10 days in Southwest Missouri Itinerary

10 days in Southwest Missouri Itinerary

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Mansfield
— 1 night
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Carthage
— 1 night
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Branson
— 7 nights

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Mansfield

Mansfield ©
Mansfield is a city in Wright County, Missouri, United States. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): browse the collection at Laura Ingalls Wilder Public Library, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mansfield Cemetery, and then contemplate the long history of Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Mansfield trip tool.

New York City to Mansfield is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Mansfield. When traveling from New York City in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Mansfield, with highs around 75°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Carthage.

Things to do in Mansfield

Historic Sites · Museums
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Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum ©

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Carthage

Carthage ©
Carthage is a city in Jasper County, Missouri, United States. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): get a sense of history and politics at Jasper County Circuit Clerk's Office, get engrossed in the history at George Washington Carver National Monument, and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Carthage trip tool.

Traveling by car from Mansfield to Carthage takes 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Branson.

Things to do in Carthage

Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

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George Washington Carver National Monument ©
George Washington Carver National Monument

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Branson

Branson ©

Live Entertainment Capital of the World

Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
Change things up with these side-trips from Branson: Springfield (Mikes Unique, Collectable & Antique Flea Market, Fantastic Caverns, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get great views at College of the Ozarks, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, buy something for everyone on your list at Branson Landing, and look for all kinds of wild species at Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Branson trip planner.

You can drive from Carthage to Branson in 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Branson

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Theme Parks

Side Trip

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College of the Ozarks ©
College of the Ozarks
Silver Dollar City ©
Silver Dollar City
Titanic Museum ©
Titanic Museum