6 days in Missouri Itinerary

6 days in Missouri Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  6 h
1
Saint Louis
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Branson
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Kansas City
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: San Francisco

2
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
On the 13th (Mon), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Saint Louis Zoo, stop by Herbaria, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Missouri Botanical Garden, see the interesting displays at Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum, and then enjoy breathtaking views from The Gateway Arch.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Saint Louis sightseeing planner.

San Francisco to Saint Louis is an approximately 6- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Saint Louis when traveling from San Francisco in April, with lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Branson.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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The Gateway Arch ©
The Gateway Arch
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
Missouri Botanical Garden ©
Missouri Botanical Garden

2
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.
On the 15th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Titanic Museum, have some family-friendly fun at TNT Old Time Photo, and then get in on the family fun at Silver Dollar City. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at College of the Ozarks, then contemplate the waterfront views at Table Rock Lake, then look for gifts at The Copper Coin, and finally test your problem-solving skills at Escape Code.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Branson trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Saint Louis to Branson in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in April, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Kansas City.

Things to do in Branson

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trip

Table Rock Lake
Highlights from your plan
Silver Dollar City ©
Silver Dollar City
College of the Ozarks ©
College of the Ozarks
Titanic Museum ©
Titanic Museum

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): get your game on at Blade & Timber Axe Throwing, have fun and explore at Kaleidoscope, then learn about all things military at National WWI Museum and Memorial, and finally explore the world behind art at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kansas City trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Branson to Kansas City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. April in Kansas City sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Fun & Games Childrens Museums
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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
Blade & Timber Axe Throwing ©
Blade & Timber Axe Throwing

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