©

Platte City trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Platte City

Trip Planner USA  /  Missouri  /  Platte City
(4.4/5 based on 30+ reviews for 1 attraction)
Things to do: wineries
Platte City is a city in Platte County, Missouri, along the Little Platte River. The population was 4,691 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Platte County.HistoryPlatte City was founded by Zadock "Zed" Martin and was incorporated as a city in September 1843.On December 16, 1861, Colonel W. James Morgan's Union Squad razed Platte City, including the courthouse.The Platte County Fair held annually just outside of Platte City began in 1863 and is the oldest continuously operating fair west of the Mississippi River.On April 3, 1882, Jesse James planned a robbery of the Platte City bank, but it was never carried out due to his assassination by Robert Ford on the morning of the raid.On July 19, 1933 Bonnie & Clyde were ambushed by, and engaged in, a shootout with local authorities just south of Platte City at the Red Crown Tourist Court.GeographyPlatte City is located at . According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.65sqmi, of which, 3.61sqmi is land and 0.04sqmi is water.
Add Platte City and other destinations in United States to your travel plans using our United States trip itinerary builder.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Platte City

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Platte City

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Platte City:
Museums, fun & games, sightseeing
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Parks, nightlife, shopping
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Museums, historic sites, sightseeing
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, theme parks, museums
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Museums, casinos, sightseeing
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Missouri

3 days in Branson BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Branson BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Saint Louis BY A USER FROM DENMARK May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Missouri BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Branson BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Kansas City BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Midwest BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Kansas City BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, kids, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 11 days in Joplin, Dodge City & Woodward BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Missouri BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Springfield BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News