Depart Heathrow and fly to Kansas City.
Overnight Hotel near the airport.
We will start today with a visit to the Fort Leavenworth Cemetery and Museum, the n to Steamboat Arabia recovered from the Missouri River bed.
Overnight Kansas City.
Imagine if you will hard rimmed wagons as we travel across the Great Plains. Our first stop is near the start of the trail where visit the National Trails Frontier Museum. From there we will move out on the trail stopping at the Mahaffie Stage Inn and on to the Gardner Junction where the Oregon Trail splits off. We stop at the Black Jack Battlefield—here many say the Civil War began.
We travel along the trail today visiting Fort Zarah and Pawnee Rock before reaching Fort Larned. We will also see key sites on the Custer Hancock Expedition and visit Fort Dodge prior to our arrival in Dodge City. Overnight Dodge City.