7 days in Eureka Springs, Kansas City & Omaha Itinerary

7 days in Eureka Springs, Kansas City & Omaha Itinerary

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Eureka Springs
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Eureka Springs

— 2 nights

Little Switzerland of America

Nestled in the heart of the Ozark Mountains, the whole town of Eureka Springs is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
On the 9th (Fri), whizz through the canopy at Ozark Mountain Ziplines, pause for some photo ops at Christ of the Ozarks, then go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, and finally wander the streets of Eureka Springs Historical Downtown. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thorncrown Chapel, explore the activities along Beaver Lake, and then explore the world behind art at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Eureka Springs travel route planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Eureka Springs. In October in Eureka Springs, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kansas City.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Tours · Nature · Outdoors · Parks

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Kansas City

— 2 nights
The city meets the Great Plains in Kansas City City, Kansas.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): examine the collection at Pony Express Museum, see the interesting displays at Patee House Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Cabela's. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Grace & Holy Trinity Cathedral, get a taste of the local shopping with The Legends at Village West, then join the crowd at Kansas Speedway, and finally try your luck at Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kansas City trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Eureka Springs to Kansas City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Omaha.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Shopping · Fun & Games · Casinos

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Omaha

— 2 nights

Gateway to the West

A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
Change things up with these side-trips from Omaha: Lincoln (International Quilt Museum & Nebraska State Capitol). There's still lots to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Henry Doorly Zoo, pause for some serene contemplation at Kanesville Tabernacle, snap pictures at Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge, and shop like a local with Old Market.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Omaha vacation app.

Drive from Kansas City to Omaha in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in October, and nighttime lows around 45°F.

Things to do in Omaha

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Nightlife

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