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We were traveling through the area and my wife had never seen the biggest ball of twine before, so... read more

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Central Florida, Florida
We finally did it !

We started traveling the US in our RV in 2012 and have been to all 49 States seeing and exploring... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
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Wisconsin Street, 1/2 block west of Lake Dr, Cawker City, KS 67430
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Reviewed 21 October 2014 via mobile

My friends and I drove from Georgia/Tennessee to Lawrence, KS for a fun road trip centered around our favorite tv show, Supernatural (the 2 main characters are from Lawrence). We decided to use a day of our trip to drive 3 hours to see the...More

4  Thank ramblinggirl67
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Reviewed 21 March 2005

While the ball of twine is a spectacle in it's own right, we enjoyed the Twine Art in the shop windows more. Famous works of art have the twine theme incorporated into them. You have to walk a few blocks in each direction to see...More

4  Thank raisyn
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were traveling through the area and my wife had never seen the biggest ball of twine before, so we had to stop. For American Dad fans, the night before we saw the episode where Stan's in-laws were traveling the US seeing the biggest of...More

Thank Fyrfyter12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always a big joke but so fun to see! It was interesting to read the history of how it got started too. We were there all by ourselves so plenty of time to take pictures. We didn't bring any twine but if you do be...More

Thank M1chtopher
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You always hear about things like this and I saw this on a list of things to do so we decided what the heck do we have to lose. It was fun to see how this ball of twine evolved over time. If you are...More

Thank erodrig26
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Located right on the highway (which goes through town) and sheltered from the elements, this truly is the largest ball of twine we've ever seen. Now that we've seen it we can check it off the list.

Thank CC C
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Located in Kansas along U.S. Highway 24 its's a monstrous flat bottomed ball with a roof over the top! It is over 15,000 miles of sisal twine, and I understand that number is growing!. Very much worth the stop to enjoy and stretch your legs...More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

We have been traveling extensively for the past year and set out to see the country via our RV. Seeing the worlds biggest ball of twine is significant. It depicts our road trip life and is something I've always wanted to see!

Thank Harley B
Reviewed 7 September 2018

If you're big into "The American Road Trip," this is a definite on your checklist. It is every bit as kitschy and weird as you're hoping it will be. There isn't much to do nearby, but it is located in a quaint little town that...More

Thank Scragglepuss
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

We started traveling the US in our RV in 2012 and have been to all 49 States seeing and exploring everything. Our friends always say “ I bet you even have seen the “Worlds Largest Ball of String” and we have had to tell them...More

Thank tonyk744
Reviewed 22 August 2018

We stopped by during the annual Twine-a-thon which is on a Friday evening in August the same weekend as the Cawker City Picnic, A new sign about the history of the ball was unveiled while we were there. We saw people from pre-school aged to...More

Thank Henry A
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

I was making the trip east from LA, in my trip planning I could have just taken the interstate and, we’ll it would have been boring. So a quest I was on! It really wasn’t that much out of the way and the road across...More

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10 January 2018|
Response from KansasDavid | Reviewed this property |
70 miles or so. it really all going to depends which way you go. really no quick and easy way to get there direct. But it will be a pretty drive if you go north from Wilson,KS. also along that route is the town of Lucas... More