8 days in Kansas City & Saint Louis Itinerary

8 days in Kansas City & Saint Louis Itinerary

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8 days in Kansas City & Saint Louis Itinerary

Start: Plymouth
Drive:  6​h 30​min
1
Kansas City
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Saint Louis
— 5 nights
Drive:  8​h 45​min
End: Plymouth

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.
On the 27th (Mon), explore the engaging exhibits at Kaleidoscope, look for all kinds of wild species at Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area, then admire all the interesting features of Kauffman Stadium, and finally ponder the design of KC Fountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): stop by Moon Marble Company, get engrossed in the history at National WWI Museum and Memorial, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kansas City tour itinerary planner .

Plymouth to Kansas City is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Plymouth in May; daily highs in Kansas City reach 28°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area, Moon Marble Company
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Kaleidoscope ©
Kaleidoscope
Moon Marble Company ©
Moon Marble Company
Room Escape Games

5
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Explore hidden gems such as Elephant Rocks State Park and Johnson's Shut-ins State Park. Family-friendly places like Saint Louis Zoo and Purina Farms will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint Louis: Onondaga Cave (in Leasburg), Old Village Mercantile (in Caledonia) and Six Flags St Louis (in Eureka). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at City Museum, admire the striking features of Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Park, identify plant and animal life at Sachs Butterfly House, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Saint Louis journey builder app .

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 29°C in May, and nighttime lows around 16°C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Onondaga Cave, Six Flags St Louis, Purina Farms, Old Village Mercantile, Johnson's Shut-ins State Park
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Saint Louis Zoo ©
Saint Louis Zoo
Myseum ©
Myseum
Elephant Rocks State Park ©
Elephant Rocks State Park

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