46 days in United States Itinerary

46 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Stockholm
Fly + Drive:  16 h 30 min
1
Saint Joseph
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Kansas City
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Columbia
— 4 nights
Drive:  45 min
4
Jefferson City
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Saint Louis
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Cape Girardeau
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Poplar Bluff
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Farmington
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
9
Springfield
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h
10
Branson
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
11
Joplin
— 3 nights
Fly:  18 h
End: Stockholm

4
nights
Saint Joseph

Saint Joseph ©
St. You'll explore and learn at Patee House Museum and Walter Cronkite Memorial. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pony Express Museum and Pirtle Winery. Get out of town with these interesting Saint Joseph side-trips: Missouri Star Quilt Company (in Hamilton) and Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum (in Atchison). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Glore Psychiatric Museum, explore the activities along Remington Nature Center, appreciate the extensive heritage of Museum Hill Historic District, and explore the world behind art at Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Saint Joseph online vacation planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Saint Joseph is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to Saint Joseph is minus 7 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Stockholm in June, with highs in Saint Joseph at 35°C and lows at 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Kansas City.

Things to do in Saint Joseph

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pirtle Winery, Missouri Star Quilt Company, Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum
Highlights from your plan
Pony Express Museum ©
Pony Express Museum
Patee House Museum ©
Patee House Museum
Glore Psychiatric Museum ©
Glore Psychiatric Museum

5
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Arabia Steamboat Museum and Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at OZ Museum and Country Club Plaza. Step out of Kansas City to go to Topeka and see Evel Knievel Museum, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, explore the galleries of Jesse James Bank Museum, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Tom's Town Distilling Co., and explore the engaging exhibits at Kaleidoscope.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kansas City trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Saint Joseph to Kansas City takes an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Kansas City can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Columbia.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Independence, Cathedral of Saint Peter, Evel Knievel Museum, OZ Museum, Jesse James Bank Museum
Highlights from your plan
Arabia Steamboat Museum ©
Arabia Steamboat Museum
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum ©
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
Evel Knievel Museum ©
Evel Knievel Museum

4
nights
Columbia

Columbia ©
Columbia is a city in the U.S. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Rockcliffe Mansion. Escape the urban bustle at Zipline and Rock Bridge Memorial State Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Columbia: Hermann (Adam Puchta Winery, Stone Hill Winery, &more) and Mark Twain Memorial Lighthouse (in Hannibal). There's still lots to do: grab your bike and head to Garth Nature Area, learn about winemaking at Les Bourgeois Vineyards Tasting Room & Gift Shop, stop by Bluestem Missouri Crafts, and look for all kinds of wild species at D&D Animal Sanctuary.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Columbia online route planner.

You can drive from Kansas City to Columbia in 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Jefferson City.

Things to do in Columbia

Wineries Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Hermann, Hannibal, Les Bourgeois Vineyards Tasting Room & Gift Shop, Zipline
Highlights from your plan
Mark Twain Boyhood Home ©
Mark Twain Boyhood Home
Stone Hill Winery ©
Stone Hill Winery
Rockcliffe Mansion ©
Rockcliffe Mansion

4
nights
Jefferson City

Jefferson City ©
Jefferson City is the capital of the State of Missouri and the fifteenth most populous city in the state. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ha Ha Tonka State Park and Missouri State Capitol. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Missouri State Penitentiary and Missouri State Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Jefferson City side-trips: The Fugitive Beach (in Rolla), Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church (in Lake Ozark) and Seven Springs Winery (in Linn Creek). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at The National Churchill Museum, steep yourself in history at Jefferson Landing State Historic Site, pause for some photo ops at Lewis and Clark Monument Trailhead Plaza, and look for gifts at Uranus Fudge Factory.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Jefferson City trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Columbia to Jefferson City by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Jefferson City

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Camdenton, The Fugitive Beach, Uranus Fudge Factory, The National Churchill Museum, Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church
Highlights from your plan
Missouri State Penitentiary ©
Missouri State Penitentiary
The National Churchill Museum ©
The National Churchill Museum
Ha Ha Tonka State Park ©
Ha Ha Tonka State Park

4
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Saint Louis Art Museum and The National Museum of Transportation. Get some cultural insight at St. Charles Historic District and Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint Louis: Springfield (Illinois State Museum & Dana-Thomas House). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Missouri Civil War Museum, steep yourself in history at Old Courthouse, look for gifts at Bissinger's Handcrafted Chocolatier, and examine the collection at Miniature Museum of Greater St. Louis.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Saint Louis attractions planner.

