59 days in Kansas Itinerary

59 days in Kansas Itinerary

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Wichita
— 9 nights
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Coffeyville
— 6 nights
3
Emporia
— 7 nights
4
Kansas City
— 7 nights
5
Topeka
— 8 nights
6
Abilene
— 7 nights
7
Hays
— 7 nights
8
Dodge City
— 7 nights

9
nights
Wichita

Wichita ©
Venture out of the city with trips to McPherson Opera House (in McPherson), El Dorado (Butler County History Center and Kansas Oil Museum & Walnut River Brewing Company) and Hutchinson (Strataca & Cosmosphere).

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The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Wichita. August in Wichita sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Coffeyville.

Things to do in Wichita

Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

El Dorado, Hutchinson, McPherson Opera House, Pratt Fish Hatchery, Dyck Arboretum of the Plains
Highlights from your plan
Sedgwick County Zoo ©
Sedgwick County Zoo
The Keeper of the Plains ©
The Keeper of the Plains
Nifty Nut House ©
Nifty Nut House

6
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coffeyville: Fort Scott (Gordon Parks Museum, Fort Scott National Historic Site, &more), Martin and Osa Johnson Safari Museum (in Chanute) and Pittsburg (Miner's Memorial in Immigrant Park & Pittsburg State University). There's much more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Safari Zoological Park, meet the residents at Riverside Park and Ralph Mitchell Zoo, see the interesting displays at Dalton Defenders Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Baxter Springs Heritage Center and Museum.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Coffeyville trip planner.

Traveling by car from Wichita to Coffeyville takes 2.5 hours. September in Coffeyville sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Emporia.

Things to do in Coffeyville

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Fort Scott, Galena, Independence, Pittsburg, Caney
Highlights from your plan
Safari Zoological Park ©
Safari Zoological Park
Fort Scott National Historic Site ©
Fort Scott National Historic Site
Riverside Park and Ralph Mitchell Zoo ©
Riverside Park and Ralph Mitchell Zoo

7
nights
Emporia

Emporia ©
Emporia is a city in and the county seat of Lyon County, Kansas, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Council Grove (Council Grove Reservoir & Kaw Mission State Historic Site), Cottonwood Falls (Chase County Courthouse, Chase State Fishing Lake, &more) and Strong City (Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve & Z Bar/Spring Hill Ranch). There's lots more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at David Traylor Zoo of Emporia, steep yourself in history at William Allen White House, immerse yourself in nature at Eisenhower State Park, and explore the world behind art at Emporia Art’s Center.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Emporia online journey planner.

Drive from Coffeyville to Emporia in 2.5 hours. September in Emporia sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 60°F at night. You will leave for Kansas City on the 21st (Sat).

Things to do in Emporia

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cottonwood Falls, Council Grove, Strong City, Dwight Eisenhower Learning Center, Eisenhower State Park
Highlights from your plan
Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve ©
Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
David Traylor Zoo of Emporia ©
David Traylor Zoo of Emporia
William Allen White House ©
William Allen White House

7
nights
Kansas City

Kansas City ©
The city meets the Great Plains in Kansas City City, Kansas.
Venture out of the city with trips to Deaf Cultural Center Museum & Gallery (in Olathe), Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens (in Overland Park) and Leavenworth (Ft Leavenworth Army Installation, Richard Allen Cultural Center, &more). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, get your game on at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Kansas City, and make a splash at Schlitterbahn Waterpark Kansas City.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kansas City trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Emporia to Kansas City in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Topeka.

Things to do in Kansas City

Fun & Games · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Overland Park, Leavenworth, Leawood, Olathe, 1950s All-Electric House
Highlights from your plan
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead ©
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead
Room Escape Games
Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens ©

8
nights
Topeka

Topeka ©
Topeka is the capital city of the U.S. Change things up with these side-trips from Topeka: Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum (in Atchison), Lawrence (KU Natural History Museum, Grinter Farms, &more) and Bluejacket Crossing Vineyard and Winery (in Eudora). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Evel Knievel Museum, explore the engaging exhibits at Kansas Children's Discovery Center, have some family-friendly fun at Blade & Timber Axe Throwing - Lawrence, and browse the collection at Lawrence Public Library.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Topeka trip planner.

You can drive from Kansas City to Topeka in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of tram and train. In September in Topeka, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 60°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Abilene.

Things to do in Topeka

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lawrence, Wamego, Prairie Fire Winery & Vineyard, Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum, Bluejacket Crossing Vineyard and Winery
Highlights from your plan
Evel Knievel Museum ©
Evel Knievel Museum
Kansas State Capitol Building ©
Kansas State Capitol Building
OZ Museum ©
OZ Museum

7
nights
Abilene

Abilene ©
Abilene is a city in and the county seat of Dickinson County, Kansas, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Abilene: Hillboro Museums (in Hillsboro), St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church (in Marion) and Lindsborg (Courtyard Gallery, Wild Dala Horse Herd, &more). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum, meet the residents at Sunset Zoo, get engrossed in the history at Heritage Center of Dickinson County, and pause for some photo ops at Cloud County Covention & Tourism- Whole Wall Mural.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Abilene trip planner.

You can drive from Topeka to Abilene in 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Abilene can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Hays.

Things to do in Abilene

Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Lindsborg, Salina, Manhattan, Concordia, Hillboro Museums
Highlights from your plan
Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum ©
Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum
Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad ©
Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad
Flint Hills Discovery Center ©
Flint Hills Discovery Center

7
nights
Hays

Hays ©
Hays is a city in and the county seat of Ellis County, Kansas, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hays: Fort Larned National Historic Site (in Larned), Ness County Bank Building (in Ness City) and Oakley (Monument Rocks, Buffalo Bill Cultural Center, &more). There's lots more to do: learn more about the world around you at Sternberg Museum of Natural History, steep yourself in history at Fort Hays State Historic Site, make a trip to Great Bend Courthouse, and examine the collection at Garden of Eden.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Hays day trip planning app.

You can drive from Abilene to Hays in 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Hays can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Dodge City.

Things to do in Hays

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Great Bend, Lucas, Oakley, Ellis, St. Fidelis Church
Highlights from your plan
Sternberg Museum of Natural History ©
Sternberg Museum of Natural History
Monument Rocks ©
Monument Rocks
Fort Larned National Historic Site ©
Fort Larned National Historic Site

7
nights
Dodge City

Dodge City ©
Dodge City is the county seat of Ford County, Kansas, United States, named after nearby Fort Dodge. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dodge City: Stauth Memorial Museum (in Montezuma), Liberal (Mid-America Air Museum & Dorothy's House/Land of Oz) and Garden City (Lee Richardson Zoo, Finney County Historical Museum, &more). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Boot Hill Museum, contemplate the long history of Home of Stone, try your luck at Boothill Casino and Resort, and stroll around Lemon Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Dodge City route planner.

Drive from Hays to Dodge City in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in October, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dodge City

Museums · Theme Parks · Parks

Side Trips

Garden City, Liberal, Scott City, Greensburg, Lemon Park
Highlights from your plan
Boot Hill Museum ©
Boot Hill Museum
Boothill Casino and Resort ©
Boothill Casino and Resort
Lee Richardson Zoo ©
Lee Richardson Zoo

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