6 days in Dodge City & Tombstone Itinerary

6 days in Dodge City & Tombstone Itinerary

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Dodge City
— 1 night
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Tombstone
— 2 nights
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Dodge City

— 1 night
Dodge City is the county seat of Ford County, Kansas, United States, named after nearby Fort Dodge. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): try to win big at Boothill Casino and Resort and then steep yourself in history at Santa Fe Trail Tracks. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Boot Hill Museum, get to know the resident critters at Dodge City Zoo, and then don't miss a visit to Cattle Feedlot Overlook.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Dodge City vacation planner.

Dallas to Dodge City is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. In September, Dodge City is slightly colder than Dallas - with highs of 86°F and lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Tombstone.

Things to do in Dodge City

Fun & Games · Casinos · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Tombstone

— 2 nights

Town Too Tough to Die

Founded in 1877 as a mining camp, Tombstone became one of the most storied towns of the "Wild West." As one of the last frontier boomtowns in the United States, Tombstone prospered between 1880 and 1890, attracting cattle rustlers and outlaws.
Tombstone is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the different monuments and memorials at Boothilll Graveyard, delve into the mystery of Bird Cage Theatre, contemplate the long history of The Tombstone Epitaph, and admire the natural beauty at Rose Tree Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Tombstone driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Dodge City to Tombstone takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Dodge City to Tombstone is minus 1 hour. In September, daily temperatures in Tombstone can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Tombstone

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wineries