7 days in Kansas City & Denver Itinerary

7 days in Kansas City & Denver Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday maker

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Kansas City
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Denver
— 4 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25

Kansas City

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): don't miss a visit to SubTropolis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Bingham Waggoner Mansion & Estate, take an in-depth tour of Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, then explore the engaging exhibits at Kaleidoscope, and finally admire the natural beauty at Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kansas City road trip planning website.

New York City to Kansas City is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 13 — 15:

Denver

— 4 nights

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Denver: Rocky Mountain National Park (Many Parks Curve Overlook & Trail Ridge Road), Estes Park (Images of Rocky Mountain National Park & The Studio Fine Art and Framing) and Colorado Springs (Cheyenne Mountain Zoo & Garden of the Gods). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, and get engrossed in the history at Hotel de Paris Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Denver day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Kansas City to Denver takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Kansas City in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Denver, with lows around 60°F. On the 19th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 15 — 19: