37 days in Missouri Itinerary

37 days in Missouri Itinerary

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37 days in Missouri Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  9​h
1
Joplin
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Branson
— 8 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Caledonia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Saint Louis
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Hermann
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Osage Beach
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Kansas City
— 7 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Seattle

2
nights
Joplin

Joplin ©
Joplin or is a city in southern Jasper County and northern Newton County in the southwestern corner of the U.S. Head to Webb City Farmers Market and Cherry's Art Emporium on the Squarefor some retail therapy. Bushwhacker Museum and Harry S Truman Birthplace State Historic Site will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Keltoi Winery (in Oronogo) and Noel (Two Sons & Bluff Dwellers Cave). There's lots more to do: view the masterpieces at George A. Spiva Center for the Arts, buy something for everyone on your list at Northpark Mall, pause for some photo ops at Giant hands on prayer, and get engrossed in the history at George Washington Carver National Monument.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Joplin trip itinerary planning site .

Seattle to Joplin is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Joplin is 2 hours. Traveling from Seattle in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Joplin, with lows of 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Branson.

Things to do in Joplin

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Webb City, Noel, George Washington Carver National Monument, Bushwhacker Museum, Keltoi Winery
Highlights from your plan
Webb City Farmers Market ©
Webb City Farmers Market
Bushwhacker Museum ©
Bushwhacker Museum
Bluff Dwellers Cave ©
Bluff Dwellers Cave

8
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.
Take a break from the city and head to National Tiger Sanctuary and Table Rock Lake. Head to Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World and Branson Landingfor plenty of shopping. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Branson: Gay Perdita Sinclair Station Route 66 Memorabalia (in Ash Grove), Springfield (Sequiota Park & Relics Antique Mall) and Wilson's Creek National Battlefield (in Republic). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 22nd (Fri) at Silver Dollar City. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Titanic Museum, browse the different shops at Tanger Outlets, cast your line with a fishing tour, and get a new perspective on nature at Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum.

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Drive from Joplin to Branson in 2 hours. In March in Branson, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 37°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Caledonia.

Things to do in Branson

Wildlife Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Springfield, National Tiger Sanctuary, Wilson's Creek National Battlefield, Table Rock Lake, Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum
Highlights from your plan
Silver Dollar City ©
Silver Dollar City
National Tiger Sanctuary ©
National Tiger Sanctuary
Fishing Charters & Tours

3
nights
Caledonia

Caledonia ©
Caledonia is a village in Washington County, Missouri, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Van Buren Riverfront Park and Arcadia Valley. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Caledonia: Silver Mines Recreation Area (in Fredericktown) and Big Spring (in Van Buren). The adventure continues: pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Old Village Mercantile, immerse yourself in nature at Elephant Rocks State Park, and take in the history at Fort Davidson State Historic Site.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Caledonia visit planner .

You can drive from Branson to Caledonia in 4 hours. In March, daytime highs in Caledonia are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Caledonia

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Van Buren, Fort Davidson State Historic Site, Arcadia Valley, Silver Mines Recreation Area, Elephant Rocks State Park
Highlights from your plan
Old Village Mercantile ©
Old Village Mercantile
Elephant Rocks State Park ©
Elephant Rocks State Park
Arcadia Valley ©
Arcadia Valley

7
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis and Missouri Botanical Garden will appeal to history buffs. Visiting Saint Louis Zoo and Bike Stop Outpost will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saint Louis: Marquand Historic Park (in Marquand), World Bird Sanctuary (in Valley Park) and ASL Pewter (in Sainte Genevieve). There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from The Gateway Arch, examine the collection at City Museum, explore and take pictures at Busch Stadium, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Forest Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Saint Louis trip planner .

You can drive from Caledonia to Saint Louis in 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 54°F, and evening lows to 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hermann.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Saint Charles, ASL Pewter, Sachs Butterfly House, Marquand Historic Park, World Bird Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
Sachs Butterfly House ©
Sachs Butterfly House
World Bird Sanctuary ©
World Bird Sanctuary

4
nights
Hermann

Hermann ©
Hermann is a city designated in 1842 as the county seat of Gasconade County, Missouri, United States. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Astral Glass Studio and Gallery and Midway Antique Mall and Flea Market. Your inner history buff will appreciate Shrine of Our Lady of Sorrows and John Colter Memorial. Explore Hermann's surroundings by going to Wenwood Farm Winery (in Bland) and Blumenhof Winery (in Dutzow). Next up on the itinerary: sample the fine beverages at Pinckney Bend Distillery, do a tasting at Bommarito Estate Almond Tree Winery, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Tin Mill Brewing Company, and look for gifts at Sugar Momma's.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Hermann online journey builder .

Getting from Saint Louis to Hermann by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Osage Beach.

Things to do in Hermann

Wineries Shopping Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

New Haven, Blumenhof Winery, Wood Hat Spirits Distillery, Midway Antique Mall and Flea Market, Shrine of Our Lady of Sorrows
Highlights from your plan
Pinckney Bend Distillery ©
Pinckney Bend Distillery
Shrine of Our Lady of Sorrows ©
Shrine of Our Lady of Sorrows
Wenwood Farm Winery ©
Wenwood Farm Winery

4
nights
Osage Beach

Osage Beach ©
Osage Beach is a city in Camden and Miller counties in the U.S. Take a break from the city and head to Alley Spring Grist Mill Historic Site and Ha Ha Tonka State Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Osage Beach: Osceola Cheese (in Osceola) and Warsaw Riverfront & Trails (in Warsaw). The adventure continues: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ozark Distillery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, and play a few rounds at Old Kinderhook Golf Course.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Osage Beach travel planner.

You can drive from Hermann to Osage Beach in 2 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Osage Beach can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Osage Beach

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trips

Camdenton, Alley Spring Grist Mill Historic Site, Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, Warsaw Riverfront & Trails, Osceola Cheese
Highlights from your plan
Ozark Distillery and Brewery ©
Ozark Distillery and Brewery
Ha Ha Tonka State Park ©
Ha Ha Tonka State Park
Old Kinderhook Golf Course ©
Old Kinderhook Golf Course

7
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Smithville Lake and Little Blue Trace Trail. Your inner history buff will appreciate Museum Hill Historic District and Jail, Marshal's Home & Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Kansas City side-trips: Jowler Creek Winery (in Platte City), Missouri Theatre (in Saint Joseph) and Weston (Holladay Distillery, The Farmers House Market, & more). There's still lots to do: browse for treasures at Brass Armadillo Antique Mall - KC, take a stroll through Country Club Plaza, hunt for treasures at City Market, and sample the fine beverages at Tom's Town Distilling Co..

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You can drive from Osage Beach to Kansas City in 3 hours. April in Kansas City sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kansas City

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Independence, Weston, Saint Joseph, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Cinder Block Brewery
Highlights from your plan
Country Club Plaza ©
Country Club Plaza
Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge ©
Holladay Distillery ©
Holladay Distillery

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