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US 56 to Council Grove, KS + ADD NEW ROUTE


13   in Kansas Kansas103 Miles

By Roger
on August 1, 2008

3.3out of 5

3 Riders rated

 Scenery

 Road Quality

 Roadside Amenities

Written Directions

We left Olathe, KS at nine and arrived in Council Grove, KS at 11:30am. Just take US Highway 56 all the way.

Scenery

The scenery good and varied, rural, farming and the east side of the Flint Hills (just enough). Several small old towns along the way. My wife and I really enjoyed the trip!

Road Quality

Two lane mostly 55 mph. Very little traffic. No potholes. The road is good (though not a lot of twisties).

Roadside Amenities

This is a 112 mile ride from Olathe, KS to the Hayes House Restaurant in Council Grove, KS. Council Grove is a good destination, bikers welcome. The Hays House was a great destination with really good Fried Chicken. Along the way you'll pass through several old time struggling towns and a Casey's in every one of them.

Additional Info

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By Guest
on October 29, 2010 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

4.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2011

Motorcycle Make Harley-Davidson

Motorcycle Type Touring

56 is a great road all the way through KS...love the scenery

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By Guest
on October 18, 2010 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

2.5out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2005

Motorcycle Make Harley-Davidson

Motorcycle Type Cruiser

really great surface on roadway but no character. If you want nothing but straightaway...this is the ride. Very few curves..Council Groves quaint historical town and a must eat at the Hays House.

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By Guest
on October 13, 2008 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

No Rating Provided

Motorcycle Year 2006

Motorcycle Make Honda

Motorcycle Type Sport-Touring

We love the Hays House and ride is great from any direction.

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