Few People Realize The Largest Town Square In The Country Is Right Here In Kansas

We have a lot of large roadside attractions to see around Kansas, but not usually attractions that are part of the town or including streets. Today’s destination isn’t something flashy like a billboard or giant easel, but it’s historic and full of color. After all these years, this small town in Kansas still holds the title of the largest town square in the US is here in Kansas, hopefully to stay that way forever. Let’s go check it out!

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

You’ll find Iola in southeast Kansas, east from El Dorado, or south from Lawrence.

Kansas may be home to the largest downtown square in the country, but did you know it’s also home to the largest mural (by a single artist) in the whole world?