10 days in Missouri Itinerary

10 days in Missouri Itinerary

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10 days in Missouri Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Branson
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Saint Louis
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Hannibal
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Jefferson City
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Kansas City
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Phoenix

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 appreciate attractions like Marvel Cave and Talking Rocks Cavern. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum and Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery. Step out of Branson with an excursion to Dogwood Canyon Nature Park in Lampe--about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, identify plant and animal life at National Tiger Sanctuary, and do a tasting at Stone Hill Winery.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Branson vacation builder website .

Phoenix to Branson is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Phoenix to Branson, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Phoenix in June, plan for much colder days and little chillier nights in Branson: temperatures range from 84°F by day to 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Branson

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

National Tiger Sanctuary, Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum, Dogwood Canyon Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Talking Rocks Cavern ©
Talking Rocks Cavern
National Tiger Sanctuary ©
National Tiger Sanctuary

2
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): engage your brain at Saint Louis Science Center, admire all the interesting features of Grant's Farm, and then explore the engaging exhibits at The Magic House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, explore the world behind art at Saint Louis Art Museum, get to know the fascinating history of St. Charles Historic District, then see the interesting displays at City Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint Louis driving holiday planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Branson to Saint Louis in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Saint Louis, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Hannibal.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Charles Historic District
Highlights from your plan
Saint Louis Science Center ©
Saint Louis Science Center
St. Charles Historic District ©
St. Charles Historic District

1
night
Hannibal

Hannibal ©
Hannibal is a city in Marion and Ralls counties in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Rockcliffe Mansion, pause for some photo ops at Tom Sawyer' Statue, then steep yourself in history at Mark Twain Boyhood Home, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Mark Twain Cave and Cameron Cave.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Hannibal online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Saint Louis to Hannibal takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Hannibal are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Jefferson City.

Things to do in Hannibal

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Rockcliffe Mansion ©
Rockcliffe Mansion
Mark Twain Boyhood Home ©
Mark Twain Boyhood Home
Tom Sawyer' Statue ©
Tom Sawyer' Statue

1
night
Jefferson City

Jefferson City ©
Jefferson City is the capital of the State of Missouri and the fifteenth most populous city in the state. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): hike along Katy Trail State Park, get engrossed in the history at Missouri State Museum, ponder the world of politics at Missouri State Capitol, then take an in-depth tour of Missouri State Penitentiary Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Missouri State Penitentiary.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Jefferson City driving holiday planner.

Drive from Hannibal to Jefferson City in 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Jefferson City can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Jefferson City

Trails Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Katy Trail State Park
Highlights from your plan
Missouri State Penitentiary ©
Missouri State Penitentiary
Missouri State Capitol
Missouri State Capitol
Missouri State Museum ©
Missouri State Museum

2
nights
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.
On the 18th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Arabia Steamboat Museum, then get your bearings at Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, then steep yourself in history at Harry S Truman National Historic Site, and finally examine the collection at Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Country Club Plaza, then admire the masterpieces at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, then get engrossed in the history at National WWI Museum and Memorial, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cinder Block Brewery.

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You can drive from Jefferson City to Kansas City in 2.5 hours. June in Kansas City sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Independence, Cinder Block Brewery
Highlights from your plan
Arabia Steamboat Museum ©
Arabia Steamboat Museum
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum ©
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
Negro Leagues Baseball Museum ©
Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

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