Take a ‘world’s largest’ road trip through Kansas

By Farm Progress on May 5, 2023


The saying “go big or go home” was taken quite literally by certain Kansas artists and entrepreneurs. And while some came by as happenchance (like the cow hairball in Garden City) Kansas is home to many “world’s largest” attractions and roadside oddities. If you are looking for a quirky themed road trip this summer, look no further. Here are the nine attractions in Kansas bearing the “world’s largest” title:

Abilene. One of Kansas’ newest attractions, the World’s Largest Belt Buckle was designed by local artist Jason Lahr. It features Dwight D. Eisenhower, Wild Bill Hickok, a train engine from the Abilene & Smoky Valley Railroad, the Seelye Mansion in Abilene, a C.W. Parker carousel horse (Parker invented the carousel in 1898), a C.L. Brown telephone (Brown founded the Brown Telephone Co., which became Sprint Corp., which merged with T-Mobile), a racing greyhound (the Greyhound Hall of Fame is in Abilene) and a Chisholm Trail longhorn inlaid with blue quartz.

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