8 days in Kansas Itinerary

8 days in Kansas Itinerary

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8 days in Kansas Itinerary

Start: Tucson
Fly + Drive:  7 h 30 min
1
Coffeyville
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Overland Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Abilene
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Wichita
— 3 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  5 h 15 min
End: Tucson

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. On the 28th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Little House on the Prairie Museum, then get to know the resident critters at Safari Zoological Park, and then examine the collection at Gary's Garage Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Coffeyville trip itinerary maker tool .

Tucson to Coffeyville is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Tucson in June, expect Coffeyville to be slightly colder, temps between 87°F and 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Overland Park.

Things to do in Coffeyville

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Caney, Little House on the Prairie Museum
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Safari Zoological Park ©
Safari Zoological Park
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 29th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Korean War Veterans Memorial, meet the residents at Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead, then have some family-friendly fun at Blade & Timber Axe Throwing, and finally get your game on at Bury the Hatchet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: have some family-friendly fun at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Kansas City, then admire the natural beauty at Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, and then make a splash at Schlitterbahn Waterpark Kansas City.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Overland Park trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Coffeyville to Overland Park takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Abilene.

Things to do in Overland Park

Fun & Games Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Schlitterbahn Waterpark Kansas City, Blade & Timber Axe Throwing
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Blade & Timber Axe Throwing ©
Blade & Timber Axe Throwing
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead ©
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead

1
night
Abilene

Abilene ©
Abilene is a city in and the county seat of Dickinson County, Kansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): contemplate the long history of Seelye Mansion, see the interesting displays at Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum, and then see a world frozen in time at Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Abilene trip planner.

Traveling by car from Overland Park to Abilene takes 2.5 hours. June in Abilene sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Wichita.

Things to do in Abilene

Historic Sites Museums
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Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum ©
Seelye Mansion ©
Seelye Mansion
Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad ©
Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad

3
nights
Wichita

Wichita ©
Wichita is the largest city in the U.S. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wichita: McPherson Opera House (in McPherson) and Hutchinson (Cosmosphere & Strataca). There's still lots to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sedgwick County Zoo, examine the collection at Coleman Museum and Factory Outlet, stroll around Harrison Park, and make a trip to The Keeper of the Plains.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Wichita road trip planning tool .

Drive from Abilene to Wichita in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Wichita can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Wichita

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Hutchinson, McPherson Opera House
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The Keeper of the Plains ©
The Keeper of the Plains
Strataca ©
Strataca
Sedgwick County Zoo ©
Sedgwick County Zoo

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