7 days in Midwest Itinerary

7 days in Midwest Itinerary

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Kansas City
— 1 day
2
Branson
— 4 nights
3
Chicago
— 2 nights

1
day
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 20th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Arabia Steamboat Museum, get advice or help at Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Bingham Waggoner Mansion & Estate.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kansas City trip planning tool.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Kansas City. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Branson.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Historic Sites

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
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Dogwood Canyon Nature Park and Fishing Charters & Tours. Get some cultural insight at Veterans Memorial Museum and Historic Downtown Branson. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery, bet on your favorite at The Track Family Fun Parks, explore the fascinating underground world of Marvel Cave, and buy something for everyone on your list at Branson Landing.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Branson online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kansas City to Branson in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Branson

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

National Tiger Sanctuary, Dogwood Canyon Nature Park
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National Tiger Sanctuary ©
National Tiger Sanctuary
Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery ©
Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery
Dogwood Canyon Nature Park ©
Dogwood Canyon Nature Park

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): get interesting insight from Tours, thendon't miss a visit to Millennium Park, and then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Cloud Gate, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Lake Michigan, and then take a stroll through The Magnificent Mile.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip builder site.

Getting from Branson to Chicago by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Neighborhoods Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Lake Michigan
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
Lake Michigan ©
Lake Michigan

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