59 days in Kansas Itinerary

59 days in Kansas Itinerary

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Baxter Springs
— 5 nights
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Fort Scott
— 5 nights
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Topeka
— 8 nights
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Cottonwood Falls
— 4 nights
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Abilene
— 5 nights
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Concordia
— 5 nights
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Hays
— 5 nights
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Colby
— 4 nights
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Greensburg
— 3 nights
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Wichita
— 13 nights

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Baxter Springs

Baxter Springs ©
Baxter Springs is a city in Cherokee County, Kansas, United States, and located along Spring River. Baxter Springs Heritage Center and Museum and Big Brutus are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Rainbow Bridge and Curious Minds Discovery Zone. Change things up with these side-trips from Baxter Springs: Dalton Defenders Museum (in Coffeyville), Pittsburg (Miner's Memorial in Immigrant Park & Kansas Crossing Casino) and Independence (Elk City State Park, Riverside Park and Ralph Mitchell Zoo, &more). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Galena Mining & Historical Museum, look for gifts at Cars on the Route, and make a trip to Mater.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Baxter Springs trip itinerary maker tool.

London, UK to Baxter Springs is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from London to Baxter Springs. Traveling from London in February, Baxter Springs is little chillier at night with lows of -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Fort Scott.

Things to do in Baxter Springs

Museums · Fun & Games · Casinos

Side Trips

Galena, Independence, Pittsburg, Dalton Defenders Museum, Curious Minds Discovery Zone
Highlights from your plan
Baxter Springs Heritage Center and Museum ©
Big Brutus ©
Big Brutus
Dalton Defenders Museum ©
Dalton Defenders Museum

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Fort Scott

Fort Scott ©
Fort Scott is a city in and the county seat of Bourbon County, Kansas, United States, 88mi south of Kansas City, on the Marmaton River. Discover out-of-the-way places like Fort Scott National Cemetery and Martin and Osa Johnson Safari Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes and Mine Creek Civil War Battlefield State Historic Site. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fort Scott: Caney (Gary's Garage Museum & Safari Zoological Park), John Brown Museum (in Osawatomie) and La Cygne Lake (in La Cygne). There's still lots to do: take in the history at Fort Scott National Historic Site, stroll around Crawford State Park, see the interesting displays at Gordon Parks Museum, and admire the majestic nature at Cross Timbers State Park.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Fort Scott attractions planner.

You can drive from Baxter Springs to Fort Scott in 1.5 hours. February in Fort Scott sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of -2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Topeka.

Things to do in Fort Scott

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Caney, Cross Timbers State Park, John Brown Museum, Crawford State Park, Mine Creek Civil War Battlefield State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Fort Scott National Cemetery ©
Fort Scott National Cemetery
Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes ©
Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes

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Topeka

Topeka ©
Topeka is the capital city of the U.S. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Booth Family Hall of Athletics and Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics. Ward Meade Park and The Great Overland Station are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Topeka side-trips: Leavenworth (C.W. Parker Carousel Museum, Port Leavenworth, &more), Atchison (Evah C. Cray Historical Home & Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum) and Lawrence (KU Natural History Museum, Wonder Fair, &more). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Museum of the Kansas National Guard, steep yourself in history at Constitution Hall State Historic Site, learn about all things military at Combat Air Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Territorial Capital Museum.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Topeka tour itinerary site.

Getting from Fort Scott to Topeka by car takes about 2.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Fort Scott in February since evenings lows in Topeka dip to -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cottonwood Falls.

Things to do in Topeka

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Lawrence, Leavenworth, Lecompton, Atchison, Prairie Fire Winery
Highlights from your plan
Booth Family Hall of Athletics ©
Booth Family Hall of Athletics
Ward Meade Park ©
Ward Meade Park
Constitution Hall State Historic Site ©
Constitution Hall State Historic Site

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Cottonwood Falls

Cottonwood Falls ©
Cottonwood Falls is the largest city and county seat of Chase County, Kansas. Chase County Courthouse and Chase County Historical Society Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Chase State Fishing Lake and Council Grove Reservoir. Venture out of the city with trips to Hillboro Museums (in Hillsboro), Kaw Mission State Historic Site (in Council Grove) and St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church (in Marion). There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Z Bar/Spring Hill Ranch and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Cottonwood Falls trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Topeka to Cottonwood Falls takes 1.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time for travel to Abilene.

Things to do in Cottonwood Falls

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Strong City, Council Grove, Hillboro Museums, St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church
Highlights from your plan
Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve ©
Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church ©
St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church
Kaw Mission State Historic Site ©
Kaw Mission State Historic Site

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Abilene

Abilene ©
Abilene is a city in and the county seat of Dickinson County, Kansas, United States. Heritage Center of Dickinson County and Seelye Mansion are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to Greyhound Hall of Fame and Milford Nature Center & Fish Hatchery. Get out of town with these interesting Abilene side-trips: Fort Riley (Custer House & US Cavalry Museum), Junction City (Geary State Fishing Lake amd Wildlife Area & Atomic Cannon) and Milford State Park (in Milford). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum, stop by Russell Stover Candy Company, and steep yourself in history at Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Abilene online day trip planner.

