7 days in South Central Kansas Itinerary

7 days in South Central Kansas Itinerary

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Great Bend
— 1 night
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Hutchinson
— 3 nights
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Mulvane
— 2 nights
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Great Bend

— 1 night
Great Bend is a city in and the county seat of Barton County, Kansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Great Bend Courthouse.

To see maps and tourist information, read Great Bend trip itinerary website.

Des Moines to Great Bend is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. When traveling from Des Moines in March, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Great Bend: temperatures range from 59°F by day to 30°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hutchinson.

Things to do in Great Bend

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife
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Hutchinson

— 3 nights
Hutchinson is the largest city and county seat in Reno County, Kansas, United States, and located on the Arkansas River. Strataca and Small World Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Popular historic sites such as Bethany Lutheran Church and Valkommen Trail are in your itinerary. When in Hutchinson, make a side trip to see Coronado Heights in Lindsborg, approximately Lindsborg away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Cosmosphere, identify plant and animal life at Dillon Nature Center, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Hutchinson Zoo.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Hutchinson travel route planning app.

You can drive from Great Bend to Hutchinson in 1.5 hours. March in Hutchinson sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 33°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Mulvane.

Things to do in Hutchinson

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mulvane

— 2 nights
Mulvane is a city in Sedgwick and Sumner counties in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): admire the majestic nature at El Dorado State Park, then take an in-depth tour of Butler County History Center and Kansas Oil Museum, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Walnut River Brewing Company. Keep things going the next day: try your luck at Kansas Star Casino.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Mulvane trip planner.

You can drive from Hutchinson to Mulvane in 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Mulvane are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. On the 23rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mulvane

Parks · Casinos · Nature · Fun & Games

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