5 days in Kansas City & Northeast Kansas Itinerary

5 days in Kansas City & Northeast Kansas Itinerary

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5 days in Kansas City & Northeast Kansas Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Kansas City
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Leavenworth
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Dallas

2
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Country Club Plaza and The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of National WWI Museum and Memorial, see the interesting displays at Bingham Waggoner Estate, contemplate the long history of Union Station, and explore and take pictures at Kauffman Stadium.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kansas City road trip planner.

Dallas to Kansas City is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Dallas in March, with highs in Kansas City at 57°F and lows at 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Leavenworth.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Independence, Wines by Jennifer
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National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art ©
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum ©
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum

2
nights
Leavenworth

Leavenworth ©
Leavenworth is the largest city in and the county seat of Leavenworth County, Kansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): look for gifts at The Farmers House Market, do a tasting at Pirtle Winery, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Holladay Distillery, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Weston Bend State Park. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do a tasting at Holy-Field Vineyard & Winery, then view the masterpieces at Phoenix Gallery, then shop like a local with Massachusetts Street, and finally learn more about the world around you at Dyche Hall.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Leavenworth trip builder app .

Getting from Kansas City to Leavenworth by car takes about an hour. In March in Leavenworth, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 33°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Leavenworth

Wineries Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Weston, Lawrence, Holy-Field Vineyard & Winery
Highlights from your plan
Holladay Distillery ©
Holladay Distillery
Pirtle Winery ©
Pirtle Winery
Massachusetts Street ©
Massachusetts Street

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