34 days in United States Itinerary

34 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Saint Joseph
— 4 nights
2
Kansas City
— 4 nights
3
Columbia
— 5 nights
4
Jefferson City
— 2 nights
5
Saint Louis
— 4 nights
6
Cape Girardeau
— 4 nights
7
Springfield
— 4 nights
8
Branson
— 6 nights

4
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Saint Joseph

Saint Joseph ©
St. Patee House Museum and Glore Psychiatric Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pony Express Museum and Walter Cronkite Memorial. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saint Joseph: Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum (in Atchison), Pirtle Winery (in Weston) and Missouri Star Quilt Company (in Hamilton). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Museum Hill Historic District, examine the collection at Heaton-Bowman-Smith Funeral Museum, explore the world behind art at Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, and look for all kinds of wild species at Remington Nature Center.

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Stockholm, Sweden to Saint Joseph is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to Saint Joseph is minus 7 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Stockholm in June, with highs in Saint Joseph at 35°C and lows at 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time 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

4
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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Bingham Waggoner Mansion & Estate and The Stone Church. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Arabia Steamboat Museum and Harry S. Truman Library and Museum. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, browse the exhibits of Kaleidoscope, take an in-depth tour of National WWI Museum and Memorial, and examine the collection at The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kansas City trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Saint Joseph to Kansas City takes an hour. June in Kansas City sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Columbia.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Independence
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Arabia Steamboat Museum ©
Arabia Steamboat Museum
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum ©
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
Bingham Waggoner Mansion & Estate ©
Bingham Waggoner Mansion & Estate

5
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Columbia

Columbia ©
Columbia is a city in the U.S. Visiting Zipline and Grindstone Nature Area will get you outdoors. Visit Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Mark Twain Memorial Lighthouse for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Columbia: Hermann (Stone Hill Winery, Tin Mill Brewing Company, &more), The Fugitive Beach (in Rolla) and Rockcliffe Mansion (in Hannibal). Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park, get to know the fascinating history of Rocheport, grab your bike and head to Garth Nature Area, and stroll around Lions-Stephens Park.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Columbia trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Kansas City to Columbia by car takes about 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Columbia can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Jefferson City.

Things to do in Columbia

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hermann, Hannibal, Zipline, Rocheport, The Fugitive Beach
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 14:
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Mark Twain Boyhood Home ©
Mark Twain Boyhood Home
Stone Hill Winery ©
Stone Hill Winery
Rockcliffe Mansion ©
Rockcliffe Mansion

2
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Jefferson City

Jefferson City ©
Jefferson City is the capital of the State of Missouri and the fifteenth most populous city in the state. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Lewis and Clark Monument Trailhead Plaza, admire the landmark architecture of Missouri State Capitol, then get engrossed in the history at Missouri State Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Missouri State Penitentiary. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at The National Churchill Museum, steep yourself in history at Jefferson Landing State Historic Site, and then examine the collection at Colonel Alvin R Lubker Memorial Safety and Education Center.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Jefferson City travel route builder app.

Traveling by car from Columbia to Jefferson City takes an hour. In June, daytime highs in Jefferson City are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Jefferson City

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

The National Churchill Museum
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 16:
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Missouri State Penitentiary ©
Missouri State Penitentiary
The National Churchill Museum ©
The National Churchill Museum
Missouri State Capitol ©
Missouri State Capitol

4
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Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Saint Louis Art Museum and Missouri Civil War Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at St. Charles Historic District and Dana-Thomas House. Take a break from Saint Louis with a short trip to Illinois State Museum in Springfield, about 1h 50 min away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House, steep yourself in history at Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, and take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Transportation.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Saint Louis vacation builder.

You can drive from Jefferson City to Saint Louis in 2.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Saint Louis are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to 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
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 20:
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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

4
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Cape Girardeau

Cape Girardeau ©
Cape Girardeau is a city in Cape Girardeau and Scott counties in the U.S. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The National Quilt Museum and Discovery Park of America. Step out of the city life by going to Garden of the Gods and Giant City State Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cape Girardeau: Henry N Barkhausen Cache River Wetlands Center (in Cypress) and Paducah (Purple Toad Winery & Paducah Distilled Spirits). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Cape Girardeau trip tool.

You can drive from Saint Louis to Cape Girardeau in 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Cape Girardeau are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Springfield.

Things to do in Cape Girardeau

Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Paducah, Henry N Barkhausen Cache River Wetlands Center, Discovery Park of America, Giant City State Park, Garden of the Gods
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 24:
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Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center ©
Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Discovery Park of America ©
Discovery Park of America

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Springfield

Springfield ©
Popular historic sites such as Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum and Precious Moments Park are in your itinerary. Visiting Ha Ha Tonka State Park and Fantastic Caverns will get you outdoors. Explore Springfield's surroundings by going to Creator Delights (in Bolivar), Grand Falls (in Joplin) and Bennett Spring State Park (in Lebanon).

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Springfield day trip planning site.

Getting from Cape Girardeau to Springfield by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: 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 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Branson.

Things to do in Springfield

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ha Ha Tonka State Park, Wilson's Creek National Battlefield, Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum, Creator Delights, Precious Moments 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
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Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery and Fishing Charters & Tours. Visiting National Tiger Sanctuary and Table Rock State Park will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Stone Hill Winery, take an in-depth tour of Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum, hike along Lost Canyon Nature Trail and Cave, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Branson road trip site.

You can drive from Springfield to Branson in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Branson are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Branson

Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Ridgedale, National Tiger Sanctuary
Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 4:
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Veterans Memorial Museum ©
Veterans Memorial Museum
National Tiger Sanctuary ©
National Tiger Sanctuary
Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum ©
Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum

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