8 days in Rolla, Lake of the Ozarks & Kansas City Itinerary

8 days in Rolla, Lake of the Ozarks & Kansas City Itinerary

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8 days in Rolla, Lake of the Ozarks & Kansas City Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
1
Rolla
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Camdenton
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Kansas City
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
End: New York City

3
nights
Rolla

Rolla ©
Rolla is a city in and the county seat of Phelps County, Missouri, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Sachs Butterfly House and Saint Louis Zoo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rolla: Saint Louis (Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum & City Museum) and Fort Leonard Wood Museum (in Fort Leonard Wood). Make the 17th (Wed) an awe-inspiring day at Mark Twain National Forest.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Rolla trip builder app .

New York City to Rolla is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from New York City in July, expect little chillier with lows of 66°F in Rolla. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Camdenton.

Things to do in Rolla

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Saint Louis, Fort Leonard Wood Museum, Sachs Butterfly House
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Mark Twain National Forest ©
Mark Twain National Forest
Saint Louis Zoo ©
Saint Louis Zoo
City Museum ©
City Museum

1
night
Camdenton

Camdenton ©
Camdenton is a city in Camden County, Missouri, United States. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ozark Distillery and Brewery, and then immerse yourself in nature at Ha Ha Tonka State Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Camdenton journey builder website .

Drive from Rolla to Camdenton in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Camdenton can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Camdenton

Breweries & Distilleries Nature Parks

Side Trip

Ozark Distillery and Brewery
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Ha Ha Tonka State Park ©
Ha Ha Tonka State Park
Ozark Distillery and Brewery ©
Ozark Distillery and Brewery

3
nights
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.
Step out of Kansas City with an excursion to Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area in Blue Springs--about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of National WWI Museum and Memorial, admire the local landmark of J.C. Nichols Memorial Fountain, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and get your game on at Blade & Timber.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kansas City trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Camdenton to Kansas City in 3 hours. Traveling from Camdenton in July, Kansas City is a bit warmer at night with lows of 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Fun & Games Wildlife

Side Trips

Jesse James Bank Museum, Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area
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Room Escape Games
National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art ©
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

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