7 days in Kansas City & Detroit Itinerary

7 days in Kansas City & Detroit Itinerary

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7 days in Kansas City & Detroit Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Kansas City
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Detroit
— 3 nights
End: Detroit

2
nights
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.
Kansas City is known for museums, fun & games, zoos & aquariums, historic sites, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, have fun and explore at Kaleidoscope, tour the pleasant surroundings at Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead, and get your game on at Blade & Timber.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kansas City day trip planner .

Detroit to Kansas City is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Detroit in July, things will get a bit warmer in Kansas City: highs are around 89°F and lows about 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Detroit.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Fun & Games Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead, Blade & Timber Axe Throwing, Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead ©
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead
Blade & Timber Axe Throwing ©
Blade & Timber Axe Throwing

3
nights
Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Get out of town with these interesting Detroit side-trips: Cedar Point (in Sandusky), River Raisin Territorial Park (in Monroe) and Toledo Zoo (in Toledo). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Henry Ford, admire all the interesting features of Comerica Park, don't miss a visit to Michigan Soldiers and Sailors Monument, and cool off at Warren Community Centre Indoor Waterpark.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Detroit trip planner .

Fly from Kansas City to Detroit in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Kansas City to Detroit, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Kansas City in July; daily highs in Detroit reach 82°F and lows reach 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Dearborn, River Raisin Territorial Park, Cedar Point, Toledo Zoo, Warren Community Centre Indoor Waterpark
Highlights from your plan
Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point
Toledo Zoo ©
Toledo Zoo
DNR Outdoor Adventure Center ©
DNR Outdoor Adventure Center

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