18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Kansas City
— 4 nights
2
Saint Louis
— 5 nights
3
Springfield
— 3 nights
4
Branson
— 5 nights

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Arabia Steamboat Museum and Harry S Truman National Historic Site. You'll explore and learn at Harry S. Truman Library and Museum and The College Basketball Experience. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Country Club Plaza, have fun and explore at Kaleidoscope, admire the masterpieces at Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, and engage your brain at Science City.

To find photos and tourist information, read Kansas City trip planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Kansas City is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Stockholm to Kansas City, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Stockholm in June, expect Kansas City to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Independence
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Arabia Steamboat Museum ©
Arabia Steamboat Museum
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum ©
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
Bingham Waggoner Mansion & Estate ©
Bingham Waggoner Mansion & Estate

5
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St. Charles Historic District and Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site. You'll explore and learn at Missouri Civil War Museum and The National Museum of Transportation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saint Louis: Shady Beach (in Saint Clair), Hidden Lake Winery (in Aviston) and Adam Puchta Winery (in Hermann). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House, examine the collection at National Blues Museum, contemplate the long history of Old Courthouse, and admire the masterpieces at Saint Louis Art Museum.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Saint Louis tour itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Kansas City to Saint Louis in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Springfield.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House, Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, Shady Beach, Hidden Lake Winery, Adam Puchta Winery
Highlights from your plan
St. Charles Historic District ©
St. Charles Historic District
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site ©
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
Saint Louis Art Museum ©
Saint Louis Art Museum

3
nights
Springfield

Springfield ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Ha Ha Tonka State Park and Springfield Conservation Nature Center. Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum and Wilson's Creek National Battlefield are good opportunities to explore the local culture.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Springfield trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Saint Louis to Springfield in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Branson.

Things to do in Springfield

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ha Ha Tonka State Park, Wilson's Creek National Battlefield, Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum, Gay Perdita Sinclair Station Route 66 Memorabalia
Highlights from your plan
Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum ©
Wilson's Creek National Battlefield ©
Wilson's Creek National Battlefield
Ha Ha Tonka State Park ©
Ha Ha Tonka State Park

5
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Veterans Memorial Museum and Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Dogwood Canyon Nature Park and Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery. There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Talking Rocks Cavern, wander the streets of Historic Downtown Branson, get great views at 165 Scenic Overlook, and immerse yourself in nature at Table Rock State Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Branson road trip planning app.

You can drive from Springfield to Branson in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Branson, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Branson

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Ridgedale, Dogwood Canyon Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Table Rock State Park ©
Table Rock State Park
Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum ©
Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum
Dogwood Canyon Nature Park ©
Dogwood Canyon Nature Park

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