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Massachusetts Street

Lawrence, KS
+1 785-865-5000
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Not So Dull Small Town Main Street

Visiting friends - there is plenty to see and do on Mass. St. There is a very eclectic mix of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mount Laurel, New Jersey
Great Walkable Main Street

Spent two evenings walking along Massachusetts St. during a recent trip to Lawrence. Stopped in 3... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Lawrence, KS
+1 785-865-5000
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Visiting friends - there is plenty to see and do on Mass. St. There is a very eclectic mix of stores, from pizza to pita shops, art and handcrafted shops, good dining, and a concert venue. Parking is either metered on the street or free...More

Thank Pegapuss
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent two evenings walking along Massachusetts St. during a recent trip to Lawrence. Stopped in 3 great local art/craft shops, loved the amazing toy store, had ice cream one night and gelato the other. Really interesting book stores - The Dusty Shelf and The Raven....More

Thank Char S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Massachusetts Street is the heartblood of the city along with the nearby Kansas University. It has maintained its homogenity through the past 160 years and is loaded with quaint and eclectic restaurants, shops, athletic stores, banks and grooming establishments. It is a bees' nest of...More

Thank epirotiki
Reviewed 1 week ago

When near home or traveling we always enjoy dining in local establishments and avoid chain restaurants. Mass street has an abundance of local restaurants!! You can also enjoy street performers and local places to shop.

Thank Vicdar2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mass St. is great to visit anytime of year. It's always bustling, even in the summer when school is out. Great shops, parks, and restaurants. There's free parking in lots behind the shops. If you're there on a Saturday morning, hop on over to New...More

Thank AndyKansasCity
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The main street of a major university will produce all types of people. Good places to shop and eat. Make sure you plug that meter because the parking police are out in full force.

Thank MikeandKirstyn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been coming here for over 50 years. There is literally something for everybody. Brewery, excellent food, coffee shops, shopping for everybody, barber shops, old fashioned hardware store......

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really a fun & lively street to explore. Lots of restaurants, shopping, people, street performers! Some panhandlers as well, so be warned.

Thank 81Cally
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Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fun had a good time nice band lots of dancing . Good bartenders friendly Good location. Food. Drinks.not to loud

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I live in Lawrence and try not to shop on Massachusetts. You have to pay to park. It should be free since you are going there to spend money. I only go if friends or family are in town visiting.

Thank cathie970
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