9 days in Kansas City, Saint Louis & Oklahoma City Itinerary

9 days in Kansas City, Saint Louis & Oklahoma City Itinerary

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9 days in Kansas City, Saint Louis & Oklahoma City Itinerary

Start: Oklahoma City
Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Kansas City
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Saint Louis
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Oklahoma City
— 2 nights
End: Oklahoma City

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): examine the collection at National World War I Museum and Memorial, then get engrossed in the history at Arabia Steamboat Museum, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally explore and take pictures at Kauffman Stadium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the different shops at Crown Center, take a stroll through Westport, then admire the masterpieces at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, and finally get lost in a book at Harry S. Truman Library and Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Kansas City travel itinerary creator.

Oklahoma City to Kansas City is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in May, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
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National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art ©
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum ©

4
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Popular historic sites such as Deutschheim State Historic Site and Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at City Museum and Saint Louis Art Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint Louis: Hermann (Hermann Wine Trail & Stone Hill Winery). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at The Gateway Arch, meet the residents at Saint Louis Zoo, explore and take pictures at Busch Stadium, and take in nature's colorful creations at Missouri Botanical Garden.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Saint Louis travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Kansas City to Saint Louis by combination of bus and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in May, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Hermann
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Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
City Museum ©
City Museum
Missouri Botanical Garden ©
Missouri Botanical Garden

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nights
Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Let the collections at Museum of Osteology and National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum capture your imagination. Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum and Bricktown will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Oklahoma City side-trips: Stafford Air & Space Museum (in Weatherford) and Red Rock Canyon State Park (in Hinton). There's more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Penn Square Mall.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Oklahoma City travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Saint Louis to Oklahoma City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Oklahoma City, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trips

Red Rock Canyon Adventure Park, Stafford Air & Space Museum
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