9 days in Missouri Itinerary

9 days in Missouri Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Missouri trip maker

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Train to Edinburgh, Fly to Kansas City
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Kansas City
— 2 nights
Drive
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Branson
— 2 nights
Drive
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Saint Louis
— 3 nights
Fly to Edinburgh, Train to Newcastle upon Tyne

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Kansas City

— 2 nights

City of Fountains

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.
Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Museum of Illusions, then learn about all things military at National WWI Museum and Memorial, and then learn insider's secrets on Barley Bus Tours.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Kansas City is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne to Kansas City is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Kansas City: highs are around 28°C and lows about 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Branson.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

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Branson

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): make a splash at Silver Dollar City. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, stroll through College of the Ozarks, then explore the activities along Table Rock Lake, and finally take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

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

Traveling by car from Kansas City to Branson takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Branson

Theme Parks · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Saint Louis

— 3 nights

Gateway to the West

Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C. in the number of free activities available by spending your holiday exploring the city's central neighborhoods, famous for their restored century-old red-brick buildings.
Saint Louis is known for museums, parks, and zoos & aquariums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from The Gateway Arch, see the interesting displays at City Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, and stroll around Forest Park.

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You can drive from Branson to Saint Louis in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. May in Saint Louis sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Historic Sites
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Missouri travel guide

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Theaters · Performances · Specialty Museums
The Show-Me State
Acquired from France as part of the famous Louisiana Purchase, Missouri offers visitors equal amounts of urban and rural tourist attractions, with a good sprinkling of lush valleys and meandering back roads ideal for leisurely road trips. The state has a highly varied geography, ranging from the till plains in the north to the rolling Ozark Mountains in the south. The state sits at the intersection of North America's three greatest rivers, creating fertile plains known for supporting extensive farms and ranches. Now generally considered part of the country's Midwest, most people used to count Missouri among the southern states, primarily due to its status as a slave state before the Civil War.