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New Season, New Adventures: 10 Spring Activities to Enjoy In Lawrence


We’ve made it – the cold of winter is on its way out, the craziness of 2020 is trailing behind us, and it’s finally springtime! With cool temperatures, sunshine peeking through the clouds, and blooming florals, what better time of year to get out and experience all of Lawrence, Kansas. HERE Kansas shares our fave things to see and do in the city this time of year – whether you're taking candid pictures in sunflower fields on the outskirts of town or sightseeing through the Lawrence Cultural District, here, there’s a little something for everyone.

What Outdoor Activities Are There to Do in Lawrence for Spring?

Springtime means outdoor time in Lawrence, Kansas. For insanely-close waterfront views, hike or bike along the Lawrence River Trails. And for picture-perfect, candid photo opportunities, check out Blue Morning Glory for endless pastures of stunning, blooming flower fields. Reach out to them on their website to schedule an appointment.

Here Are Some of the Best Places to Visit on Massachusetts Street

Mass Street – also known as Massachusetts Street – is home to trend-setters, tourists, and newcomers alike. On these energetic street blocks running from 6th to W North Park Street is where you’ll find some of the best places to grab a bite to eat, browse through shops, and check out artwork from the local folx. Swing by The Java Break Cafe for coffee on tap, then window shop your way up and down Mass Street. Wild Man Vintage and the Watkins Museum of History are must-sees before heading to Fuzzy’s Taco Shop for the most delicious (fajita) nachos you’ll ever have!

Chill Springtime Activities

While there are many attractions and shows postponed due to worldly events, there are still plenty of cool things to do in town. From intriguing museums to funky art galleries, Lawrence is here for a good time in the spring. In addition to the above-mentioned spots along Mass Street, you’ll definitely want to check out Spencer Museum of Art (free admission!), Cider Gallery, and The Lawrence Farmers’ Market in downtown (starting up their 2021 season on April 10th).

Happy Spring 2021!

Springtime is as good as it gets when you live in Lawrence, Kansas. From exploring our trendy neighborhood to lounging at our Tropical Outdoor Oasis at HERE Kansas, this is where you want to be in spring 2021 – and any other time of the year, really!


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