15 days in Missouri Itinerary

15 days in Missouri Itinerary

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15 days in Missouri Itinerary

Start: Lethbridge
Fly:  17​h
1
Kansas City
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Columbia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Saint Louis
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Branson
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h
End: Lethbridge

3
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kansas City: Weston (Holladay Distillery & Pirtle Winery). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at National WWI Museum and Memorial, see the interesting displays at Bingham Waggoner Estate, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and steep yourself in history at Union Station.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kansas City day trip planning tool .

Lethbridge, Canada to Kansas City is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Lethbridge in September; daily highs in Kansas City reach 33°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Columbia.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Parks Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Weston, Independence, English Landing Park
Highlights from your plan
Holladay Distillery ©
Holladay Distillery
Room Escape Games
National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial

3
nights
Columbia

Columbia ©
Columbia is a city in the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to The National Churchill Museum (in Fulton), Katy Trail State Park (in Boonville) and Missouri State Penitentiary (in Jefferson City). There's much more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ozark Distillery and Brewery, experience rural life at Shryocks Callaway Farms, walk around Cosmo Park, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Columbia trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kansas City to Columbia takes 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Columbia

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Missouri State Penitentiary, Zipline, Katy Trail State Park, The National Churchill Museum, Ozark Distillery and Brewery
Highlights from your plan
Ozark Distillery and Brewery ©
Ozark Distillery and Brewery
The National Churchill Museum
The National Churchill Museum
Zipline

3
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Change things up with these side-trips from Saint Louis: Pinckney Bend Distillery (in New Haven) and Thierbach Orchards & Berry Farm (in Marthasville). And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from The Gateway Arch, walk around Forest Park, get your game on at Top Notch Axe Throwing St. Louis, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Saint Louis trip planner.

Traveling by car from Columbia to Saint Louis takes 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Saint Louis can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Branson.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife

Side Trips

Sachs Butterfly House, Pinckney Bend Distillery, Thierbach Orchards & Berry Farm
Highlights from your plan
The Gateway Arch ©
The Gateway Arch
Saint Louis Zoo ©
Saint Louis Zoo
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis

4
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.
Branson is known for nightlife, theme parks, museums, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: cool off at Silver Dollar City, identify plant and animal life at National Tiger Sanctuary, test your problem-solving skills at Escape Code, and admire the local landmark of Dancing Water Fountain.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Branson sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Saint Louis to Branson in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September in Branson, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Branson

Parks Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Table Rock Lake, National Tiger Sanctuary, Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum
Highlights from your plan
Silver Dollar City ©
Silver Dollar City
Titanic Museum ©
Titanic Museum
Table Rock Lake ©
Table Rock Lake

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