31 days in Northwest Missouri Itinerary

31 days in Northwest Missouri Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northwest Missouri visit planner

Make it your trip
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Kansas City
— 13 nights
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Mound City
— 8 nights
Drive
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Cameron
— 9 nights
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Kansas City

— 13 nights

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate National WWI Museum and Memorial and The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Union Station and Thomas Hart Benton Home and Studio State Historic Site will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Blue Springs (Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area & Lake Remembrance), Jesse James Birthplace Museum (in Kearney) and Saint Joseph (The St. Joseph Parkway, Robidoux Row Museum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Arabia Steamboat Museum, steep yourself in history at Harry S Truman National Historic Site, browse the collection at Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, and sample the tasty concoctions at Boulevard Brewing Company.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Kansas City route planner.

Newark to Kansas City is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In May, daily temperatures in Kansas City can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mound City.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Mound City

— 8 nights
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 74°F during the day and 53°F at night. You'll set off for Cameron on the 22nd (Wed).

Things to do in Mound City

Wildlife · Parks

Cameron

— 9 nights
Cameron is a city in Clinton and DeKalb counties in the U.S. state of Missouri. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chillicothe Main Street and Arrow Rock State Historic Site. Museum-lovers will appreciate Walt Disney Hometown Museum and Nodaway County Historical Society Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Wonder Dog Memorial Garden (in Marshall), Grand River Historical Society Museum (in Chillicothe) and Mozingo Lake Recreational Park (in Maryville). And it doesn't end there: admire the majestic nature at Wallace State Park, stop by Missouri Star Quilt Company, examine the collection at J. C. Penney Museum, and steep yourself in history at Boone's Lick State Historic Site.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Cameron trip planner.

Getting from Mound City to Cameron by car takes about 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Cameron can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. You will leave for home on the 31st (Fri).

Things to do in Cameron

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips