6 days in Missouri Itinerary

6 days in Missouri Itinerary

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6 days in Missouri Itinerary

Start: Memphis
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Branson
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Kansas City
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
3
Saint Louis
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  4​h 45​min
End: Memphis

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery and 165 Scenic Overlook. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 6th (Mon) at Silver Dollar City. There's lots more to do: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum, explore and take pictures at The Track Family Fun Parks, and admire the local landmark of Dancing Water Fountain.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Branson trip planner .

Memphis to Branson is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Memphis in August; daily highs in Branson reach 85°F and lows reach 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kansas City.

Things to do in Branson

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Silver Dollar City ©
Silver Dollar City
Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery ©
Zipline

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 8th (Wed): look for gifts at Kansas City River Market, take an in-depth tour of Arabia Steamboat Museum, then get engrossed in the history at National World War I Museum and Memorial, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kansas City trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Branson to Kansas City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in August, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Fun & Games Shopping
Highlights from your plan
National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
Arabia Steamboat Museum ©
Arabia Steamboat Museum
Room Escape Games

2
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 9th (Thu): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Saint Louis Zoo, see the interesting displays at City Museum, and then make a trip to The Gateway Arch. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, then stroll through Forest Park, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Missouri Botanical Garden.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Saint Louis trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Kansas City to Saint Louis takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Saint Louis, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time 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
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis

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