7 days in Missouri Itinerary

7 days in Missouri Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Saint Louis
— 2 nights
2
Arcadia
— 1 night
3
Branson
— 2 nights
4
Kansas City
— 1 night

2
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Saint Louis is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to The Gateway Arch, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, examine the collection at City Museum, and stroll around Forest Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Saint Louis online tour itinerary planner.

Chicago to Saint Louis is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from Chicago in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Saint Louis: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Arcadia.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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The Gateway Arch ©
The Gateway Arch
Saint Louis Zoo ©
Saint Louis Zoo
City Museum ©
City Museum

1
night
Arcadia

Arcadia ©
Arcadia is a city in Iron County, Missouri, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): appreciate the views at Arcadia Valley, thenimmerse yourself in nature at Elephant Rocks State Park, thenbrowse for treasures at Old Village Mercantile, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Johnson's Shut-ins State Park.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Arcadia online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Saint Louis to Arcadia in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Arcadia are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Branson.

Things to do in Arcadia

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Old Village Mercantile, Johnson's Shut-ins State Park, Elephant Rocks State Park
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Elephant Rocks State Park ©
Elephant Rocks State Park
Arcadia Valley ©
Arcadia Valley
Johnson's Shut-ins State Park ©
Johnson's Shut-ins State Park

2
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.
On the 4th (Tue), make a splash at Silver Dollar City. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, identify plant and animal life at Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery, thenget in on the family fun at Runaway Mountain Coaster, and finally take an in-depth tour of Titanic Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Branson online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Arcadia to Branson takes 4 hours. In August in Branson, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Kansas City.

Things to do in Branson

Theme Parks Wildlife Parks
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Silver Dollar City ©
Silver Dollar City
Runaway Mountain Coaster ©
Runaway Mountain Coaster
Titanic Museum ©
Titanic Museum

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night
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.
On the 6th (Thu), don't miss a visit to SubTropolis, contemplate the long history of Bingham Waggoner Mansion & Estate, thenlearn about all things military at National WWI Museum and Memorial, and finally explore the world behind art at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Kansas City travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Branson to Kansas City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Kansas City are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bingham Waggoner Mansion & Estate
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Bingham Waggoner Mansion & Estate ©
Bingham Waggoner Mansion & Estate
National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art ©
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

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