"Little Sweden, USA" Lindsborg by jayhawk2000
Lindsborg Travel Guide: 39 reviews and 103 photos
A mix of Swedish charm and Kansas hospitality make Lindsborg about the friendliest tourist honeypot in the state. It's a town of art galleries, craftsmen, festivals, music and wholesome food.
The town's mascot and biggest export is the wooden dala horse ('dalahast'). In spring 2003 the town had a dala horse 'parade' downtown.
Lindsborg's downtown is lined with extravagant old buildings where you will find antiques markets, arts & crafts stores and restaurants.
Don't miss an excursion out of town to the hilltop stone 'fort' at Coronado Heights, the legendary viewpoint of that Spanish conquistador's exploratory expedition through here nearly 500 years ago.
I can also recommend the Maxwell Wildlife Refuge and McPherson State Fishing Lake for some superb widlife encounters and wonderful scenery.
And less than 10 miles straight west of Lindsborg on State Hwy 4 is Marquette, my 'birthday cake' town which has its own VT page!
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