6 days in Missouri Itinerary

6 days in Missouri Itinerary

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6 days in Missouri Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Kansas City
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Branson
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Saint Louis
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Philadelphia

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.
On the 7th (Thu), explore the world behind art at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kansas City online sightseeing planner .

Philadelphia to Kansas City is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In May, daytime highs in Kansas City are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Branson.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Fun & Games
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National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial
Room Escape Games
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art ©
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): cool off at Silver Dollar City. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the local landmark of Dancing Water Fountain, contemplate the waterfront views at Table Rock Lake, then examine the collection at Titanic Museum, and finally get your game on at Escape Code.

Plan my day in Branson using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Kansas City to Branson by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In May in Branson, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Branson

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trip

Table Rock Lake
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Silver Dollar City ©
Silver Dollar City
Titanic Museum ©
Titanic Museum
Table Rock Lake ©
Table Rock Lake

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 11th (Mon): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Saint Louis Zoo, then examine the collection at Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum, and then enjoy breathtaking views from The Gateway Arch. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, then take in nature's colorful creations at Missouri Botanical Garden, then see the interesting displays at City Museum, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Top Notch Axe Throwing St. Louis.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint Louis road trip planner.

Getting from Branson to Saint Louis by combination of car and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in May, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can 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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