5 days in Kansas Itinerary

5 days in Kansas Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kansas journey maker

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Kansas City
— 2 nights
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Wichita
— 2 nights
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Kansas City

— 2 nights
The city meets the Great Plains in Kansas City City, Kansas.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint Peter. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Korean War Veterans Memorial, get to know the resident critters at Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Bury the Hatchet.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kansas City online sightseeing planner.

Norfolk to Kansas City is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, subway, and tram. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Wichita.

Things to do in Kansas City

Fun & Games · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wichita

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): get to know the resident critters at Sedgwick County Zoo, then don't miss a visit to The Keeper of the Plains, and then stop by Nifty Nut House. Here are some ideas for day two: discover the riches below the earth's surface at Strataca and then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanica: The Wichita Gardens.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Wichita trip planner.

Getting from Kansas City to Wichita by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Wichita can reach 47°F, while at night they dip to 26°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Wichita

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Kansas travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Zoos · Entertainment Centers
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.