8 days in Missouri Itinerary

8 days in Missouri Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Houston
Fly:  4 h
1
Branson
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Kansas City
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Saint Joseph
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Jefferson City
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Saint Louis
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: Houston

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum and Ralph Foster Museum. Explore hidden gems such as National Tiger Sanctuary and Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery. Change things up with a short trip to Mansfield Cemetery in Mansfield (about 1h 10 min away). There's lots more to do: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, get engrossed in the history at Veterans Memorial Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at The Copper Coin, and examine the collection at World's Largest Toy Museum.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Branson online itinerary maker.

Houston to Branson is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Houston in March: highs in Branson hover around 58°F, while lows dip to 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Kansas City.

Things to do in Branson

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Mansfield, National Tiger Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum ©
National Tiger Sanctuary ©
National Tiger Sanctuary
Veterans Memorial Museum ©
Veterans Memorial Museum

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 19th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Arabia Steamboat Museum, thentake an in-depth tour of National WWI Museum and Memorial, thenget lost in a book at Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Christ - Temple Lot.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kansas City trip itinerary website.

Drive from Branson to Kansas City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. March in Kansas City sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 37°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Saint Joseph.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Independence
Highlights from your plan
Arabia Steamboat Museum ©
Arabia Steamboat Museum
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum ©
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial

2
nights
Saint Joseph

Saint Joseph ©
St. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): admire the striking features of Conception Abbey, examine the collection at Andrew County Museum and Historical Society, thenadmire the masterpieces at Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, and finally get engrossed in the history at Walter Cronkite Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): examine the collection at Patee House Museum, examine the collection at Pony Express Museum, thenexamine the collection at Glore Psychiatric Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Heaton-Bowman-Smith Funeral Museum.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Saint Joseph online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Kansas City to Saint Joseph in an hour. Traveling from Kansas City in March, Saint Joseph is little chillier at night with lows of 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Jefferson City.

Things to do in Saint Joseph

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Andrew County Museum and Historical Society, Conception Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Glore Psychiatric Museum ©
Glore Psychiatric Museum
Patee House Museum ©
Patee House Museum
Pony Express Museum ©
Pony Express Museum

1
night
Jefferson City

Jefferson City ©
Jefferson City is the capital of the State of Missouri and the fifteenth most populous city in the state. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Missouri State Museum, steep yourself in history at Jefferson Landing State Historic Site, thenget a sense of history and politics at Missouri State Capitol, thencontemplate the long history of Missouri State Penitentiary, and finally get engrossed in the history at Jefferson City Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc..

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Jefferson City trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Saint Joseph to Jefferson City takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in March, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Jefferson City

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Missouri State Penitentiary ©
Missouri State Penitentiary
Missouri State Capitol ©
Missouri State Capitol
Jefferson Landing State Historic Site ©
Jefferson Landing State Historic Site

1
night
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): examine the collection at Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum, see the interesting displays at City Museum, get to know the fascinating history of St. Charles Historic District, thenexplore the world behind art at Saint Louis Art Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint Louis trip website.

You can drive from Jefferson City to Saint Louis in 2.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 54°F, and evening lows to 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Charles Historic District
Highlights from your plan
Saint Louis Art Museum ©
Saint Louis Art Museum
St. Charles Historic District ©
St. Charles Historic District
Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum

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