24 days in Kansas Itinerary

24 days in Kansas Itinerary

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Fort Scott
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Pittsburg
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Coffeyville
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Wichita
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Hutchinson
— 1 night
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Dodge City
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Liberal
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Oakley
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Cawker City
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Great Bend
— 2 nights
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Lindsborg
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Abilene
— 2 nights
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Fort Riley
— 1 night
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Marysville
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Strong City
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Topeka
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Atchison
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Fort Scott

— 1 day
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 22nd (Sun): stroll the grounds of Fort Scott National Cemetery and then take in the history at Fort Scott National Historic Site.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Fort Scott online route planner.

Shawnee to Fort Scott is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In August, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Pittsburg.

Things to do in Fort Scott

Historic Sites

Pittsburg

— 1 night
Pittsburg is a city in Crawford County, Kansas, United States, located in Southeast Kansas near the Missouri state border. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): see the interesting displays at Big Brutus.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Pittsburg trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Fort Scott to Pittsburg in an hour. August in Pittsburg sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 69°F at night. On the 23rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Coffeyville.

Things to do in Pittsburg

Museums

Side Trip

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Coffeyville

— 1 night
Coffeyville is a city in southeastern Montgomery County, Kansas, United States, located along the Verdigris River in the state's southeastern region. To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Coffeyville road trip app.

Getting from Pittsburg to Coffeyville by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in August, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Wichita.

Things to do in Coffeyville

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Wichita

— 4 nights
Wichita is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to The Keeper of the Plains, meet the residents at Tanganyika Wildlife Park, see the interesting displays at Museum of World Treasures, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanica: The Wichita Gardens.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Wichita online holiday planner.

Drive from Coffeyville to Wichita in 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Wichita can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Hutchinson.

Things to do in Wichita

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Hutchinson

— 1 night
Hutchinson is the largest city and county seat in Reno County, Kansas, United States, and located on the Arkansas River. Your day by day itinerary now includes Strataca, Cosmosphere and Hedrick's Exotic Animal Farm. On the 28th (Sat), engage your brain at Cosmosphere and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Strataca. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): go for a walk through Sand Hills State Park and then relax in the rural setting at Hedrick's Exotic Animal Farm.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Hutchinson trip tool.

Traveling by car from Wichita to Hutchinson takes an hour. In August in Hutchinson, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 66°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Dodge City.

Things to do in Hutchinson

Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Dodge City

— 3 nights
Dodge City is the county seat of Ford County, Kansas, United States, named after nearby Fort Dodge. You've added Fort Dodge, The Big Well, Coronado Cross, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's more to do: get engrossed in the history at Boot Hill Museum and tour the pleasant surroundings at Dodge City Trail of Fame.

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Traveling by car from Hutchinson to Dodge City takes 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 64°F. You'll set off for Liberal on the 1st (Wed).

Things to do in Dodge City

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Liberal

— 1 night
Liberal is the county seat of Seward County, Kansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): get in on the family fun at Dorothy's House/Land of Oz and then see the interesting displays at Mid-America Air Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Liberal trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Dodge City to Liberal by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Liberal are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Oakley.

Things to do in Liberal

Theme Parks · Museums

Oakley

— 1 night
Oakley is a city in Gove, Logan, and Thomas counties in the U.S. state of Kansas. Your day by day itinerary now includes Giant Van Gogh Painting. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): don't miss a visit to Giant Van Gogh Painting and then take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Rocks.

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You can drive from Liberal to Oakley in 2.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Liberal in September since evenings lows in Oakley dip to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Cawker City.

Things to do in Oakley

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Cawker City

— 1 night
Cawker City is a city in Mitchell County, Kansas, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes WWII German POW Camp as well as National Orphan Train Complex. On the 4th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at WWII German POW Camp, make a trip to The World's Largest Ball of Sisal Twine, and then see the interesting displays at National Orphan Train Complex.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Cawker City online journey builder.

Traveling by car from Oakley to Cawker City takes 3 hours. In September, daytime highs in Cawker City are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Great Bend.

Things to do in Cawker City

Museums

Side Trip

Great Bend

— 2 nights
Great Bend is a city in and the county seat of Barton County, Kansas, United States. Fort Larned National Historic Site has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): experience rural life at Heartland Farm, learn about all things military at Fort Larned National Historic Site, and then don't miss a visit to Pawnee Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Brit Spaugh Zoo, stroll through Cheyenne Bottoms, and then make a trip to Great Bend Courthouse.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Great Bend travel app.

Getting from Cawker City to Great Bend by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in September, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Lindsborg.

Things to do in Great Bend

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Lindsborg

— 1 night
Lindsborg is a city in McPherson County, Kansas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Wild Dala Horse Herd and then walk around Coronado Heights.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Lindsborg online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Great Bend to Lindsborg in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in September, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Abilene.

Things to do in Lindsborg

Parks
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Abilene

— 2 nights
Abilene is a city in and the county seat of Dickinson County, Kansas, United States. On the 8th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum, examine the collection at Greyhound Hall of Fame, and then explore the galleries of Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Heritage Center of Dickinson County and then contemplate the long history of Seelye Mansion.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Abilene day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Lindsborg to Abilene takes an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Abilene can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Fort Riley.

Things to do in Abilene

Museums · Historic Sites

Fort Riley

— 1 night
On the 10th (Fri), see the interesting displays at US Cavalry Museum and then immerse yourself in nature at Milford State Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Fort Riley trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Abilene to Fort Riley takes an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Fort Riley can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Marysville.

Things to do in Fort Riley

Nature · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Marysville

— 1 night
Marysville is a city in and the county seat of Marshall County, Kansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Pony Express Barn & Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Marshall County Historical, and then explore the activities along Alcove Springs.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Marysville travel route planner.

Getting from Fort Riley to Marysville by car takes about 1.5 hours. September in Marysville sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Strong City.

Things to do in Marysville

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Strong City

— 1 night
Strong City is a city in Chase County, Kansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Strong City trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Marysville to Strong City takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in September, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Topeka.

Things to do in Strong City

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Topeka

Topeka is the capital city of the U.S. state of Kansas and the seat of Shawnee County. To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Topeka trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Strong City to Topeka in 1.5 hours. September in Topeka sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 60°F at night. You'll set off for Atchison on the 12th (Sun).

Things to do in Topeka

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Atchison

— 2 nights
Atchison is a city and county seat of Atchison County, Kansas, United States, and situated along the Missouri River. On the 13th (Mon), stroll around International Forest of Friendship, take an in-depth tour of Atchison County Historical Society Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Evah C. Cray Historical Home.

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Drive from Topeka to Atchison in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in September, and nighttime lows around 58°F. You'll set off for home on the 14th (Tue).

Things to do in Atchison

Museums · Parks

Kansas travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Zoos · History Museums
The Sunflower State
Generally considered the geographical center of the country, Kansas is a state rich in history, having served as home to diverse Native American tribes for thousands of years before European settlement. Once called "Bleeding Kansas" because of violent clashes between abolitionists and pro-slavery settlers, Kansas now carries the nickname the "Sunflower State," earned because of its massive production of sunflowers, corn, wheat, and sorghum. In addition to agriculture, the state is also known as an aviation hub. Sightseeing is easy, as wide-open spaces dominate the landscape of the western two-thirds of the state, which includes some of the only remaining native tallgrass prairie in the nation. Eastern Kansas contains rolling hills and most of the major cities, which draw tourism with their lively art, nightlife, and music scenes.