5 days in Southwest Missouri Itinerary

5 days in Southwest Missouri Itinerary

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Branson
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Mansfield
— 1 night

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Branson

Branson ©

Live Entertainment Capital of the World

Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
Take a break from the city and head to Branson Zipline at Wolfe Mountain and Table Rock Lakeshore Trail. Change things up with a short trip to Dogwood Canyon Nature Park in Lampe (about 34 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: indulge your senses at VIP Tours of Branson, take some stellar pictures from 165 Scenic Overlook, do a tasting at Stone Hill Winery, and pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church.

Before you visit Branson, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Des Moines to Branson is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Branson are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Mansfield.

Things to do in Branson

Parks · Wildlife · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

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VIP Tours of Branson ©
VIP Tours of Branson
National Tiger Sanctuary ©
National Tiger Sanctuary
Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery ©
Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery

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Mansfield

Mansfield ©
Mansfield is a city in Wright County, Missouri, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): look for gifts at Bakersville Pioneer Village, stroll the grounds of Mansfield Cemetery, and then contemplate the long history of Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Mansfield trip planner.

You can drive from Branson to Mansfield in 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Mansfield are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mansfield

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
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Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum ©