10 days in Missouri & Kansas Itinerary

10 days in Missouri & Kansas Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Saint Louis
— 2 nights
2
Branson
— 3 nights
3
Topeka
— 1 night
4
Kansas City
— 3 nights

2
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Family-friendly places like Saint Louis Zoo and The Gateway Arch will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, examine the collection at City Museum, admire the natural beauty at Missouri Botanical Garden, and stop by Ted Drew's Frozen Custard.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Saint Louis trip maker site.

New York City to Saint Louis is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Saint Louis due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New York City in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Saint Louis: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Branson.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife

Side Trip

The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House
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The Gateway Arch ©
The Gateway Arch
Saint Louis Zoo ©
Saint Louis Zoo
City Museum ©
City Museum

3
nights
Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
Kids will enjoy Silver Dollar City and Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Table Rock Lake, try for a hole-in-one at Bigfoot Fun Park, get great views at College of the Ozarks, and find something for the whole family at Arcade City.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Branson online route planner.

You can drive from Saint Louis to Branson in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. May in Branson sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Topeka.

Things to do in Branson

Theme Parks Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Table Rock Lake
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Silver Dollar City ©
Silver Dollar City
Arcade City ©
Arcade City
Titanic Museum ©
Titanic Museum

1
night
Topeka

Topeka ©
Topeka is the capital city of the U.S. On the 30th (Thu), walk around Gage Park, thenhave fun and explore at Kansas Children's Discovery Center, and then see the interesting displays at Evel Knievel Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Topeka trip builder website.

You can drive from Branson to Topeka in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daytime highs in Topeka are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kansas City.

Things to do in Topeka

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Evel Knievel Museum ©
Evel Knievel Museum
Kansas Children's Discovery Center ©
Kansas Children's Discovery Center
Gage Park ©
Gage Park

3
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to National WWI Museum and Memorial and Room Escape Games. And it doesn't end there: get lost in a book at Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, explore the engaging exhibits at Kaleidoscope, have some family-friendly fun at Blade & Timber Axe Throwing, and explore the world behind art at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kansas City online tour builder.

Drive from Topeka to Kansas City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Kansas City, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kansas City

Fun & Games Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Overland Park, Kansas City, Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, Blade & Timber Axe Throwing
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead ©
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead
National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial

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