14 days in Denver, Wichita & Tulsa Itinerary

14 days in Denver, Wichita & Tulsa Itinerary

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14 days in Denver, Wichita & Tulsa Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Denver
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Wichita
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Tulsa
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Phoenix

6
nights
Denver

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Get a sense of the local culture at Denver Union Station and Denver Botanic Gardens. Popular historic sites such as 16th Street Mall and Molly Brown House Museum are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Photography Tours (in Estes Park), Trail Ridge Road (in Rocky Mountain National Park) and Fort Collins (Annual Flower Trial Garden & River Rafting & Tubing). Next up on the itinerary: see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, identify plant and animal life at Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, stroll the grounds of Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Denver vacation planner.

Phoenix to Denver is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Phoenix in July, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Denver: temperatures range from 87°F by day to 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Wichita.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fort Collins, Photography Tours, Summit Lake Park, Trail Ridge Road, Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum
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Photography Tours
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science

2
nights
Wichita

Wichita ©
Wichita is the largest city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Museum of World Treasures, get curious at Exploration Place, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sedgwick County Zoo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Old Cowtown Museum, make a trip to The Keeper of the Plains, and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Strataca.

Make your Wichita itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from Denver to Wichita in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Denver to Wichita is 1 hour. Traveling from Denver in July, Wichita is a bit warmer at night with lows of 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Tulsa.

Things to do in Wichita

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Strataca
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Old Cowtown Museum ©
Old Cowtown Museum
Strataca ©
Strataca
Sedgwick County Zoo ©
Sedgwick County Zoo

5
nights
Tulsa

Tulsa ©
Sometimes known as the "Buckle of the Bible Belt," Tulsa is the second largest city in Oklahoma.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum and Philbrook Museum of Art. Kids will appreciate attractions like Safari Zoological Park and Museum of Osteology. Venture out of the city with trips to Oklahoma City (Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum & Bricktown), Oklahoma County Auto Trim and Mini Museum (in Arcadia) and Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve (in Bartlesville). The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of Gilcrease Museum, steep yourself in history at The Nut House, admire the striking features of Boston Avenue Methodist Church, and make a trip to Blue Whale of Catoosa.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Tulsa driving holiday planning app .

Traveling by car from Wichita to Tulsa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Tulsa sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tulsa

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Oklahoma City, The Nut House, Oklahoma County Auto Trim and Mini Museum, Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve, Blue Whale of Catoosa
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