
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  • stOOOge
    Independence, KS531 contributions
    Had been quite a while since I'd dined at Stoney's. It's been remodeled a bit and the beer's just as cold as always. So is the food. We chose to visit early on a Saturday night to watch a ball game and grab a burger. Ball game was terrible. So what. But the burger and home fries just cannot be beat. Large 1/2 pd sized hamburger with American Cheese. A half order of fries is still huge. Easily enough to split by us two light eaters. Great gals serving and waiting the tables. Peanuts to snack on. Cold Beer of course. Nice place with great food.
    Written 18 March 2019
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  • Vicki I
    Oklahoma City, OK27 contributions
    We went by Uncle Jack's Bar & Grill after a long day of the 100 mile garage sales. Great place to go in and have a drink and just relax. We did not eat but many people there were eating and the food looked good. The service was friendly.
    Written 13 September 2017
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  • stOOOge
    Independence, KS531 contributions
    Hey, we stopped into Turbo's in Downtown Independence, KS two nights in a row. Mondays they have their little slider burgers as a special, and let me tell you they are just great! Plenty of brews on tap, plus a full bar. As always lots of sports action on all the TV's scattered throughout the place. Tuesday is a $2 burger night. Just as good as the sliders, but well what else? Bigger! Margaritas just$3, wow. Hard to beat on a cold, wet, slick night out. Hawks lots, though. :( Give the place a try it's always good and something cooking.
    Written 21 January 2016
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