5 days in Missouri Itinerary

5 days in Missouri Itinerary

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5 days in Missouri Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Kansas City
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Branson
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Saint Louis
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Minneapolis

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at National World War I Museum and Memorial and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Kansas City trip planner.

Minneapolis to Kansas City is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Minneapolis in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Kansas City: highs are around 89°F and lows about 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Branson.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Fun & Games
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National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
Room Escape Games

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): find something for the whole family at Silver Dollar City. Here are some ideas for day two: gain insight at College of the Ozarks, contemplate the waterfront views at Table Rock Lake, then examine the collection at Titanic Museum, and finally stop by Crooked Sky Trading Post.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Branson attractions planning website .

You can drive from Kansas City to Branson in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Branson

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trip

Table Rock Lake
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Silver Dollar City ©
Silver Dollar City
Table Rock Lake ©
Table Rock Lake
Titanic Museum ©
Titanic Museum

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nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): meet the residents at Saint Louis Zoo, then see the interesting displays at City Museum, and then enjoy breathtaking views from The Gateway Arch. On the next day, take in nature's colorful creations at Missouri Botanical Garden, then admire the natural beauty at Jewel Box, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Forest Park, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Saint Louis trip maker site .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Branson to Saint Louis in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. July in Saint Louis sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 68°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Gateway Arch ©
The Gateway Arch
Saint Louis Zoo ©
Saint Louis Zoo
City Museum ©
City Museum

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