6 days in Tucson & Kansas City Itinerary

6 days in Tucson & Kansas City Itinerary

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6 days in Tucson & Kansas City Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly + shuttle:  9​h
1
Tucson
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  7​h
2
Kansas City
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Washington DC

3
nights
Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Gates Pass and Catalina State Park. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Sabino Canyon, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, get a new perspective on nature at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, and watch a film at Fox Theater.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Tucson day trip planning site .

Washington DC to Tucson is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Tucson is minus 2 hours. While traveling from Washington DC, expect much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Tucson, ranging from highs of 65°F to lows of 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Tucson

Parks Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Sabino Canyon ©
Sabino Canyon
Gates Pass ©
Gates Pass
Madera Canyon ©
Madera Canyon

1
night
Kansas City

Kansas City ©
Kansas City is the largest city in Missouri and the sixth largest city in the Midwest. On the 24th (Thu), explore and take pictures at Allen Filedhouse, examine the collection at Booth Family Hall of Athletics, wander the streets of Massachusetts Street, then shop like a local with Phoenix Gallery, and finally explore and take pictures at Children's Mercy Park. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Cabela's, relax in the rural setting at Grinter Farms, learn more about the world around you at KU Natural History Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at Dyche Hall, and finally learn about winemaking at KC Wine Co..

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Kansas City travel itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Tucson to Kansas City in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Tucson to Kansas City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Shopping Wineries

Side Trips

Lawrence, KC Wine Co.
Highlights from your plan
Booth Family Hall of Athletics ©
Booth Family Hall of Athletics
Children's Mercy Park ©
Children's Mercy Park
KU Natural History Museum ©
KU Natural History Museum

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