Originally Posted by lwmcguire
I usually take 13 to KC then 35 to Des Moines
65 is scenic but slow after Springfield but pleasant if you take your time
More likely 13 to 7 to I49.(US 71). Unless you really like city traffic a better plan would be stay on 13 to Bethany, then jump on I 35. But much of 65 is 4 lane, or improved 2 lane.