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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Brewery
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“If you’re looking for great local beer and a warm atmosphere, this is the place. Food is top notch and the service has always been great. The acoustics can be very noisy at times however if you're looking for an energetic, lively setting it is great! ”
  • 31 locals recommend
University
“The University of Kansas campus has many benefits aside from a stellar education. This beautiful campus is just a few minutes away with acres and acres of historic groups for you to explore. KU has Allen Field House, KU Memorial Union, David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium, Potter's Lake, Marvin's Grove, the Campanile, Pioneer Cemetery, KU Endowment, and the Spencer Art Museum.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
“ The food is okay, but its their bar that is really on point and has one of the best craft beer lists on Mass. An old bank converted to restaurant, their aesthetic is classic and their happy hour runs 7 days a week, 10pm-close ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Our local grocery co-op. Open to the public and sells the finest organic and local food in town.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“You never know who might be showing art here or what event (plays, musicals) might be happening! Check 'em out! ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Always full of hungry, happy people. Great way to energize your morning with a solid plate of food and friendly folks.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Route
“Greatest Downtown Shopping in America! Shops, Restaurants, Bars, Music, and Entertainment!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
  • 3 locals recommend
Cinema
“Liberty Hall is a fantastic venue offering a variety of events, movies, and concerts.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Diner
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“Fantastic service, delicious food. Must have fresh cake and pie selection. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“Great for every kind of eater. Their meat is Kansas-raised, great selection of veggie burgers, fries, shakes, etc.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bakery
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“More than a bakery but the bread is amazing! Serves great food too. Clothes early (7 pm maybe) so check before you go for dinner but breakfast & lunch...yum! ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Museum
“This is the museum of all things Lawrence and Douglas County, Kansas. It has pioneer history and features items and stories from before statehood. Very novel compared to today's hustle and bustle.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Visit the iconic Allen Fieldhouse where the Kansas Jayhawks play basketball in this historic venue.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Museum
“Fun natural history museum on campus. A fun thing to do with friends or family on a rainy day.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Brewery
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“This place has it all; great beer, excellent and ever evolving cuisine, and an exposed industrial aesthetic softened by plenty of beautiful live edge wood accents. It appeals to all the senses! ”
  • 10 locals recommend