Top 10 Things to do in Lindsborg, United States

September 28, 2017 Harland Bartelt

Lindsborg is a city in McPherson County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 3,458. Lindsborg is known for its association with Swedish heritage and the biennial Svensk Hyllningsfest.
Restaurants in Lindsborg

1. Coronado Heights

12th Ave and Coronado Heights Rd, Lindsborg, KS
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4.5 based on 112 reviews

Coronado Heights

Reviewed By ThomasTCat - St. Louis, MO

This is well worth the drive to see the spectacular views of the Kansas countryside. Climbing the steps can be tricky because they are different heights and not uniform, so you have to pay attention when walking on them. Although it was not built by the Spanish explorer, Coronado, and was actually constructed in 1936 by the Works Progress Administration, it is still a great place to visit. There is a wonderful, old cemetery at the bottom of the hill with some extremely unique grave monuments that give you pause to reflect on what their lives must have been like.

2. Wild Dala Horse Herd

Lindsborg, KS
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4.5 based on 58 reviews

Wild Dala Horse Herd

Reviewed By ThomasTCat - St. Louis, MO

These delightful, uniquely decorated horses are all around Lindsborg, and are so much fun to look at and find out what the design represents in relation to each location. You can pick up a map at the visitors center which will help you locate all 34 of them if you are interested in seeing all the wonderful designs and reading the placards that explain them.

127 N Main St, Lindsborg, KS 67456-2226 +1 785-227-4442
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5 based on 25 reviews

Small World Gallery

Small World is the gallery of National Geographic photographer Jim Richardson, also a keynote speaker, writer and social media commenter. It also is the custom workshop and retail showcase for IBISwoman Jewelry, designed with ancient, antique and contemporary materials from around the world. Jim Richardson has more than 30 magazine stories to his credit, with more on the way. For the National Geographic Society and clients worldwide, he speaks on issues such as feeding the world and lessons from rural places. He was named photographer of the year by his National Geographic photography colleagues in 2014. Jim Richardson also is known for his documentary photography, His work has been covered by ABC News Nightline and twice by CBS News Sunday Morning. He is on the road about half of the average year. His working office is in the gallery and he chats with gallery visitors whenever he can. IBISwoman Jewelry was founded in 2002 by Kathy Richardson, Jim's spouse. Now with Briana Zimmerling as co-designer, Kathy collects jewelry design materials that give each pair of earrings, bracelet or necklace a story that spans eras, technologies and traditions. The massive IBISwoman collection of metals, organics, stones and glass is the groundwork for all the designs seen on the gallery floor. It is open for browsing and tours, as well as work bench consultations on custom designs.

Reviewed By Sabrina_Kansas - Wichita, Kansas

Make time to visit this gallery. Beautiful photos in a variety of sizes and nice, interesting jewelry.Your note made our day, Sabrina_Kansas. Thank you. We hope you'll come back to Lindsborg again and let us help you discover more about our community.

401 N 1st St, P. O. Box 348, Lindsborg, KS 67456-1813 +1 785-227-2220
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5 based on 24 reviews

Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery

Gallery featuring the artwork of Birger Sandzen.

Reviewed By Freshfallensnow2002 - Colorado Springs, Colorado

No photos will prepare you for experiencing the works of Sandzen in person! This is a lovely gallery that wonderfully displays some very large paintings by Sandzen. Not until you stand in front of the vivid colors and bold brush strokes, will you understand how magnificent they are!
The gallery is kind of in the "middle of nowhere," which adds to the experience, in my opinion, and is well worth the trip.

5. Mcpherson County Old Mill Museum

120 E Mill St, Lindsborg, KS 67456-2815 +1 785-227-3595
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4.5 based on 30 reviews

Mcpherson County Old Mill Museum

Reviewed By ljohnson08 - Littleton, Colorado

An old roller mill that was once water powered is in perfect working condition. To see how every thing was done in a gravity type process in four story building was an example of ingenuity of early manufacturing. The adjacent museum is an outstanding record of history of early kansas with video and displays that are complete rooms of the pioneer time. The staff are very helpful and eager to answer questions. The village,and Swedish display from the St Louis worlds fair were not visited because of the rain, but everyone said they are worth the time.

6. Bethany Lutheran Church

320 N Main St, Lindsborg, KS 67456-2011 +1 785-227-2167
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4.5 based on 17 reviews

Bethany Lutheran Church

Reviewed By MKTBE - Topeka, Kansas

Swedish emigrants organized the Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Bethany Church in 1869. Construction began at the present location soon after. The exterior edifice is small, but beautiful with an impressive 125 foot spire. The interior includes a large choir loft and pipe organ, sanctuary with large paintings and gorgeous stained glass windows. The hues used in the stain glass windows are bright and cheerful as the sun streams in. Scriptures are carved in Swedish above the front entryway! Lovely church!

7. Red Barn Studio

212 S Main St, Lindsborg, KS 67456-2614 +1 785-227-2217
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4.5 based on 15 reviews

Red Barn Studio

Reviewed By Kevin P - Salina, Kansas

Lester Raymer (1907-1991) was an artist and craftsman who worked with paintings, prints, ceramics, woodcarving, stitchery, metals, jewelry and furniture. He was influenced by symbolism and folk art. The Red Barn Studio preserves Lesters work and gives insight into this artist. (A "must see" are the toys he made for wife Ramona every year.)

125 N Main St, Lindsborg, KS 67456-2226 +1 785-227-2220
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4.5 based on 11 reviews

Courtyard Gallery

Reviewed By nowincolorado - Colorado Springs, CO

The lady working at the Courtyard Gallery was very nice, chatted with us and made us feel welcome.

We had just eaten lunch so we didn't try any of the self-serve bakery items from the back of the store.

We enjoyed looking at the art. We purchased some handmade jewelry.

We were quite impressed with the accuracy and detail given to the wildlife carvings upstairs (see my 3 photos) - however, they were too expensive for us to purchase.

I recommend you visit here for a nice, lovely, relaxing time viewing art & visiting with the host. We enjoyed ourselves.

9. Reminiscent Antiques and Collectibles

105 N Main St, Lindsborg, KS 67456-2226 +1 785-819-4806
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5 based on 6 reviews

Reminiscent Antiques and Collectibles

Reviewed By Ronald D - Stillwater, Oklahoma

An great antique store in a neat old building. As others have mentioned, everything is well displayed so you don't have to trip over things or try to peer around items to see what you're interested in. Everything is neat and clean, and there's no flea market junk.

You'll find local historical items, things related to Swedish heritage, and lots more.

The proprietor is very friendly and helpful, and just fun to visit with.

A great place to spend some time while in Lindsborg.

10. Valkommen Trail

Main and Kansas Street, Lindsborg, KS
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4.5 based on 6 reviews

Valkommen Trail

Reviewed By VeryPleased334 - Kansas, United States

We walked this trail with our baby, found it to be pleasant and informative. We crossed many locals on the trail, biking, walking, jogging and running....everyone was very friendly!

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