3 days in Kansas Itinerary

3 days in Kansas Itinerary

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Wichita
— 1 day
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Abilene
— 1 night
Drive
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Overland Park
— 1 night
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Wichita

— 1 day
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Sedgwick County Zoo and then don't miss a visit to The Keeper of the Plains.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Wichita day trip planning website.

Denver to Wichita is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Denver to Wichita, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Denver in October, with highs in Wichita at 75°F and lows at 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Abilene.

Things to do in Wichita

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Abilene

— 1 night
Abilene is a city in and the county seat of Dickinson County, Kansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum, then contemplate the long history of Seelye Mansion, and then steep yourself in history at Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Abilene trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Wichita to Abilene in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In October, daily temperatures in Abilene can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Overland Park.

Things to do in Abilene

Museums · Historic Sites

Overland Park

— 1 night
Overland Park is the second most populous city in the U.S. state of Kansas. Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): get to know the resident critters at Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead and then join the crowd at Kansas Speedway.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Overland Park travel route tool.

Traveling by car from Abilene to Overland Park takes 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Overland Park

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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.