8 days in Jefferson City & Great Falls Itinerary

8 days in Jefferson City & Great Falls Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States sightseeing planner

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Jefferson City
— 3 nights
Drive to St Louis Lambert International Airport, Fly to Great Falls International Airport
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Great Falls
— 4 nights
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Jefferson City

— 3 nights
Jefferson City is the capital of the State of Missouri and the fifteenth most populous city in the state. Attractions like Missouri State Capitol and Rockcliffe Mansion make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Jefferson City side-trips: Meramec Caverns (in Stanton), Zipline (in New Florence) and Hannibal (Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Mark Twain Cave and Cameron Cave). There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Ha Ha Tonka State Park, steep yourself in history at Missouri State Penitentiary, stop by Harmy's Cheese Store & More, LLC, and don't miss a visit to Lewis and Clark Monument Trailhead Plaza.

Before you visit Jefferson City, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Saint Louis to Jefferson City is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. In June in Jefferson City, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Great Falls.

Things to do in Jefferson City

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Great Falls

— 4 nights
Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. Attractions like Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center and Gates of the Mountains make great kid-friendly stops. When in Great Falls, make a side trip to see Cathedral of St. Helena in Helena, approximately Helena away. And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Giant Springs State Park, trek along River's Edge Trail, get engrossed in the history at Ursuline Centre, and examine the collection at C.M. Russell Museum.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Great Falls day trip app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Jefferson City to Great Falls. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Jefferson City, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Great Falls, ranging from highs of 76°F to lows of 47°F. On the 13th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Great Falls

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip