7 days in Missouri Itinerary

7 days in Missouri Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
Fly:  5 h
1
Saint Louis
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Branson
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Kansas City
— 2 nights
+3
Bus + Foot + Fly + Bus:  6 h 45 min
End: New York City

2
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Saint Louis is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at The Gateway Arch, look for gifts at Bissinger's Handcrafted Chocolatier, get your game on at Top Notch Axe Throwing St. Louis, and take in nature's colorful creations at Missouri Botanical Garden.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Saint Louis using our trip planner.

New York City to Saint Louis is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Saint Louis. In July, daily temperatures in Saint Louis can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Branson.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Gateway Arch ©
The Gateway Arch
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
City Museum ©
City Museum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): get in on the family fun at Silver Dollar City, look for gifts at Crooked Sky Trading Post, and then have some family-friendly fun at Escape Code. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from College of the Ozarks, get great views at 165 Scenic Overlook, then explore the activities along Table Rock Lake, and finally take an in-depth tour of Titanic Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Branson journey planning site.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Saint Louis to Branson takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Branson sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kansas City.

Things to do in Branson

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trip

Table Rock Lake
Highlights from your plan
Silver Dollar City ©
Silver Dollar City
College of the Ozarks ©
College of the Ozarks
Escape Code ©
Escape Code

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): brush up on your military savvy at National WWI Museum and Memorial, explore the world behind art at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, then admire the natural beauty at The Ewing and Muriel Kauffman Memorial Garden, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Cinder Block Brewery. Here are some ideas for day two: have fun and explore at Kaleidoscope, then contemplate the long history of Bingham Waggoner Mansion & Estate, and then get engrossed in the history at Harry S. Truman Library and Museum.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Kansas City route planner.

You can drive from Branson to Kansas City in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Independence, Cinder Block Brewery
Highlights from your plan
Bingham Waggoner Mansion & Estate ©
Bingham Waggoner Mansion & Estate
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art ©
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial

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