5 days in Kansas City & Washington DC Itinerary

5 days in Kansas City & Washington DC Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel route planner

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Kansas City
— 1 night
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): have fun and explore at Kaleidoscope, then explore the world behind art at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, then get engrossed in the history at National WWI Museum and Memorial, and finally get to know the resident critters at Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kansas City road trip planning app.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Kansas City. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in October, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Washington DC.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums

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Washington DC

— 3 nights
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Washington DC online travel route builder.

Getting from Kansas City to Washington DC by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kansas City to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. In October in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites

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