60 days in Missouri Itinerary

60 days in Missouri Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Branson
— 11 nights
2
Mansfield
— 6 nights
3
Camdenton
— 5 nights
4
Jefferson City
— 6 nights
5
Hannibal
— 7 nights
6
Saint Louis
— 8 nights
7
Hermann
— 7 nights
8
Kansas City
— 9 nights

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.
Head to Tanger Outlets Branson and Battlefield Mallfor some retail therapy. Step off the beaten path and head to National Tiger Sanctuary and Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Branson: Springfield (Johnny Morris' Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium, Lew's Ozarks Fishing Museum, &more), Precious Moments Park (in Carthage) and Dogwood Canyon Nature Park (in Lampe). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, get a new perspective on nature at Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum, examine the collection at Veterans Memorial Museum, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Taneycomo.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Branson itinerary planner.

Joplin to Branson is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In November, daily temperatures in Branson can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Mansfield.

Things to do in Branson

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Springfield, National Tiger Sanctuary, Wilson's Creek National Battlefield, Precious Moments Park, Dogwood Canyon Nature 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 ©
Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery

6
nights
Mansfield

Mansfield ©
Mansfield is a city in Wright County, Missouri, United States. Step off the beaten path and head to Alley Spring Grist Mill Historic Site and Greer Spring. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum and Mansfield Cemetery. Change things up with these side-trips from Mansfield: Dawt Mill (in Tecumseh), Van Buren (Current River & Ozark National Scenic Riverway) and Kayaking & Canoeing (in Eminence). There's still lots to do: browse for treasures at Downtown Antiques Mall, get lost in a book at West Plains Public Library, make a trip to Ozark Heritage Welcome Center, and pause for some photo ops at Webster County Circuit Court / Hubble Telescope Replica.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Mansfield trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Branson to Mansfield in 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Mansfield can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Camdenton.

Things to do in Mansfield

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

West Plains, Van Buren, Eminence, Dawt Mill, Greer Spring
Highlights from your plan
Ozark National Scenic Riverway ©
Ozark National Scenic Riverway
Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum ©
Greer Spring ©
Greer Spring

5
nights
Camdenton

Camdenton ©
Camdenton is a city in Camden County, Missouri, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ha Ha Tonka State Park and Bridal Cave. Get some cultural insight at US Army Engineer Museum and City of St Robert Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Osceola (Osceola Cheese & Gordon's Orchard), Lebanon (Factory Stores Of America, Bennett Spring State Park, &more) and Waynesville (Frog Rock & Pulaski County Courthouse Museum). There's lots more to do: get some fabulous bargains at Osage Beach Outlet Marketplace, sample the tasty concoctions at Horseshoe Bend Brewing Company, do a tasting at Shawnee Bluff Winery, and take an in-depth tour of Camden County Museum.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Camdenton tour planner.

Getting from Mansfield to Camdenton by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Mansfield in November, expect nights in Camdenton to be about the same, around °F, while days are little chillier, around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Jefferson City.

Things to do in Camdenton

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Lebanon, Osceola, Lake Ozark, Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville
Highlights from your plan
Ha Ha Tonka State Park ©
Ha Ha Tonka State Park
Osceola Cheese ©
Osceola Cheese
US Army Engineer Museum ©
US Army Engineer Museum

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. Explore hidden gems such as Missouri State Penitentiary and The National Churchill Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Missouri State Capitol and Boone's Lick State Historic Site. Get out of town with these interesting Jefferson City side-trips: Boonville (Warm Springs Ranch, Ravenswood, &more), Columbia (Artichoke Annie's Antique Mall, Rock Bridge Memorial State Park, &more) and Ozarkland (in Kingdom City). There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at Museum of Missouri Military History, do a tasting at Les Bourgeois Vineyards Tasting Room & Gift Shop, get a sense of history and politics at Missouri Supreme Court Building, and make a trip to World's Largest Pecan.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Jefferson City trip planner.

