Accommodations near the University of Kansas

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Discover the Charming Town of Lawrence, Close to Kansas City

Accommodations near the University of Kansas will bring you to the exciting town of Lawrence, with a distinct personality and plenty of cultural institutions to visit. It's also close to Kansas City, if you're craving a day or night out in the big city on your visit.

Useful information for your visit to the University of Kansas

Find out what you can do in Lawrence, how to get here, and what you can do in Kansas City, too. Highlights in Lawrence include the KU Biodiversity Institute and Natural History Museum, and there's a choice of theaters and art galleries to absorb some of the local culture.

  • 1. History and art in Lawrence

    Within the university's city, you'll discover a number of fantastic entertainment and cultural options. Many students head to the KU Biodiversity Institute and Natural History Museum to enrich their studies. The Lawrence Arts Center showcases professional and amateur artists' work.

  • 2. Music and film in Lawrence

    There's a great selection of local music venues in town. Head to The Granada for big-name acts in this gorgeous 1930s building. Liberty Hall is another high-quality theater, and is also popular with students who hang out in the café or catch films at the on-site cinema.

  • 3. Shopping

    Massachusetts Street is the main hub for stores. You'll find big-name brands as well as independent boutiques. These range from thrift stores to upscale clothing emporia. Westridge Shopping Center and Pine Ridge Plaza are two of the bigger malls.

  • 4. Kansas City

    If you get the chance, drive up to Kansas City and check out its gorgeous Downtown area. The Power and Light District is a particularly vibrant quarter, with excellent bars and restaurants to discover. Sports fans can also catch the Kansas City Chiefs (football) and Kansas City Royals (baseball) playing here, depending on the season.

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