Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Tag - Lucas Sun, 20 Apr 2014 21:55:15 GMT Caption Kansas http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/18/Caption-Kansas/2767/ These four guys make their home in Lucas. Send your best caption for this photo to win free admission to the Garden of Eden, one of the world&rsquo;s greatest folk art sites. Recently ... Thu, 18 Oct 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/18/Caption-Kansas/2767/ Quirky Kansas Attractions Can Make You a Winner http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/20/Quirky-Kansas-Attractions-Can-Make-You-a-Winner/2674/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/aaron_twine.jpeg'/><br/> Kansas doesn&rsquo;t take &ldquo;quirky&rdquo; lightly. The state boasts one of the world&rsquo;s great folk art sites in Lucas, the big ball of twine in Cawker City, and the western hemisphere&rsquo;s only opportunity to tour 650 feet underground in a salt mine. Thu, 20 Sep 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/20/Quirky-Kansas-Attractions-Can-Make-You-a-Winner/2674/ Where in Kansas Contest http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/17/Where-in-Kansas-Contest/2041/ Kansas is a treasure trove of unique attractions. This month’s contest is an opportunity to put your knowledge to use. Comment on this post and identify the following five places for a chance to win ... Thu, 17 May 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/17/Where-in-Kansas-Contest/2041/ Colorful Garden of Eden Emerges in Lucas http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/17/Colorful-Garden-of-Eden-Emerges-in-Lucas/1580/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/120GOE.jpeg'/><br/> &nbsp;The Garden of Eden in Lucas has had a facelift. From rosy cheeks on faces to striped clothing to the red, white and blue of our nation&rsquo;s flag, colors dulled by dirt and mold are once again vivid, returning sculptures at the world-renowned grassroots art site to their former splendor. Artist Samuel Perry Dinsmoor mixed cement with crushed stone to create colors in the fascinating - and what some consider quirky - sculptures he formed from 1907 to 1932 on cement &lsquo;trees&rsquo; eight to 40 feet above ground.&nbsp; Tue, 17 Jan 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/17/Colorful-Garden-of-Eden-Emerges-in-Lucas/1580/ Art, Culture and Heritage Found In Stone Along Post Rock Scenic Byway http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/14/Art-Culture-and-Heritage-Found-In-Stone-Along-Post-Rock-Scenic-Byway-/1081/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/6146781441_6f01e9d4a1_m1.jpg'/><br/> This is one trip that really rocks. I’ve long admired the limestone fence posts that give the Post Rock Scenic Byway its name, and I’ve come to realize this native rock is the foundation of art, ... Wed, 14 Sep 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/14/Art-Culture-and-Heritage-Found-In-Stone-Along-Post-Rock-Scenic-Byway-/1081/ The city of “Awes” http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/20/The-city-of-Awes-/423/ Lucas, Kansas is a town that invites you to stop and stare. Whether or not you like what you see, it will not fail to leave you in “Awe.” Wed, 20 Apr 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/20/The-city-of-Awes-/423/