8 days in Northwest Kansas Itinerary

8 days in Northwest Kansas Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northwest Kansas trip itinerary planner

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Fly
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Hays
— 2 nights
Drive
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Colby
— 3 nights
Drive to Mc Cook Ben Nelson Regional Airport, Fly to Perth International Airport

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Hays

Hays is a city in and the county seat of Ellis County, Kansas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Fort Hays State Historic Site, examine the collection at Ellis County Historical Society, then get a new perspective on nature at Sternberg Museum of Natural History, and finally see the interesting displays at Merci Boxcar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Be Made, look for all kinds of wild species at Ellis Lakeside Campground, then see the interesting displays at Walter P. Chrysler Boyhood Home & Museum, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at spa Rock Haven.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Hays sightseeing app.

Perth, Australia to Hays is an approximately 36-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 14 hours. Traveling from Perth in June, expect nights in Hays to be a bit warmer, around 20°C, while days are much hotter, around 37°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Colby.

Things to do in Hays

Museums · Spas · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trip

3
nights
Colby

Colby is a city in and the county seat of Thomas County, Kansas, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Fort Wallace Museum (in Wallace), Oakley (Fick Fossil & History Museum, Buffalo Bill Cultural Center, &more) and Prairie Dog State Park (in Norton). There's more to do: take an in-depth tour of Prairie Museum of Art & History and make a trip to Prairie Dog Town.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Colby online trip maker.

You can drive from Hays to Colby in 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Colby

Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips