5 days in Missouri Itinerary

5 days in Missouri Itinerary

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5 days in Missouri Itinerary

Start: Indianapolis
Drive:  4​h 15​min
1
Saint Louis
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Eminence
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Branson
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Kansas City
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Indianapolis

1
night
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): examine the collection at Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum and then take in panoramic vistas at The Gateway Arch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): get to know the resident critters at Saint Louis Zoo, then examine the collection at City Museum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Saint Louis travel itinerary planner.

Indianapolis to Saint Louis is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Indianapolis to Saint Louis due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Indianapolis in July, you will find days in Saint Louis are somewhat warmer (89°F), and nights are about the same (68°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Eminence.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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The Gateway Arch ©
The Gateway Arch
City Museum ©
City Museum
Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum

1
night
Eminence

Eminence ©
Eminence is a city in Shannon County, Missouri, United States. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Echo Bluff State Park and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alley Spring Grist Mill Historic Site.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Eminence itinerary tool .

Getting from Saint Louis to Eminence by car takes about 3 hours. In July in Eminence, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Branson.

Things to do in Eminence

Parks Nature
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Echo Bluff State Park ©
Echo Bluff State Park

1
night
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 31st (Wed): cool off at Silver Dollar City, then stroll through Table Rock Lakeshore Trail, and then examine the collection at Titanic Museum.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Branson journey planning site .

Traveling by car from Eminence to Branson takes 3 hours. In July in Branson, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kansas City.

Things to do in Branson

Theme Parks Museums Parks
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Silver Dollar City ©
Silver Dollar City
Titanic Museum ©
Titanic Museum
Table Rock Lakeshore Trail ©
Table Rock Lakeshore Trail

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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.
On the 1st (Thu), admire the masterpieces at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, take an in-depth tour of National WWI Museum and Memorial, and then take an in-depth tour of Harry S. Truman Library and Museum.

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

Getting from Branson to Kansas City by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums

Side Trip

Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
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National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art ©
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum ©

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