11 days in Topeka & Denver Itinerary

11 days in Topeka & Denver Itinerary

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Topeka
— 5 nights
2
Denver
— 5 nights

5
nights
Topeka

Topeka ©
Topeka is the capital city of the U.S. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Harry S. Truman Library and Museum and Harry S Truman National Historic Site. Let the collections at Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum and Phoenix Gallery capture your imagination. Explore Topeka's surroundings by going to Grinter Farms (in Lawrence), Veterans' Memorial Park (in Wichita) and Prairie Fire Winery & Vineyard (in Paxico). There's still lots to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Holladay Distillery, sample the tasty concoctions at Norsemen Brewing Company, contemplate the long history of Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site, and stop by The Farmers House Market.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Topeka trip planner.

Los Angeles to Topeka is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, plan for little chillier nights in Topeka, with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Denver.

Things to do in Topeka

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Weston, Independence, Lawrence, Crooked Post Winery, Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum ©
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum ©
Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum
Holladay Distillery ©
Holladay Distillery

5
nights
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Denver Botanic Gardens and Denver Museum of Nature & Science will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at 16th Street Mall and Images of Rocky Mountain National Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Denver: Pearl Street Mall (in Boulder), Peak to Peak Scenic Byway (in Estes Park) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Idaho Springs). Next up on the itinerary: see where the action happens at Coors Field, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, browse the fresh offerings at The Source, and admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Denver online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Topeka to Denver by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Topeka to Denver. Traveling from Topeka in May, things will get slightly colder in Denver: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Tours Shopping

Side Trips

Estes Park, Pearl Street Mall, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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