60 days in Missouri Itinerary

60 days in Missouri Itinerary

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60 days in Missouri Itinerary

Start: Joplin
Drive:  2​h
1
Branson
— 11 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Mansfield
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Camdenton
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Jefferson City
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Hannibal
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Saint Louis
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Hermann
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h
8
Kansas City
— 9 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Joplin

11
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church and Ralph Foster Museum. For shopping fun, head to Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World or The Branson Craft Mall. Venture out of the city with trips to Springfield (Battlefield Mall, Johnny Morris' Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium, & more), Dogwood Canyon Nature Park (in Lampe) and Precious Moments Park (in Carthage). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at National Tiger Sanctuary, take an in-depth tour of Veterans Memorial Museum, wander the streets of Historic Downtown Branson, and witness the site of a historic battle at Wilson's Creek National Battlefield.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Branson itinerary planner .

Joplin to Branson is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In November, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Mansfield.

Things to do in Branson

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Springfield, National Tiger Sanctuary, Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum, Wilson's Creek National Battlefield, Precious Moments Park
Highlights from your plan
National Tiger Sanctuary ©
National Tiger Sanctuary
Dogwood Canyon Nature Park ©
Dogwood Canyon Nature Park
Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery ©

6
nights
Mansfield

Mansfield ©
Mansfield is a city in Wright County, Missouri, United States. Get some cultural insight at Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum and Big Spring Historic District. Step off the beaten path and head to Alley Spring Grist Mill Historic Site and Downtown Antiques Mall. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mansfield: Kayaking & Canoeing (in Eminence), Van Buren (Current River & Ozark National Scenic Riverway) and Dawt Mill (in Tecumseh). There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Mansfield Cemetery, browse the collection at West Plains Public Library, explore the activities along Greer Spring, and pause for some photo ops at Webster County Circuit Court / Hubble Telescope Replica.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Mansfield vacation planner.

You can drive from Branson to Mansfield in 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Mansfield are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Camdenton.

Things to do in Mansfield

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

West Plains, Van Buren, Eminence, Greer Spring, Dawt Mill
Highlights from your plan
Greer Spring ©
Greer Spring
Mansfield Cemetery ©
Mansfield Cemetery

5
nights
Camdenton

Camdenton ©
Camdenton is a city in Camden County, Missouri, United States. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Osceola Cheese and Factory Stores Of America. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ha Ha Tonka State Park and Bennett Spring State Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Camdenton: Waynesville (Frog Rock & Pulaski County Courthouse Museum), City of St Robert Museum (in Saint Robert) and Rt. 66 Museum (in Lebanon). There's lots more to do: Head underground at Bridal Cave, learn about winemaking at Casa de Loco Winery, relax in the rural setting at Gordon's Orchard, and sample the tasty concoctions at Horseshoe Bend Brewing Company.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Camdenton trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mansfield to Camdenton takes 1.5 hours. While traveling from Mansfield, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Camdenton, ranging from highs of 51°F to lows of 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Jefferson City.

Things to do in Camdenton

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Lebanon, Fort Leonard Wood, Osceola, Waynesville, Lake Ozark
Highlights from your plan
Osceola Cheese ©
Osceola Cheese
Camden County Museum ©
Camden County Museum
Osage Beach Outlet Marketplace ©
Osage Beach Outlet Marketplace

6
nights
Jefferson City

Jefferson City ©
Jefferson City is the capital of the State of Missouri and the fifteenth most populous city in the state. Do your shopping at Ozarkland and Columbia Mall. Get a sense of the local culture at Missouri State Penitentiary and Boone's Lick State Historic Site. Change things up with these side-trips from Jefferson City: Columbia (Artichoke Annie's Antique Mall, Rock Bridge Memorial State Park, & more), Les Bourgeois Winery and Tasting Room (in Rocheport) and Boonville (Warm Springs Ranch, Ravenswood, & more). There's still lots to do: ponder the world of politics at Missouri State Capitol, brush up on your military savvy at Museum of Missouri Military History, don't miss a visit to World's Largest Pecan, and get lost in a book at The National Churchill Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Jefferson City vacation website .

Traveling by car from Camdenton to Jefferson City takes an hour. In November, daytime highs in Jefferson City are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Hannibal.

