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.