Centrally located between Denver and Topeka, off I-70 at exits 70 and 76, and highways U.S. 83 and U.S. 40, Oakley is in the heart of northwest Kansas and a convenient stop whether you are going east or west, north or south. With almost 200 hotel/motels rooms and 2 RV/camping parks, we can also accommodate your overnight needs.
4 hours to Denver
5 hours to Kansas City
6 hours to Oklahoma City
5 hours to Amarillo
2 ½ hours to North Platte
The town of Oakley is located at the apex of Kansas' first designated historic byway. The Western Vistas Historic Byway covers 102 miles of history going west from Oakley on U.S. 40 and south from Oakley on U.S. Highway 83. Maps and information about all the sites along the byway are available on the Western Vistas Historic Byway website.
Buses, organizations, clubs and groups, large and small, are welcome to stop and visit these sites along the way to your final destination. If Oakley is your final destination, we can assist you with your trip planning needs. We will work with you to create a tour itinerary for a half day, one day, or two or more days. We can also help arrange your overnight lodging and meal needs. Contact Oakley Tourism and Convention Board at 785-671-1000 or by email.