7 days in Kansas City, Omaha & Saint Louis Itinerary

7 days in Kansas City, Omaha & Saint Louis Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Houston
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  5 h 30 min
1
Kansas City
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Omaha
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  4 h
3
Saint Louis
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 30 min
End: Houston

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Country Club Plaza, Arabia Steamboat Museum and Union Station. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Arabia Steamboat Museum, wander the streets of Country Club Plaza, then contemplate the long history of Bingham Waggoner Mansion & Estate, and finally contemplate the long history of Union Station. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have some family-friendly fun at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Kansas City and then get your game on at Blade & Timber Axe Throwing - Lawrence.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kansas City road trip website.

Houston to Kansas City is an approximately 5.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Houston in January, things will get much colder in Kansas City: highs are around 42°F and lows about 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Omaha.

Things to do in Kansas City

Fun & Games Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Blade & Timber Axe Throwing, Blade & Timber Axe Throwing - Lawrence, Bingham Waggoner Mansion & Estate, iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Kansas City
Highlights from your plan
Blade & Timber Axe Throwing - Lawrence ©
Blade & Timber Axe Throwing - Lawrence
Blade & Timber Axe Throwing ©
Blade & Timber Axe Throwing
National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial

1
night
Omaha

Omaha ©
A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): stroll around Hitchcock Nature Center, try your luck at Horseshoe Council Bluffs, see a show at Henry Doorly Zoo, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally have fun at Take Aim Indoor Shooting Sports & Training Facility.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Omaha trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Kansas City to Omaha in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Kansas City in January; daily highs in Omaha reach 35°F and lows reach 15°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Omaha

Fun & Games Parks Casinos

Side Trips

Hitchcock Nature Center, Take Aim Indoor Shooting Sports & Training Facility, Horseshoe Council Bluffs
Highlights from your plan
Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo
Room Escape Games
Hitchcock Nature Center ©
Hitchcock Nature Center

3
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Go for a jaunt from Saint Louis to Alton to see Great Rivers Scenic Route about 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at City Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, get lost in a book at Central Public Library, and explore the engaging exhibits at The Magic House, St. Louis Children's Museum.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Saint Louis trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Omaha to Saint Louis takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Omaha in January: high temperatures in Saint Louis hover around 41°F and lows are around 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trips

Great Rivers Scenic Route, The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House
Highlights from your plan
City Museum ©
City Museum
Saint Louis Zoo ©
Saint Louis Zoo
Top Notch Axe Throwing St. Louis ©
Top Notch Axe Throwing St. Louis

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