60 days in Kansas Itinerary

60 days in Kansas Itinerary

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60 days in Kansas Itinerary

Start: Wichita
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Pratt
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Dodge City
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Colby
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Marysville
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Atchison
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Fort Scott
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Junction City
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Lindsborg
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Wichita
— 8 nights
End: Wichita

5
nights
Pratt

Pratt ©
Pratt is a city in and the county seat of Pratt County, Kansas, United States. Let the collections at The Big Well and Kiowa County Historical Museum and Soda Fountain capture your imagination. Step out of the city life by going to Pratt Fish Hatchery and Quivira National Wildlife Refuge. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pratt: Medicine Lodge Stockade (in Medicine Lodge), Cherokee Strip Museum (in Alva) and Jet (Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge & Great Salt Plains State Park). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cheyenne Bottoms, admire the majestic nature at Alabaster Caverns State Park, experience rural life at Heartland Farm, and learn more about the world around you at Waynoka Historical Society.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Pratt trip planner .

Wichita to Pratt is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Wichita in May, Pratt is a bit cooler at night with lows of 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Dodge City.

Things to do in Pratt

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Jet, Great Bend, Greensburg, Waynoka Historical Society, Alabaster Caverns State Park
Highlights from your plan
Quivira National Wildlife Refuge ©
Quivira National Wildlife Refuge
The Big Well ©
The Big Well
Cherokee Strip Museum ©
Cherokee Strip Museum

7
nights
Dodge City

Dodge City ©
Dodge City is the county seat of Ford County, Kansas, United States, named after nearby Fort Dodge. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Barbed Wire Museum and Home of Stone. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Santa Fe Trail Tracks and Sod House Museum Complex. Change things up with these side-trips from Dodge City: Ellis (Walter P. Chrysler Boyhood Home & Museum & Ellis Lakeside Campground), Beaver Dunes Park (in Beaver) and Mid-America Air Museum (in Liberal). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Boot Hill Museum, see the interesting displays at Kansas Teachers' Hall of Fame, wander the wide-open spaces of Moore Ranch, and learn more about the world around you at Sternberg Museum of Natural History.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Dodge City visit planner.

Traveling by car from Pratt to Dodge City takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in May, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Colby.

Things to do in Dodge City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ellis, Hays, Finney County Historical Museum, Beaver Dunes Park, Stauth Memorial Museum
Highlights from your plan
Home of Stone ©
Home of Stone
Barbed Wire Museum ©
Barbed Wire Museum
Ellis Lakeside Campground ©
Ellis Lakeside Campground

6
nights
Colby

Colby ©
Colby is a city in and the county seat of Thomas County, Kansas, United States. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fort Wallace Museum and Old Town Museum. St. Francis Motorcycle Museum and Kit Carson County Carousel will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Colby side-trips: High Plains Museum (in Goodland), McCook (McCook Art Guild & Red Willow State Recreation Area) and Scott City (Scott State Park, Battle Canyon, & more). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Prairie Museum of Art & History, explore the striking landscape at Monument Rocks, and admire the majestic nature at Prairie Dog State Park.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Colby online tour itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Dodge City to Colby takes 3 hours. June in Colby sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Marysville.

Things to do in Colby

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Scott City, McCook, Burlington, Monument Rocks, St. Francis Motorcycle Museum
Highlights from your plan
St. Francis Motorcycle Museum ©
St. Francis Motorcycle Museum
Kit Carson County Carousel ©
Kit Carson County Carousel
Prairie Museum of Art & History ©
Prairie Museum of Art & History

5
nights
Marysville

Marysville ©
Marysville is a city in and the county seat of Marshall County, Kansas, United States. You'll explore and learn at Marshall County Historical and Pony Express Barn & Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at National Orphan Train Complex and Boyer Museum of Animated Carvings. Venture out of the city with trips to Pawnee Indian Museum State Historic Site (in Republic), WWII German POW Camp (in Concordia) and Rock Creek Station State Historical Park (in Fairbury). There's still lots to do: stroll through Blue River Rail Trail, explore the activities along Alcove Springs, and steep yourself in history at Hollenberg Pony Express Station State Historic Site.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Marysville journey builder site .

You can drive from Colby to Marysville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In June, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 63°F. You will leave for Atchison on the 12th (Sun).

Things to do in Marysville

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Concordia, Rock Creek Station State Historical Park, Pawnee Indian Museum State Historic Site, Alcove Springs, Hollenberg Pony Express Station State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Pony Express Barn & Museum ©
Pony Express Barn & Museum
National Orphan Train Complex ©
National Orphan Train Complex

8
nights
Atchison

Atchison ©
Atchison is a city and county seat of Atchison County, Kansas, United States, and situated along the Missouri River. Visiting Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge and Remington Nature Center will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like 1950s All-Electric House and Evah C. Cray Historical Home. Explore Atchison's surroundings by going to Territorial Capital Museum (in Lecompton), Topeka (Evel Knievel Museum, Combat Air Museum, & more) and Saint Joseph (Museum Hill Historic District, Pony Express Museum, & more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Booth Family Hall of Athletics, contemplate the long history of Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Smithville Lake, and get a new perspective on nature at KU Natural History Museum.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Atchison travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Marysville to Atchison takes 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Atchison can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Fort Scott.

