Grotesques to Guerrillas in Lawrence, Kansas

Living in Kansas City means that we have plenty of day trip destinations within a short drive from the metro. Lawrence, Kansas is only about 45 minutes away, but offers a dynamically different vibe. While many make this pilgrimage to witness the KU basketball team play at Allen Fieldhouse, we visited for a more historic purpose. […]

By |2019-12-12T12:43:44-06:00March 5th, 2018|Daytrips, Destinations, Kansas, Midwest|10 Comments

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. […]

By |2019-12-12T12:44:44-06:00February 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. […]

By |2019-12-12T12:45:21-06:00February 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. […]

By |2019-12-12T12:45:49-06:00February 5th, 2018|Destinations, Kansas, Lawrence, Midwest|10 Comments
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