6 days in Missouri Itinerary

6 days in Missouri Itinerary

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6 days in Missouri Itinerary

Start: Hartford
Fly:  5​h
1
Saint Louis
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Kansas City
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Branson
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Hartford

2
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Venture out of the city with trips to New Haven (John Colter Memorial & Pinckney Bend Distillery). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to The Gateway Arch, see the interesting displays at City Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Saint Louis Zoo, and take in nature's colorful creations at Missouri Botanical Garden.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Saint Louis route planner .

Hartford to Saint Louis is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Hartford to Saint Louis is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Hartford in October, expect nights in Saint Louis to be about the same, around 49°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trip

New Haven
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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): admire the local landmark of J.C. Nichols Memorial Fountain, explore the world behind art at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, then learn about all things military at National WWI Museum and Memorial, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kansas City route maker .

Traveling by flight from Saint Louis to Kansas City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in October, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Branson.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
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 20th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Titanic Museum, cool off at Silver Dollar City, and then take some stellar pictures from 165 Scenic Overlook. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, then don't miss a visit to Dancing Water Fountain, and then get great views at College of the Ozarks.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Branson trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Kansas City to Branson by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Branson can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Branson

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Silver Dollar City ©
Silver Dollar City
Titanic Museum ©
Titanic Museum
College of the Ozarks ©
College of the Ozarks

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