35 days in Missouri Itinerary

35 days in Missouri Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tampa
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
Kansas City
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Branson
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Camdenton
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Columbia
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Hermann
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Farmington
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Saint Louis
— 7 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: Tampa

6
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kansas City: Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area (in Blue Springs) and Weston (Pirtle Winery, Holladay Distillery, &more). There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at National WWI Museum and Memorial, get engrossed in the history at Arabia Steamboat Museum, shop like a local with Country Club Plaza, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Ewing and Muriel Kauffman Memorial Garden.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kansas City travel itinerary planner.

Tampa to Kansas City is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tampa to Kansas City. In September, Kansas City is slightly colder than Tampa - with highs of 83°F and lows of 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Branson.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Independence, Weston, Cinder Block Brewery, Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area
Highlights from your plan
Holladay Distillery ©
Holladay Distillery
National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art ©
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

6
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Gay Perdita Sinclair Station Route 66 Memorabalia (in Ash Grove) and NRA National Sporting Arms Museum (in Springfield). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 11th (Fri) at Silver Dollar City. And it doesn't end there: get great views at College of the Ozarks, take an in-depth tour of Veterans Memorial Museum, get in on the family fun at Arcade City, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Branson road trip planner.

You can drive from Kansas City to Branson in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In September in Branson, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Camdenton.

Things to do in Branson

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Table Rock Lake, Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum, Gay Perdita Sinclair Station Route 66 Memorabalia, NRA National Sporting Arms Museum
Highlights from your plan
Silver Dollar City ©
Silver Dollar City
College of the Ozarks ©
College of the Ozarks
Titanic Museum ©
Titanic Museum

3
nights
Camdenton

Camdenton ©
Camdenton is a city in Camden County, Missouri, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Camdenton: Route 66 Candy Shoppe (in Waynesville), Stark Caverns (in Eldon) and US Army Engineer Museum (in Fort Leonard Wood). The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Ha Ha Tonka State Park, grab your bike and head to Warsaw Riverfront & Trails, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ozark Distillery and Brewery, and do a tasting at Seven Springs Winery.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Camdenton trip planner.

You can drive from Branson to Camdenton in 2 hours. In September in Camdenton, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Columbia.

Things to do in Camdenton

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trips

Osage Beach, Route 66 Candy Shoppe, Stark Caverns, Seven Springs Winery, US Army Engineer Museum
Highlights from your plan
Ozark Distillery and Brewery ©
Ozark Distillery and Brewery
Ha Ha Tonka State Park ©
Ha Ha Tonka State Park
Lake Valley Golf & Country Club ©
Lake Valley Golf & Country Club

5
nights
Columbia

Columbia ©
Columbia is a city in the U.S. Change things up with these side-trips from Columbia: Arrow Rock State Historic Site (in Arrow Rock), The Fire Fighters Memorial (in Kingdom City) and The National Churchill Museum (in Fulton). There's still lots to do: get a taste of life in the country at Warm Springs Ranch, learn about winemaking at Cooper's Oak Winery, immerse yourself in nature at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park, and examine the collection at Colonel Alvin R Lubker Memorial Safety and Education Center.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Columbia trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Camdenton to Columbia in 1.5 hours. September in Columbia sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hermann.

Things to do in Columbia

Parks Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Boonville, Fulton, Les Bourgeois Vineyards Tasting Room & Gift Shop, Arrow Rock State Historic Site, Cooper's Oak Winery
Highlights from your plan
The National Churchill Museum ©
The National Churchill Museum
Warm Springs Ranch ©
Warm Springs Ranch
Rock Bridge Memorial State Park ©
Rock Bridge Memorial State Park

3
nights
Hermann

Hermann ©
Hermann is a city designated in 1842 as the county seat of Gasconade County, Missouri, United States. Explore Hermann's surroundings by going to Wenwood Farm Winery (in Bland), James W. Rennick Riverfront Park (in Washington) and Blumenhof Winery (in Dutzow). The adventure continues: sample the fine beverages at Pinckney Bend Distillery, steep yourself in history at Deutschheim State Historic Site, learn about winemaking at Martin Brothers Winery, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Hermann trip planner.

You can drive from Columbia to Hermann in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in September, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Farmington.

Things to do in Hermann

Wineries Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

New Haven, New Florence, Wenwood Farm Winery, James W. Rennick Riverfront Park, Blumenhof Winery
Highlights from your plan
Pinckney Bend Distillery ©
Pinckney Bend Distillery
Zipline
Wenwood Farm Winery ©
Wenwood Farm Winery

4
nights
Farmington

Farmington ©
Farmington is a city in St. Venture out of the city with trips to Arcadia Valley (in Arcadia), Alley Spring Grist Mill Historic Site (in Eminence) and Elephant Rocks State Park (in Belleview). There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Hickory Canyons, learn about winemaking at Twin Oaks Vineyard & Winery, appreciate the history behind Bollinger County Veterans Memorial Wall, and trek along Trail of Tears.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Farmington holiday tool.

Drive from Hermann to Farmington in 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Farmington

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Arcadia Valley, Marquand Historic Park, Trail of Tears, Bollinger Mill State Historic Site, Alley Spring Grist Mill Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Rocks State Park ©
Elephant Rocks State Park
Arcadia Valley ©
Arcadia Valley
Twin Oaks Vineyard & Winery ©
Twin Oaks Vineyard & Winery

7
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saint Louis: Dickherber Farms (in Dardenne Prairie) and Rock Hollow Trial (in Ballwin). There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at The Gateway Arch, relax in the rural setting at Grant’s Farm, stroll around Forest Park, and browse the collection at Central Public Library.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Saint Louis vacation tool.

Getting from Farmington to Saint Louis by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Veterans Honor Park, Dickherber Farms, St. Charles Historic District, Rock Hollow Trial
Highlights from your plan
The Gateway Arch ©
The Gateway Arch
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
Saint Louis Zoo ©
Saint Louis Zoo

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