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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 1 week ago
Tony K
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Moreno Valley, California
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Fun, quirky rest stop!

It was a neat little stop! We needed to stretch our legs, so it was prefect timing! There was a... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Loveroftravels17
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Wisconsin Street, 1/2 block west of Lake Dr, Cawker City, KS 67430
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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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 Tony K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank OldNavy1961
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

It was a neat little stop! We needed to stretch our legs, so it was prefect timing! There was a sweet lady there letting visitors add more twine which I thought was pretty neat to get to be involved in it! I love to find...More

Thank Loveroftravels17
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Would not make a special trip here, but if close by is worth a stop. Neat little town. The ball of twine is located in a nice city park. Good place for a picnic.

Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 6 July 2018

But we just had to see it on our quest to visit as many larger than life items as we can! It didn't disappoint us! Kinda a quirky roadside item but it draws you in with the though of who made this thing, and how,...More

Thank A'Lisa J
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

If you are into quirky and oddball, then this is for you. Have always joked about going, so we took the time to go. It is just a largw ball of twine in a tiny Kansas town. We visited on a Sunday and the gidt...More

Thank Debra1909
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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
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