Things to do in Atchison

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Saint Joseph, Lawrence, Topeka, Leavenworth, Olathe
Highlights from your plan
Remington Nature Center ©
Remington Nature Center
Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge ©
Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum ©
Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum

7
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. Let the collections at Bushwhacker Museum and Big Brutus capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Mine Creek Civil War Battlefield State Historic Site and Harry S Truman Birthplace State Historic Site. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fort Scott: Safari Zoological Park (in Caney), Dalton Defenders Museum (in Coffeyville) and Curious Minds Discovery Zone (in Parsons). Next up on the itinerary: take in the history at Fort Scott National Historic Site, get engrossed in the history at Baxter Springs Heritage Center and Museum, do a tasting at Somerset Ridge Vineyard-Winery, and stroll the grounds of Fort Scott National Cemetery.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Fort Scott road trip planner .

Getting from Atchison to Fort Scott by car takes about 2.5 hours. In June in Fort Scott, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Junction City.

Things to do in Fort Scott

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Diamond, Martin and Osa Johnson Safari Museum, Safari Zoological Park, Bushwhacker Museum, Somerset Ridge Vineyard-Winery
Highlights from your plan
Dalton Defenders Museum ©
Dalton Defenders Museum
Bushwhacker Museum ©
Bushwhacker Museum
Big Brutus ©
Big Brutus

6
nights
Junction City

Junction City ©
Junction City is a city and county seat of Geary County, Kansas, United States. Chase County Courthouse and Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Milford Nature Center & Fish Hatchery and Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve. Explore Junction City's surroundings by going to Concordia (Cloud County Historical Museum & Sisters of St. Joseph of Concordia Motherhouse), Abilene (Greyhound Hall of Fame, Heritage Center of Dickinson County, & more) and Prairie Fire Winery (in Paxico). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Konza Prairie Research Natural Area, immerse yourself in nature at Tuttle Creek State Park, see the interesting displays at OZ Museum, and explore the activities along Geary State Fishing Lake amd Wildlife Area.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Junction City trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Fort Scott to Junction City takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in June, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Lindsborg.

Things to do in Junction City

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Abilene, Concordia, Manhattan, Prairie Fire Winery, Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Greyhound Hall of Fame ©
Greyhound Hall of Fame
Cloud County Historical Museum ©
Cloud County Historical Museum
Heritage Center of Dickinson County ©

7
nights
Lindsborg

Lindsborg ©
Lindsborg is a city in McPherson County, Kansas, United States. Appreciate the collections at Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery and SculptureTour Salina. Step off the beaten path and head to Bethany Lutheran Church and Small World Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Lindsborg: Kansas Wetlands Education Center (in Great Bend), Hillboro Museums (in Hillsboro) and St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church (in Marion). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Garden of Eden, see the interesting displays at Smoky Hill Museum, engage your brain at Cosmosphere, and look for gifts at The Good Merchant.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Lindsborg trip app .

Traveling by car from Junction City to Lindsborg takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 94°F in July, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Wichita.

Things to do in Lindsborg

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Salina, Lucas, Hutchinson, Kansas Motorcycle Museum, Post Rock Scout Museum
Highlights from your plan
Small World Gallery ©
Small World Gallery
Garden of Eden ©
Garden of Eden
St. Fidelis Church ©
St. Fidelis Church

8
nights
Wichita

Wichita ©
Wichita is the largest city in the U.S. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Twister The Movie Museum and Old Cowtown Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Bartlett Arboretum and Wichita Art Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Eagle Valley Raptor Center (in Cheney), NDGA National Glass Museum (in Wellington) and El Dorado (Walnut River Brewing Company, Butler County History Center and Kansas Oil Museum, & more). And it doesn't end there: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Central Standard Brewing, take an in-depth tour of Kauffman Museum, get to know the resident critters at Sedgwick County Zoo, and see the interesting displays at Frank Lloyd Wright's Allen House.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Wichita journey planner.

Drive from Lindsborg to Wichita in 1.5 hours. In July in Wichita, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 70°F at night. On the 18th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Wichita

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

El Dorado, Strataca, Eagle Valley Raptor Center, Top of Oklahoma Museum, NDGA National Glass Museum
Highlights from your plan
Bartlett Arboretum ©
Bartlett Arboretum
Twister The Movie Museum ©
Twister The Movie Museum
Eagle Valley Raptor Center ©
Eagle Valley Raptor Center

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