You can drive from Jefferson City to Saint Louis in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Cape Girardeau.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Springfield, Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, St. Charles Historic District
Highlights from your plan
Saint Louis Art Museum ©
Saint Louis Art Museum
Dana-Thomas House ©
Dana-Thomas House
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site ©
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site

4
nights
Cape Girardeau

Cape Girardeau ©
Cape Girardeau is a city in Cape Girardeau and Scott counties in the U.S. You'll explore and learn at The National Quilt Museum and Paducah Distilled Spirits. Take a break from the city and head to Garden of the Gods and Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center. Venture out of the city with trips to Henry N Barkhausen Cache River Wetlands Center (in Cypress), Purple Toad Winery (in Paducah) and Discovery Park of America (in Union City). There's more to do: admire the majestic nature at Giant City State Park.

To plan Cape Girardeau vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Saint Louis to Cape Girardeau in 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Cape Girardeau can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Poplar Bluff.

Things to do in Cape Girardeau

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Paducah, Giant City State Park, Garden of the Gods, Henry N Barkhausen Cache River Wetlands Center, Discovery Park of America
Highlights from your plan
Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center ©
Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Discovery Park of America ©
Discovery Park of America

3
nights
Poplar Bluff

Poplar Bluff ©
Poplar Bluff is a small city in Butler County in Southeast Missouri in the United States. You'll explore and learn at Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum and Educational Center and Stars and Stripes Museum. Get in touch with nature at Van Buren Riverfront Park and Greer Spring. There's more to do: examine the collection at Mo-Ark Regional Railroad Museum.

You can plan Poplar Bluff trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can drive from Cape Girardeau to Poplar Bluff in 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Poplar Bluff can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Farmington.

Things to do in Poplar Bluff

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum and Educational Center, Stars and Stripes Museum, Greer Spring, Van Buren Riverfront Park
Highlights from your plan
Mo-Ark Regional Railroad Museum ©
Mo-Ark Regional Railroad Museum
Stars and Stripes Museum ©
Stars and Stripes Museum

4
nights
Farmington

Farmington ©
Farmington is a city in St. Get some cultural insight at Sand Creek Vineyard & Winery and Popeye Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Elephant Rocks State Park and Pickle Springs Natural Area. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Farmington: Old Village Mercantile (in Caledonia), Johnson's Shut-ins State Park (in Middle Brook) and Sainte Genevieve Catholic Parish (in Sainte Genevieve). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Silver Mines Recreation Area, contemplate the long history of Missouri Mines State Historic Site, learn about winemaking at Twin Oaks Vineyard & Winery, and snap pictures at Little Mary's River Covered Bridge.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Farmington trip planner.

Drive from Poplar Bluff to Farmington in 1.5 hours. In June in Farmington, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Springfield.

Things to do in Farmington

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Sainte Genevieve, Chester, Old Village Mercantile, Missouri Mines State Historic Site, Johnson's Shut-ins State Park
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Rocks State Park ©
Elephant Rocks State Park
Johnson's Shut-ins State Park ©
Johnson's Shut-ins State Park
Missouri Mines State Historic Site ©
Missouri Mines State Historic Site

4
nights
Springfield

Springfield ©
Popular historic sites such as Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum and Pythian Castle are in your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Springfield Conservation Nature Center and Bennett Spring State Park.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Springfield day trip planning website.

Drive from Farmington to Springfield in 4 hours. In July, daytime highs in Springfield are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Branson.

Things to do in Springfield

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Bennett Spring State Park, Wilson's Creek National Battlefield, Smallin Civil War Cave, Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Wilson's Creek National Battlefield ©
Wilson's Creek National Battlefield
Springfield Conservation Nature Center ©
Springfield Conservation Nature Center

5
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.
Stone Hill Winery and Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery and Marvel Cave. Get out of town with these interesting Branson side-trips: Eureka Springs (St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church & Eureka Springs Historical Downtown). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Veterans Memorial Museum, take some stellar pictures from 165 Scenic Overlook, immerse yourself in nature at Table Rock State Park, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Branson travel route tool.

Getting from Springfield to Branson by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Branson can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Joplin.

Things to do in Branson

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Eureka Springs, National Tiger Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Marvel Cave ©
Marvel Cave
National Tiger Sanctuary ©
National Tiger Sanctuary
St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church ©
St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church

3
nights
Joplin

Joplin ©
Joplin or is a city in southern Jasper County and northern Newton County in the southwestern corner of the U.S. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Walmart Museum and Precious Moments Park. Step off the beaten path and head to Museum of Native American History and Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Joplin: Scott Family Amazeum (in Bentonville) and Fort Scott National Historic Site (in Fort Scott). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Grand Falls and examine the collection at World's Largest Small Electric Appliance Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Joplin online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Branson to Joplin in 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Joplin can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Joplin

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Bentonville, Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel, Precious Moments Park, Fort Scott National Historic Site, World's Largest Small Electric Appliance Museum
Highlights from your plan
Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel ©
Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel
Museum of Native American History ©
Museum of Native American History
Fort Scott National Historic Site ©
Fort Scott National Historic Site

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