Visit Lawrence, KS, also known as "River City," where you will find exciting attractions for everyone. Located in the Northeastern part of the state, Lawrence was voted one of the best places to retire. When choosing a hotel in Lawrence, KS, consider Choice Hotels and begin exploring this all-American city.
Book a room with Choice Hotels in Lawrence, KS and discover the following attractions:
Take a stroll down Massachusetts Street for shopping, fine dining and entertainment. Downtown is lined with interesting shops and buildings, some of which are on the National Register of Historic Places. Visit Free State Brewing located along the street for a bite to eat. While there, sample their unique craft beer.
The nearly 20,000-square-foot Booth Family Hall of Athletics was opened so Jayhawk fans could experience the history and tradition of the University of Kansas's athletics programs. The museum houses interactive exhibits, a basketball championship trophy case, the Hall of Champions and retired basketball jerseys.
Founded by Bob Dole, the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics is housed at the University of Kansas and features one of their most famous alumni. The Dole Institute holds his papers and hosts frequent political events. Items of interest include a 29-foot stained-glass window of the American flag and two twisted columns salvaged from the Twin Towers in New York City.
Visitors of all ages will learn about mosasaurs, plesiosaurs and other fossils from the Cretaceous period at the Museum of Natural History. Crawl through a worm tunnel at Bugtown, and then eat at Grub's Diner.
Located on the campus of the University of Kansas, the Spencer Museum of Art offers an impressive mix of traditional and modern art exhibits. The museum houses a collection of both permanent and ever-changing displays. Artist-in-Residence exhibits coexist nicely with ongoing exhibits.
Old West Lawrence, also known as the best neighborhood in America, is the finest place to view America's prettiest "Painted Ladies." Located along six charming blocks, it offers an outstanding historical walking tour of many magnificent 19th-century homes.
After a day of exploring in Lawrence, KS, wind down and relax in a cozy room by Choice Hotels.
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