6 days in Kansas City Itinerary

6 days in Kansas City Itinerary

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6 days in Kansas City Itinerary

Start: Des Moines
Drive:  3​h 15​min
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Kansas City
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Des Moines

5
nights
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.
Step out of Kansas City to go to Topeka and see Evel Knievel Museum, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. There's still lots to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Kansas City Zoo, get in on the family fun at Worlds Of Fun Oceans of Fun, brush up on your military savvy at National WWI Museum and Memorial, and have some family-friendly fun at Blade & Timber.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kansas City travel itinerary planner.

Des Moines to Kansas City is an approximately 3-hour bus ride. You can also drive; or fly. In July in Kansas City, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can take a bus back home.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Independence, Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead, Evel Knievel Museum, Blade & Timber Axe Throwing, Cathedral of Saint Peter
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Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead ©
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead
Blade & Timber Axe Throwing ©
Blade & Timber Axe Throwing

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