The World's Largest Ball of Sisal Twine, Cawker City

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  • Great roadside attraction, this was a planned part of our trip across country and we arrived on Friday night, wish we could have stayed longer. People in town were extremely friendly and welcoming.  more »
  • This was a 'must-see' on an exploratory tour of Kansas. I must say that there seems to be a healthy competition between Iowa and Kansas for the world's largest 'whatever'--- popcorn balls, frying pans...  more »
  • The site's volunteers were on the ball. Seeing Cawker City's Ball of Twine was lots of fun, and a great way to wrap up part of our trip!  more »
  • This was so FUNNY. So, we missed it! Yep, we actually drove right past it because no one told us it was under a gazebo. That's what we get for not reading any Google reviews! SO....this ball of twine is HUGE. It's in a small town, kinda in the middle of nowhere but we made it 1 of our stops on our way to the center of the US. The ride was relaxing and the views were stunning. Being from the East coast, it gave me a whole new appreciation for this beautiful country we live in. (Be sure to check out my sunset on the horizon pic I attached from our ride home) TALK ABOUT WIDE OPEN SPACES, WOW! Definitely add this as a stop if you are planning a simple day trip, or venturing across the country. I'm glad I did!
  • Would have given it 5 stars if it hadn't been for the speeding ticket on the way there (91 in a 65!) I know...stupid. Anyway, really cool bit of old time roadside Americana. I didn't have time to explore the surrounding town, but it looked quirky in a good way. Do go see this place, but don't go like me, an idiot.
  • I traveled half way across the country for the single purpose of seeing the worlds larges ball of twine and let me be the first to tell you that i was not disappointed in the least. This is one BIG ball of twine! It was worth every mile flown and driven as we gawked in complete awe at such an American icon. It has to be seen to be believed!
  • It's a quirky attraction kind of in the middle of nowhere but it's interesting nonetheless. Don't go here looking for something fancy or breathtaking. It's a large ball of twine. Having said that it is exactly what is advertised. We detoured here on a long road trip where we decided to just see everything we could possibly see. If you're near here go visit. What the heck? When will you get back again?
  • A real Oddball item. I ran across it as I was coming back from the center of the continental US which was out in the middle of absolutely nowhere. The old gas station across the street was interesting. Not much else to see as a tourist passing through.

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