16 days in Ann Arbor, Missouri & St. Petersburg Itinerary

16 days in Ann Arbor, Missouri & St. Petersburg Itinerary

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16 days in Ann Arbor, Missouri & St. Petersburg Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly + bus:  5​h 15​min
1
Ann Arbor
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Kansas City
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Camdenton
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Branson
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Caledonia
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Saint Louis
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h
7
St. Petersburg
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  8​h
End: New York City

2
nights
Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor ©
Ann Arbor is a city in the U.S. On the 13th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Hudson Mills Metropark. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Boyds Retro Candy Store, explore the world behind art at Toledo Museum of Art, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oak Openings Preserve Metropark.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ann Arbor online trip itinerary builder .

New York City to Ann Arbor is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in September, plan for little chillier nights in Ann Arbor, with lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Ann Arbor

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Toledo, Island Lake State Recreation Area
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Oak Openings Preserve Metropark ©
Oak Openings Preserve Metropark
Island Lake State Recreation Area ©
Island Lake State Recreation Area
Decode Detroit ©
Decode Detroit

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 16th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, get engrossed in the history at National WWI Museum and Memorial, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally stop by Kansas City River Market. Here are some ideas for day two: have fun and explore at Kaleidoscope, sample the fine beverages at Holladay Distillery, then examine the collection at Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, and finally admire all the interesting features of Kauffman Stadium.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kansas City trip tool .

Getting from Ann Arbor to Kansas City by combination of bus and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ann Arbor to Kansas City. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Ann Arbor in September, with highs in Kansas City at 83°F and lows at 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Camdenton.

Things to do in Kansas City

#Museums, #Breweries, #Fun & Games

Side Trips

Holladay Distillery, Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
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Holladay Distillery ©
Holladay Distillery
Room Escape Games
National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial

1
night
Camdenton

Camdenton ©
Camdenton is a city in Camden County, Missouri, United States. On the 18th (Tue), choose your vessel at WFO Watercraft Inc, then sample the fine beverages at Ozark Distillery, and then admire the majestic nature at Ha Ha Tonka State Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Camdenton trip tool .

Traveling by car from Kansas City to Camdenton takes 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Camdenton when traveling from Kansas City in September, with lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Branson.

Things to do in Camdenton

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Breweries

Side Trip

Osage Beach
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Ozark Distillery ©
Ozark Distillery
Ha Ha Tonka State Park ©
Ha Ha Tonka State Park
WFO Watercraft Inc ©
WFO Watercraft Inc

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.
Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 19th (Wed) at Silver Dollar City. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Table Rock Lake, see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum, look for gifts at Crooked Sky Trading Post, and take some stellar pictures from College of the Ozarks.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Branson trip itinerary website .

Drive from Camdenton to Branson in 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Caledonia.

Things to do in Branson

#Parks, #Theme Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

National Tiger Sanctuary, Table Rock Lake
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Silver Dollar City ©
Silver Dollar City
Table Rock Lake ©
Table Rock Lake
Titanic Museum ©
Titanic Museum

1
night
Caledonia

Caledonia ©
Caledonia is a village in Washington County, Missouri, United States. On the 22nd (Sat), look for gifts at Old Village Mercantile, immerse yourself in nature at Taum Sauk Mountain State Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Elephant Rocks State Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Caledonia day trip site .

You can drive from Branson to Caledonia in 4 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Caledonia

#Nature, #Parks, #Shopping

Side Trips

Elephant Rocks State Park, Taum Sauk Mountain State Park
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Elephant Rocks State Park ©
Elephant Rocks State Park
Old Village Mercantile ©
Old Village Mercantile
Taum Sauk Mountain State Park ©
Taum Sauk Mountain State Park

3
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Saint Louis is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, parks, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of The Gateway Arch, take in nature's colorful creations at Missouri Botanical Garden, explore and take pictures at Busch Stadium, and make a trip to Citygarden.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Saint Louis trip maker app .

Drive from Caledonia to Saint Louis in 2 hours. In September in Saint Louis, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Saint Louis

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
The Gateway Arch ©
The Gateway Arch
Saint Louis Zoo ©
Saint Louis Zoo

3
nights
St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg ©
Located on a peninsula between Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, St.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around St. Petersburg: Siesta Beach (in Siesta Key), Sarasota (Ca d'Zan Mansion & The Ringling) and Clearwater Beach (in Clearwater). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Dali Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Saint Pete Beach, look for gifts at Kalamazoo Olive Company, and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our St. Petersburg online journey planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Saint Louis to St. Petersburg in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Saint Louis to St. Petersburg, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in St. Petersburg when traveling from Saint Louis in September, with lows around 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Sarasota, Parasailing & Paragliding, Clearwater Beach, Siesta Beach, Saint Pete Beach
Highlights from your plan
Clearwater Beach ©
Clearwater Beach
Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach
The Dali Museum ©
The Dali Museum

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