5 days in Columbia & Kansas City Itinerary

5 days in Columbia & Kansas City Itinerary

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Columbia
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Kansas City
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Columbia — 2 nights

Columbia is a city in the U.S. state of Missouri and the county seat of Boone County. Your list of things to see and do now includes Finger Lakes State Park, DogMaster Distillery, Garth Nature Area, and other attractions. On the 5th (Tue), immerse yourself in nature at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park, then grab your bike and head to Garth Nature Area, and then join in the after-dark buzz at DogMaster Distillery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Finger Lakes State Park, walk around Twin Lakes Recreation Area, then walk around Lions-Stephens Park, and finally walk around Stephens Lake Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Columbia trip builder website.

Saint Louis to Columbia is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also drive. July in Columbia sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Kansas City.
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Kansas City — 2 nights

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Watkins Mill State Park, Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, Casual Animal Brewing, and other attractions. On the 7th (Thu), sample the tasty concoctions at Casual Animal Brewing and then admire the majestic nature at Watkins Mill State Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, admire the masterpieces at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, and then examine the collection at Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kansas City travel planner.

Getting from Columbia to Kansas City by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In July, daytime highs in Kansas City are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Sat) before leaving for home.
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