22 days in Missouri & Los Angeles Itinerary

22 days in Missouri & Los Angeles Itinerary

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Saint Louis
— 4 nights
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Jefferson City
— 2 nights
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Kansas City
— 3 nights
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Branson
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 8 nights

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at City Museum and Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum. Bring the kids along to World Bird Sanctuary and The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint Louis: Missouri Artists on Main Gallery (in Saint Charles), Silver Mines Recreation Area (in Fredericktown) and West Alton (Audubon Center at Riverlands & Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, look for all kinds of wild species at Bee tree park, stroll around Forest Park, and get to know the resident critters at Saint Louis Zoo.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Saint Louis online driving holiday planner.

New York City to Saint Louis is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City to Saint Louis, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March, daily temperatures in Saint Louis can reach 54°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Jefferson City.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

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Specialty Museum
City Museum
4.7

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Jefferson City

Jefferson City ©
Jefferson City is the capital of the State of Missouri and the fifteenth most populous city in the state. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Missouri State Penitentiary, identify plant and animal life at Runge Conservation Nature Center, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at National Shrine of Mary, Mother of the Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at The National Churchill Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Grindstone Nature Area, then look for all kinds of wild species at Eagle Bluffs Conservation Area, and finally pause for some photo ops at Lewis and Clark Monument Trailhead Plaza.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Jefferson City trip tool.

Getting from Saint Louis to Jefferson City by car takes about 2.5 hours. In March in Jefferson City, expect temperatures between 56°F during the day and 35°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Jefferson City

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Union Station and Bingham Waggoner Mansion & Estate. Get a sense of the local culture at National WWI Museum and Memorial and The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Step out of Kansas City to go to Blue Springs and see Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Parkville Nature Sanctuary, take an in-depth tour of Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, examine the collection at Museum of Illusions, and steep yourself in history at Jesse James Bank Museum.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kansas City holiday site.

Traveling by car from Jefferson City to Kansas City takes 2.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Kansas City are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Branson.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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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.
Kids will enjoy Silver Dollar City and Runaway Mountain Coaster. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Branson: Dogwood Canyon Nature Park (in Lampe) and Springfield Conservation Nature Center (in Springfield). The adventure continues: cast your line with a fishing tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and take a memorable tour with Lost Canyon Nature Trail - Top of the Rock.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Branson driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Kansas City to Branson takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In March in Branson, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 37°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Branson

Wildlife · Theme Parks · Parks · Tours

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History Museum
Titanic Museum
4.5
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Wildlife Area
National Tiger Sanctuary
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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Attractions like Disneyland Park and Santa Monica Pier make great kid-friendly stops. Visit Hollywood Walk of Fame and Greystone Mansion and Park for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park, Downtown Disney, &more), Lovell Beach House (in Newport Beach) and Montanez Adobe (in San Juan Capistrano). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Getty Center, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Eco-Adventure Center at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, and explore the fascinating underground world of Bronson Caves.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planning site.

Fly from Branson to Los Angeles in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Branson to Los Angeles is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Branson in March, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 74°F and 54°F. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

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Must see
Disneyland Park
4.2
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Must see
Santa Monica Pier
4.1

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