Thank you to the city of Independence, MO for being our core sponsor and for helping bring the Nationals to this great city! From history to shopping to dining. You’ll be impressed what this city has to offer. Come retrace the exact path of the westward trails as well as the life of 33 himself, Harry S. Truman. Get your shopping in check in Independence as you experience the charm of one-of-a-kind boutiques in the historic districts or go big at one of the largest indoor malls in the region. From comfort food to culinary creations, Independence offers an array of dining options for all. Discover the unique local flavor of multiple independently-owned and award-winning restaurants.