12 days in Kansas City & Carmel Itinerary

12 days in Kansas City & Carmel Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kansas City
— 4 nights
2
Carmel
— 7 nights

4
nights
Kansas City

Kansas City ©
The city meets the Great Plains in Kansas City City, Kansas.
Venture out of the city with trips to Topeka (Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, Evel Knievel Museum, &more) and Leavenworth (Ft Leavenworth Army Installation, Queen's Pantry Teas, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead, make a trip to Overland Park 9/11 Memorial, walk around Indian Creek Greenway, and immerse yourself in nature at Wyandotte County Lake Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kansas City trip planner.

Omaha to Kansas City is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Carmel.

Things to do in Kansas City

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Overland Park, Topeka, Leavenworth, Antioch Park, Thompson Barn
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Evel Knievel Museum ©
Evel Knievel Museum
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead ©
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead
Kansas City Missouri Temple ©
Kansas City Missouri Temple

7
nights
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Step out of Carmel to go to Big Sur and see Rocky Creek Bridge, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Point Lobos, stroll through China Cove and Gibson Beach, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Monterey Bay Aquarium, and immerse yourself in nature at Garrapata State Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Carmel travel route planner.

You can fly from Kansas City to Carmel in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Kansas City to Carmel due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. On the 3rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Monterey, Pacific Grove, The Shakespeare Society of America, Point Joe, Garland Ranch Regional Park
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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive

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