8 days in Wichita & Las Cruces Itinerary

8 days in Wichita & Las Cruces Itinerary

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Wichita
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Wichita
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Wichita

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): explore the world behind art at Wichita Art Museum and then stroll through Arkansas River Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Great Plains Nature Center and then admire the natural beauty at Bartlett Arboretum.

For maps and more tourist information, go to the Wichita online trip builder.

New York City to Wichita is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Wichita is minus 1 hour. When traveling from New York City in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in Wichita, with highs around 46°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to fly to Las Cruces.

Things to do in Wichita

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Trails

Side Trip

Las Cruces

— 4 nights
Las Cruces, also known as "The City of the Crosses", is the seat of Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Zuhl Museum and Basilica San Albino Catholic Church. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Mesilla Village and War Eagles Air Museum. Go for a jaunt from Las Cruces to Organ to see Aguirre Spring Campground about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: learn more about the world around you at Museum of Nature & Science.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Las Cruces day trip tool.

Getting from Wichita to Las Cruces by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Wichita in January; daily highs in Las Cruces reach 55°F and lows reach 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for the flight to Wichita.

Things to do in Las Cruces

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wichita

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): stroll through Great Plains Nature Center and then explore the world behind art at Wichita Art Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Mid-America All-Indian Center and then hike along Arkansas River Trail.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Wichita travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Cruces to Wichita takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Cruces to Wichita, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Cruces in January, expect Wichita to be a bit cooler, temps between 46°F and 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Wichita

Museums · Parks · Trails · Outdoors