25 Best Kansas Day Trips

By Vacation Idea on December 6, 2021


Kansas, the land where buffaloes used to roam through miles of prairie landscape, has something to offer every visitor. This is true pioneer country and countless little towns like Abilene, Wakefield, St Marys, Wamego and Hays have great stories to tell if you take the time to listen.

1. Abilene

Abilene is located approximately 27 miles east of Salina, making this historic city ideal for your next day trip. The town was established as far back as 1858, but was really only heard of once the Kansas Pacific Railroad reached Abilene in 1967. Today the town has a few interesting landmarks for you to explore, starting with the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum, the Greyhound Hall of Fame and the Heritage Center. 

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