26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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Kansas City
— 5 nights
2
Columbia
— 3 nights
3
Saint Louis
— 4 nights
4
Cape Girardeau
— 3 nights
5
Springfield
— 4 nights
6
Branson
— 5 nights

5
nights
Kansas City

Kansas City ©
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Arabia Steamboat Museum and Harry S Truman National Historic Site. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Harry S. Truman Library and Museum and Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. Take a break from Kansas City with a short trip to Pirtle Winery in Weston, about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, work some fitness into your day at Little Blue Trace Trail, see the interesting displays at The College Basketball Experience, and have fun and explore at Kaleidoscope.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kansas City vacation maker site.

Stockholm, Sweden to Kansas City is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from Stockholm in June, expect Kansas City to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Columbia.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Independence, Jesse James Bank Museum, Pirtle Winery
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Negro Leagues Baseball Museum ©
Negro Leagues Baseball Museum
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum ©
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
Arabia Steamboat Museum ©
Arabia Steamboat Museum

3
nights
Columbia

Columbia is a city in the U.S. Escape the urban bustle at Zipline and Rock Bridge Memorial State Park. You'll explore and learn at The National Churchill Museum and Jefferson City Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc.. Venture out of the city with trips to Hermann (Tin Mill Brewing Company, Stone Hill Winery, &more) and Missouri State Penitentiary (in Jefferson City). There's more to do: stop by Bluestem Missouri Crafts.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Columbia online tour planner.

You can drive from Kansas City to Columbia in 2 hours. June in Columbia sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Columbia

Wineries · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Hermann, Jefferson City, The National Churchill Museum, Zipline
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Zipline
The National Churchill Museum ©
The National Churchill Museum
Missouri State Penitentiary ©
Missouri State Penitentiary

4
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
St. Charles Historic District and Campbell House Museum will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Saint Louis Art Museum and Dana-Thomas House. Go for a jaunt from Saint Louis to Springfield to see Illinois State Museum about 1h 50 min away. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Missouri Civil War Museum, examine the collection at International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum, contemplate the long history of Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, and identify plant and animal life at The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Saint Louis trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Columbia to Saint Louis in 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Saint Louis can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Cape Girardeau.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Springfield, The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House, St. Charles Historic District, Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 13:
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Saint Louis Art Museum ©
Saint Louis Art Museum
Dana-Thomas House ©
Dana-Thomas House
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site ©
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site

3
nights
Cape Girardeau

Cape Girardeau ©
Cape Girardeau is a city in Cape Girardeau and Scott counties in the U.S. Do some cultural sightseeing at The National Quilt Museum and Bollinger Mill State Historic Site. Get in touch with nature at Giant City State Park and Henry N Barkhausen Cache River Wetlands Center. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cape Girardeau: Paducah (Paducah Riverwalk & Purple Toad Winery). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Rhodes World's Largest Cup.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Cape Girardeau online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Saint Louis to Cape Girardeau in 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Springfield.

Things to do in Cape Girardeau

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Paducah, Giant City State Park, Henry N Barkhausen Cache River Wetlands Center, Bollinger Mill State Historic Site
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The National Quilt Museum ©
The National Quilt Museum
Purple Toad Winery ©
Purple Toad Winery
Giant City State Park ©
Giant City State Park

4
nights
Springfield

Springfield ©
Museum-lovers will appreciate Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum and Lew's Ozarks Fishing Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Ha Ha Tonka State Park and Smallin Civil War Cave. Step out of Springfield to go to Lebanon and see Bennett Spring State Park, which is approximately 1 hour away.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Springfield sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Cape Girardeau to Springfield in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. June in Springfield sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Branson.

Things to do in Springfield

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Wilson's Creek National Battlefield, Smallin Civil War Cave, Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum, Ha Ha Tonka State Park, Bennett Spring State Park
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Ha Ha Tonka State Park ©
Ha Ha Tonka State Park
Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum ©
Wilson's Creek National Battlefield ©
Wilson's Creek National Battlefield

5
nights
Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
Step off the beaten path and head to Dogwood Canyon Nature Park and Stone Hill Winery. Step out of the city life by going to Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery and Lost Canyon Nature Trail and Cave. Change things up with these side-trips from Branson: Eureka Springs (St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church, Eureka Springs Historical Downtown, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Veterans Memorial Museum, Head underground at Marvel Cave, identify plant and animal life at National Tiger Sanctuary, and play a few rounds at Top of the Rock Golf Course.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Branson travel route planner.

You can drive from Springfield to Branson in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Branson

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Eureka Springs, Ridgedale, National Tiger Sanctuary, Dogwood Canyon Nature Park
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Marvel Cave ©
Marvel Cave
National Tiger Sanctuary ©
National Tiger Sanctuary
St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church ©
St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church

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