Getting from Camdenton to Jefferson City by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around °F in November, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Hannibal.

Things to do in Jefferson City

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Columbia, Boonville, Les Bourgeois Vineyards Tasting Room & Gift Shop, Ozarkland, The National Churchill Museum
Highlights from your plan
Missouri State Penitentiary ©
Missouri State Penitentiary
The National Churchill Museum ©
The National Churchill Museum
Missouri State Capitol ©
Missouri State Capitol

7
nights
Hannibal

Hannibal ©
Hannibal is a city in Marion and Ralls counties in the U.S. Discover out-of-the-way places like Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Walt Disney Hometown Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Rockcliffe Mansion and Karlocks Kars and Pop Culture Museum. Explore Hannibal's surroundings by going to Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site (in Florida), Exhibition of Amtrak History (in La Plata) and Mark Twain Casino (in La Grange). The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind Tom Sawyer' Statue, examine the collection at Haunted House on Hill Street Wax Museum, visit a coastal fixture at Mark Twain Memorial Lighthouse, and explore the fascinating underground world of Mark Twain Cave and Cameron Cave.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Hannibal online travel route planner.

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

Things to do in Hannibal

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site, Union Covered Bridge State Historic Site, Gen. John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site, Exhibition of Amtrak History, 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Saint Louis Art Museum and The National Museum of Transportation. St. Charles Historic District and Old Courthouse are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint Louis: Old Village Mercantile (in Caledonia), Mid Rivers Mall (in Saint Peters) and Elephant Rocks State Park (in Belleview). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Missouri History Museum, have fun and explore at The Magic House, St. Louis Children's Museum, see the interesting displays at Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum, and stroll around Lone Elk Park.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Saint Louis trip planner.

You can drive from Hannibal to Saint Louis in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. December in Saint Louis sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Hermann.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sainte Genevieve, Old Village Mercantile, The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House, St. Louis Outlet Mall, St. Charles Historic District
Highlights from your plan
Saint Louis Art Museum ©
Saint Louis Art Museum
The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House ©
The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House
St. Charles Historic District ©
St. Charles Historic District

7
nights
Hermann

Hermann ©
Hermann is a city designated in 1842 as the county seat of Gasconade County, Missouri, United States. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Warrenton Outlet Center and Ricky's Chocolate Box. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Stone Hill Winery and Adam Puchta Winery. Venture out of the city with trips to Belmont Vineyards & Winery (in Leasburg), Stanton (Meramec Caverns & Riverside Wildlife Center) and Saint James (Rosati Winery Museum & Meramec Vineyards Winery). And it doesn't end there: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, do a tasting at Dierberg - Star Lane - Three Saints Tasting Room, view the masterpieces at Astral Glass Studio and Gallery, and browse for treasures at Hermann's Attic Antique Mall.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Hermann trip planning tool.

Getting from Saint Louis to Hermann by car takes about 1.5 hours. In December in Hermann, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Hermann

Wineries Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Washington, Saint James, Stanton, Zipline, Belmont Vineyards & Winery
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Country Club Plaza and The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures. Step off the beaten path and head to Arabia Steamboat Museum and Pirtle Winery. Get out of town with these interesting Kansas City side-trips: Saint Joseph (Pony Express Museum, Patee House Museum, &more), Jamesport Mercantile (in Jamesport) and Hamilton (J. C. Penney Museum & Missouri Star Quilt Company). There's lots more to do: get curious at Science City, have some family-friendly fun at Blade & Timber Axe Throwing, sample the tasty concoctions at Boulevard Brewing Company, and gain insight at Kaleidoscope.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kansas City travel route planner.

You can drive from Hermann to Kansas City in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in December, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Saint Joseph, Hamilton, Independence, Jamesport Mercantile, Pirtle Winery
Highlights from your plan
Arabia Steamboat Museum ©
Arabia Steamboat Museum
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum ©
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
Missouri Star Quilt Company ©
Missouri Star Quilt Company

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