33 days in Northwest Kansas Itinerary

33 days in Northwest Kansas Itinerary

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Norton
— 9 nights
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Oakley
— 12 nights
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Hays
— 11 nights
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Norton

Norton is a city in, and the county seat of, Norton County, Kansas, United States. Norton is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Prairie Dog State Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Norton online trip itinerary planner.

Wichita to Norton is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Norton when traveling from Wichita in October, with lows around 42°F. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Wed) before leaving for Oakley.

Things to do in Norton

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

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Oakley

Oakley is a city in Gove, Logan, and Thomas counties in the U.S. Change things up with these side-trips from Oakley: Fort Wallace Museum (in Wallace), Prairie Museum of Art & History (in Colby) and Goodland (High Plains Museum & Giant Van Gogh Painting). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Monument Rocks, get engrossed in the history at Fick Fossil & History Museum, get your bearings at Buffalo Bill Cultural Center, and don't miss a visit to Prairie Dog Town.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Oakley trip site.

Traveling by car from Norton to Oakley takes 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Oakley can reach 54°F, while at night they dip to 27°F. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hays.

Things to do in Oakley

Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Hays

Hays is a city in and the county seat of Ellis County, Kansas, United States. Hays is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn more about the world around you at Sternberg Museum of Natural History, stop by Be Made, examine the collection at Walter P. Chrysler Boyhood Home & Museum, and steep yourself in history at Fort Hays State Historic Site.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Hays tour site.

You can drive from Oakley to Hays in 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Hays are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 30°F. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Hays

Museums · Wildlife · Shopping · Parks

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