7 days in Kansas City & Denver Itinerary

7 days in Kansas City & Denver Itinerary

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1
Kansas City
— 2 nights
2
Denver
— 4 nights

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.
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, thenexplore the engaging exhibits at Kaleidoscope, and finally admire the natural beauty at Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kansas City tour itinerary planning tool.

New York City to Kansas City is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Kansas City is minus 1 hour. In July in Kansas City, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Independence, Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead, Cathedral of Saint Peter
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National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art ©
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Arabia Steamboat Museum ©
Arabia Steamboat Museum

4
nights
Denver

Denver ©
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: Estes Park (Images of Rocky Mountain National Park & The Studio Fine Art and Framing), Colorado Springs (Cheyenne Mountain Zoo & Garden of the Gods) and Rocky Mountain National Park (Many Parks Curve Overlook & Trail Ridge Road). 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 °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

Side Trips

Estes Park, Colorado Springs, Rocky Mountain National Park, River Rafting & Tubing, Hotel de Paris Museum
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Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road

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