8 days in Southeast Kansas Itinerary

8 days in Southeast Kansas Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southeast Kansas route planner

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Fly to Joplin Regional Airport, Drive to Fort Scott
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Fort Scott
— 4 nights
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Independence
— 1 night
Drive to Joplin Regional Airport, Fly to Perth

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Fort Scott

— 4 nights
Fort Scott is a city in and the county seat of Bourbon County, Kansas, United States, 88mi south of Kansas City, on the Marmaton River. Fort Scott is known for historic sites and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes, contemplate the long history of Fort Scott National Historic Site, and stroll the grounds of Fort Scott National Cemetery.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Fort Scott trip itinerary website.

Perth, Australia to Fort Scott is an approximately 36-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 14 hours traveling from Perth to Fort Scott due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in June, you will find days in Fort Scott are somewhat warmer (35°C), and nights are much hotter (23°C). On the 13th (Sun), you're off to Independence.

Things to do in Fort Scott

Historic Sites · Museums

Independence

— 1 night
Independence is a city in and the county seat of Montgomery County, Kansas, United States. On the 14th (Mon), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Riverside Park and Ralph Mitchell Zoo, then steep yourself in history at Little House on the Prairie Museum, and then admire the majestic nature at Elk City State Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Independence online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Fort Scott to Independence takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Independence

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Nature