10 days in Kansas City & San Diego Itinerary

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Kansas City
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Kansas City — 3 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Lake Shawnee and Firekeeper Golf Course. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kansas City: Topeka (Kansas State Capitol Building & Evel Knievel Museum). And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at National WWI Museum and Memorial, examine the collection at Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum, admire the masterpieces at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, and steep yourself in history at Union Station.

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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 difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in April, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to fly to San Diego.
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San Diego — 6 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.
Get outdoors at Cabrillo National Monument and La Jolla Cove. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Diego: ClueHoo (in Laguna Beach), Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens (in Encinitas) and Anaheim (Downtown Disney District, Phantom Ales, &more). There's lots more to do: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Black's Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Children's Pool, and admire the natural beauty at Balboa Park.

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Traveling by flight from Kansas City to San Diego takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Kansas City to San Diego due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Kansas City in April since evenings lows in San Diego dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for the flight back home.
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