10 days in Kansas Itinerary

10 days in Kansas Itinerary

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Topeka
— 3 nights
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Paola
— 1 night
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Fort Scott
— 1 night
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Abilene
— 2 nights
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Hays
— 2 nights

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Topeka

Topeka ©
Topeka is the capital city of the U.S. Discover out-of-the-way places like First Presbyterian Church Topeka and The Great Overland Station. Do some cultural sightseeing at Prairie Fire Winery and Ward Meade Park. Get out of town with these interesting Topeka side-trips: Chase County Courthouse (in Cottonwood Falls), Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum (in Atchison) and Konza Prairie Research Natural Area (in Junction City). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Crooked Post Winery and learn about all things military at Combat Air Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Topeka trip planning app.

Seattle to Topeka is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Seattle to Topeka. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in May: highs in Topeka hover around 76°F, while lows dip to 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Paola.

Things to do in Topeka

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

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Paola

Paola ©
Paola is a city in and the county seat of Miami County, Kansas, United States. On the 2nd (Sun), see the interesting displays at Powell Observatory, learn about winemaking at Somerset Ridge Vineyard-Winery, and then learn about winemaking at NightHawk Vineyard & Winery.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Paola journey planner.

Traveling by car from Topeka to Paola takes 1.5 hours. June in Paola sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Fort Scott.

Things to do in Paola

Wineries · Museums

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Specialty Museum
Powell Observatory
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Fort Scott

Fort Scott ©
Fort Scott is a city in and the county seat of Bourbon County, Kansas, United States, 88mi south of Kansas City, on the Marmaton River. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take in the history at Fort Scott National Historic Site, then see the interesting displays at Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Scott National Cemetery.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Fort Scott trip app.

Getting from Paola to Fort Scott by car takes about an hour. In June, daytime highs in Fort Scott are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Abilene.

Things to do in Fort Scott

Historic Sites · Museums
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Abilene

Abilene ©
Abilene is a city in and the county seat of Dickinson County, Kansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): examine the collection at Greyhound Hall of Fame, then take an in-depth tour of Heritage Center of Dickinson County, then see the interesting displays at Kansas Auto Racing Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Seelye Mansion, look for gifts at Russell Stover Candy Company, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Milford Nature Center & Fish Hatchery.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Abilene trip planner.

You can drive from Fort Scott to Abilene in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in June, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Hays.

Things to do in Abilene

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

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Hays

Hays ©
Hays is a city in and the county seat of Ellis County, Kansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Ellis Lakeside Campground, steep yourself in history at Fort Hays State Historic Site, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Fidelis Church, and finally see the interesting displays at Merci Boxcar. Keep things going the next day: explore the galleries of Garden of Eden and then identify plant and animal life at Cheyenne Bottoms.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Hays itinerary planner.

Getting from Abilene to Hays by car takes about 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Hays can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hays

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums

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Historic Site
Garden of Eden
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