On a 600-mile stretch of motorcycle reverie, Kansas offers a one-of-a-kind motorcyclist experience. Endless sky and rolling hills. Roads less traveled – cruise to places inspired by the bikers of yesteryear.
Relive the death-defying spectacle of the Evil Knievel show. Discover why people from all over the world are traveling to the capital city to visit The Evel Knievel Museum at Historic Harley-Davidson. Examine the iconic stuntman’s personal belongings, including his first Harley-Davidson, and the helmet Knievel wore on May 26, 1975, when he crashed in London while attempting to land a jump over 13 London buses.
Experience a bit of Harley-Davidson history at Yesterday’s Motorcycle Museum in Topeka. Get an up-close look at 30 different rare Harley-Davidson motorcycles, along with memorable pictures, tools, and collectibles. Several of the motorcycles on display have been restored on-site, at Historic Harley-Davidson.
View the incredible native grasses and flowers of the Tallgrass Prairie, one of the last remaining such landscapes left in America. On the first Sundays, in May through October, more than 3,000 motorcyclists gather to tour the Flint Hills National Scenic Byway.
Venture off the beaten path to Augusta’s Twisted Oz Motorcycle Museum. Transformed from an old body shop, the museum houses 70 vintage motorcycles, including a rare Indian Six motorcycle, and other historic artifacts from days gone by.
Tour the Maxwell Wildlife Refuge, home to one of the few surviving wild buffalo herds. Preserving a piece of prairie, the refuge features roaming buffalo and elk, over 100 species of birds, and native wild flowers and grasses.
Travel through the rippling wheat fields to the Kansas Motorcycle Museum in Marquette. Home to the collection of motorcycle racing trophies, pictures and memorabilia of National Sportsman Champion, Stan “The Man” Engdahl. The museum also houses over 100 classic motorcycles of various makes and models.
Roam anyone of Kansas’ distinctive byways to find experiences unique to the Sunflower State. View thousands of acres of rotating crops, livestock and wildlife. In St. Francis, motorcyclist enthusiasts can tour the St. Francis Motorcycle Museum. A treasure of motorcycle history, the museum is pleased to exhibit one of only two known 1902 Orient motorcycles. On display are more than 100 vintage motorcycles from 40 manufacturers.
25,000 miles of two-lane Kansas roads. 12 scenic byways. Five epic motorcycle museums. There’s no place like Kansas for a ride to be remembered.
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