The kids are wedged in between the boxes somewhere, asking when this will be over. You are asking yourself the same thing. Maybe it is time for a quick break from your moving adventure. Luckily, some of the most unique roadside attractions in the US are located off Interstate 70 in Kansas. Give yourself time to enjoy the scenery while the Kansas movers at King's Moving & Storage handle the entire process for you, from pre-planning your move to the safe and reliable delivery of your most valuable possessions.
1. Mushroom Rock State Park
Marquette, KS 67464
This pleasant stop features natural sandstone formations that sparked the imaginations of Native Americans and pioneers alike. There are picnic tables and restroom facilities, so you can make a day out of exploring this marvel of nature.
2. The World’s Largest Easel
This massive easel bearing a Cameron Cross reproduction of Vincent van Gogh’s “Three Sunflowers in a Vase” can be photographed from the highway or viewed up close. The steel easel is 80 feet tall and weighs 40,000 pounds.
4124 NE Brier Rd.
Topeka, KS 66616
A combination of nature sanctuary, farm, and salvage art museum, Truckhenge was created by artist Ron Lessman, a Kansas native whose family has farmed here since the 1870s.
4. The Oz Museum
511 Lincoln St.
Wamego, KS 66547
Displaying housing memorabilia from the 1939 film “The Wizard of Oz” along with other movie exhibits and gifts, the Oz Museum is a fun break for the whole family.
5. Lucas, KS
15 miles north of I-70 along the Post Rock Scenic Byway
Known as the Grassroots Art Capital of Kansas, Lucas features a wealth of attractions in one place. The Grassroots Art Center and Bowl Plaza (public restroom shaped like a toilet bowl) are located in downtown Lucas. The famous Garden of Eden, which was created by Civil War veteran S. P. Dinsmoor, is home to abstract folk art and political sculptures. A guided tour also takes you past the artist’s glass-sided tomb.
6. World’s Largest Ball of Twine
Cawker City, KS 67430
Add your length of twine to the World’s Largest Ball of Twine in Cawker City, Kansas. The ball weighed in at 19,873 pounds in 2013. Call (785) 781-4470 or visit the Almost Done Inn for a few yards of twine.
7. Brown vs. Board of Education National Historic Site
1515 SE Monroe St.
Topeka, KS 66612
This national historic site presents an unforgettable learning experience about the history of segregation in America. Named after the landmark Supreme Court decision, the site features exhibits housed in the former Monroe Elementary School -- one of four segregated schools in Topeka during the period of “separate but equal” education.
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