5 days in Kansas City & Overland Park Itinerary

5 days in Kansas City & Overland Park Itinerary

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Kansas City
— 3 nights
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Overland Park
— 1 night
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Kansas City

— 3 nights

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.
Appreciate the collections at National WWI Museum and Memorial and Arabia Steamboat Museum. Get some cultural insight at Union Station and Country Club Plaza. Change things up with a short trip to Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area in Blue Springs (about 32 minutes away). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum, admire the masterpieces at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, steep yourself in history at Bingham Waggoner Mansion & Estate, and examine the collection at Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kansas City trip planner.

Des Moines to Kansas City is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. May in Kansas City sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 57°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Overland Park.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Overland Park

— 1 night
Overland Park is the second most populous city in the U.S. state of Kansas. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at La Cygne Lake, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead, and then admire the majestic nature at Wyandotte County Lake Park. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Prairie Park Nature Center, wander the streets of Massachusetts Street, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Potter Lake.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Overland Park online journey builder.

Overland Park is very close to Kansas City. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Overland Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips