8 days in Missouri Itinerary

8 days in Missouri Itinerary

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8 days in Missouri Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Kansas City
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Branson
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Saint Louis
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Philadelphia

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 7th (Thu), explore the engaging exhibits at Kaleidoscope and then admire the natural beauty at The Ewing and Muriel Kauffman Memorial Garden. Keep things going the next day: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then take an in-depth tour of National WWI Museum and Memorial, then ponder the design of J.C. Nichols Memorial Fountain, and finally explore the world behind art at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kansas City tour planner .

Philadelphia to Kansas City is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Philadelphia to Kansas City. In May, daytime highs in Kansas City are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Branson.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Independence
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Bingham Waggoner Estate ©
Bingham Waggoner Estate
National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial
Room Escape Games

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.
On the 10th (Sun), get in on the family fun at Silver Dollar City. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Dancing Water Fountain, then explore the activities along Table Rock Lake, then see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum, and finally test your team's savvy at Escape Code.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Branson vacation builder website .

Drive from Kansas City to Branson in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. May in Branson sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Branson

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trip

Table Rock Lake
Highlights from your plan
Silver Dollar City ©
Silver Dollar City
Titanic Museum ©
Titanic Museum
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: take in panoramic vistas at The Gateway Arch, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Saint Louis Zoo, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at StilL 630 Distillery, and examine the collection at City Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Saint Louis tour itinerary planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Branson to Saint Louis in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel 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
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis

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