Lawrence Universities Stay near Local Universities and Cheer on Your Team
The Country Inn & Suites, Lawrence boasts a location just minutes away from the University of Kansas
and Haskell Indian Nations University
. Enjoy a comfortable stay with us while you’re in town visiting loved ones at school or attending sporting events, cultural events or commencement ceremonies. Amenities like a free, hot breakfast, free Wi-Fi and a fitness center help you feel right at home. The front desk staff can provide directions from the hotel and answer any questions you may have regarding either school.Things to see and do nearby:
- Allen Fieldhouse
Named in honor of the late Dr. F.C. "Phog" Allen—the Jayhawks' head coach for 39 years—Allen Fieldhouse is considered by many to be one of the greatest places in the country to watch college basketball.
- Memorial Stadium
David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium is the seventh oldest collegiate stadium in America and recognized as the first football stadium built on a college campus west of the Mississippi River. As Kansas prepares for its 94th season, they look to improve on their home record of 253-228-16. Come take your place among 50,000 cheering Jayhawks.
- DeBruce Center
The highlight of the DeBruce Center is the two-page document on which James Naismith authored the 13 rules of basketball in 1891. This document was given to the university by David Booth, a graduate of Lawrence High School who also received degrees in economics and business from KU.
- Spencer Museum of Art
As the only comprehensive art museum in the state, this facility houses an impressive collection of 45,000 works of art and objects of cultural significance. More than 100,000 visitors tour the museum annually.
- Natural History Museum
The KU Natural History Museum features four floors of public exhibits. Be sure to pay a visit to everyone's favorite, the Panorama, featuring displays with fossils, parasites and microbes, plants and animals from the Great Plains, plus live snakes and insects. The museum also offers a wide range of public programs and events, such as hands-on learning opportunities for school groups of all ages. These programs have reached more than 40,000 participants over the last 10 years.
- Cultural Center at Haskell
Haskell Cultural Center and Museum celebrates the strength and resiliency of the students along with their contributions to what has become Haskell Indian Nations University. Haskell works hard to incorporate elements of tribal pride and self-determination into its academics and school spirit.