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Situated about a 45-minute drive west of Kansas City and a 30-minute drive east of Topeka, any Lawrence apartment you rent will be in a great location. Lawrence has its own charm and amenities, and there are several local museums and many historical attractions, as well as opportunities for exercise and outdoor recreation. However, when you're looking for a change of scenery, you're close enough for a day trip to Kansas City and Topeka.
At first, the closest thing to art you admire in Lawrence might be the new paint you just added to the walls of your Lawrence apartment. Take a break from the paintbrush and head to the Spencer Museum of Art on the University of Kansas campus in Lawrence. You'll find close to 36,000 works of art from different time periods and various parts of the world. And you never know, all of this art might just inspire you to get a little creative when decorating your Lawrence apartment.
Since you're renting an apartment in Lawrence, you're probably planning to stay a while. Therefore, you should learn a few things about the history of this town that you'll soon call home. Consider starting with the Watkins Community Museum of History where you can learn about the city's pioneer roots, its significance in the Civil War and more. A couple of blocks from downtown, take a self-guided tour of Old West Lawrence, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Be adventurous and take a scenic ride on the Midland Railway, originally built in 1867 and currently running on vintage railway equipment.
When you're finished unpacking, decorating your new Lawrence apartment and learning the history of the community, there are many outdoor recreational activities to enjoy. There are trails to hike and bike, parks to camp in and beaches to relax on Ð all around a lake that's three miles south of Lawrence. You can go swimming, boating or fishing in the lake's more than 7,000 acres of water.
Experience all that Lawrence and its nearby cities have to offer, and then go home to an apartment you love. Find the best Lawrence apartments today on ApartmentGuide.com.