Route & dates
Drive: 1 h 30 min
Branson— 2 nights
Drive: 4 h 30 min
Saint Louis— Few hours
Drive: 4 h 30 min
Louisville— 2 nights
Drive: 3 h
Nashville— 2 nights
Drive: 3 h 30 min
Memphis— 1 night
Drive: 16 h 30 min
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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.You've now added Branson Zipline at Wolfe Mountain to your itinerary.
To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Branson journey builder app.
Bolivar to Branson is an approximately 1.5- hour car ride. In June, daytime highs in Branson are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. On the 29th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Saint Louis.
Things to do in Branson
Gateway to the West
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Missouri Botanical Garden.
To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Saint Louis tour planning site.
Traveling by combination of car and flight from Branson to Saint Louis takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in June, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Louisville.
Things to do in Saint Louis
Highlights from your plan
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Louisville planner.
Drive from Saint Louis to Louisville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. Traveling from Saint Louis to Louisville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 67°F. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Nashville.
Things to do in Louisville
Music City U.S.A.
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.On the 1st (Wed), get your game on at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill) and then see a show at Grand Ole Opry. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens, examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.
To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Nashville travel route planner.
Traveling by car from Louisville to Nashville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Louisville to Nashville is minus 1 hour. In July, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Memphis.
Things to do in Nashville
Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Room Escape Games as well as Graceland. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): stop by Lansky and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Memphis Zoo. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Graceland and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.
For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Memphis trip planner.
Getting from Nashville to Memphis by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Memphis can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.