30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Saint Joseph
— 3 nights
2
Kansas City
— 5 nights
3
Columbia
— 4 nights
4
Saint Louis
— 4 nights
5
Cape Girardeau
— 3 nights
6
Springfield
— 4 nights
7
Branson
— 6 nights

3
nights
Saint Joseph

Saint Joseph ©
St. Museum Hill Historic District and Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum will appeal to history buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Patee House Museum and Pirtle Winery. Step out of Saint Joseph with an excursion to Missouri Star Quilt Company in Hamilton--about 48 minutes away. There's more to do: examine the collection at Pony Express Museum and explore the world behind art at Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Saint Joseph day trip planning tool.

Stockholm, Sweden to Saint Joseph is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Stockholm to Saint Joseph due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Stockholm in June: high temperatures in Saint Joseph hover around 35°C and lows are around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kansas City.

Things to do in Saint Joseph

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum, Pirtle Winery, Missouri Star Quilt Company
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Pony Express Museum ©
Pony Express Museum
Patee House Museum ©
Patee House Museum
Glore Psychiatric Museum ©
Glore Psychiatric Museum

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Country Club Plaza and Mass Street Soda. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Harry S Truman National Historic Site and Bingham Waggoner Mansion & Estate. Take a break from Kansas City with a short trip to Evel Knievel Museum in Topeka, about 1h 5 min away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, see the interesting displays at Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, get engrossed in the history at Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, and get curious at Science City.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kansas City itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Saint Joseph to Kansas City takes an hour. In June in Kansas City, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Columbia.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Independence, Mass Street Soda, Evel Knievel Museum
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Negro Leagues Baseball Museum ©
Negro Leagues Baseball Museum
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum ©
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
Evel Knievel Museum ©
Evel Knievel Museum

4
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Columbia

Columbia ©
Columbia is a city in the U.S. Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Missouri State Penitentiary are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Zipline and Rock Bridge Memorial State Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Columbia: Jefferson City (Lewis and Clark Monument Trailhead Plaza & Jefferson City Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc.), The National Churchill Museum (in Fulton) and Rockcliffe Mansion (in Hannibal). There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Stone Hill Winery and sample the fine beverages at Wood Hat Spirits Distillery.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Columbia using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kansas City to Columbia takes 2 hours. In June in Columbia, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Columbia

Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Jefferson City, New Florence, Hermann, Hannibal, The National Churchill Museum
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Mark Twain Boyhood Home ©
Mark Twain Boyhood Home
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Charles Historic District and Dana-Thomas House. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Saint Louis Art Museum and The National Museum of Transportation. Step out of Saint Louis with an excursion to Illinois State Museum in Springfield--about 1h 50 min away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum, identify plant and animal life at The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House, take an in-depth tour of Missouri Civil War Museum, and steep yourself in history at Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Saint Louis trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Columbia to Saint Louis in 2 hours. In June in Saint Louis, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Cape Girardeau.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Springfield, Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, St. Charles Historic District, The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House
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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. The National Quilt Museum and Purple Toad Winery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Giant City State Park and Bollinger Mill State Historic Site. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cape Girardeau: Henry N Barkhausen Cache River Wetlands Center (in Cypress) and Paducah (Paducah Riverwalk & Paducah Distilled Spirits). It doesn't end there: make a trip to Rhodes World's Largest Cup.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Cape Girardeau travel planner.

Traveling by car from Saint Louis to Cape Girardeau takes 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Springfield.

Things to do in Cape Girardeau

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Paducah, Henry N Barkhausen Cache River Wetlands Center, Giant City State Park, 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
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Springfield

Springfield ©
Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum and Precious Moments Park are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Ha Ha Tonka State Park and Fantastic Caverns. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Springfield: Mansfield Cemetery (in Mansfield) and Bennett Spring State Park (in Lebanon).

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Springfield attractions planning website.

Traveling by car from Cape Girardeau to Springfield takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Branson.

Things to do in Springfield

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Mansfield, Ha Ha Tonka State Park, Wilson's Creek National Battlefield, Precious Moments 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

6
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.
Popular historic sites such as St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church and Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church are in your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery and National Tiger Sanctuary. When in Branson, make a side trip to see Lake Leatherwood in Eureka Springs, approximately Eureka Springs away. There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Stone Hill Winery, take a stroll through Historic Downtown Branson, examine the collection at Veterans Memorial Museum, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Branson trip planner.

Traveling by car from Springfield to Branson takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Branson

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Ridgedale, Eureka Springs, National Tiger Sanctuary
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Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery ©
Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery
National Tiger Sanctuary ©
National Tiger Sanctuary
St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church ©
St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church

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