Lawrence is the sixth largest city in the state of Kansas and the county seat of Douglas County, Kansas. It is in northeastern Kansas next to Interstate 70, along the banks of the Kansas and Wakarusa Rivers. – Wikipedia
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Distance to Stony Point: 10 miles (14 minutes)
Maximum Occupation: 390 (78 rooms with a maximum of 5 per room)
Distance to Stony Point: 10.5 miles (13 minutes)
Maximum Occupation: 500 (100 rooms with a maximum of 5 per room)
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Lawrence is rich in history, full of quirks and charms, and overflowing with arts, culture, academia, sports, and music. Many unique characteristics draw people from all over the world visit, learn, and live here. Lawrence is a blend of casual Midwest kindness and proud, liberal tendencies. The streets running north and south are named after the states in the order they were admitted into the union, and it takes no time at all to remember which are which. Massachusetts Street was selected to be the main drag as a nod to the original settlers that came from Massachusetts. Today, Mass St. is line with boutiques, bistros, bookstores, coffee shops, restaurants and live music venues. Friday night sees the street abuzz with students, visiting parents, families and basketball fanatics. Take Saturday afternoon to walk up and down both sides of the street-stopping for lunch and then dinner, of course.
The University of Kansas is known for it’s beautiful campus on the hill that not only includes academic buildings, but also the Museum of Natural History and the Spencer Art Museum. If you’re lucky, you can score tickets to see the legendary Jayhawks basketball team play in Allen Fieldhouse, the loudest college basketball arena in the country.
If you go to Google Maps and zoom in as far as you can, you will find yourself in Lawrence, Kansas, because the co-inventor of Google Maps was born here. His childhood home is the center of Google Earth, and the people of Lawrence tote this as just one of many lovable quirks this town has to offer.
– Description Courtesy of WikiTravel
To plan an itinerary or view all the great events going on in Lawrence now, visit their website at Unmistakably Lawrence.
Directions from Lawrence KS to Stony Point Hall:
Starting at the main intersection of 23rd St and Iowa:
Head south on Iowa St (changes to US-59)
Stay on US-59 for 7.5 miles and take exit toward N 650 Rd
Turn left onto N 650 Rd
Stay on N 650 Rd for 1.2 miles (changes to N 6ooth Rd)
Stony Point Hall will be after the S-Curve at the bottom of the hill on your left