Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Independence

Enjoy the museums and other features of Independence. Well known for its restaurants, sporting events and shopping, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Progressive Field and Quicken Loans Arena are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Independence

Do you want to find things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Independence a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Brecksville Reservation (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Sleepy Hollow Golf Course (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Cleveland Metroparks Zoo (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • ThistleDown Racetrack (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Memphis Kiddie Park (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Brandywine Ski Resort (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Independence

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Independence is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bedford Reservation (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Brecksville Reservation (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Tinkers Creek Viaduct Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Furnace Run Metro Park (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Wendy Park (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Cleveland Botanical Garden (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Independence

The nearest airport is in Cleveland, OH (BKL-Burke Lakefront), located 9.4 mi (15.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Cleveland, OH (CLE-Hopkins Intl.), which is 10.4 mi (16.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Independence?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 201 vacation rentals near Independence. From 97 Houses to 90 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Independence for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Independence?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Independence:

  • Downtown: 44 vacation rentals
  • Ohio City: 56 vacation rentals
  • Detroit - Shoreway: 27 vacation rentals
  • Edgewater: 26 vacation rentals
  • University Circle: 23 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Independence?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Independence. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Cleveland Clinic: 241 vacation rentals
  • Akron-Summit County Public Library: 43 vacation rentals
  • Cleveland Lakefront State Park: 233 vacation rentals
  • Progressive Field: 240 vacation rentals
  • Case Western Reserve University: 241 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Independence listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Independence?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 97 Houses in Independence. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Independence include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 90 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 6 rentals available
  • Farmhouses: 2 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Independence?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 10 vacation rentals with pool available in Independence. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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