9 days in Southwest Missouri Itinerary

9 days in Southwest Missouri Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southwest Missouri trip builder

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Branson
— 5 nights
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Joplin
— 3 nights
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Branson

— 5 nights

Live Entertainment Capital of the World

Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 27th (Sat) at Silver Dollar City. Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from College of the Ozarks, get to know the resident critters at Branson's Promised Land Zoo, get interesting insight from Tours, and find something for the whole family at Runaway Mountain Coaster.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Branson trip maker site.

Springfield to Branson is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. June in Branson sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Joplin.

Things to do in Branson

Theme Parks · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Joplin

— 3 nights
Joplin or is a city in southern Jasper County and northern Newton County in the southwestern corner of the U.S. Change things up with these side-trips from Joplin: Two Sons (in Noel) and Red Oak II (in Carthage). There's still lots to do: stroll around Cunningham Park, see the interesting displays at World's Largest Small Electric Appliance Museum, hunt for treasures at Webb City Farmers Market, and take an in-depth tour of George Washington Carver National Monument.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Joplin travel route builder app.

Getting from Branson to Joplin by car takes about 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Joplin are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Joplin

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips