7 days in Missouri Itinerary

7 days in Missouri Itinerary

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7 days in Missouri Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Kansas City
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
Saint Louis
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Branson
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: New York City

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): have some family-friendly fun at Blade & Timber and then sample the tasty concoctions at Cinder Block Brewery.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kansas City online day trip planner .

New York City to Kansas City is an approximately 7-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Kansas City. While traveling from New York City, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Kansas City, ranging from highs of 76°F to lows of 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Fun & Games Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Cinder Block Brewery
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National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial
Room Escape Games
Blade & Timber ©
Blade & Timber

2
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
On the 29th (Wed), meet the residents at Saint Louis Zoo, see the interesting displays at Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum, and then don't miss a visit to The Gateway Arch. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, admire the natural beauty at Missouri Botanical Garden, then see the interesting displays at City Museum, then have some family-friendly fun at Top Notch Axe Throwing St. Louis, and finally sample the fine beverages at StilL 630 Distillery.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Saint Louis trip maker site .

Getting from Kansas City to Saint Louis by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in May, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Branson.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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The Gateway Arch ©
The Gateway Arch
Saint Louis Zoo ©
Saint Louis Zoo
City Museum ©
City Museum

3
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.
Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 31st (Fri) at Silver Dollar City. The adventure continues: get your game on at Escape Code, try for a hole-in-one at Bigfoot Fun Park, see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum, and explore the activities along Table Rock Lake.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Branson tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Saint Louis to Branson in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Branson sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 55°F at night. On the 2nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Branson

Theme Parks Fun & Games Nature

Side Trip

Table Rock Lake
Highlights from your plan
Silver Dollar City ©
Silver Dollar City
Escape Code ©
Escape Code
Table Rock Lake ©
Table Rock Lake

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