LawrenceUnited States of America

Trip time! Discover the university life, sports, and live music in Lawrence.

Live music, a college vibe, and sights from Allen Fieldhouse to Clinton Lake—discover it all in Lawrence.

Known for

Universities, Sports and Live Music

Where to stay in Lawrence

Oread
More of the cleared and stained exhibit. It's tucked away on the far south side of the top floor past all the case displays. Probably my new favorite thing in the museum.
trover photo by Gwethalyn Williams

Oread

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5/5(8 reviews)

Oread is a welcoming neighborhood.

Sunset Hills
The cream cheese donuts here are LEGENDARY do not miss them if you are in town. I also highly recommend the pudding balls, cherry danish, and chocolate croissant. Bring cash or your checkbook they don't take cards.
trover photo by Gwethalyn Williams

Sunset Hills

Known for

Sunset Hills is a neighborhood that welcomes all visitors.

Top Hotels in Lawrence

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Best Western Plus West Lawrence
Best Western Plus West Lawrence
3 out of 5
6101 Rock Chalk Dr, Lawrence, KS
$78
per night
Nov 6 - Nov 7
4.7/5Exceptional! (183 reviews)

"The hotel seemed new and was really really nice. In an effort to make the bathroom a little too fancy, I think the hotel failed. The shower only had an overhead sprayer. Also not much water came from it. We all agreed we hated it and did not feel clean after a shower. Also the bathroom door was a ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2019

Best Western Plus West Lawrence
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson Lawrence
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson Lawrence
3 out of 5
2176 East 23rd St, Lawrence, KS
$89
per night
Oct 23 - Oct 24
4.8/5Exceptional! (338 reviews)

"Very nice hotel new modern style. Staff was very friendly."…"

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2019

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson Lawrence
Baymont by Wyndham Lawrence
Baymont by Wyndham Lawrence
2 out of 5
740 Iowa St, Lawrence, KS
$68
per night
Oct 27 - Oct 28
3.6/5Good! (813 reviews)

"It was convenient to our route and the price was right. Walking distance from a good Mexican restaurant."…"

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2019

Baymont by Wyndham Lawrence

Top activities in Lawrence

Sunset Date Night Zipline Tour
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Sunset Date Night Zipline Tour

$99

Take your relationship to the next level—literally!—on this sky-high zipline adventure outside of Kansas City. Swing and soar through the tree canopy with your sweetheart as you take in sunset views over the Kansas River, Kansas City, and Lawrence.

Kansas River Hiking & Zipline Adventure
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Kansas River Hiking & Zipline Adventure

$60

Head out into the hills around the Kansas River for a day spent hiking through sun-dappled forests and cruising over low-key ziplines. Ideal for families and those with younger children, this laidback adventure offers the perfect mix of thrills and chills.

Operation City Quest of Topeka, KS
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Operation City Quest of Topeka, KS

$10

Using your smartphone, you'll be given nearly 150 objects to find during your scavenger hunt. You'll then wander throughout the downtown area searching for the items. Once you've found the object, you'll send a photo in to score points.

Reviews of Lawrence

4.4

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
225
5 - Excellent 53.69928400954654%
4 - Good
148
4 - Good 35.32219570405728%
3 - Okay
44
3 - Okay 10.501193317422434%
2 - Disappointing
2
2 - Disappointing 0.477326968973747%
1 - Terrible
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1 - Terrible 0%

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Oct 11, 2019

Very nice city, it was my first time to travel here, but somewhere I would definitely like to live. Great downtown area and everywhere we saw was new, nice, clean.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Oct 8, 2019

Lawrence has lots going on, good dining, shopping etc. We were there for family.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Oct 6, 2019

I love that town...it was my first home as an adult!

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Sep 29, 2019

such a cute town with tons of character. things are well taken care of and everything looks amazing. everywhere we went people were very nice

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Sep 28, 2019

It is perfect. Quaint, charming, just perfect.

4/5 - Good

Jerry

Sep 19, 2019

First time to spend night in Lawrence. We liked the surrounding countryside.