5 days in Topeka & Tucson Itinerary

5 days in Topeka & Tucson Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States visit planner
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Topeka
— 1 night
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Tucson
— 3 nights
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Topeka — 1 night

Topeka is the capital city of the U.S. state of Kansas and the seat of Shawnee County. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): see the interesting displays at Evel Knievel Museum, then get a sense of history and politics at Kansas State Capitol Building, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of History, and finally appreciate the history behind Truckhenge. Keep things going the next day: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, see the interesting displays at Booth Family Hall of Athletics, and then look for gifts at Washington Creek Lavender.

Before you visit Topeka, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Kansas City to Topeka is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to fly to Tucson.
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Tucson — 3 nights

Old Pueblo

One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
Tucson is known for museums, nature, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on nature at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Madaras Gallery, see the interesting displays at Pima Air and Space Museum, and shop like a local with Etherton Gallery.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Tucson road trip planning site.

Getting from Topeka to Tucson by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Topeka to Tucson due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Topeka in November, expect Tucson to be a bit warmer, temps between 75°F and 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can fly back home.
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