20 days in Kansas Itinerary

20 days in Kansas Itinerary

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20 days in Kansas Itinerary

Start: New York City
Foot + Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Kansas City
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Coffeyville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Wichita
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Dodge City
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Abilene
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Topeka
— 5 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: New York City

3
nights
Kansas City

Kansas City ©
The city meets the Great Plains in Kansas City City, Kansas.
Step out of Kansas City with an excursion to Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens in Overland Park--about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead, join the crowd at Kansas Speedway, look for gifts at Moon Marble Company, and tour or see a game at Topgolf.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kansas City trip planner .

New York City to Kansas City is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Kansas City is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Coffeyville.

Things to do in Kansas City

Fun & Games Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Overland Park, Blade & Timber Axe Throwing, Moon Marble Company
Highlights from your plan
Blade & Timber Axe Throwing ©
Blade & Timber Axe Throwing
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead ©
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead
Room Escape Games

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. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Riverside Park and Ralph Mitchell Zoo, then examine the collection at Dalton Defenders Museum, and then get to know the resident critters at Safari Zoological Park.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Coffeyville trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Kansas City to Coffeyville in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in June, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Wichita.

Things to do in Coffeyville

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trips

Riverside Park and Ralph Mitchell Zoo, Safari Zoological Park
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. Get out of town with these interesting Wichita side-trips: Hutchinson (Strataca & Cosmosphere). There's lots more to do: get to know the resident critters at Sedgwick County Zoo, examine the collection at Museum of World Treasures, meet the residents at Tanganyika Wildlife Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanica: The Wichita Gardens.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Wichita online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Coffeyville to Wichita in 2.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Wichita can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Dodge City.

Things to do in Wichita

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Dodge City

Dodge City ©
Dodge City is the county seat of Ford County, Kansas, United States, named after nearby Fort Dodge. Get out of town with these interesting Dodge City side-trips: Heartland Farm (in Great Bend), Garden City Arts (in Garden City) and Fort Larned National Historic Site (in Larned). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Boot Hill Museum, contemplate the long history of Santa Fe Trail Tracks, try your luck at Boothill Casino and Resort, and examine the collection at The Big Well.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Dodge City visit planning site .

You can drive from Wichita to Dodge City in 3 hours. Traveling from Wichita in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Dodge City, with lows of 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Abilene.

Things to do in Dodge City

Museums Historic Sites Casinos

Side Trips

Fort Larned National Historic Site, The Big Well, Garden City Arts, Heartland Farm
Highlights from your plan
Boot Hill Museum ©
Boot Hill Museum
Boothill Casino and Resort ©
Boothill Casino and Resort
Fort Larned National Historic Site ©
Fort Larned National Historic Site

3
nights
Abilene

Abilene ©
Abilene is a city in and the county seat of Dickinson County, Kansas, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Abilene: Flint Hills Discovery Center (in Manhattan), Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve (in Strong City) and Rolling Hills Zoo (in Salina). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum, see a world frozen in time at Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad, and walk around Coronado Heights.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Abilene trip website .

Traveling by car from Dodge City to Abilene takes 3.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Abilene are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Topeka.

Things to do in Abilene

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve, Rolling Hills Zoo, Flint Hills Discovery Center, Geary County Historical Society and Museums, Coronado Heights
Highlights from your plan
Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum ©
Flint Hills Discovery Center ©
Flint Hills Discovery Center
Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad ©
Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad

5
nights
Topeka

Topeka ©
Topeka is the capital city of the U.S. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Topeka: Lawrence (Phoenix Gallery, Massachusetts Street, & more), OZ Museum (in Wamego) and Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum (in Atchison). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Evel Knievel Museum, walk around Gage Park, explore the engaging exhibits at Kansas Children's Discovery Center, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Topeka trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Abilene to Topeka by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Topeka are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Topeka

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Lawrence, Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum, OZ Museum
Highlights from your plan
Evel Knievel Museum ©
Evel Knievel Museum
Kansas State Capitol Building ©
Kansas State Capitol Building
OZ Museum ©
OZ Museum

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