Things to do in Jefferson City

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Columbia, Boonville, World's Largest Pecan, The National Churchill Museum, Boone's Lick State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Rock Bridge Memorial State Park ©
Rock Bridge Memorial State Park
Missouri State Penitentiary ©
Missouri State Penitentiary
Missouri State Capitol ©
Missouri State Capitol

7
nights
Hannibal

Hannibal ©
Hannibal is a city in Marion and Ralls counties in the U.S. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Rockcliffe Mansion and Walt Disney Hometown Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Mark Twain Cave and Cameron Cave. Get out of town with these interesting Hannibal side-trips: Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site (in Florida), Mark Twain Casino (in La Grange) and Exhibition of Amtrak History (in La Plata). The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind Tom Sawyer' Statue, contemplate the long history of Gen. John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site, examine the collection at Big River Train Town, and take a stroll through Historic Downtown Hannibal.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Hannibal day trip planning website .

Getting from Jefferson City to Hannibal by car takes about 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Hannibal are 42°F, while nighttime lows are 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Hannibal

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site, Exhibition of Amtrak History, Union Covered Bridge State Historic Site, Walt Disney Hometown Museum, West Winery
Highlights from your plan
Rockcliffe Mansion ©
Rockcliffe Mansion
Mark Twain Boyhood Home ©
Mark Twain Boyhood Home
Walt Disney Hometown Museum ©
Walt Disney Hometown Museum

8
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Saint Louis Art Museum and Missouri Civil War Museum. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Old Village Mercantile and Mid Rivers Mall. Get out of town with these interesting Saint Louis side-trips: Sainte Genevieve (Pickle Springs Natural Area, Crown Valley Winery, & more) and Elephant Rocks State Park (in Belleview). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Sachs Butterfly House, get engrossed in the history at Missouri History Museum, get curious at Saint Louis Science Center, and examine the collection at Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint Louis trip planning app .

You can drive from Hannibal to Saint Louis in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 45°F in December, and nighttime lows around 29°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Hermann.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sainte Genevieve, Mid Rivers Mall, St. Louis Outlet Mall, St. Charles Historic District, Sachs Butterfly House
Highlights from your plan
Saint Louis Art Museum ©
Saint Louis Art Museum
Sachs Butterfly House ©
Sachs Butterfly House
Missouri Civil War Museum ©
Missouri Civil War Museum

7
nights
Hermann

Hermann ©
Hermann is a city designated in 1842 as the county seat of Gasconade County, Missouri, United States. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Stone Hill Winery and Adam Puchta Winery. Explore hidden gems such as Zipline and Meramec Caverns. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hermann: Belmont Vineyards & Winery (in Leasburg), Fanning 66 Outpost (in Cuba) and Saint James (Rosati Winery Museum & Meramec Vineyards). There's much more to do: revel in the low prices at Warrenton Outlet Center, look for gifts at Ricky's Chocolate Box, learn about winemaking at Dierberg - Star Lane - Three Saints Tasting Room, and take in the exciting artwork at Astral Glass Studio and Gallery.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Hermann trip builder .

Traveling by car from Saint Louis to Hermann takes 1.5 hours. December in Hermann sees daily highs of 44°F and lows of 27°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Hermann

Wineries Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Stanton, Washington, Saint James, Zipline, Astral Glass Studio and Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Stone Hill Winery ©
Stone Hill Winery
Adam Puchta Winery ©
Adam Puchta Winery
Rosati Winery Museum ©
Rosati Winery Museum

9
nights
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.
Shop till you drop at Missouri Star Quilt Company and Jamesport Mercantile. Get a sense of the local culture at Harry S. Truman Library and Museum and Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Kansas City side-trips: J. C. Penney Museum (in Hamilton), Saint Joseph (Pony Express Museum, Patee House Museum, & more) and Pirtle Winery (in Weston). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Country Club Plaza, get engrossed in the history at Arabia Steamboat Museum, get your game on at Blade & Timber, and explore the world behind art at Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kansas City online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Hermann to Kansas City takes 3 hours. In December, daytime highs in Kansas City are 44°F, while nighttime lows are 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Saint Joseph, Independence, Hamilton, Pirtle Winery, Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Country Club Plaza ©
Country Club Plaza
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum ©
Arabia Steamboat Museum ©
Arabia Steamboat Museum

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