7 days in Kansas City & Denver Itinerary

7 days in Kansas City & Denver Itinerary

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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, learn about all things military at Harry S. Truman Presidential 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 5-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 fly to Denver.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

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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: Estes Park (Images of Rocky Mountain National Park & The Studio Fine Art and Framing), Rocky Mountain National Park (Many Parks Curve Overlook & Trail Ridge Road) and Colorado Springs (Cheyenne Mountain Zoo & Garden of the Gods). And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Evans, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, take in the exciting artwork at Denver Botanic Gardens, and stop by Hotel de Paris Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Denver day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Kansas City to Denver in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kansas City to Denver. 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 fly back home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Shopping

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