22 days in Kansas Itinerary

22 days in Kansas Itinerary

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22 days in Kansas Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
1
Overland Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Topeka
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Fort Scott
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Coffeyville
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
5
Dodge City
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Larned
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Abilene
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Wichita
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Calgary

3
nights
Overland Park

Overland Park ©
Overland Park is the second most populous city in the U.S. Museum-lovers will get to explore Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm Historic Site and Shawnee Town 1929. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead, admire the natural beauty at Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, get your game on at Bury the Hatchet, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Overland Park driving holiday planning app .

Calgary, Canada to Overland Park is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Calgary to Overland Park is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Topeka.

Things to do in Overland Park

Fun & Games Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kansas City, Blade & Timber Axe Throwing, Shawnee Indian Mission State Historic Site, Shawnee Town 1929, Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Blade & Timber Axe Throwing ©
Blade & Timber Axe Throwing
Cabela's ©
Cabela's

4
nights
Topeka

Topeka ©
Topeka is the capital city of the U.S. Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site and Ward Meade Park will appeal to history buffs. Evel Knievel Museum and Flint Hills Discovery Center will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Prairie Fire Winery (in Paxico), Oz Museum (in Wamego) and Atchison (Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum & Muchnic Art Gallery). There's much more to do: ponder the world of politics at Kansas State Capitol Building, admire all the interesting features of Iwig Dairy Store, take in the architecture and atmosphere at First Presbyterian Church Topeka, and steep yourself in history at Cedar Crest.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Topeka road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Overland Park to Topeka in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July in Topeka, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Fort Scott.

Things to do in Topeka

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Atchison, OZ Museum, Flint Hills Discovery Center, Prairie Fire Winery & Vineyard
Highlights from your plan
Evel Knievel Museum ©
Evel Knievel Museum
OZ Museum ©
OZ Museum

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): stroll the grounds of Fort Scott National Cemetery, take in the history at Fort Scott National Historic Site, and then examine the collection at Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Fort Scott trip planner .

You can drive from Topeka to Fort Scott in 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Fort Scott can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Coffeyville.

Things to do in Fort Scott

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fort Scott National Historic Site ©
Fort Scott National Historic Site
Fort Scott National Cemetery
Fort Scott National Cemetery

2
nights
Coffeyville

Coffeyville ©
Coffeyville is a city in southeastern Montgomery County, Kansas, United States, located along the Verdigris River in the state's southeastern region. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): examine the collection at Dalton Defenders Museum, contemplate the long history of Little House on the Prairie Museum, then meet the residents at Safari Zoological Park, and finally examine the collection at Gary's Garage Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the majestic nature at Elk City State Park and then stroll through Riverside Park and Ralph Mitchell Zoo.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Coffeyville trip planner.

Traveling by car from Fort Scott to Coffeyville takes 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Dodge City.

Things to do in Coffeyville

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trips

Independence, Caney
Highlights from your plan
Safari Zoological Park ©
Safari Zoological Park
Dalton Defenders Museum ©
Dalton Defenders Museum
Gary's Garage Museum ©
Gary's Garage Museum

2
nights
Dodge City

Dodge City ©
Dodge City is the county seat of Ford County, Kansas, United States, named after nearby Fort Dodge. Let the collections at Boot Hill Museum and Kiowa County Historical Museum and Soda Fountain capture your imagination. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Santa Fe Trail Tracks and Home of Stone. Venture out of the city with trips to Stauth Memorial Museum (in Montezuma) and The Big Well (in Greensburg). The adventure continues: try to win big at Boothill Casino and Resort, see the interesting displays at Kansas Teachers' Hall of Fame, and hike along Dodge City Trail of Fame.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Dodge City trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Coffeyville to Dodge City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, daily temperatures in Dodge City can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Larned.

Things to do in Dodge City

Museums Casinos Fun & Games

Side Trips

Greensburg, Stauth Memorial Museum
Highlights from your plan
Boot Hill Museum ©
Boot Hill Museum
The Big Well ©
The Big Well
Stauth Memorial Museum ©
Stauth Memorial Museum

1
night
Larned

Larned ©
Larned is a city in and the county seat of Pawnee County, Kansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): browse the exhibits of Fort Larned National Historic Site.

Plan a Larned trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Dodge City to Larned in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Abilene.

Things to do in Larned

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fort Larned National Historic Site ©
Fort Larned National Historic Site

2
nights
Abilene

Abilene ©
Abilene is a city in and the county seat of Dickinson County, Kansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): see a world frozen in time at Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad, then take an in-depth tour of Heritage Center of Dickinson County, and then see the interesting displays at Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Greyhound Hall of Fame, then contemplate the long history of Seelye Mansion, then see the interesting displays at US Cavalry Museum, and finally stop by Russell Stover Candy Company.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Abilene vacation maker .

Traveling by car from Larned to Abilene takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Wichita.

Things to do in Abilene

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Atomic Cannon, US Cavalry Museum
Highlights from your plan
Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad
Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad
Heritage Center of Dickinson County ©

4
nights
Wichita

Wichita ©
Wichita is the largest city in the U.S. Museum-lovers will get to explore Strataca and Museum of World Treasures. Take a break from the city and head to Sedgwick County Zoo and Tanganyika Wildlife Park. Step out of Wichita to go to Hutchinson and see Cosmosphere, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Old Cowtown Museum, admire the natural beauty at Botanica: The Wichita Gardens, see the interesting displays at Frank Lloyd Wright's Allen House, and don't miss a visit to The Keeper of the Plains.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Wichita online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Abilene to Wichita takes 1.5 hours. In July in Wichita, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Wichita

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Hutchinson, Tanganyika Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Strataca ©
Strataca
Cosmosphere ©
Cosmosphere
Museum of World Treasures ©
Museum of World Treasures

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