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
Saint Louis
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Van Buren
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Camdenton
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Branson
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Kalamazoo

2
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis and St. Charles Historic District will appeal to history buffs. Get outdoors at Saint Louis Zoo and Sachs Butterfly House. The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at The Gateway Arch, contemplate the long history of Missouri Botanical Garden, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Shrine of St. Joseph.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Saint Louis journey site .

Kalamazoo to Saint Louis is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Kalamazoo in April, things will get a bit warmer in Saint Louis: highs are around 67°F and lows about 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Van Buren.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Charles Historic District, Sachs Butterfly House
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Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Sachs Butterfly House ©
Sachs Butterfly House
Saint Louis Zoo ©
Saint Louis Zoo

2
nights
Van Buren

Van Buren ©
Van Buren is a city that is the county seat of Carter County, Missouri, in the United States. On the 9th (Tue), explore the fascinating underground world of Current River. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Big Spring Historic District, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Big Spring, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Van Buren Riverfront Park.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Van Buren sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Saint Louis to Van Buren in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in April, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Camdenton.

Things to do in Van Buren

Nature Parks Beaches
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Current River ©
Current River
Big Spring ©
Big Spring
Big Spring Historic District ©
Big Spring Historic District

1
night
Camdenton

Camdenton ©
Camdenton is a city in Camden County, Missouri, United States. On the 11th (Thu), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ozark Distillery and then tee off at Old Kinderhook Golf Course.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Camdenton online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Van Buren to Camdenton in 3 hours. Traveling from Van Buren in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Camdenton, with lows of 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Branson.

Things to do in Camdenton

Outdoors Golf Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Ozark Distillery and Brewery
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Ozark Distillery and Brewery ©
Ozark Distillery and Brewery
Old Kinderhook Golf Course ©
Old Kinderhook Golf Course

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at National Tiger Sanctuary, get your game on at Escape Code, and then see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Silver Dollar City.

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Drive from Camdenton to Branson in 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Branson are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Branson

Theme Parks Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

National Tiger Sanctuary
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National Tiger Sanctuary ©
National Tiger Sanctuary
Silver Dollar City ©
Silver Dollar City
Titanic Museum ©
Titanic Museum

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