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The World's Largest Ball of Sisal Twine

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The World's Largest Ball of Sisal Twine

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Wisconsin Street 1/2 block west of Lake Dr, Cawker City, KS 67430
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nadia562002 wrote a review Nov 2020
Roswell, New Mexico76 contributions28 helpful votes
One of my favorite movies of all time is Vacation. Loved it! I have told my travel buddy for years that I must visit this place. I have been to Ireland, the Great Pyramids in Egypt, and now the worlds largest ball of twine!!!!! I am 46 years old and my life is complete!!!
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Date of experience: November 2020
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ChristineNH wrote a review Oct 2020
Campton, New Hampshire211 contributions49 helpful votes
What can I say? It's roadside America. It's an oddity and just plain innocent fun. Easy to find, right on main street, with plenty of available parking. It's a great story. There were also a couple of beautifully restored gas stations in the area that are worth a peek.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Kimrayoil wrote a review Sep 2020
Ada, Oklahoma215 contributions36 helpful votes
What a great moment on this road trip. I originally heard about it on National Lampoon's Vacation movie. As we are touring around Kansas we saw this on the list of odd places to visit. The great part is, we pull up, then another car pulls up and another. Out of the last car comes a woman carrying a spool of twine, she lefts everyone tie on a knot and then walk around the big ball of twine adding another loop around it. I was the last person, so as we got in the car, the lady told me that you have made the ball bigger than it's ever been. How cool is that? To know that I'm the last person to add to the ball. OF COURSE if another tourist shows up and she is still there, then they will take that title away from me LOL
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Date of experience: September 2020
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kuyals wrote a review Sep 2020
Hays, Kansas1,402 contributions356 helpful votes
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The world's largest ball of twine is located right along highway 24. It is a free attraction and a pleasant place to get out for a stretch.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Tangobangomango wrote a review Sep 2020
Beaufort, South Carolina601 contributions129 helpful votes
As the pictures show, it’s a huge ball of twine, covered by a roof, on the south side of US 24 right in the center of the tiny town of Cawker City. We added 20 minutes to our trip to make a detour to get here, as it’s hard to find anything to see in this part of Kansas. We were fortunate to be there when the local caretaker was present. She had a big spool of twine with her, so we were able to do a little wrapping ourselves. It’s definitely a curiosity that will amaze your friends.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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