42 days in United States Itinerary

42 days in United States Itinerary

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Saint Joseph
— 4 nights
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Kansas City
— 3 nights
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Columbia
— 4 nights
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Jefferson City
— 4 nights
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Saint Louis
— 5 nights
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Cape Girardeau
— 4 nights
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Poplar Bluff
— 2 nights
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Farmington
— 4 nights
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Springfield
— 4 nights
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Branson
— 7 nights

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Saint Joseph

Saint Joseph ©
St. Do some cultural sightseeing at Patee House Museum and Pirtle Winery. Your inner history buff will appreciate Museum Hill Historic District and Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum. When in Saint Joseph, make a side trip to see Missouri Star Quilt Company in Hamilton, approximately Hamilton away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Pony Express Museum, identify plant and animal life at Remington Nature Center, take an in-depth tour of Walter Cronkite Memorial, and admire the masterpieces at Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art.

To find ratings and other tourist information, read our Saint Joseph trip planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Saint Joseph is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from Stockholm in June, things will get a bit warmer in Saint Joseph: highs are around 35°C and lows about 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

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

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Arabia Steamboat Museum and Harry S Truman National Historic Site. Museum-lovers will appreciate Harry S. Truman Library and Museum and The Money Museum. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures, steep yourself in history at Bingham Waggoner Mansion & Estate, have fun and explore at Kaleidoscope, and take a stroll through Country Club Plaza.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Kansas City road trip site.

You can drive from Saint Joseph to Kansas City in an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Columbia.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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

4
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Columbia

Columbia ©
Columbia is a city in the U.S. Visiting Zipline and Rock Bridge Memorial State Park will get you outdoors. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Artichoke Annie's Antique Mall and Bluestem Missouri Crafts. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Columbia: Hermann (Stone Hill Winery, Tin Mill Brewing Company, &more) and Hannibal (Mark Twain Memorial Lighthouse, Rockcliffe Mansion, &more). There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Garth Nature Area and appreciate the extensive heritage of Rocheport.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Columbia route maker app.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Jefferson City.

Things to do in Columbia

Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

Hermann, Hannibal, Zipline, Rocheport
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Rockcliffe Mansion ©
Rockcliffe Mansion
Mark Twain Boyhood Home ©
Mark Twain Boyhood Home
Stone Hill Winery ©
Stone Hill Winery

4
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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. Step out of the city life by going to Ha Ha Tonka State Park and Bridal Cave. You'll explore and learn at The National Churchill Museum and Missouri State Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Jefferson City: Uranus Fudge Factory (in Saint Robert) and The Fugitive Beach (in Rolla). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Missouri State Capitol, identify plant and animal life at Runge Conservation Nature Center, and see the interesting displays at Colonel Alvin R Lubker Memorial Safety and Education Center.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Jefferson City trip simple and quick.

Drive from Columbia to Jefferson City in an hour. In June in Jefferson City, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Jefferson City

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Camdenton, Uranus Fudge Factory, The National Churchill Museum, The Fugitive Beach
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Missouri State Penitentiary ©
Missouri State Penitentiary
The National Churchill Museum ©
The National Churchill Museum
Ha Ha Tonka State Park ©
Ha Ha Tonka State Park

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Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Get some cultural insight at Saint Louis Art Museum and Dana-Thomas House. Get in touch with nature at Shady Beach and The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House. Explore Saint Louis' surroundings by going to The White Hare (in Saint Peters) and Illinois State Museum (in Springfield). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Transportation, examine the collection at City Museum, steep yourself in history at Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, and get to know the fascinating history of St. Charles Historic District.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint Louis travel route website.

Traveling by car from Jefferson City to Saint Louis takes 2.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Saint Louis can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Cape Girardeau.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Springfield, The White Hare, St. Charles Historic District, The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House, Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 21:
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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

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Cape Girardeau

Cape Girardeau ©
Cape Girardeau is a city in Cape Girardeau and Scott counties in the U.S. Step off the beaten path and head to The National Quilt Museum and Purple Toad Winery. Get in touch with nature at Garden of the Gods and Giant City State Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Cape Girardeau: Paducah Distilled Spirits (in Paducah), Discovery Park of America (in Union City) and Rustle Hill Winery (in Cobden). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Cape Girardeau vacation maker app.

Traveling by car from Saint Louis to Cape Girardeau takes 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Cape Girardeau can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Poplar Bluff.

Things to do in Cape Girardeau

Museums · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Paducah, Garden of the Gods, Discovery Park of America, Rustle Hill Winery, Giant City State Park
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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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Poplar Bluff

Poplar Bluff ©
Poplar Bluff is a small city in Butler County in Southeast Missouri in the United States. On the 26th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Van Buren Riverfront Park. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: brush up on your military savvy at The National Stars and Stripes Museum and Library.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Poplar Bluff trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cape Girardeau to Poplar Bluff takes 1.5 hours. In June in Poplar Bluff, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Farmington.

Things to do in Poplar Bluff

Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

The National Stars and Stripes Museum and Library, Van Buren Riverfront Park
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Farmington

Farmington ©
Farmington is a city in St. Get in touch with nature at Elephant Rocks State Park and Pickle Springs Natural Area. Museum-lovers will appreciate Missouri Mines State Historic Site and Popeye Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Farmington: Johnson's Shut-ins State Park (in Middle Brook) and Silver Mines Recreation Area (in Fredericktown). There's more to do: do a tasting at Sand Creek Vineyard & Winery.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Farmington road trip website.

Getting from Poplar Bluff to Farmington by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Springfield.

Things to do in Farmington

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Missouri Mines State Historic Site, Popeye Museum, Johnson's Shut-ins State Park, Pickle Springs Natural Area, Silver Mines Recreation Area
Find places to stay Jun 27 — Jul 1:
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Twin Oaks Vineyard & Winery ©
Twin Oaks Vineyard & Winery
Johnson's Shut-ins State Park ©
Johnson's Shut-ins State Park
Elephant Rocks State Park ©
Elephant Rocks State Park

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Springfield

Springfield ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum and Wilson's Creek National Battlefield. Take a break from the city and head to Springfield Conservation Nature Center and Smallin Civil War Cave. Venture out of the city with trips to Bennett Spring State Park (in Lebanon) and Mansfield Cemetery (in Mansfield).

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Springfield trip planner.

Traveling by car from Farmington to Springfield takes 4 hours. In July, daytime highs in Springfield are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Branson.

Things to do in Springfield

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Mansfield, Bennett Spring State Park, Wilson's Creek National Battlefield, Smallin Civil War Cave
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Springfield Conservation Nature Center ©
Springfield Conservation Nature Center
Wilson's Creek National Battlefield ©
Wilson's Creek National Battlefield

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Museum of Native American History and Stone Hill Winery. Visiting Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery and Fishing Charters & Tours will get you outdoors. Explore Branson's surroundings by going to Pea Ridge National Military Park (in Garfield) and Eureka Springs (Railway Winery @ Trestle 71-7, Eureka Springs Historical Downtown, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take a stroll through Historic Downtown Branson, and take an in-depth tour of Veterans Memorial Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Branson sightseeing app.

Traveling by car from Springfield to Branson takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Branson are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Branson

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Eureka Springs, Pea Ridge National Military Park, National Tiger Sanctuary, Museum of Native American History
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 12:
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Historic Downtown Branson ©
Historic Downtown Branson
National Tiger Sanctuary ©
National Tiger Sanctuary
Museum of Native American History ©
Museum of Native American History

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