4 days in Kansas City & Denver Itinerary

4 days in Kansas City & Denver Itinerary

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Kansas City

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): steep yourself in history at Thomas Hart Benton Home and Studio State Historic Site, examine the collection at The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Loose Park Rose Garden.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Kansas City road trip planner.

Saint Louis to Kansas City is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In October in Kansas City, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 51°F at night. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Denver.

Things to do in Kansas City

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Denver

— 2 nights

Mile-High City

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Clyfford Still Museum, examine the collection at Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, then see the interesting displays at Forney Museum of Transportation, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Denver day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Kansas City to Denver takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kansas City to Denver due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kansas City in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Denver, with lows of 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Shopping

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