15 days in Kansas City & San Diego Itinerary

15 days in Kansas City & San Diego Itinerary

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Kansas City — 6 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Lake Remembrance and Forest Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kansas City: Overland Park (Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens & Urban Air Trampoline Park), Saint Joseph (Museum Hill Historic District, Patee House Museum, &more) and Topeka (Kansas State Capitol Building, Evel Knievel Museum, &more). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, take an in-depth tour of Arabia Steamboat Museum, stop by Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum, and explore the engaging exhibits at Kaleidoscope.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Kansas City trip builder tool.

Washington DC to Kansas City is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Kansas City. In July in Kansas City, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to fly to San Diego.
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Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Del Mar City Beach. Get in touch with nature at La Jolla Shores Park and Crystal Cove. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Diego: Encinitas (Moonlight State Beach & Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens), Newport Beach (Balboa Island & Marina Park) and Artemis Defense Institute (in Lake Forest). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Lions, Tigers & Bears, tour the pleasant surroundings at San Clemente Coastal Trail, enjoy the sand and surf at Mission Beach Park, and appreciate the history behind Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Kansas City to San Diego takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 July, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 68°F, while days are slightly colder, around 77°F. On the 4th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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