60 days in Kansas Itinerary

60 days in Kansas Itinerary

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60 days in Kansas Itinerary

Start: Buffalo
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Kansas City
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Fort Scott
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Coffeyville
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Wichita
— 11 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Larned
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Dodge City
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Hays
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Abilene
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Topeka
— 7 nights
shuttle + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Buffalo

6
nights
Kansas City

Kansas City ©
Kansas City is the largest city in Missouri and the sixth largest city in the Midwest. For shopping fun, head to Cabela's or Overland Park Farmers Market. Let the collections at Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum and Muchnic Art Gallery capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kansas City: KC Wine Co. (in Olathe), Mount Saint Scholastica (in Atchison) and Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery (in Fort Leavenworth). There's much more to do: stroll around Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead, try to win big at Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway, contemplate the long history of Shawnee Indian Mission State Historic Site, and learn about winemaking at Somerset Ridge Vineyard-Winery.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kansas City trip planning app .

Buffalo to Kansas City is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Buffalo to Kansas City. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Fort Scott.

Things to do in Kansas City

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Overland Park, Olathe, Atchison, Leawood, Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead ©
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead
Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum ©
Cabela's ©
Cabela's

6
nights
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. You'll explore and learn at Martin and Osa Johnson Safari Museum and Gordon Parks Museum. Fort Scott National Historic Site and Mine Creek Civil War Battlefield State Historic Site are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Galena (Galena Mining & Historical Museum, Mater, & more), Old Riverton Store (in Riverton) and Pittsburg (Miner's Memorial in Immigrant Park, Pittsburg State University, & more). There's still lots to do: stroll the grounds of Fort Scott National Cemetery, contemplate the waterfront views at La Cygne Lake, examine the collection at Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes, and immerse yourself in nature at Crawford State Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Fort Scott trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kansas City to Fort Scott takes 1.5 hours. July in Fort Scott sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Coffeyville.

Things to do in Fort Scott

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Galena, Pittsburg, La Cygne Lake, Martin and Osa Johnson Safari Museum, Crawford State Park
Highlights from your plan
Fort Scott National Historic Site ©
Fort Scott National Historic Site
Fort Scott National Cemetery ©
Fort Scott National Cemetery
Martin and Osa Johnson Safari Museum ©

5
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. Popular historic sites such as Little House on the Prairie Museum and Rainbow Bridge are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Big Brutus and Curious Minds Discovery Zone. Get out of town with these interesting Coffeyville side-trips: Cross Timbers State Park (in Toronto), Hubbles Rubble (in Howard) and Baxter Springs Heritage Center and Museum (in Baxter Springs). There's still lots to do: meet the residents at Safari Zoological Park, immerse yourself in nature at Elk City State Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Riverside Park and Ralph Mitchell Zoo, and see the interesting displays at Dalton Defenders Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Coffeyville online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Fort Scott to Coffeyville takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in July, and nighttime lows around 70°F. On the 24th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Wichita.

Things to do in Coffeyville

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Independence, Baxter Springs, Caney, Big Brutus, Hubbles Rubble
Highlights from your plan
Safari Zoological Park ©
Safari Zoological Park
Big Brutus ©
Big Brutus
Curious Minds Discovery Zone ©
Curious Minds Discovery Zone

11
nights
Wichita

Wichita ©
Wichita is the largest city in the U.S. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Strataca and Old Cowtown Museum. Museum-lovers will get to explore Cosmosphere and NDGA National Glass Museum. Explore Wichita's surroundings by going to Bartlett Arboretum (in Belle Plaine), El Dorado (Butler County History Center and Kansas Oil Museum & Walnut River Brewing Company) and Grace Hill Winery (in Whitewater). The adventure continues: stop by Nifty Nut House, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Central Standard Brewing, meet the residents at Tanganyika Wildlife Park, and take a stroll through Old Town.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Wichita trip planner .

Traveling by car from Coffeyville to Wichita takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 92°F in July, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Larned.

Things to do in Wichita

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

El Dorado, Hutchinson, Blue Sky Sculpture, Kauffman Museum, Tanganyika Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Old Cowtown Museum ©
Old Cowtown Museum
Strataca ©
Strataca
Cosmosphere ©
Cosmosphere

6
nights
Larned

Larned ©
Larned is a city in and the county seat of Pawnee County, Kansas, United States. Fort Larned National Historic Site and Kansas Wetlands Education Center will appeal to museum buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Quivira National Wildlife Refuge and Cheyenne Bottoms. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Larned: Ellinwood (The Historic Wolf Hotel & Ellinwood Underground Tunnels), Pratt (Vernon Filley Art Museum, Pratt County Historial Museum, & more) and Great Bend (Barton County Historical Society Museum and Village, Great Bend Courthouse, & more). And it doesn't end there: admire all the interesting features of Heartland Farm, see the interesting displays at Medicine Lodge Stockade, steep yourself in history at Sod House Museum Complex, and make a trip to Pawnee Rock.

