24 days in Flint Hills Itinerary

24 days in Flint Hills Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Flint Hills route planner

©
Make it your trip
+2
Drive to La Guardia Airport, Fly to Eppley Airfield, Drive to Marysville
1
Marysville
— 1 night
Drive
2
Junction City
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Topeka
— 7 nights
Drive
4
Emporia
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Caney
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Wichita
— 8 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
1
2
3

Marysville

— 1 night
Marysville is a city in and the county seat of Marshall County, Kansas, United States. On the 4th (Fri), hike along Blue River Rail Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Marshall County Historical, walk around Historic Trails Park, and then admire the landmark architecture of Pony Express Barn & Museum.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Marysville tour itinerary planner.

New York City to Marysville is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from New York City to Marysville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Marysville when traveling from New York City in September, with lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Junction City.

Things to do in Marysville

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Trails

Junction City

— 3 nights
Junction City is a city and county seat of Geary County, Kansas, United States. Explore Junction City's surroundings by going to Abilene (Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum & Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad). And it doesn't end there: kick your exploration up a notch at Wildwood Adventure Park, test your team's savvy at Locked Manhattan, tour the pleasant surroundings at Konza Prairie Research Natural Area, and meet the residents at Kansas State University Insect Zoo.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Junction City trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Marysville to Junction City by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Junction City are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Topeka.

Things to do in Junction City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Topeka

— 7 nights
Topeka is the capital city of the U.S. state of Kansas and the seat of Shawnee County. Change things up with these side-trips from Topeka: Wamego (Oz Winery & OZ Museum), Prairie Fire Winery (in Paxico) and Alma Creamery (in Alma). Spend the 11th (Fri) exploring nature at Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Evel Knievel Museum, ponder the world of politics at Kansas State Capitol Building, have fun and explore at Combat Air Museum, and contemplate the long history of Cedar Crest.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Topeka trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Junction City to Topeka takes an hour. In September in Topeka, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 60°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Emporia.

Things to do in Topeka

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Emporia

— 2 nights
Emporia is a city in and the county seat of Lyon County, Kansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the resident critters at David Traylor Zoo of Emporia, admire the masterpieces at Emporia Art’s Center, and then contemplate the long history of Chase County Courthouse.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Emporia itinerary tool.

You can drive from Topeka to Emporia in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in September, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Caney.

Things to do in Emporia

Parks · Nature · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Caney

— 2 nights
Caney is a city in Montgomery County, Kansas, United States. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Safari Zoological Park and then examine the collection at Gary's Garage Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Caney day trip planner.

You can drive from Emporia to Caney in 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Caney are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Wichita.

Things to do in Caney

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Wichita

— 8 nights
Wichita is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sedgwick County Zoo, explore the world behind art at Wichita Art Museum, examine the collection at Museum of World Treasures, and stop by Nifty Nut House.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Wichita trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Caney to Wichita in 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Wichita are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Wichita

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Side Trips