For many travelers,shopping ranks high on the to-do list. Whether you want to bag a few mementos, replace something you forgot to pack or take home some local specialties, you'll find shops full of beautiful things in Independence Missouri. Want to know the best spots to shop in Independence? How about tips on how to make the most of your time shopping? The personal concierge service at the Visitors Experience Center can answer your questions, offer advice, or plan the perfect day of retail therapy for you, for free.