7 days in Kansas Itinerary

7 days in Kansas Itinerary

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7 days in Kansas Itinerary

Start: New York City
foot + Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Wichita
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Abilene
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Topeka
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Kansas City
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Wichita

Wichita ©
Wichita is the largest city in the U.S. On the next day, look for gifts at Nifty Nut House, then get curious at Cosmosphere, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Wichita travel itinerary planner .

New York City to Wichita is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in July, you will find days in Wichita are a bit warmer (92°F), and nights are about the same (70°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Abilene.

Things to do in Wichita

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hutchinson
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Nifty Nut House ©
Nifty Nut House
Strataca ©
Strataca
Cosmosphere ©
Cosmosphere

1
night
Abilene

Abilene ©
Abilene is a city in and the county seat of Dickinson County, Kansas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): examine the collection at Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum, see a world frozen in time at Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad, then steep yourself in history at Seelye Mansion, and finally view the masterpieces at SculptureTour Salina.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Abilene trip builder site .

Getting from Wichita to Abilene by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 94°F in July, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Topeka.

Things to do in Abilene

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

SculptureTour Salina
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Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum ©
Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad ©
Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad
Seelye Mansion ©
Seelye Mansion

2
nights
Topeka

Topeka ©
Topeka is the capital city of the U.S. On the 1st (Thu), gain insight at Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site and then take in the exciting artwork at Phoenix Gallery. On your second day here, examine the collection at OZ Museum, see the interesting displays at Evel Knievel Museum, then wander the streets of Massachusetts Street, and finally look for gifts at Mass Street Soda.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Topeka day trip app .

Drive from Abilene to Topeka in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Abilene in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Topeka: temperatures range from 89°F by day to 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to Kansas City.

Things to do in Topeka

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Lawrence, OZ Museum
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Evel Knievel Museum ©
Evel Knievel Museum
OZ Museum ©
OZ Museum

1
night
Kansas City

Kansas City ©
Kansas City is the largest city in Missouri and the sixth largest city in the Midwest. On the 3rd (Sat), walk around Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead and then stop by Moon Marble Company.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kansas City road trip planning site .

Drive from Topeka to Kansas City in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kansas City

Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead, Moon Marble Company
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Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead ©
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead
Moon Marble Company ©
Moon Marble Company

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