31 days in Northwest Missouri Itinerary

31 days in Northwest Missouri Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northwest Missouri visit planner

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Route & dates

1
Kansas City
— 13 nights
2
Mound City
— 8 nights
3
Cameron
— 9 nights

13
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate National WWI Museum and Memorial and Arabia Steamboat Museum. Union Station and Bingham Waggoner Mansion & Estate will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Jesse James Birthplace Museum (in Kearney), Saint Joseph (The St. Joseph Parkway, Robidoux Row Museum, &more) and Blue Springs (Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area & Lake Remembrance). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Country Club Plaza, see the interesting displays at Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Tom's Town Distilling Co., and take an in-depth tour of Harry S. Truman Library and Museum.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Kansas City travel route builder site.

Newark to Kansas City is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Newark to Kansas City. May in Kansas City sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mound City.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Independence, Saint Joseph, Liberty, Weston, Excelsior Springs
Highlights from your plan
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum ©
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art ©
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

8
nights
Mound City

Mound City ©
Mound City is a city in Holt County, Missouri, United States, centered near the interchange of Interstate 29 and Missouri Route 118. Mound City is known for wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Mound City online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Kansas City to Mound City in 1.5 hours. In May in Mound City, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. You'll set off for Cameron on the 22nd (Wed).

Things to do in Mound City

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge ©
Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge

9
nights
Cameron

Cameron ©
Cameron is a city in Clinton and DeKalb counties in the U.S. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chillicothe Main Street and Arrow Rock State Historic Site. Museum-lovers will appreciate Walt Disney Hometown Museum and Grand River Historical Society Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Boone's Lick State Historic Site (in Arrow Rock), Maryville (Nodaway County Historical Society Museum & Mozingo Lake Recreational Park) and Wonder Dog Memorial Garden (in Marshall). The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Wallace State Park, stop by Missouri Star Quilt Company, and examine the collection at J. C. Penney Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Cameron online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mound City to Cameron takes 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. You'll set off for home on the 31st (Fri).

Things to do in Cameron

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Arrow Rock, Hamilton, Maryville, Chillicothe, Walt Disney Hometown Museum
Highlights from your plan
Wallace State Park ©
Wallace State Park
Walt Disney Hometown Museum ©
Walt Disney Hometown Museum
Missouri Star Quilt Company ©
Missouri Star Quilt Company