This 2-Hour Drive Through Kansas Is The Best Way To See This Year’s Fall Colors

Though we love exploring state parks and seeing just what beautiful colors come out during the fall in Kansas, sometimes you want to just stay in your car for a while. Fall foliage is always one of our favorite things to see in Kansas, right behind sunflowers, of course. Check out one of the best fall road trips in Kansas that should take anyone about two hours to complete from start to finish, not counting the time it takes you to get here of course. Find a nice place to stay nearby and enjoy this drive through the Sunflower State full of beautiful foliage!

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If you’re looking for another way to see beautiful fall foliage in Kansas, you’ll love these beautiful hikes where there’s nothing but trees to see.

What do you think about this road trip in Kansas to see the fall foliage? What stops would you add? Let us and your fellow travelers know in the comments!

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August 16, 2022

What are some day trips I can take during the fall in Kansas?

Fall is one of the best times to explore Kansas. The Sunflower State is bustling with activities that the entire family will enjoy. For example, take a walk through the Bartlett Arboretum in Belle Plaine, Kansas. This is the perfect place to view fall foliage in Kansas and it is a great way to immerse yourself in nature — even if it is just for a short time! Just make sure you bring your camera along as the views here are picturesque!

Another excellent day trip during the fall months in Kansas is to explore Cross Timbers State Park. This beautiful state park is stunning during the fall months when red, orange, and yellow leaves are at their peak. Bring a picnic and just enjoy time outdoors — you won’t regret it!

What are some of the most beautiful fall destinations in Kansas that I should visit?

It is hard to narrow down the best places to visit in Kansas during the fall. There are areas all over the Sunflower State that are going to leave you impressed. So, to help you know where to begin, we created this list of the 11 most beautiful fall destinations in Kansas. On this list, you will find locations such as Shawnee Mission Park, the Botanica Gardens in Wichita, and even the Dillon Nature Center in Hutchinson. Check out this list and see if there are any places you’d add! We’d love to know about some of your favorite places to enjoy fall foliage in Kansas.