6 days in Hot Springs, Branson & Kansas City Itinerary

6 days in Hot Springs, Branson & Kansas City Itinerary

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6 days in Hot Springs, Branson & Kansas City Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly:  6​h
1
Hot Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Branson
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Kansas City
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Houston

1
night
Hot Springs

Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center) and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Hot Springs tour itinerary planner .

Houston to Hot Springs is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Houston in June, expect little chillier with lows of 70°F in Hot Springs. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Branson.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Historic Sites Spas
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Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel
Garvan Woodland Gardens ©
Garvan Woodland Gardens

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): make a splash at Silver Dollar City. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Dancing Water Fountain, take some stellar pictures from College of the Ozarks, then contemplate the waterfront views at Table Rock Lake, and finally examine the collection at Titanic Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Branson online trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Hot Springs to Branson in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Hot Springs in June, Branson is a bit cooler at night with lows of 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Kansas City.

Things to do in Branson

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trip

Table Rock Lake
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Silver Dollar City ©
Silver Dollar City
Titanic Museum ©
Titanic Museum
Table Rock Lake ©
Table Rock Lake

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then get engrossed in the history at National WWI Museum and Memorial, then admire the masterpieces at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, and finally ponder the design of J.C. Nichols Memorial Fountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, explore and take pictures at Kauffman Stadium, then get your game on at Blade & Timber, and finally ponder the design of KC Fountains.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kansas City online driving holiday planner .

Drive from Branson to Kansas City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Kansas City can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, Blade & Timber Axe Throwing
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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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