Drivable Weekend Getaways From Wichita, KS
Grab your snacks and get your playlists ready, we’re going on a road trip!
Whether you've got a three-day weekend coming up that you want to take advantage of or you're looking for a getaway from Wichita, we have some suggestions to make the most of your weekend trip.
1. Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri
Lake of the Ozarks provides the perfect combination of quiet natural beauty and fun activities. Imagine waking up in a lakeside vacation rental to the sound of songbirds and waterfowl plus the gentle lapping of the waves upon the shore.
Travel a little under three hours north from downtown Wichita, and find yourself immersed in the beauty of the Flint Hills with the Great Plains stretching wide in every direction.
3. Lawrence, Kansas
History lovers are sure to enjoy a weekend getaway in Lawrence. Drive a little over two hours northwest toward Kansas City, and find yourself in a true center of Midwestern culture with plenty of attractions designed to take you back to frontier days.
4. Dodge City, Kansas
Nearly directly west of Wichita, Dodge City offers a weekend getaway full of Wild West excitement. Plan getaway to take in the Dodge City Rodeo with bull riding, calf roping, barrel racing, and more.
5. Scott City, Kansas
A Scott City vacation rental is the perfect home base for spending a day or two at Lake Scott State Park, the perfect relaxing getaway for couples and families. Start enjoying yourself right away by traveling to Scott City via the Western Vistas Historic Byway.