9 days in Southwest Missouri Itinerary

9 days in Southwest Missouri Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southwest Missouri travel planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Springfield Branson National Airport, Drive to Cassville
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Cassville
— 1 night
Drive
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Joplin
— 1 night
Drive
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Branson
— 6 nights
Fly

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Cassville

— 1 night
Cassville is a city in Flat Creek Township, Barry County, Missouri, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): see exotic creatures in open habitats at Eureka Springs Safari Park, examine the collection at Golden Pioneer Museum, and then admire the majestic nature at Roaring River State Park. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get interesting insight from Tours, Head underground at Bluff Dwellers Cave, and then head outdoors with Two Sons.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Cassville trip planner.

Denver to Cassville is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Cassville when traveling from Denver in July, with lows around 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Joplin.

Things to do in Cassville

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Joplin

— 1 night
Joplin or is a city in southern Jasper County and northern Newton County in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Missouri. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Precious Moments Park, identify plant and animal life at The Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center, then take in the dramatic scenery at Grand Falls, and finally contemplate the long history of Bonnie and Clyde's Joplin Garage Apartment Hideout.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Joplin trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cassville to Joplin takes 1.5 hours. In July in Joplin, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Branson.

Things to do in Joplin

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Branson

— 6 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Table Rock State Park and Smallin Civil War Cave. Visiting Moonshine Beach and Ruth and Paul Henning Conservation Area will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Branson: Springfield (Springfield Conservation Nature Center & Sequiota Park). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, awaken your taste buds at VIP Tours of Branson, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Taneycomo, and take in panoramic vistas at Shepherd's Adventure Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Branson online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Joplin to Branson takes 2 hours. July in Branson sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 68°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Branson

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips