16 days in Kansas Itinerary

16 days in Kansas Itinerary

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16 days in Kansas Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
1
Overland Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Topeka
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Abilene
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Dodge City
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Coffeyville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Wichita
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Calgary

2
nights
Overland Park

Overland Park is the second most populous city in the U.S. Overland Park is known for fun & games, parks, nightlife, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead, steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Saint Peter, cool off at Schlitterbahn Waterpark Kansas City, and admire all the interesting features of Children's Mercy Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Overland Park online road trip planner .

Calgary, Canada to Overland Park is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Topeka.

Things to do in Overland Park

Fun & Games Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Kansas City, Blade & Timber Axe Throwing
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead ©
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead
Children's Mercy Park ©
Children's Mercy Park

3
nights
Topeka

Topeka ©
Topeka is the capital city of the U.S. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Topeka: Wamego (OZ Museum & Oz Winery) and Lawrence (Mass Street Soda & Massachusetts Street). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Evel Knievel Museum, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and stroll around Gage Park.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Topeka online route maker .

You can drive from Overland Park to Topeka in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August in Topeka, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Abilene.

Things to do in Topeka

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Lawrence, Wamego
Highlights from your plan
Evel Knievel Museum ©
Evel Knievel Museum
Kansas State Capitol Building ©
Kansas State Capitol Building
OZ Museum ©
OZ Museum

2
nights
Abilene

Abilene ©
Abilene is a city in and the county seat of Dickinson County, Kansas, United States. On the 22nd (Thu), steep yourself in history at Seelye Mansion, take an in-depth tour of Heritage Center of Dickinson County, then examine the collection 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: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Abilene trip simple and quick.

Drive from Topeka to Abilene in 1.5 hours. August in Abilene sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Dodge City.

Things to do in Abilene

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
Highlights from your plan

2
nights
Dodge City

Dodge City ©
Dodge City is the county seat of Ford County, Kansas, United States, named after nearby Fort Dodge. On the 24th (Sat), try your luck at Boothill Casino and Resort, get engrossed in the history at Boot Hill Museum, and then appreciate the history behind Cowboy Statue On Boot Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Santa Fe Trail Tracks, explore and take pictures at Moore Ranch, and then see the interesting displays at The Big Well.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Dodge City trip builder .

Getting from Abilene to Dodge City by car takes about 3.5 hours. August in Dodge City sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Coffeyville.

Things to do in Dodge City

Casinos Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Moore Ranch, The Big Well
Highlights from your plan
Boot Hill Museum ©
Boot Hill Museum
Boothill Casino and Resort ©
Boothill Casino and Resort
Santa Fe Trail Tracks ©
Santa Fe Trail Tracks

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. On the 26th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Dalton Defenders Museum, stroll through Riverside Park and Ralph Mitchell Zoo, and then get to know the resident critters at Safari Zoological Park.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Coffeyville trip planner.

Drive from Dodge City to Coffeyville in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, daytime highs in Coffeyville are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Wichita.

Things to do in Coffeyville

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trips

Safari Zoological Park, Riverside Park and Ralph Mitchell Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Safari Zoological Park ©
Safari Zoological Park
Dalton Defenders Museum ©
Dalton Defenders Museum
Riverside Park and Ralph Mitchell Zoo ©

4
nights
Wichita

Wichita ©
Wichita is the largest city in the U.S. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wichita: Hutchinson (Strataca & Cosmosphere). There's lots more to do: meet the residents at Sedgwick County Zoo, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, see the interesting displays at Museum of World Treasures, and look for gifts at Nifty Nut House.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Wichita holiday planner.

You can drive from Coffeyville to Wichita in 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Wichita can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Wichita

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Hutchinson, Tanganyika Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
The Keeper of the Plains ©
The Keeper of the Plains
Strataca ©
Strataca
Sedgwick County Zoo ©
Sedgwick County Zoo

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