4 days in Kansas City & Denver Itinerary

4 days in Kansas City & Denver Itinerary

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4 days in Kansas City & Denver Itinerary

Start: Cincinnati
+3
foot + Fly + foot + bus:  5​h
1
Kansas City
— 1 night
+4
bus + foot + Fly + foot + train:  4​h 45​min
2
Denver
— 2 nights
+3
train + foot + Fly + foot:  5​h 15​min
End: Cincinnati

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at National WWI Museum and Memorial and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Arabia Steamboat Museum, admire all the interesting features of Kauffman Stadium, then have some family-friendly fun at Blade & Timber, and finally explore the world behind art at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kansas City online trip maker .

Cincinnati to Kansas City is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cincinnati to Kansas City due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Kansas City can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Blade & Timber
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National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial
Room Escape Games
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art ©
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

2
nights
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
On the 1st (Sat), explore and take pictures at Coors Field, admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, then explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Colorado State Capitol. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): meet the residents at Denver Zoo and then see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Denver trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and train from Kansas City to Denver takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In May, Denver is little chillier than Kansas City - with highs of 66°F and lows of 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Parks Outdoors
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Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Coors Field ©
Coors Field
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©

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