The Burger Stand at The Casbah – Delicious Lawrence Eats

It feels like there is never enough time to do all the things we enjoy. For years, we have made quick trips to Lawrence, Kansas for a variety of reasons. Our daughter worked at the university for four years, which provided us with lots of exploring in this college city. These days, we make the occasional excursion from Kansas City, when a chance to see something different arises. One of their Final Friday art events looked interesting, so we headed out after work, to start our weekend with a little fun. During our visit, we picked The Burger Stand at The Casbah for [...]

By |2019-07-15T14:23:34-06:00July 26th, 2019|Destinations, Lawrence, Midwest|1 Comment

Jayhawk History at Watkins Museum

We find that the local history museums offer a great chance to get a better cultural experience in the cities we visit. In Lawrence, Kansas we made a stop at the Watkins Museum of History. Housed in the 1888 Watkins Land Mortgage and National Bank Building, this regional museum offers a view into the lives of past members of the Lawrence community. The museum is open year round, and free to the public. Hometown Heritage We arrived on a Saturday afternoon, and were greeted by a staff member who explained the layout of the three floors of exhibits. Heading up one flight of [...]

By |2022-10-13T10:32:12-06:00February 19th, 2018|Destinations, Kansas, Lawrence, Midwest|12 Comments

Bento Box Variety At Wa Restaurant

A visit to downtown Lawrence will usually involve a stop along Massachusetts Street. Known to locals as Mass. Street, it is lined with unique shops, interesting pubs, and tons of dining options. A day of exploring the city will most likely include a need for a meal, and for us that meant a visit to Wa Restaurant.  Over time we have visited many spots along the main drag, since our daughter used to live in Lawrence. This would be our first visit to this location. Quiet Time The day of our visit coincided with a planned march, which would start a few blocks [...]

By |2022-10-13T10:38:02-06:00February 12th, 2018|Destinations, Kansas, Lawrence, Midwest|0 Comments

KU Museum of Natural History – 4 Floors Of Fun

Most Kansas Citians have visited Lawrence, Kansas at least once in their life. For us, it has been quite a few times, and especially when our daughter worked at Kansas University. When we decided to plan a day-filled excursion, we knew our daughter would enjoy accompanying us to her old homestead. Our first stop was set for the KU Natural History Museum, which is on the school's campus. The weather ended up being very cooperative, and we were looking forward to a great day of exploring. Don't Let It Bug You There are multiple entrances to the museum, and the one we chose [...]

By |2022-10-13T10:40:45-06:00February 5th, 2018|Destinations, Kansas, Lawrence, Midwest|10 Comments
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