7 days in Missouri & Kansas Itinerary

7 days in Missouri & Kansas Itinerary

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Saint Joseph
— 1 night
2
Kansas City
— 1 night
3
Fort Scott
— 2 nights
4
Jefferson City
— 1 night
5
Saint Louis
— 1 night

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Saint Joseph

Saint Joseph ©
St. On the 18th (Mon), examine the collection at Andrew County Museum and Historical Society and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Conception Abbey. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Pony Express Museum, see the interesting displays at Patee House Museum, thentake an in-depth tour of Walter Cronkite Memorial, and finally examine the collection at Heaton-Bowman-Smith Funeral Museum.

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Chicago to Saint Joseph is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. When traveling from Chicago in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Saint Joseph: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kansas City.

Things to do in Saint Joseph

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Conception Abbey, Andrew County Museum and Historical Society
Highlights from your plan
Patee House Museum ©
Patee House Museum
Pony Express Museum ©
Pony Express Museum
Andrew County Museum and Historical Society ©

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Arabia Steamboat Museum, get engrossed in the history at National WWI Museum and Memorial, thenget engrossed in the history at Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Christ - Temple Lot.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kansas City visit planner.

Traveling by car from Saint Joseph to Kansas City takes an hour. Traveling from Saint Joseph in March, Kansas City is a bit warmer at night with lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Fort Scott.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Independence
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National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum ©
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
Arabia Steamboat Museum ©
Arabia Steamboat Museum

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Fort Scott

Fort Scott ©
Fort Scott is a city in and the county seat of Bourbon County, Kansas, United States, 88mi south of Kansas City, on the Marmaton River. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): take in the history at Fort Scott National Historic Site, thensteep yourself in history at Bushwhacker Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Mine Creek Civil War Battlefield State Historic Site. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Scott National Cemetery, see the interesting displays at Curious Minds Discovery Zone, and then examine the collection at Martin and Osa Johnson Safari Museum.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Fort Scott day trip planner.

Getting from Kansas City to Fort Scott by car takes about 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Fort Scott are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Jefferson City.

Things to do in Fort Scott

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Bushwhacker Museum, Mine Creek Civil War Battlefield State Historic Site, Curious Minds Discovery Zone, Martin and Osa Johnson Safari Museum
Highlights from your plan
Fort Scott National Historic Site ©
Fort Scott National Historic Site
Martin and Osa Johnson Safari Museum ©
Martin and Osa Johnson Safari Museum
Fort Scott National Cemetery ©
Fort Scott National Cemetery

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night
Jefferson City

Jefferson City ©
Jefferson City is the capital of the State of Missouri and the fifteenth most populous city in the state. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Missouri State Museum, steep yourself in history at Jefferson Landing State Historic Site, thenget a sense of history and politics at Missouri State Capitol, thencontemplate the long history of Missouri State Penitentiary, and finally get engrossed in the history at Jefferson City Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc..

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Jefferson City road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Fort Scott to Jefferson City takes 3.5 hours. In March in Jefferson City, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Jefferson City

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Missouri State Penitentiary ©
Missouri State Penitentiary
Jefferson Landing State Historic Site ©
Jefferson Landing State Historic Site
Missouri State Capitol ©
Missouri State Capitol

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night
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): examine the collection at Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum, see the interesting displays at City Museum, get to know the fascinating history of St. Charles Historic District, thenadmire the masterpieces at Saint Louis Art Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Saint Louis road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Jefferson City to Saint Louis takes 2.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Saint Louis are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Charles Historic District
Highlights from your plan
City Museum ©
City Museum
Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis

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