From Nebraska - Two Day
BELLEVILLE, population 1,924
A – 9 a.m. Boyer Gallery of Animated Carvings, 1205 M, 785.527.5884,
D – 10 a.m.
CONCORDIA, population 5,261
A - 10:30 a.m. Cloud County Tourism office and Whole Wall Mural, 130 6th, 785.243.4303,
cloudcountytourism.com, bathrooms. Overview of Concordia, displays, gift shop.
D – 11:30 a.m.
BENNINGTON, population 660
A – 12:15 p.m. The Linger Longer, 119 N. Nelson, 855.378.7632, thelingerlonger.com.
LINDBSORG, population 3,288
Contact Holly for meal and activities arrangements. 888.227.2227, visitlindsborg.com
A – 2:00 p.m. Hemslöjd (8 Wonders of Kansas Commerce),, 201 N. Main St., 785-227-2053
D – 2:45 p.m.
A – 3:00 p.m. Birger Sandzén Memorial Gallery (8 Wonders of Kansas Art), 401 N. 1st St., 785-227-2220
D – 3:45 p.m.
A – 4:00 p.m. Downtown Lindsborg
A – 5:30 p.m. The Swedish Crown, 121 N. Main St., 785-227-8422
D – 6:45 p.m.
MCPHERSON, population 13,077
Overnight. visitmcpherson.com/458/Stay. Contact Joni Regnier, Visit McPherson for assistance, 620.245.2535.
Eat breakfast at motel.
D – 8 a.m.
MARQUETTE, population 643.
A – 8:30 a.m. Kansas Motorcycle Museum, 120 N. Washington, 785.546.2449, ksmotorcyclemuseum.org.
D – 9:30 a.m.
Prairie Vistas Scenic Byway: Between Lindsborg to Marquette and on to Ellsworth you’ll be traveling on the Prairie Trail Scenic Byway most of the way. The mixed-grass prairie to the Smoky Hills will give you plenty of scenic views.
MUSHROOM ROCK (8 Wonders of Kansas Geography)
A – 10:15 a.m. Mushroom Rock State Park. From K-140, 2 miles south on K-141, then 2 miles west on K. Sandy road. Unattended.
D – 11:15 a.m.
WILSON, population 763
A – 12 p.m. Lunch at Made from Scratch, 527 27th, 785.658.3300, Facebook.
World’s Largest Czech Egg, 27th and D.
D – 1:15 p.m.
LUCAS, population 390
The whole town was voted in as one of the 8 Wonders of Kansas Art because of their grassroots art.
A – 1:45 p.m. Choose from below and coordinate through the Garden of Eden.
D – 5 p.m.
*All stops have been vetted by the Kansas Sampler Foundation. For more in-depth information about each stop, or stops in between, consult the Kansas Guidebook 2 for Explorers. Purchase the book at kansassampler.org. The Kansas Sampler Foundation duo of Marci Penner and WenDee Rowe hit the road for parts of four years to look in every town, city, and in hundreds of other dots on the map and countryside to assemble this 480 page book that features all 105 counties, 515 cities, 4,500 attractions, 843 eateries and 1,600 color photos. Use the detailed directions, descriptions, and websites to help you choose and arrive at your destination!