20 days in Missouri Itinerary

20 days in Missouri Itinerary

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Kansas City
— 4 nights
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Columbia
— 3 nights
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Hannibal
— 2 nights
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Saint Louis
— 5 nights
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Branson
— 5 nights

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Kansas City

Kansas City ©

City of Fountains

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like National WWI Museum and Memorial and Arabia Steamboat Museum. Next up on the itinerary: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead, see the interesting displays at Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, cool off at Worlds Of Fun Oceans of Fun, and test your team's savvy at The Exit Room.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kansas City tour itinerary planner.

SeaTac to Kansas City is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from SeaTac in September; daily highs in Kansas City reach 83°F and lows reach 64°F. On the 25th (Fri), you'll travel to Columbia.

Things to do in Kansas City

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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The Exit Room ©
The Exit Room
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead ©
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead
Kansas City Zoo ©
Kansas City Zoo

3
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Columbia

Columbia ©
Columbia is a city in the U.S. Family-friendly places like Harmy's Cheese Store & More, LLC and Camden County Museum will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Ha Ha Tonka State Park (in Camdenton), Zipline (in New Florence) and The National Churchill Museum (in Fulton). The adventure continues: get a taste of life in the country at Warm Springs Ranch, stroll around Lions-Stephens Park, trek along Katy Trail State Park, and contemplate the long history of Francis Quadrangle.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Columbia itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kansas City to Columbia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September in Columbia, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Hannibal.

Things to do in Columbia

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Ha Ha Tonka State Park ©
Ha Ha Tonka State Park
Harmy's Cheese Store & More, LLC ©
Harmy's Cheese Store & More, LLC
Camden County Museum ©
Camden County Museum

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Hannibal

Hannibal ©
Hannibal is a city in Marion and Ralls counties in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): enjoy the sea views from Mark Twain Memorial Lighthouse, Head underground at Mark Twain Cave and Cameron Cave, contemplate the long history of Mark Twain Boyhood Home, then get engrossed in the history at Rockcliffe Mansion, and finally test your team's savvy at Mississippi Mind Trap.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Hannibal trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Columbia to Hannibal takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in September, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Hannibal

Historic Sites · Nature · Fun & Games · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mississippi Mind Trap ©
Mississippi Mind Trap
Rockcliffe Mansion ©
Rockcliffe Mansion
Mark Twain Boyhood Home ©
Mark Twain Boyhood Home

5
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Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©

Gateway to the West

Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Attractions like The Gateway Arch and Saint Louis Zoo make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Saint Louis side-trips: Springfield (Lincoln Home National Historic Site & Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, have fun and explore at The Magic House, St. Louis Children's Museum, walk around Forest Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary of Victories Catholic Church.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Saint Louis travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Hannibal to Saint Louis takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Branson.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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The Gateway Arch ©
The Gateway Arch
Saint Louis Zoo ©
Saint Louis Zoo
City Museum ©
City Museum

5
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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Silver Dollar City and Titanic Museum. Explore Branson's surroundings by going to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art (in Bentonville) and Thorncrown Chapel (in Eureka Springs). There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from College of the Ozarks, pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, buy something for everyone on your list at Branson Landing, and find something for the whole family at Runaway Mountain Coaster.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Branson trip maker app.

You can drive from Saint Louis to Branson in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in October, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Branson

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Silver Dollar City ©
Silver Dollar City
Runaway Mountain Coaster ©
Runaway Mountain Coaster
Branson Zipline at Wolfe Mountain ©
Branson Zipline at Wolfe Mountain

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