24 days in Flint Hills Itinerary

24 days in Flint Hills Itinerary

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Marysville
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Junction City
— 3 nights
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Topeka
— 7 nights
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Emporia
— 2 nights
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Caney
— 2 nights
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Wichita
— 8 nights

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Marysville

Marysville ©
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 flight and car. 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
Highlights from your plan
Marshall County Historical ©
Marshall County Historical
Blue River Rail Trail ©
Blue River Rail Trail
Pony Express Barn & Museum ©
Pony Express Barn & Museum

3
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Junction City

Junction City ©
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, identify plant and animal life 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

Side Trips

Manhattan, Abilene
Highlights from your plan
Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum ©
Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum
Wildwood Adventure Park ©
Wildwood Adventure Park
Locked Manhattan ©
Locked Manhattan

7
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Topeka

Topeka ©
Topeka is the capital city of the U.S. Change things up with these side-trips from Topeka: Prairie Fire Winery (in Paxico), Wamego (Oz Winery & OZ Museum) 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, get a sense of history and politics at Kansas State Capitol Building, learn about all things military at Combat Air Museum, and stroll around Gage Park.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Topeka vacation planner.

Getting from Junction City to Topeka by car takes about an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Emporia.

Things to do in Topeka

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Wamego, Prairie Fire Winery, Alma Creamery
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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Emporia

Emporia ©
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 · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve, Chase County Courthouse
Highlights from your plan
Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve ©
Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
David Traylor Zoo of Emporia ©
David Traylor Zoo of Emporia
Emporia Art’s Center ©
Emporia Art’s Center

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Caney

Caney ©
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

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Safari Zoological Park ©
Safari Zoological Park
Gary's Garage Museum ©
Gary's Garage Museum

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Wichita

Wichita ©
Wichita is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: meet the residents at Sedgwick County Zoo, get curious at Exploration Place, identify plant and animal life at Great Plains Nature Center, and don't miss a visit to The Keeper of the Plains.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Wichita trip planner.

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 travel back home.

Things to do in Wichita

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Tanganyika Wildlife Park, High Park
Highlights from your plan
Sedgwick County Zoo ©
Sedgwick County Zoo
The Keeper of the Plains ©
The Keeper of the Plains
Nifty Nut House ©
Nifty Nut House