7 days in Missouri Itinerary

7 days in Missouri Itinerary

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7 days in Missouri Itinerary

Start: Indianapolis
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Kansas City
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Branson
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Saint Louis
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Indianapolis

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): stop by Kansas City River Market, have some family-friendly fun at Blade and Timber, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): explore and take pictures at Kauffman Stadium, admire the masterpieces at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, then get engrossed in the history at National WWI Museum and Memorial, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Cinder Block Brewery.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kansas City trip maker app .

Indianapolis to Kansas City is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Indianapolis in March, with highs in Kansas City at 57°F and lows at 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Branson.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trip

Cinder Block Brewery
Highlights from your plan
National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial
Room Escape Games
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art ©
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): cool off at Silver Dollar City. On your second day here, stop by Dick's Oldtime 5 & 10, contemplate the waterfront views at Table Rock Lake, then examine the collection at Titanic Museum, and finally get your game on at Escape Code.

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Traveling by car from Kansas City to Branson takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. March in Branson sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 37°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Branson

Theme Parks Nature Parks

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

3
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, parks, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Saint Louis Zoo, get your game on at Top Notch Axe Throwing St. Louis, see the interesting displays at City Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Missouri Botanical Garden.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Saint Louis online trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Branson to Saint Louis in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 54°F in March, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Gateway Arch ©
The Gateway Arch
Saint Louis Zoo ©
Saint Louis Zoo
City Museum ©
City Museum

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