8 days in Missouri Itinerary

8 days in Missouri Itinerary

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8 days in Missouri Itinerary

Start: Kalamazoo
Fly:  6​h
1
Kansas City
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Branson
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Hermann
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Saint Louis
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
End: Kalamazoo

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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 6th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Arabia Steamboat Museum and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Kansas City online travel route planner .

Kalamazoo to Kansas City is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Kalamazoo to Kansas City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Kalamazoo in April: high temperatures in Kansas City hover around 66°F and lows are around 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Branson.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Historic Sites
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Arabia Steamboat Museum ©
Arabia Steamboat Museum

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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.
Get outdoors at Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery and Fishing Charters & Tours. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dogwood Canyon Nature Park and Zipline. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at National Tiger Sanctuary, wander the streets of Historic Downtown Branson, and admire the local landmark of Dancing Water Fountain.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Branson trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kansas City to Branson takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Branson are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hermann.

Things to do in Branson

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Dogwood Canyon Nature Park, National Tiger Sanctuary
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National Tiger Sanctuary ©
National Tiger Sanctuary
Dogwood Canyon Nature Park ©
Dogwood Canyon Nature Park
Fishing Charters & Tours

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nights
Hermann

Hermann ©
Hermann is a city designated in 1842 as the county seat of Gasconade County, Missouri, United States. Your inner history buff will appreciate Missouri State Penitentiary and Shrine of Our Lady of Sorrows. Get a sense of the local culture at Stone Hill Winery and Adam Puchta Winery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hermann: Wenwood Farm Winery (in Bland) and Missouri State Capitol (in Jefferson City). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Hermannhof Vineyards, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Wood Hat Spirits Distillery, and stop by Sugar Momma's.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Hermann online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Branson to Hermann by car takes about 3.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Hermann are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Hermann

Wineries Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Jefferson City, Shrine of Our Lady of Sorrows, White Mule Winery, Wood Hat Spirits Distillery, Wenwood Farm Winery
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Stone Hill Winery ©
Stone Hill Winery
Missouri State Penitentiary ©
Missouri State Penitentiary
Missouri State Capitol ©
Missouri State Capitol

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Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Park, then get to know the fascinating history of St. Charles Historic District, and then admire the masterpieces at Saint Louis Art Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint Louis trip planner .

Drive from Hermann to Saint Louis in 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

St. Charles Historic District
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Saint Louis Art Museum ©
Saint Louis Art Museum

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