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Massachusetts Street

Lawrence, KS
+1 785-865-5000
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Worth the preservation hassles

This is one of the nicest and most vibrant main streets and downtown areas I've visited in the U.S... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Deborah S
via mobile
Mass Street is nice

Kind of a rag tag collection of upscale, hippie chic all the way to bums. Best thing on Mass is... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Topeka, Kansas
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Lawrence, KS
+1 785-865-5000
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is one of the nicest and most vibrant main streets and downtown areas I've visited in the U.S. There was a lot of work and frustration maintaining the local character over the years. But now it is a nice blend of local flavor and...More

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Kind of a rag tag collection of upscale, hippie chic all the way to bums. Best thing on Mass is Free State Brewery

Thank Pilot93434
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Mass St as it is known, is alive and vibrant. Many unique shops and restaurants. As Lawrence is a college town it is hip and quirky. The best time to Strole down Mass is the early evening. The last Thursday in July Mass St opens...More

1  Thank David S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mass Street in downtown Lawrence is home to many unique restaurants, bars and shops. Lawrence does not have and indoor mall so their downtown area is the nicest I've seen in Kansas. It is clean and well maintained. There are many bustling businesses and lots...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Streets like this in towns like these are a true gem. Excellent food & shopping with easy access for all ages. Wide sidewalks, plenty of crosswalks and parking, and very safe. This is a must do when visiting Lawrence especially on the weekends.

Thank kwroper
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The street, the college, the colorful people, the shops, the bars, all in the land of Oz. Dorothy would skip down this street in her ruby slippers - and like it, singing, "Follow the Jayhawk road...."

Thank MiltonSiegele
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Massachusetts Street in Lawrence, KS has something for everyone. The shops are both local and chain stores, a wide variety of food is available and there is always some form of live entertainment going on.

Thank howard16136
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took a walk down Massachusetts Street to stretch the legs before the long car ride home. Everyone in my family found a store to browse. There was a comic book store for my husband, a bookstore for my daughter, and little gift shops ranging from...More

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was there with my son checking out University of Kansas and we stumpled upon this area and decided to park and walk around. First impression arriving in the eveing on a summer night was wow, this is a really fun place to be. A...More

Reviewed 12 June 2017

Lots of nice shops, restaurants, bars and Free State Brewery. Pleasant place to stroll, window shop and people watch. Lots of small local places for shopping and eating.

Thank Kevin B
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Breakfast begins at 7am