18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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Fort Scott
— 1 day
2
Independence
— 1 night
3
Wichita
— 2 nights
4
Dodge City
— 1 night
5
Hutchinson
— 1 night
6
Lindsborg
— 1 night
7
Abilene
— 2 nights
8
Strong City
— 1 night
9
Wamego
— 2 nights
10
Atchison
— 2 nights
11
Cedar Point
— 2 nights
12
Junction City
— 1 night

1
day
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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes George Washington Carver National Monument. On the 28th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at George Washington Carver National Monument and then witness the site of a historic battle at Fort Scott National Historic Site.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Fort Scott sightseeing planning tool.

Shawnee to Fort Scott is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In July, daily temperatures in Fort Scott can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Independence.

Things to do in Fort Scott

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

George Washington Carver National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Fort Scott National Historic Site ©
Fort Scott National Historic Site
George Washington Carver National Monument ©

1
night
Independence

Independence ©
Independence is a city in and the county seat of Montgomery County, Kansas, United States. On the 29th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Little House on the Prairie Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Independence trip planner.

You can drive from Fort Scott to Independence in 2 hours. July in Independence sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Wichita.

Things to do in Independence

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Little House on the Prairie Museum ©
Little House on the Prairie Museum

2
nights
Wichita

Wichita ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): get to know the resident critters at Sedgwick County Zoo, admire the natural beauty at Botanica: The Wichita Gardens, thensteep yourself in history at Old Cowtown Museum, and finally stroll around Harrison Park. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Museum of World Treasures, stop by Nifty Nut House, don't miss a visit to The Keeper of the Plains, thenengage your brain at Exploration Place, and finally examine the collection at Coleman Museum and Factory Outlet.

Plan a Wichita trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Independence to Wichita takes 2 hours. In July in Wichita, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Dodge City.

Things to do in Wichita

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
The Keeper of the Plains ©
The Keeper of the Plains
Sedgwick County Zoo ©
Sedgwick County Zoo
Botanica: The Wichita Gardens ©
Botanica: The Wichita Gardens

1
night
Dodge City

Dodge City ©
Dodge City is the county seat of Ford County, Kansas, United States, named after nearby Fort Dodge. You've now added Monument Rocks to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Rocks, thentake an in-depth tour of Boot Hill Museum, and then appreciate the history behind Cowboy Statue On Boot Hill.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Dodge City road trip planning tool.

Getting from Wichita to Dodge City by car takes about 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Hutchinson.

Things to do in Dodge City

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Monument Rocks
Highlights from your plan
Boot Hill Museum ©
Boot Hill Museum
Monument Rocks ©
Monument Rocks

1
night
Hutchinson

Hutchinson ©
Hutchinson is the largest city and county seat in Reno County, Kansas, United States, and located on the Arkansas River. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Cosmosphere and then examine the collection at Strataca.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Hutchinson tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Dodge City to Hutchinson in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lindsborg.

Things to do in Hutchinson

Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Strataca ©
Strataca
Cosmosphere ©
Cosmosphere

1
night
Lindsborg

Lindsborg ©
Lindsborg is a city in McPherson County, Kansas, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cheyenne Bottoms as well as Mushroom Rock State Park. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Cheyenne Bottoms, walk around Coronado Heights, thenadmire the majestic nature at Mushroom Rock State Park, and finally appreciate the history behind Wild Dala Horse Herd.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Lindsborg online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hutchinson to Lindsborg takes an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Lindsborg can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Abilene.

Things to do in Lindsborg

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Cheyenne Bottoms, Mushroom Rock State Park
Highlights from your plan
Coronado Heights ©
Coronado Heights
Mushroom Rock State Park ©
Mushroom Rock State Park

2
nights
Abilene

Abilene ©
Abilene is a city in and the county seat of Dickinson County, Kansas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): stop by Russell Stover Candy Company, thenexamine the collection at Kansas Auto Racing Museum, thenexamine the collection at Greyhound Hall of Fame, and finally steep yourself in history at Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad. On your second day here, examine the collection at Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum and then take an in-depth tour of Heritage Center of Dickinson County.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Abilene trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Lindsborg to Abilene by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Strong City.

Things to do in Abilene

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Kansas Auto Racing Museum
Highlights from your plan
Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum ©
Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum
Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad ©
Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad
Heritage Center of Dickinson County ©
Heritage Center of Dickinson County

1
night
Strong City

Strong City ©
Strong City is a city in Chase County, Kansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Strong City trip website.

Getting from Abilene to Strong City by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Wamego.

Things to do in Strong City

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve ©
Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

2
nights
Wamego

Wamego ©
Wamego is a city in Pottawatomie County, Kansas, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes OZ Museum. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Beecher Bible and Rifle Church, let the kids burn off some steam at Wamego City Park, thendo a tasting at Oz Winery, and finally look for gifts at OZ Museum. On your second day here, explore the activities along Council Grove Reservoir, relax in the rural setting at Alma Creamery, and then learn about winemaking at Prairie Fire Winery & Vineyard.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Wamego trip planner.

Traveling by car from Strong City to Wamego takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Wamego are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Atchison.

Things to do in Wamego

Parks Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Pony Express Barn & Museum, Prairie Fire Winery & Vineyard, Alma Creamery, Council Grove Reservoir
Highlights from your plan
Wamego City Park ©
Wamego City Park
OZ Museum ©
OZ Museum
Oz Winery ©
Oz Winery

2
nights
Atchison

Atchison ©
Atchison is a city and county seat of Atchison County, Kansas, United States, and situated along the Missouri River. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): stroll around Buffalo Soldier Memorial Park and then see the interesting displays at Evah C. Cray Historical Home.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Atchison online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Wamego to Atchison takes 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Atchison can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cedar Point.

Things to do in Atchison

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Saint Joseph, Buffalo Soldier Memorial Park
Highlights from your plan
Patee House Museum ©
Patee House Museum
Pony Express Museum ©
Pony Express Museum
Muchnic Art Gallery ©
Muchnic Art Gallery

2
nights
Cedar Point

Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point is a village in LaSalle County, Illinois, United States. To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Cedar Point holiday maker tool.

You can drive from Atchison to Cedar Point in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Cedar Point can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Junction City.

Things to do in Cedar Point

Shopping

Side Trips

Minonk Chocolate Company, Tanners Orchard
Highlights from your plan
Minonk Chocolate Company ©
Minonk Chocolate Company
Cedar Creek Ranch ©
Cedar Creek Ranch
Tanners Orchard ©
Tanners Orchard

1
night
Junction City

Junction City ©
Junction City is a city and county seat of Geary County, Kansas, United States. On the 13th (Tue), immerse yourself in nature at Milford State Park and then see the interesting displays at US Cavalry Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Junction City trip planner.

You can drive from Cedar Point to Junction City in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cedar Point in August: highs in Junction City hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. On the 14th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Junction City

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Milford State Park, US Cavalry Museum
Highlights from your plan
Milford State Park ©
Milford State Park
US Cavalry Museum ©
US Cavalry Museum

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