3 days in Omaha & Kansas City Itinerary

3 days in Omaha & Kansas City Itinerary

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Omaha
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Kansas City
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Omaha

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Gateway to the West

A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
On the 9th (Fri), try to win big at Horseshoe Council Bluffs, listen to music at Henry Doorly Zoo, then take in nature's colorful creations at Lauritzen Gardens Omaha's Botanical Center, and finally stop by Old Market Candy Shop.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Omaha trip itinerary maker website.

Brookings to Omaha is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Brookings in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Omaha: highs are around 62°F and lows about 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kansas City.

Things to do in Omaha

Parks · Nightlife · Casinos · Fun & Games

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Kansas City

— 1 night

City of Fountains

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Kansas City Zoo, then take an in-depth tour of Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cinder Block Brewery. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Union Station, explore the world behind art at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, and then get engrossed in the history at Arabia Steamboat Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kansas City trip planner.

You can drive from Omaha to Kansas City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Omaha in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 46°F in Kansas City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Historic Sites

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