11 days in Kansas Itinerary

11 days in Kansas Itinerary

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11 days in Kansas Itinerary

Start: Eugene
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Wichita
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Dodge City
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Abilene
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Topeka
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Kansas City
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Eugene

3
nights
Wichita

Wichita ©
Wichita is the largest city in the U.S. Get some cultural insight at Strataca and Old Cowtown Museum. You'll explore and learn at Cosmosphere and Museum of World Treasures. There's much more to do: try to win big at Kansas Star Casino, see the interesting displays at Mid-America All-Indian Center, stop by Nifty Nut House, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanica: The Wichita Gardens.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Wichita attractions planning app .

Eugene to Wichita is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Eugene to Wichita, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, Wichita is somewhat warmer than Eugene - with highs of 86°F and lows of 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Dodge City.

Things to do in Wichita

Museums Parks Classes

Side Trips

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

1
night
Dodge City

Dodge City ©
Dodge City is the county seat of Ford County, Kansas, United States, named after nearby Fort Dodge. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): try to win big at Boothill Casino and Resort, then get engrossed in the history at Boot Hill Museum, and then pause for some photo ops at El Capitan.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Dodge City visit planner .

Traveling by car from Wichita to Dodge City takes 3 hours. September in Dodge City sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Abilene.

Things to do in Dodge City

Fun & Games Casinos Museums
Highlights from your plan
Boot Hill Museum ©
Boot Hill Museum
Boothill Casino and Resort ©
Boothill Casino and Resort

1
night
Abilene

Abilene ©
Abilene is a city in and the county seat of Dickinson County, Kansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): examine the collection at Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum, then mingle with the ghosts of the past at Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad, and then contemplate the long history of Seelye Mansion.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Abilene trip planner .

Drive from Dodge City to Abilene in 3.5 hours. In September in Abilene, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 62°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Topeka.

Things to do in Abilene

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum ©
Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad
Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad
Seelye Mansion ©
Seelye Mansion

3
nights
Topeka

Topeka ©
Topeka is the capital city of the U.S. Museum-lovers will get to explore Evel Knievel Museum and Oz Museum. Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site and Ward Meade Park will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Lawrence (Massachusetts Street & Phoenix Gallery). There's lots more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Kansas State Capitol Building, stroll through Gage Park, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at First Presbyterian Church Topeka.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Topeka travel planning site .

You can drive from Abilene to Topeka in 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Topeka can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kansas City.

Things to do in Topeka

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Lawrence, OZ Museum
Highlights from your plan
Evel Knievel Museum ©
Evel Knievel Museum
OZ Museum ©
OZ Museum
Massachusetts Street ©
Massachusetts Street

2
nights
Kansas City

Kansas City ©
The city meets the Great Plains in Kansas City City, Kansas.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then stroll through Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead, and finally pause for some photo ops at Rosedale Memorial Arch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): steep yourself in history at Grinter Place State Historic Site, then explore and take pictures at Children's Mercy Park, and then try your luck at Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Kansas City trip planning app .

Getting from Topeka to Kansas City by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kansas City

Fun & Games Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Overland Park, Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum
Highlights from your plan
Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway ©
Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum
Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum
Grinter Place State Historic Site ©
Grinter Place State Historic Site

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