8 days in Kansas City & Denver Itinerary

8 days in Kansas City & Denver Itinerary

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8 days in Kansas City & Denver Itinerary

Start: Indianapolis
Drive:  8​h 15​min
1
Kansas City
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h
2
Denver
— 5 nights
Drive:  15​h 45​min
End: Chicago

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 9th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at National WWI Museum and Memorial, then steep yourself in history at Union Station, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Saint Peter.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kansas City trip itinerary website .

Indianapolis to Kansas City is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Indianapolis to Kansas City due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Indianapolis in March: high temperatures in Kansas City hover around 57°F and lows are around 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cathedral of Saint Peter
Highlights from your plan
National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial
Union Station ©
Union Station
Cathedral of Saint Peter ©
Cathedral of Saint Peter

5
nights
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Get outdoors at Winter Park Resort and Denver Zoo. Your inner history buff will appreciate Union Station and Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Go for a jaunt from Denver to Keystone to see Keystone Ski Area about 1h 55 min away. There's much more to do: wander the streets of 16th Street Mall, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Ghost Catholic Church, look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, and browse the exhibits of Molly Brown House Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Denver online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Kansas City to Denver takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kansas City to Denver due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kansas City in March, expect a bit cooler with lows of 29°F in Denver. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Winter Park Resort, Keystone Ski Area
Highlights from your plan
Denver Union Station ©
Denver Union Station
16th Street Mall ©
16th Street Mall
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens

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