When people talk about the surrounding suburbs of Kansas City, Independence often gets ignored. You’ll hear about the beautiful riverfront park in Parkville, the historic downtown in Weston or the shopping centers in Zona Rosa, but rarely does the neighbor of Lee’s Summit get a mention. However, if you take time to visit and explore Independence, you’ll be blown away by how much it has to offer.

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