4 days in Missouri Itinerary

4 days in Missouri Itinerary

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4 days in Missouri Itinerary

Start: Indianapolis
Drive:  4​h 15​min
1
Saint Louis
— Few hours
Fly + Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Branson
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Indianapolis

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Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis and then identify plant and animal life at Sachs Butterfly House.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Saint Louis trip maker tool .

Indianapolis to Saint Louis is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Indianapolis to Saint Louis, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May in Saint Louis, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Branson.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sachs Butterfly House
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Sachs Butterfly House ©
Sachs Butterfly House
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery and Dogwood Canyon Nature Park. Visiting Fishing Charters & Tours and Zipline will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at National Tiger Sanctuary and don't miss a visit to Dancing Water Fountain.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Branson day trip planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Saint Louis to Branson in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in May, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Branson

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Dogwood Canyon Nature Park, National Tiger Sanctuary
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National Tiger Sanctuary ©
National Tiger Sanctuary
Dogwood Canyon Nature Park ©
Dogwood Canyon Nature Park
Fishing Charters & Tours

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