10 days in Kansas Itinerary

10 days in Kansas Itinerary

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10 days in Kansas Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Wichita
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Junction City
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Lawrence
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Coffeyville
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Denver

3
nights
Wichita

Wichita ©
Wichita is the largest city in the U.S. Do some cultural sightseeing at Strataca and Museum of World Treasures. Appreciate the collections at Old Cowtown Museum and Cosmosphere. Step out of Wichita to go to Belle Plaine and see Bartlett Arboretum, which is approximately 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get to know the resident critters at Sedgwick County Zoo, stop by Nifty Nut House, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, and look for all kinds of wild species at Great Plains Nature Center.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Wichita tour itinerary planning site .

Denver to Wichita is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Denver to Wichita due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Denver in May; daily highs in Wichita reach 77°F and lows reach 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Junction City.

Things to do in Wichita

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Hutchinson, Kansas Star Casino, Bartlett Arboretum
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Old Cowtown Museum ©
Old Cowtown Museum
Strataca ©
Strataca
Cosmosphere ©
Cosmosphere

2
nights
Junction City

Junction City ©
Junction City is a city and county seat of Geary County, Kansas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Milford Nature Center & Fish Hatchery, see the interesting displays at Kansas Auto Racing Museum, then see the interesting displays at Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum, and finally mingle with the ghosts of the past at Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at OZ Museum, then learn about winemaking at Prairie Fire Winery, and then identify plant and animal life at Konza Prairie Research Natural Area.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Junction City trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Wichita to Junction City takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in May, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Lawrence.

Things to do in Junction City

Wildlife Museums Parks

Side Trips

Abilene, Kansas Auto Racing Museum, Prairie Fire Winery, OZ Museum
Highlights from your plan
OZ Museum ©
OZ Museum
Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad
Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad

3
nights
Lawrence

Lawrence ©
Lawrence is the sixth largest city in the state of Kansas and the county seat of Douglas County, Kansas. Get some cultural insight at Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site and Evel Knievel Museum. Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum and Phoenix Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lawrence: Cedar Cove Feline Conservatory & Education Center (in Louisburg), Somerset Ridge Vineyard-Winery (in Somerset) and First Presbyterian Church Topeka (in Topeka). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Massachusetts Street and get all the information you need at Prairie Park Nature Center.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Lawrence trip itinerary maker site .

Drive from Junction City to Lawrence in 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Lawrence can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Coffeyville.

Things to do in Lawrence

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Topeka, Somerset Ridge Vineyard-Winery, Cedar Cove Feline Conservatory & Education Center, Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum
Highlights from your plan
Massachusetts Street ©
Massachusetts Street
Evel Knievel Museum ©
Evel Knievel Museum

1
night
Coffeyville

Coffeyville ©
Coffeyville is a city in southeastern Montgomery County, Kansas, United States, located along the Verdigris River in the state's southeastern region. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): examine the collection at Dalton Defenders Museum, then meet the residents at Safari Zoological Park, and then contemplate the long history of Little House on the Prairie Museum.

To find out how to plan a trip to Coffeyville, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Lawrence to Coffeyville takes 3 hours. In May, daytime highs in Coffeyville are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Coffeyville

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Little House on the Prairie Museum, Safari Zoological Park
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Safari Zoological Park ©
Safari Zoological Park
Dalton Defenders Museum ©
Dalton Defenders Museum

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