"Its Elegance Has Earned a Listing on the Atlas" Victoria by mrclay2000
Victoria Travel Guide: 15 reviews and 44 photos
For those of you out there who love and pride themselves in Americana, you'll of course consider that little towns ought to have water towers. It is almost a litmus test these days, that to qualify for a village the place must have a water tower, to qualify for a town a McDonald's and to qualify for a city a Wal-mart (or some equivalent).
In rural Kansas, several towns along I-70 have the requisite water towers and other ornamentation besides. Some have grain silos to prove their agrarian heritage, but several villages/towns (such as Victoria, Park and Collyer) have a dominating church steeple almost as majestic as the silos. These structures prove that the religious aspect was no farther from village life than sewing and the scythe.
- Pros:You'll be surprised by this European-style structure in rural Kansas
- Cons:An impressive but pretentious interior
- In a nutshell:Worth ten times the twenty minutes you'll lose off the interstate
If you're traveling on I-70 in western Kansas, stop by the villages of Collyer or Park or any of the other spots that... more travel advice
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