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Jesse James Outlaw Excursion
"Jesse James Farm Home site is open from 9:00am to 4:00pm Monday-Saturday and noon to 4:00pm on Sunday. Excursion includes film about the James Family self-guided museum tour on site and docent guided tour of the James home. The majority of furniture and pictures are family heirlooms. There is an excellent gift shop on site with books and Jesse James related toys games collectibles and jewelry. Tour fee and lunch included. The family is buried in nearby Mt. Olivet Cemetery accessible by car. Jesse James farm is 35 minutes by car from downtown Kansas City Missouri and 45 minutes by car from Kansas City International Airport (MCI)."""
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"Day Adventure from Mexico City: Cacahuamilpa Caves
Cacahuamilpa Caves Taxco and Blue Holes Park from Mexico City"Leave from Mexico City at 7am-7:30am and arrive at The Cacahuamilpa Caves National Park at 9:45am. Here you will enjoy a tour inside of the caves and see the most beautiful stone formations as you walk through an illuminated way. Take 2-hours inside the cave and have a wonderful experience. Once you head outside you can take a cool drink and rest before the next stop. Also buy a souvenir or a typical handcraft of the region. At 12pm hit the road again going to Taxco. Arrive in Taxco at 12:40pm and tour the historic downtown of this colonial and silver mining town. Visit  inside of the Santa Prisca Cathedral and see the most important silver jewelries of the city.At 2pm enjoy of a buffet meal included in the tour
From $200.00
 
"Cacahuamilpa Caves
Cacahuamilpa Caves Taxco and Blue Holes Park from Mexico City"You will leave from Ixtapan de la Sal at 9am and arrive at The Cacahuamilpa Caves National Park at 10:30am. Here you will enjoy a tour inside of the caves and see the most beautiful stone formations as you walk through an illuminated way. The tour takes two hours inside the cave and you will have a wonderful experience. Once you head outside you can take a cool drink and rest before the next stop. You can also buy a souvenir or a typical handcraft of the region. At 12:45pm you will take the road again driving to Taxco. You'll arrive in Taxco at 1:45pm and start touring the historic downtown of this colonial and silver mining town. You will take a tour inside of the Santa Prisca Cathedral and visit the most important silver you will enjoy of a buffet meal included in the tour or you can choose another restaurant to visit in the city. At 3:30pm
From $87.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Independence

Chicago and Alton Railway Depot

Train enthusiasts take note! This little depot isn't on many lists of Independence attractions, but it is a neat find. When moved from its original location to this spot, it was in deplorable...
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Apr 04, 2011

CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST - CUTLERITE

One of the smallest surviving branches of the Mormon schismata of 1845 is the Church of Jesus Christ - Cutlerite branch. Their history is a fairly complicated one - an incomplete version can be found...
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Apr 26, 2008

MOUND GROVE CEMETERY

Located on River Road a few miles north of the center of Independence on a ridge sitting south of the Missouri River, Mound Grove Cemetery is neither the largest nor the most historic burying ground...
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Apr 26, 2008

ADAM-ONDI-AHMAN

After being forced to leave the Independence area in 1833, Mormon refugees resettled to the north in the sparsely populated Caldwell County founding the community of Far West. Venturing further north...
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Apr 26, 2008

FAR WEST

In 1836, shortly after the expulsion of Mormons from Independence and Jackson County, the town of Far West was founded. With the failure of the Kirtland Bank and all that followed in Ohio, Joseph...
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Apr 26, 2008

Chicago and Alton Railway Depot Second Floor

The station master and his family were housed on the second floor, and these quarters have been faithfully restored. Another room on this level houses an interesting display of C&A RR memorabilia....
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May 31, 2004
 
 
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Chicago and Alton Railway Deport First Floor

The first floor contains the waiting room (with the original benches), the station master's room (shown here), and the baggage room.
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May 31, 2004

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Harry S Truman National Historic Site

Home of the 33rd President of the United States, Harry Truman from the time of his marriage to Bess Wallace on June 28, 1919, until his death on December 26, 1972. Bess Truman's maternal grandfather,...
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