8 days in Kansas City, Galveston & Mississippi Itinerary

8 days in Kansas City, Galveston & Mississippi Itinerary

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8 days in Kansas City, Galveston & Mississippi Itinerary

Start: Kansas City
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Kansas City
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 15​min
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Galveston
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  6​h
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Natchez
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Vicksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
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Clarksdale
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
End: Kansas City

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): explore the engaging exhibits at Kaleidoscope, then get engrossed in the history at National WWI Museum and Memorial, then get curious at Science City, and finally steep yourself in history at Union Station. On the next day, explore the world behind art at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, then look for gifts at Moon Marble Company, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Blade and Timber.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kansas City trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Kansas City. In April, daily temperatures in Kansas City can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Galveston.

Things to do in Kansas City

#Museums, #Fun & Games, #Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Room Escape Games, Moon Marble Company
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The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art ©
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Science City ©
Science City
Moon Marble Company ©
Moon Marble Company

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Galveston

Galveston ©
An old colonial city and a busy cruise ship port less than an hour's drive from Houston, Galveston sits on Galveston Island and serves as a popular vacation destination for both domestic and international travelers.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Galveston Island State Park, then look for gifts at Murdochs, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Stewart Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Galveston Railroad Museum, cast your line with a fishing tour, and then take in panoramic vistas at Galveston's 61st Street Fishing Pier.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Galveston road trip app .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Kansas City to Galveston in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Kansas City in April: high temperatures in Galveston hover around 77°F and lows are around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Natchez.

Things to do in Galveston

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours
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Stewart Beach ©
Stewart Beach
Galveston Island State Park ©
Galveston Island State Park
Fishing Charters & Tours

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Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Melrose. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary Basilica, stroll the grounds of Natchez National Cemetery, explore the different monuments and memorials at Natchez City Cemetery, then contemplate the long history of Mount Locust Inn & Plantation, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Emerald Mound.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Natchez tour itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from Galveston to Natchez in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, taxi, train, and car. Traveling from Galveston in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Natchez, with lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Natchez

#Historic Sites, #Nature, #Parks
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St. Mary Basilica ©
St. Mary Basilica
Natchez City Cemetery ©
Natchez City Cemetery
Natchez National Cemetery ©
Natchez National Cemetery

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Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): explore and take pictures at Vicksburg National Military Park, then see the interesting displays at Jesse Brent Lower Mississippi River Museum and Interpretive Center, then steep yourself in history at Old Courthouse, and finally stroll the grounds of Vicksburg National Cemetery.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Vicksburg journey builder app .

Drive from Natchez to Vicksburg in 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Vicksburg are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Clarksdale.

Things to do in Vicksburg

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Museums
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Clarksdale

Clarksdale ©
Clarksdale is a city in Coahoma County, Mississippi, and seat of the county. On the 3rd (Fri), take in the exciting artwork at Stan Streets Hambone Art Gallery, stop by The Rock & Blues Museum, then take in the exciting artwork at Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art, and finally see the interesting displays at The Delta Blues Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Clarksdale trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Vicksburg to Clarksdale takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in May, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Clarksdale

#Museums, #Shopping
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The Delta Blues Museum ©
The Delta Blues Museum
Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art ©
Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art
The Rock & Blues Museum ©
The Rock & Blues Museum

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