5 days in Midwest Itinerary

5 days in Midwest Itinerary

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5 days in Midwest Itinerary

New York City
bus + Fly:  5​h
Saint Louis
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
Kansas City
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
New York City

3
days
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Saint Louis Art Museum and Missouri Civil War Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Charles Historic District and Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site. The adventure continues: engage your brain at Saint Louis Science Center, get engrossed in the history at Missouri History Museum, and explore the engaging exhibits at The Magic House.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Saint Louis route website .

New York City to Saint Louis is an approximately 5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Saint Louis, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 43°F in February, and nighttime lows around 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, St. Charles Historic District
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Saint Louis Art Museum ©
Saint Louis Art Museum
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site ©
Missouri Civil War Museum
Missouri Civil War Museum

1
day
Kansas City

Kansas City ©
The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Arabia Steamboat Museum and then contemplate the long history of Union Station.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kansas City online route maker .

Traveling by flight from Saint Louis to Kansas City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Kansas City are 42°F, while nighttime lows are 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
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Arabia Steamboat Museum ©
Arabia Steamboat Museum
Negro Leagues Baseball Museum ©
Negro Leagues Baseball Museum