56 days in Kansas & Kansas City Itinerary

56 days in Kansas & Kansas City Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Coffeyville
— 4 nights
2
Wichita
— 10 nights
3
Dodge City
— 7 nights
4
Abilene
— 6 nights
5
Strong City
— 6 nights
6
Topeka
— 8 nights
7
Kansas City
— 14 nights

4
nights
Coffeyville

Coffeyville ©
Coffeyville is a city in southeastern Montgomery County, Kansas, United States, located along the Verdigris River in the state's southeastern region. Get out of town with these interesting Coffeyville side-trips: Pittsburg (Miner's Memorial in Immigrant Park & Pittsburg State University), Big Brutus (in West Mineral) and Martin and Osa Johnson Safari Museum (in Chanute). The adventure continues: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Safari Zoological Park, don't miss a visit to Browns Mansion, meet the residents at Riverside Park and Ralph Mitchell Zoo, and walk around Elk City State Park.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Coffeyville online sightseeing planner.

Kansas City to Coffeyville is an approximately 3-hour car ride. In June, daily temperatures in Coffeyville can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Wichita.

Things to do in Coffeyville

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Independence, Caney, Pittsburg, Curious Minds Discovery Zone, Big Brutus
Highlights from your plan
Safari Zoological Park ©
Safari Zoological Park
Browns Mansion ©
Browns Mansion
Pittsburg State University ©
Pittsburg State University

10
nights
Wichita

Wichita ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Bartlett Arboretum (in Belle Plaine), Hutchinson (Dillon Nature Center, Strataca, &more) and El Dorado (Butler County History Center and Kansas Oil Museum & Walnut River Brewing Company).

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Wichita trip planner.

You can drive from Coffeyville to Wichita in 2.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Wichita can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Dodge City.

Things to do in Wichita

Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Hutchinson, Wellington, El Dorado, Kauffman Museum, Bartlett Arboretum
Highlights from your plan
Strataca ©
Strataca
Sedgwick County Zoo ©
Sedgwick County Zoo
The Keeper of the Plains ©
The Keeper of the Plains

7
nights
Dodge City

Dodge City ©
Dodge City is the county seat of Ford County, Kansas, United States, named after nearby Fort Dodge. Change things up with these side-trips from Dodge City: Stauth Memorial Museum (in Montezuma), Dalton Gang Hideout (in Meade) and Fromme-Birney Round Barn (in Mullinville). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Boot Hill Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Lee Richardson Zoo, steep yourself in history at Santa Fe Trail Tracks, and catch a live event at United Wireless Arena.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Dodge City trip planning app.

You can drive from Wichita to Dodge City in 3 hours. July in Dodge City sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Abilene.

Things to do in Dodge City

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Garden City, Stauth Memorial Museum, Moore Ranch, Fort Larned National Historic Site, The Big Well
Highlights from your plan
Boot Hill Museum ©
Boot Hill Museum
Fort Larned National Historic Site ©
Fort Larned National Historic Site
Lee Richardson Zoo ©
Lee Richardson Zoo

6
nights
Abilene

Abilene ©
Abilene is a city in and the county seat of Dickinson County, Kansas, United States. Explore Abilene's surroundings by going to Concordia (Cloud County Covention & Tourism- Whole Wall Mural, National Orphan Train Complex, &more), Hillboro Museums (in Hillsboro) and St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church (in Marion). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum, look for gifts at Russell Stover Candy Company, admire the majestic nature at Milford State Park, and get engrossed in the history at Heritage Center of Dickinson County.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Abilene journey builder site.

Traveling by car from Dodge City to Abilene takes 3.5 hours. In July in Abilene, expect temperatures between 94°F during the day and 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Strong City.

Things to do in Abilene

Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Concordia, Junction City, Council Grove Reservoir, Hillboro Museums, US Cavalry Museum
Highlights from your plan
Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum ©
Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum
Seelye Mansion ©
Seelye Mansion
Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad ©
Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad

6
nights
Strong City

Strong City ©
Strong City is a city in Chase County, Kansas, United States. Spend the 18th (Thu) exploring nature at Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Chase County Courthouse, contemplate the waterfront views at Chase State Fishing Lake, and take an in-depth tour of Chase County Historical Society Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Strong City journey maker website.

Traveling by car from Abilene to Strong City takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Abilene in July, plan for little chillier days in Strong City, with highs around 89°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 67°F. You will leave for Topeka on the 23rd (Tue).

Things to do in Strong City

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cottonwood Falls
Highlights from your plan
Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve ©
Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
Chase State Fishing Lake ©
Chase State Fishing Lake
Chase County Historical Society Museum ©
Chase County Historical Society Museum

8
nights
Topeka

Topeka ©
Topeka is the capital city of the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to OZ Museum (in Wamego), Forest Park (in Ottawa) and Manhattan (Flint Hills Discovery Center & Liquid Art Winery and Estate). Spend the 25th (Thu) exploring nature at Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Evel Knievel Museum, walk around Gage Park, ponder the world of politics at Kansas State Capitol Building, and contemplate the long history of Ward Meade Park.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Topeka attractions planner.

You can drive from Strong City to Topeka in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Topeka are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to drive to Kansas City.

Things to do in Topeka

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Lawrence, Manhattan, OZ Museum, Firekeeper Golf Course, Crooked Post Winery
Highlights from your plan
Evel Knievel Museum ©
Evel Knievel Museum
Kansas State Capitol Building ©
Kansas State Capitol Building

14
nights
Kansas City

Kansas City ©
The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kansas City: Overland Park (Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens & Korean War Veterans Memorial), Buffalo Soldier Memorial Park (in Leavenworth) and Weston (Pirtle Winery & Holladay Distillery). There's lots more to do: see where the action happens at Kauffman Stadium, get engrossed in the history at Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, take a stroll through Country Club Plaza, and explore the world behind art at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Kansas City trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Topeka to Kansas City takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Overland Park, Kansas City, Independence, Saint Joseph, Weston
Highlights from your plan
National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial
Kauffman Stadium ©
Kauffman Stadium
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art ©
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

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