10 days in Kansas City & San Diego Itinerary

10 days in Kansas City & San Diego Itinerary

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Kansas City
— 1 night
San Diego
— 8 nights


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 25th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at National WWI Museum and Memorial, then gain insight at Kaleidoscope, then have some family-friendly fun at Blade & Timber Axe Throwing, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Blade & Timber Axe Throwing. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum, examine the collection at Arabia Steamboat Museum, then take a stroll through Country Club Plaza, then explore the world behind art at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, and finally steep yourself in history at Union Station.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kansas City tour itinerary planner.

Washington DC to Kansas City is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to San Diego.
Museums · Shopping · Fun & Games · Neighborhoods
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San Diego — 8 nights

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Escape the urban bustle at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Bommer Canyon Trails. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Diego: Laguna Beach (Ben Brown’s Golf Course at The Ranch Laguna Beach & ClueHoo), Anaheim (Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!, Disneyland Park, &more) and Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens (in Encinitas). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, stroll through La Jolla Cove, see the interesting displays at Timken Museum of Art, and kick back and relax at Black's Beach.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our San Diego route planning website.

Getting from Kansas City to San Diego by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kansas City to San Diego, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kansas City in March, expect San Diego to be somewhat warmer, temps between 69°F and 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time for the flight back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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