9 days in Kansas Itinerary

9 days in Kansas Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Omaha
Drive:  3 h 15 min
1
Kansas City
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Topeka
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Wichita
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Boston

2
nights
Kansas City

Kansas City ©
The city meets the Great Plains in Kansas City City, Kansas.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Korean War Veterans Memorial, see the interesting displays at Cabela's, and then join the crowd at Kansas Speedway. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Grace & Holy Trinity Cathedral, take in nature's colorful creations at Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, and then have some family-friendly fun at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Kansas City.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kansas City attractions planner.

Omaha to Kansas City is an approximately 3.5- hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Topeka.

Things to do in Kansas City

Fun & Games Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Overland Park
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Cabela's ©
Cabela's
Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens ©
Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens
Korean War Veterans Memorial ©
Korean War Veterans Memorial

3
nights
Topeka

Topeka ©
Topeka is the capital city of the U.S. Get out of town with these interesting Topeka side-trips: Lawrence (Grinter Farms, Booth Family Hall of Athletics, &more). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Evel Knievel Museum, get a taste of life in the country at Iwig Dairy Store, ponder the world of politics at Kansas State Capitol Building, and contemplate the long history of Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Topeka attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Kansas City to Topeka takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of tram and train. Expect a daytime high around 43°F in January, and nighttime lows around 20°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Wichita.

Things to do in Topeka

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lawrence
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Evel Knievel Museum ©
Evel Knievel Museum
Kansas State Capitol Building ©
Kansas State Capitol Building
Booth Family Hall of Athletics ©
Booth Family Hall of Athletics

3
nights
Wichita

Wichita ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Wichita: Hutchinson (Strataca, Cosmosphere, &more).

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Wichita trip site.

You can drive from Topeka to Wichita in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Wichita can reach 46°F, while at night they dip to 22°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Wichita

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Hutchinson
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Strataca ©
Strataca
Botanica: The Wichita Gardens ©
Botanica: The Wichita Gardens
Sedgwick County Zoo ©
Sedgwick County Zoo

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