The City of Lawrence, KS
Lawrence is a popular city in the state of Kansas with a total of 92,048 residents living there. Lawrence is ranked as the sixth most populated city in Kansas and the 290th most populated city in the United States, and is located in Douglas County. The largest nearby city to Lawrence is Topeka, approximately 24 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Lawrence, including Duffy's, Gran-Daddy'S Q, Sonic Drive In, Subway and Burger King. For a larger selection of Lawrence restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Lawrence Golf Courses, Museums and/or Arenas, including the Constitution Hall State Historic Site, University of Kansas Natural History Museum, Spencer Museum of Art, Alvamar Orchards and Allen Fieldhouse - University of Kansas. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Lawrence please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 2 airports are located in or near Lawrence:
- Lawrence Municipal Airport (LWC)
- Topeka Philip Billard Municipal Airport (TOP)
Lawrence, Kansas Climate and WeatherIn the month of October, Lawrence experiences an average high temperature of 68 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in October are usually about 44 degrees with an average rainfall of 3.25 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Lawrence with daytime temperatures averaging 85 degrees in the summer, and 39 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Lawrence to receive an average of 1.02 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.95 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 110 degrees in the summer and as low as -25 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Lawrence should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 65 degrees, and nighttime lows of 43.
Lawrence, Kansas Attractions
1Allen Fieldhouse - University of Kansas - Lawrence,
Allen Fieldhouse is an indoor arena at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas. The arena, named in honor of Dr. Forrest C. "Phog" Allen, who coached the university's men's basketball team for 39 years, is one of college basketball's most historically significant and prestigious buildings. The actual playing surface is the James Naismith Court, honoring the inventor of basketball who established Kansas' basketball program and served as its first coach from 1898 to 1907.
2Alvamar Golf Club - Lawrence,
The Alvamar Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Douglas County Kansas. Built in 1968, this Lawrence course designed by Bob Dunning is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 785-842-1907. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 1800 Crossgate Dr, Lawrence, KS 66047
3Alvamar Orchards - Lawrence,
The Alvamar Orchards is a 9 hole public golf course in Douglas County Kansas. Built in 1979, this Lawrence course designed by Mel Anderson is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 785-843-7456. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 3000 W 15th St, Lawrence, KS 66049
4Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site - Topeka,
Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site was established in Topeka, Kansas, on October 26, 1992, by the United States Congress to commemorate the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision aimed at ending racial segregation in public schools. On May 17, 1954, the Supreme Court unanimously declared that "separate educational facilities are inherently unequal" and, as such, violated the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which guarantees all citizens "equal protection of the laws.
5Combat Air Museum - Topeka,
The Combat Air Museum is a museum that is situated in Williamsport Township, Shawnee County, near Topeka, Kansas at Forbes Field airport. It is one of a handful of major aviation museums in the US located on an active air field. Forbes Field is a joint civil-military public airport located six miles south of the central business district of Topeka, a city in Shawnee County, Kansas. It is owned by the Metropolitan Topeka Airport Authority.
6Constitution Hall State Historic Site - Lecompton,
Lecompton Constitution Hall, which is also referred to as Constitution Hall, is a building in Lecompton, Kansas that played a role in the long-running Bleeding Kansas crisis.
7Dub's Dread Golf Club - , City,
The Dub's Dread Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Wyandotte County Kansas. Built in 1962, this Kansas City course designed by Bob Dunning is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 3 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 913-721-1333. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 12601 Hollingsworth Rd, Kansas City, KS 66109
8Eagle Bend Golf Course - Lawrence,
The Eagle Bend Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Douglas County Kansas. Built in 1998, this Lawrence course designed by Jeff Brauer is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 785-748-0600. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 1250 E 902 Rd, Lawrence, KS 66047
9Eudora Riverview Golf - Eudora,
The Eudora Riverview Golf is an 18 hole public golf course in Douglas County Kansas. Built in 1995, this Eudora course designed by Jim Bigger is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 785-542-3800. The golf course dress code is as follows: No dress code.
Address: Hwy 15, Eudora, KS 66025
10Falcon Lakes Golf Course - Basehor,
The Falcon Lakes Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Leavenworth County Kansas. Built in 2002, this Basehor course designed by Jay Morrish is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 913-724-4653. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 4605 Clubhouse Dr, Basehor, KS 66007
Lawrence, Kansas Hotels
Lawrence, Kansas Restaurants
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