You can drive from Cottonwood Falls to Abilene in 1.5 hours. In February in Abilene, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Concordia.

Things to do in Abilene

Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Junction City, Fort Riley, Kansas Auto Racing Museum, Milford State Park
Highlights from your plan
Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum ©
Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum
Heritage Center of Dickinson County ©
Heritage Center of Dickinson County
Greyhound Hall of Fame ©
Greyhound Hall of Fame

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Concordia

Concordia ©
Concordia is a city in and the county seat of Cloud County, Kansas, United States. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sisters of St. Joseph of Concordia Motherhouse and The Geographic Center of the United States. Get a sense of the local culture at Cloud County Historical Museum and Hollenberg Pony Express Station State Historic Site. Venture out of the city with trips to The World's Largest Ball of Sisal Twine (in Cawker City), Marysville (Marshall County Historical, Pony Express Barn & Museum, &more) and Rock City (in Minneapolis). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at WWII German POW Camp, examine the collection at National Orphan Train Complex, appreciate the history behind Cloud County Covention & Tourism- Whole Wall Mural, and explore the galleries of Pawnee Indian Museum State Historic Site.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Concordia trip builder site.

You can drive from Abilene to Concordia in 1.5 hours. In February in Concordia, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and -7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hays.

Things to do in Concordia

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Marysville, The World's Largest Ball of Sisal Twine, Hollenberg Pony Express Station State Historic Site, The Geographic Center of the United States, Rock City
Highlights from your plan
Cloud County Historical Museum ©
Cloud County Historical Museum
The Geographic Center of the United States ©

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Hays

Hays ©
Hays is a city in and the county seat of Ellis County, Kansas, United States. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Fidelis Church and Home of Stone. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fort Hays State Historic Site and Garden of Eden. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hays: Barbed Wire Museum (in La Crosse), Lucas (Grassroots Art Center & Bowl Plaza) and Great Bend (Heartland Farm, Kansas Wetlands Education Center, &more). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Ellinwood Underground Tunnels, appreciate the history behind World's Largest Czech Egg, examine the collection at Merci Boxcar, and take an in-depth tour of Boot Hill Museum.

Plan my day in Hays using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Concordia to Hays in 2.5 hours. In March in Hays, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Colby.

Things to do in Hays

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Great Bend, Lucas, Dodge City, Barbed Wire Museum, St. Fidelis Church
Highlights from your plan
St. Fidelis Church ©
St. Fidelis Church
Garden of Eden ©
Garden of Eden
Fort Hays State Historic Site ©
Fort Hays State Historic Site

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Colby

Colby ©
Colby is a city in and the county seat of Thomas County, Kansas, United States. Do some cultural sightseeing at Prairie Museum of Art & History and Fick Fossil & History Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Fort Wallace Museum and Scott State Park. Explore Colby's surroundings by going to St. Francis Motorcycle Museum (in Saint Francis), Buffalo Bill Cultural Center (in Oakley) and Lee Richardson Zoo (in Garden City). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Battle Canyon, make a trip to Prairie Dog Town, and immerse yourself in nature at Prairie Dog State Park.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Colby day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Hays to Colby takes 2 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Colby can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Greensburg.

Things to do in Colby

Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Oakley, Scott City, St. Francis Motorcycle Museum, Prairie Dog State Park, Fort Wallace Museum
Highlights from your plan
Prairie Museum of Art & History ©
Prairie Museum of Art & History
Fort Wallace Museum ©
Fort Wallace Museum
St. Francis Motorcycle Museum ©
St. Francis Motorcycle Museum

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Greensburg

Greensburg ©
Greensburg is a city in, and the county seat of, Kiowa County, Kansas, United States. Your inner history buff will appreciate Sod House Museum Complex and Fort Larned National Historic Site. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Big Well and Kiowa County Historical Museum and Soda Fountain. Step out of Greensburg to go to Bucklin and see Moore Ranch, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Fromme-Birney Round Barn.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Greensburg vacation planner.

You can drive from Colby to Greensburg in 3.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Greensburg can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. You will leave for Wichita on the 17th (Wed).

Things to do in Greensburg

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Moore Ranch, Sod House Museum Complex, Fort Larned National Historic Site, Fromme-Birney Round Barn
Highlights from your plan
The Big Well ©
The Big Well
Fort Larned National Historic Site ©
Fort Larned National Historic Site

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Wichita

Wichita ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sedgwick Park and Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Strataca and Pratt County Historial Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Wichita: McPherson Opera House (in McPherson), Lindsborg (Coronado Heights, Mcpherson County Old Mill Museum, &more) and Hutchinson (Reno County Museum & Cosmosphere).

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Wichita trip planner.

Traveling by car from Greensburg to Wichita takes 2 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Wichita can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Wichita

Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Lindsborg, Hutchinson, Salina, Pratt, Medicine Lodge Stockade
Highlights from your plan
Nifty Nut House ©
Nifty Nut House
Bethany Lutheran Church ©
Bethany Lutheran Church
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception ©
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

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