7 days in Minneapolis, Kansas City & Saint Joseph Itinerary

7 days in Minneapolis, Kansas City & Saint Joseph Itinerary

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7 days in Minneapolis, Kansas City & Saint Joseph Itinerary

Start: Winnipeg
Drive:  8​h
1
Minneapolis
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Kansas City
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Saint Joseph
— Few hours
Drive:  11​h 30​min
End: Winnipeg

1
night
Minneapolis

Minneapolis
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Minneapolis trip builder site .

Winnipeg, Canada to Minneapolis is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Winnipeg in December: high temperatures in Minneapolis hover around -2°C and lows are around -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks Nightlife Outdoors

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Roasterie Factory & Retail Store, Arabia Steamboat Museum, Union Station, and other attractions you added. There's more to do: get engrossed in the history at National WWI Museum and Memorial and see the interesting displays at American Jazz Museum.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kansas City visit planning website .

You can fly from Minneapolis to Kansas City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Minneapolis in December, with highs in Kansas City at 7°C and lows at -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Saint Joseph.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial
Union Station ©
Union Station
Arabia Steamboat Museum ©
Arabia Steamboat Museum

few
hours
Saint Joseph

Saint Joseph ©
St. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Jesse James Home Museum as well as Patee House Museum. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): examine the collection at Patee House Museum and then get engrossed in the history at Jesse James Home Museum.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, refer to the Saint Joseph online travel planner .

Getting from Kansas City to Saint Joseph by car takes about an hour. Traveling from Kansas City in January, plan for little chillier nights in Saint Joseph, with lows around -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Joseph

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Patee House Museum ©
Patee House Museum
Jesse James Home Museum ©
Jesse James Home Museum

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