8 days in Phoenix & Kansas City Itinerary

8 days in Phoenix & Kansas City Itinerary

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8 days in Phoenix & Kansas City Itinerary

Start: Kansas City
Drive:  20​h 45​min
1
Phoenix
— 2 nights
Drive:  20​h 45​min
2
Kansas City
— 3 nights
End: Kansas City

2
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Phoenix is known for museums, parks, nature, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, browse the exhibits of Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Phoenix Zoo.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Phoenix sightseeing planner.

Kansas City to Phoenix is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kansas City to Phoenix. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Kansas City in June, with highs in Phoenix at 107°F and lows at 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Cosanti Foundation
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Phoenix Zoo ©
Phoenix Zoo
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden

3
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead and Kansas City Zoo. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of National WWI Museum and Memorial, contemplate the long history of Union Station, explore and take pictures at Kauffman Stadium, and browse the collection at Harry S. Truman Library and Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kansas City day trip app .

Fly from Phoenix to Kansas City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Phoenix to Kansas City. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Phoenix in June: highs in Kansas City hover around 87°F, while lows dip to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Cathedral of Saint Peter, Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead
Highlights from your plan
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead ©
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead
Kansas City Zoo ©
Kansas City Zoo

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