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

You can drive from Wichita to Larned in 2 hours. In August in Larned, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Dodge City.

Things to do in Larned

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Great Bend, Pratt, Ellinwood, Medicine Lodge Stockade, Pawnee Rock
Highlights from your plan
Fort Larned National Historic Site ©
Kansas Wetlands Education Center ©
Kansas Wetlands Education Center
Quivira National Wildlife Refuge ©

6
nights
Dodge City

Dodge City ©
Dodge City is the county seat of Ford County, Kansas, United States, named after nearby Fort Dodge. Get outdoors at Lee Richardson Zoo and Dodge City Trail of Fame. Museum-lovers will appreciate Boot Hill Museum and Dalton Gang Hideout. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dodge City: Stauth Memorial Museum (in Montezuma), Mid-America Air Museum (in Liberal) and The Big Well (in Greensburg). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Santa Fe Trail Tracks, try your luck at Boothill Casino and Resort, see the interesting displays at Finney County Historical Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Kansas Teachers' Hall of Fame.

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

You can drive from Larned to Dodge City in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hays.

Things to do in Dodge City

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Garden City, Scott City, Mid-America Air Museum, Dalton Gang Hideout, The Big Well
Highlights from your plan
Boot Hill Museum ©
Boot Hill Museum
The Big Well ©
The Big Well
Stauth Memorial Museum ©
Stauth Memorial Museum

6
nights
Hays

Hays ©
Hays is a city in and the county seat of Ellis County, Kansas, United States. Appreciate the collections at Garden of Eden and Prairie Museum of Art & History. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Fidelis Church and Fort Hays State Historic Site. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hays: Nicodemus National Historic Site (in Nicodemus), Grassroots Art Center (in Lucas) and Prairie Dog State Park (in Norton). There's much more to do: learn more about the world around you at Sternberg Museum of Natural History, see the interesting displays at Barbed Wire Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at Defiance Brewery, and look for gifts at Be Made.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Hays trip planner .

Drive from Dodge City to Hays in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Hays are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Abilene.

Things to do in Hays

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ellis, Oakley, Lucas, Prairie Museum of Art & History, Barbed Wire Museum
Highlights from your plan
Garden of Eden ©
Garden of Eden
Sternberg Museum of Natural History ©
Prairie Museum of Art & History ©
Prairie Museum of Art & History

6
nights
Abilene

Abilene ©
Abilene is a city in and the county seat of Dickinson County, Kansas, United States. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum and Seelye Mansion. Escape the urban bustle at Rolling Hills Zoo and Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Abilene: Lindsborg (Bethany Lutheran Church, Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery, & more), Chase County Courthouse (in Cottonwood Falls) and St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church (in Marion). There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad, take in the exciting artwork at SculptureTour Salina, take an in-depth tour of Heritage Center of Dickinson County, and contemplate the long history of Sisters of St. Joseph of Concordia Motherhouse.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Abilene trip app .

You can drive from Hays to Abilene in 2 hours. August in Abilene sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Topeka.

Things to do in Abilene

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lindsborg, Manhattan, Concordia, Salina, St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church
Highlights from your plan
Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum ©
Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad ©
Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad
Rolling Hills Zoo ©
Rolling Hills Zoo

7
nights
Topeka

Topeka ©
Topeka is the capital city of the U.S. Visiting Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site and Lake Shawnee will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Massachusetts Street and Oz Winery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Topeka: Wamego (Beecher Bible and Rifle Church & OZ Museum), Bluejacket Crossing Vineyard and Winery (in Eudora) and Lawrence (Mass Street Soda & Phoenix Gallery). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Evel Knievel Museum, ponder the world of politics at Kansas State Capitol Building, learn about all things military at Combat Air Museum, and play a few rounds at Firekeeper Golf Course.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Topeka trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Abilene to Topeka in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in August, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Topeka

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Lawrence, Wamego, Prairie Fire Winery, Bluejacket Crossing Vineyard and Winery, Firekeeper Golf Course
Highlights from your plan
Evel Knievel Museum ©
Evel Knievel Museum
OZ Museum ©
OZ Museum

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