8 days in Kansas Itinerary

8 days in Kansas Itinerary

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8 days in Kansas Itinerary

Start: New York City
foot + Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Wichita
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Coffeyville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Overland Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Topeka
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Wichita

Wichita ©
Wichita is the largest city in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Frank Lloyd Wright's Allen House. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): examine the collection at Frank Lloyd Wright's Allen House. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to The Keeper of the Plains, then get curious at Cosmosphere, and then see the interesting displays at Coleman Museum and Factory Outlet.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Wichita route 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 difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in August, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Coffeyville.

Things to do in Wichita

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hutchinson, Hillboro Museums, St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church
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Strataca ©
Strataca
The Keeper of the Plains ©
The Keeper of the Plains
Cosmosphere ©
Cosmosphere

1
night
Coffeyville

Coffeyville ©
Coffeyville is a city in southeastern Montgomery County, Kansas, United States, located along the Verdigris River in the state's southeastern region. Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Gary's Garage Museum, then get to know the resident critters at Safari Zoological Park, then examine the collection at Dalton Defenders Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Browns Mansion.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Coffeyville road trip tool .

Drive from Wichita to Coffeyville in 2.5 hours. August in Coffeyville sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 68°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Overland Park.

Things to do in Coffeyville

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums

Side Trip

Caney
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Safari Zoological Park ©
Safari Zoological Park
Dalton Defenders Museum ©
Dalton Defenders Museum
Gary's Garage Museum ©
Gary's Garage Museum

2
nights
Overland Park

Overland Park ©
Overland Park is the second most populous city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint Peter, stroll around Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead, then have some family-friendly fun at Blade & Timber, and finally get your game on at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Kansas City. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at 1950s All-Electric House, walk around Indian Creek Greenway, then pause for some photo ops at Korean War Veterans Memorial, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Bury the Hatchet.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Overland Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Coffeyville to Overland Park by car takes about 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Topeka.

Things to do in Overland Park

Fun & Games Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Blade & Timber, Cathedral of Saint Peter, 1950s All-Electric House
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Bury the Hatchet ©
Bury the Hatchet
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead ©
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead
Cathedral of Saint Peter ©
Cathedral of Saint Peter

2
nights
Topeka

Topeka ©
Topeka is the capital city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Evel Knievel Museum, explore the striking landscape of Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Phoenix Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Prairie Fire Winery and then examine the collection at Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Topeka road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Overland Park to Topeka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Topeka

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Lawrence, Prairie Fire Winery
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Evel Knievel Museum ©
Evel Knievel Museum
Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics ©

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