8 days in Missouri Itinerary

8 days in Missouri Itinerary

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8 days in Missouri Itinerary

Start: Kansas City
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Kansas City
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Springfield
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Branson
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Lebanon
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Saint Louis
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Kansas City

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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 21st (Thu): explore the engaging exhibits at Kaleidoscope, then admire the masterpieces at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, then take an in-depth tour of National WWI Museum and Memorial, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get your game on at Blade & Timber, sample the tasty concoctions at Cinder Block Brewery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area, and finally examine the collection at Bingham Waggoner Estate.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kansas City journey planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Kansas City. March in Kansas City sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 37°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Springfield.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area, Cinder Block Brewery, Bingham Waggoner Estate
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National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial
Kaleidoscope ©
Kaleidoscope
Room Escape Games

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Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is the third-largest city in the state of Missouri and the county seat of Greene County. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): explore and take pictures at Rutledge-Wilson Farm Community Park, identify plant and animal life at Springfield Conservation Nature Center, then stop by Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, and finally get curious at Discovery Center of Springfield.

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Drive from Kansas City to Springfield in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in March, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Branson.

Things to do in Springfield

Parks Wildlife Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Springfield Conservation Nature Center ©
Discovery Center of Springfield ©
Discovery Center of Springfield
Rutledge-Wilson Farm Community Park ©

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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 24th (Sun), cool off at Silver Dollar City. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from College of the Ozarks, then find something for the whole family at Arcade City, then examine the collection at Titanic Museum, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Escape Code.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Branson driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Springfield to Branson takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Branson sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 37°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Lebanon.

Things to do in Branson

Theme Parks Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Silver Dollar City ©
Silver Dollar City
Arcade City ©
Arcade City
Escape Code ©
Escape Code

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Lebanon

Lebanon ©
Lebanon is a city in Laclede County, Missouri, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): examine the collection at Rt. 66 Museum, immerse yourself in nature at Bennett Spring State Park, and then admire all the interesting features of Lebanon I-44 speedway.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Lebanon holiday builder tool .

Traveling by car from Branson to Lebanon takes 1.5 hours. In March, Lebanon is little chillier than Branson - with highs of 50°F and lows of 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Lebanon

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bennett Spring State Park ©
Bennett Spring State Park
Lebanon I-44 speedway ©
Lebanon I-44 speedway
Rt. 66 Museum ©
Rt. 66 Museum

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Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
On the 27th (Wed), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Saint Louis Zoo, then see the interesting displays at City Museum, and then browse the collection at Central Public Library. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at The Gateway Arch, then explore the engaging exhibits at The Magic House, then take in nature's colorful creations at Missouri Botanical Garden, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Saint Louis trip itinerary maker website .

Drive from Lebanon to Saint Louis in 2.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 54°F, and evening lows to 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Gateway Arch ©
The Gateway Arch
Saint Louis Zoo ©
Saint Louis Zoo
City Museum ©
City Museum

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