Our hometown began as an abolitionist haven. Today, Lawrence is a crossroads of culture, celebrating the artists and innovators who line its unmistakable legacy.
Historic downtown adventures
Massachusetts Street consistently ranks as a top downtown strip. Between the surrounding blocks, you’ll find varied music venues, world-class dining, eclectic shopping, and all kinds of art spaces.
Get out and explore
Climb hills, travel trails, gaze across our big Kansas vistas. Lawrence is a favorite among cyclists and other outdoor adventurers looking to get out and get active.
Lawrencians are never far from their next destination. Our bus system can get you almost anywhere in town, and we’re just a 45-minute drive to the Kansas City International Airport.