28 days in Kansas Itinerary

28 days in Kansas Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Overland Park
— 6 nights
2
Topeka
— 6 nights
3
Abilene
— 3 nights
4
Dodge City
— 4 nights
5
Coffeyville
— 1 night
6
Wichita
— 7 nights

6
nights
Overland Park

Overland Park ©
Overland Park is the second most populous city in the U.S. Explore Overland Park's surroundings by going to Leavenworth (Richard Allen Cultural Center & C.W. Parker Carousel Museum), Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery (in Fort Leavenworth) and Fort Scott (Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes & Fort Scott National Historic Site). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead, learn more about the world around you at Museum at Prairiefire, pause for some photo ops at Korean War Veterans Memorial, and try your luck at Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Overland Park trip builder.

Exeter, UK to Overland Park is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Exeter to Overland Park due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Topeka.

Things to do in Overland Park

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kansas City, Leavenworth, Fort Scott, Moon Marble Company, 1950s All-Electric House
Highlights from your plan
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead ©
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead
Schlitterbahn Waterpark Kansas City ©
Schlitterbahn Waterpark Kansas City

6
nights
Topeka

Topeka ©
Topeka is the capital city of the U.S. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Topeka: Prairie Fire Winery & Vineyard (in Paxico), Wamego (OZ Museum & Oz Winery) and Lawrence (Phoenix Gallery & Massachusetts Street). Spend the 9th (Sun) exploring nature at Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Evel Knievel Museum, ponder the world of politics at Cedar Crest, get curious at Flint Hills Discovery Center, and stroll around Gage Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Topeka road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Overland Park to Topeka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Topeka sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Abilene.

Things to do in Topeka

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Wamego, Lawrence, Manhattan, Prairie Fire Winery & Vineyard
Highlights from your plan
Evel Knievel Museum ©
Evel Knievel Museum
Kansas State Capitol Building ©
Kansas State Capitol Building

3
nights
Abilene

Abilene ©
Abilene is a city in and the county seat of Dickinson County, Kansas, United States. Go for a jaunt from Abilene to Marion to see St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church about 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum, contemplate the long history of Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad, and take an in-depth tour of Heritage Center of Dickinson County.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Abilene road trip planning website.

Getting from Topeka to Abilene by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Abilene can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Dodge City.

Things to do in Abilene

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Geary County Historical Society and Museums, St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church, Kansas Auto Racing Museum
Highlights from your plan
Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum ©
Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum
Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad ©
Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad
Seelye Mansion ©
Seelye Mansion

4
nights
Dodge City

Dodge City ©
Dodge City is the county seat of Ford County, Kansas, United States, named after nearby Fort Dodge. Venture out of the city with trips to Great Bend Courthouse (in Great Bend), Hays (Sternberg Museum of Natural History & Merci Boxcar) and Monument Rocks (in Oakley). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Boot Hill Museum, steep yourself in history at Fort Larned National Historic Site, pause for some photo ops at El Capitan, and trek along Dodge City Trail of Fame.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Dodge City planner.

Traveling by car from Abilene to Dodge City takes 3.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Coffeyville.

Things to do in Dodge City

Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Hays, Fort Larned National Historic Site, Great Bend Courthouse, The Big Well, Monument Rocks
Highlights from your plan
Boot Hill Museum ©
Boot Hill Museum
Sternberg Museum of Natural History ©
Sternberg Museum of Natural History
Monument Rocks ©
Monument Rocks

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 21st (Fri): see the interesting displays at Gary's Garage Museum, then get to know the resident critters at Safari Zoological Park, and then steep yourself in history at Little House on the Prairie Museum.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Coffeyville trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Dodge City to Coffeyville takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Wichita.

Things to do in Coffeyville

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Caney, Little House on the Prairie Museum
Highlights from your plan
Safari Zoological Park ©
Safari Zoological Park
Little House on the Prairie Museum ©
Little House on the Prairie Museum
Gary's Garage Museum ©
Gary's Garage Museum

7
nights
Wichita

Wichita ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Wichita: Blue Sky Sculpture (in Newton), Hutchinson (Strataca & Cosmosphere) and Coronado Heights (in Lindsborg).

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Wichita trip planner.

Getting from Coffeyville to Wichita by car takes about 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Wichita are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Wichita

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Hutchinson, Blue Sky Sculpture, Kansas Star Casino, Rolling Hills Zoo, Coronado Heights
Highlights from your plan
The Keeper of the Plains ©
The Keeper of the Plains
Strataca ©
Strataca
Cosmosphere ©
Cosmosphere

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