9 days in Santa Rosa & Kansas Itinerary

9 days in Santa Rosa & Kansas Itinerary

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9 days in Santa Rosa & Kansas Itinerary

Start: Sun City
Drive:  8​h 30​min
1
Santa Rosa
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h
2
Wichita
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Hutchinson
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Manhattan
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
5
Topeka
— 2 nights
Drive:  10​h
6
Santa Rosa
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 30​min
End: Sun City

1
night
Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa
Santa Rosa is a city in and the county seat of Guadalupe County, New Mexico, United States. To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Rosa trip planner .

Phoenix to Santa Rosa is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Phoenix in November, with highs in Santa Rosa at 55°F and lows at 28°F. You will leave for Wichita on the 18th (Sun).

Things to do in Santa Rosa

Nature Parks Museums

2
nights
Wichita

Wichita ©
Wichita is the largest city in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Botanica: The Wichita Gardens as well as Museum of World Treasures. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Botanica: The Wichita Gardens, then see the interesting displays at Museum of World Treasures, and then meet the residents at Sedgwick County Zoo.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Wichita trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Santa Rosa to Wichita takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Santa Rosa to Wichita, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Santa Rosa in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Wichita, with lows of 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Hutchinson.

Things to do in Wichita

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Sedgwick County Zoo ©
Sedgwick County Zoo
Botanica: The Wichita Gardens ©
Botanica: The Wichita Gardens
Museum of World Treasures ©
Museum of World Treasures

1
night
Hutchinson

Hutchinson ©
Hutchinson is the largest city and county seat in Reno County, Kansas, United States, and located on the Arkansas River. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Strataca as well as Cosmosphere. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Old Cowtown Museum, get curious at Cosmosphere, and then see the interesting displays at Strataca.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Hutchinson holiday planner .

Drive from Wichita to Hutchinson in an hour. In November in Hutchinson, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 33°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Manhattan.

Things to do in Hutchinson

Museums Classes Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Old Cowtown Museum
Highlights from your plan
Cosmosphere ©
Cosmosphere
Strataca ©
Strataca
Old Cowtown Museum ©
Old Cowtown Museum

1
night
Manhattan

Manhattan ©
Manhattan is a city in northeastern Kansas in the United States at the junction of the Kansas River and Big Blue River. On the 21st (Wed), see the interesting displays at Oz Museum and then engage your brain at Flint Hills Discovery Center.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Manhattan trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Hutchinson to Manhattan takes 2 hours. November in Manhattan sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 31°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Topeka.

Things to do in Manhattan

Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

OZ Museum
Highlights from your plan
Flint Hills Discovery Center ©
Flint Hills Discovery Center
OZ Museum ©
OZ Museum

2
nights
Topeka

Topeka ©
Topeka is the capital city of the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Museum of History, Lake Shawnee and Gage Park. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Gage Park and then get engrossed in the history at Museum of History. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ponder the world of politics at Kansas State Capitol Building and then get a taste of the local shopping with Massachusetts Street.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Topeka tour itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Manhattan to Topeka takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in November, and nighttime lows around 34°F. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Santa Rosa.

Things to do in Topeka

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

Massachusetts Street
Highlights from your plan
Gage Park ©
Gage Park
Kansas State Capitol Building ©
Kansas State Capitol Building
Massachusetts Street ©
Massachusetts Street

1
night
Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa
For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Santa Rosa day trip planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Topeka to Santa Rosa. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Topeka to Santa Rosa due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Topeka in November, expect little chillier with lows of 28°F in Santa Rosa. On the 25th (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Santa Rosa

Nature Parks Museums

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