7 days in Kansas & Denver Itinerary

7 days in Kansas & Denver Itinerary

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7 days in Kansas & Denver Itinerary

Start: Kalamazoo
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Wichita
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Kansas City
— 1 night
+4
bus + foot + Fly + foot + train:  4​h 30​min
3
Denver
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Kalamazoo

1
night
Wichita

Wichita ©
Wichita is the largest city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): make a trip to The Keeper of the Plains, then meet the residents at Sedgwick County Zoo, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Tanganyika Wildlife Park.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Wichita trip planner.

Kalamazoo to Wichita is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kalamazoo to Wichita. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Kalamazoo in May, with highs in Wichita at 77°F and lows at 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kansas City.

Things to do in Wichita

Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

Tanganyika Wildlife Park
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Sedgwick County Zoo ©
Sedgwick County Zoo
The Keeper of the Plains ©
The Keeper of the Plains
Tanganyika Wildlife Park ©
Tanganyika Wildlife Park

1
night
Kansas City

Kansas City ©
Kansas City is the largest city in Missouri and the sixth largest city in the Midwest. On the 14th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Harry S. Truman Library and Museum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kansas City trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Wichita to Kansas City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In May in Kansas City, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Kansas City

Parks Museums

Side Trips

Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead
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Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead ©
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum ©
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum

3
nights
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Change things up with a short trip to River Rafting & Tubing in Idaho Springs (about 52 minutes away). There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Coors Field, contemplate the long history of Union Station, listen to music at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, and wander the streets of 16th Street Mall.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Denver trip itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Kansas City to Denver in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kansas City to Denver. In May, Denver is slightly colder than Kansas City - with highs of 66°F and lows of 43°F. On the 18th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
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Coors Field ©
Coors Field
River Rafting & Tubing
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens

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