22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

5
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.
Popular historic sites such as Harry S Truman National Historic Site and Bingham Waggoner Mansion & Estate are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Arabia Steamboat Museum and Harry S. Truman Library and Museum. Step out of Kansas City with an excursion to Pirtle Winery in Weston--about 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures, get engrossed in the history at National WWI Museum and Memorial, wander the streets of Country Club Plaza, and explore the engaging exhibits at Kaleidoscope.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the 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. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Stockholm in June: high temperatures in Kansas City hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Independence, Pirtle Winery
Highlights from your plan
Negro Leagues Baseball Museum ©
Negro Leagues Baseball Museum
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum ©
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
Arabia Steamboat Museum ©
Arabia Steamboat Museum

4
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Saint Louis Art Museum and Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Charles Historic District and Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Missouri Civil War Museum, explore the engaging exhibits at The Magic House, St. Louis Children's Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House, and examine the collection at National Blues Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Saint Louis itinerary planner.

You can 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 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cape Girardeau.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House, St. Charles Historic District, Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Saint Louis Art Museum ©
Saint Louis Art Museum
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site ©
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
St. Charles Historic District ©
St. Charles Historic District

2
nights
Cape Girardeau

Cape Girardeau ©
Cape Girardeau is a city in Cape Girardeau and Scott counties in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Marquand Historic Park and then stroll the grounds of Mound City National Cemetery. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Crisp Museum, admire the majestic nature at Giant City State Park, and then learn about winemaking at Owl Creek Vineyard.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cape Girardeau online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Saint Louis to Cape Girardeau takes 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Cape Girardeau can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Springfield.

Things to do in Cape Girardeau

Historic Sites Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Marquand Historic Park, Mound City National Cemetery, Giant City State Park, Owl Creek Vineyard
Highlights from your plan
Mound City National Cemetery ©
Mound City National Cemetery
Giant City State Park ©
Giant City State Park
Owl Creek Vineyard ©
Owl Creek Vineyard

3
nights
Springfield

Springfield ©
Get some cultural insight at Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum and Wilson's Creek National Battlefield. Step out of the city life by going to Ha Ha Tonka State Park and Fantastic Caverns. Change things up with a short trip to Bennett Spring State Park in Lebanon (about 1 hour away).

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Springfield trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Cape Girardeau to Springfield in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. June in Springfield sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Branson.

Things to do in Springfield

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wilson's Creek National Battlefield, Ha Ha Tonka State Park, Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum, Bennett Spring State Park
Highlights from your plan
Springfield Conservation Nature Center ©
Springfield Conservation Nature Center
Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum ©
Wilson's Creek National Battlefield ©
Wilson's Creek National Battlefield

7
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.
Appreciate the collections at Veterans Memorial Museum and Eureka Springs Historical Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Dogwood Canyon Nature Park and Stone Hill Winery. Explore Branson's surroundings by going to Eureka Springs (Eureka Springs Historical Downtown & St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church). There's still lots to do: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, admire the majestic nature at Table Rock State Park, explore the fascinating underground world of Talking Rocks Cavern, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Branson trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Springfield to Branson takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Branson, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Branson

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Eureka Springs, Ridgedale, Dogwood Canyon Nature Park, National Tiger Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery ©
Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery
National Tiger Sanctuary ©
National Tiger Sanctuary
St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church ©
St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church

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