23 days in Missouri Itinerary

23 days in Missouri Itinerary

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23 days in Missouri Itinerary

Start: Bandar Seri Begawan
Fly:  31​h
1
Kansas City
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Osage Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Branson
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Van Buren
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Hermann
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Saint Louis
— 5 nights
Fly:  31​h
End: Bandar Seri Begawan

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Union Station and Thomas Hart Benton Home and Studio State Historic Site. Pirtle Winery and The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kansas City: Smithville Lake (in Smithville) and Holladay Distillery (in Weston). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at National WWI Museum and Memorial, get your bearings at Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, look for gifts at Wines by Jennifer, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kansas City travel route planner.

Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam to Kansas City is an approximately 31-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bandar Seri Begawan to Kansas City is minus 14 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Bandar Seri Begawan in December, with highs in Kansas City at 7°C and lows at -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Osage Beach.

Things to do in Kansas City

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Weston, Parkville, Jesse James Bank Museum, Smithville Lake, Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
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National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial
Holladay Distillery ©
Holladay Distillery
Pirtle Winery ©
Pirtle Winery

1
night
Osage Beach

Osage Beach ©
Osage Beach is a city in Camden and Miller counties in the U.S. On the 14th (Fri), immerse yourself in nature at Ha Ha Tonka State Park, sample the fine beverages at Ozark Distillery, and then have some family-friendly fun at Sugar Creek Mini Golf.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Osage Beach online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Kansas City to Osage Beach in 3 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Osage Beach can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Branson.

Things to do in Osage Beach

Fun & Games Nature Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Sugar Creek Mini Golf, Ha Ha Tonka State Park
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Ozark Distillery and Brewery ©
Ozark Distillery and Brewery
Ha Ha Tonka State Park ©
Ha Ha Tonka State Park

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Lindwedel Winery and Oovvda Winery. Take a break from Branson with a short trip to Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World in Springfield, about 54 minutes away. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 16th (Sun) at Silver Dollar City. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Titanic Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Table Rock Lake, take some stellar pictures from College of the Ozarks, and get your game on at Fritz's Adventure.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Branson trip planner.

Traveling by car from Osage Beach to Branson takes 2.5 hours. In December in Branson, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Van Buren.

Things to do in Branson

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Springfield, Table Rock Lake, Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum
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Silver Dollar City ©
Silver Dollar City
Titanic Museum ©
Titanic Museum
Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum ©

2
nights
Van Buren

Van Buren ©
Van Buren is a city that is the county seat of Carter County, Missouri, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): Head underground at Current River. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alley Spring Grist Mill Historic Site.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Van Buren vacation planner .

Drive from Branson to Van Buren in 3 hours. In December in Van Buren, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Hermann.

Things to do in Van Buren

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Alley Spring Grist Mill Historic Site
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Current River ©
Current River

1
night
Hermann

Hermann ©
Hermann is a city designated in 1842 as the county seat of Gasconade County, Missouri, United States. On the 22nd (Sat), steep yourself in history at Deutschheim State Historic Site, then savor the flavors at Dierberg- Star Lane- Three Saints Tasting Room, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Pinckney Bend Distillery, and finally learn about winemaking at Stone Hill Winery.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Hermann road trip app .

Drive from Van Buren to Hermann in 3.5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Hermann when traveling from Van Buren in December, with lows around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Hermann

Wineries Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Pinckney Bend Distillery
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Pinckney Bend Distillery ©
Pinckney Bend Distillery
Stone Hill Winery ©
Stone Hill Winery
Deutschheim State Historic Site ©
Deutschheim State Historic Site

5
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Gateway Arch and Missouri Botanical Garden. Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis and St. Charles Historic District will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Central West End, look for gifts at West County Center, meet the residents at Saint Louis Zoo, and stroll through Forest Park.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Saint Louis route maker website .

Getting from Hermann to Saint Louis by car takes about 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Saint Louis are 8°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

St. Charles Historic District
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Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
Missouri Botanical Garden ©
Missouri Botanical Garden
City Museum ©
City Museum

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