Comfort Inn & Suites
151 McDonald Drive
Lawrence, KS 66044
Phone: (785) 330-7241
Fax: (785) 840-0757
A city fuses the elements that, perhaps, make any place great, Lawrence boasts a rich history, a vibrant music scene, a flourishing arts scene, and a diverse cultural landscape. As the sixth largest city of Kansas, and the county seat of Douglas County, Lawrence also occupies a prominent position in the economical sector. Founded in 1854, the city was named after the famed anti-slavery activist and politician, Amos Adams Lawrence. Among the famous historical sites to be seen in Lawrence are the Black Jack Battlefield, Booth Family Hall of Athletics, and Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area Exhibit. For those who do not find history as fascinating, Lawrence also boasts an equally impressive number of bars, restaurants, concert halls, and other venues, that can surely be entertaining. To know more, do call or visit the website.
Bettis Family Sports Complex is a premier sports facility in the Midwest. It sprawls over 22 acres (8.9 hectares) along the bank of Lake Shawnee and features state-of-the-art amenities. Six artificial-turf baseball diamonds, a soccer field and several locker rooms are available for regional leagues and national tournaments. The Lake Shawnee Event Center can be rented out for conferences and cultural events. It is home to the Topeka Golden Giants and has hosted the NBC World Series.
Gardner was established in 1857 as a Free Stater Settlement, and was mostly inhabited by starry-eyed immigrants from Massachusetts whose Governor Henry Gardner may have been the reason behind the city being named Gardner. The Gardner Historical Museum pays a fitting tribute to the legacy of the sons and daughters of the soil who contributed in some way or another to the building of the United States. Present day Gardner is a lovely city that celebrates events like the Daddy-Daughter Ball, July 4th Celebrations, Prairie Punisher Duathlon, Snow Sculpture Contest and the Halloween Boo Bash perennially.
Our Lady of Guadalupe Church is a Roman Catholic church near downtown. It is under the Archdiocese of Kansas City and is rooted in serving the community. The lovely brick edifice has a serene and conservative interior. It is a retreat for those looking for peace and God. The church complex has a school as well. The parish started the Fiesta Mexicana in 1933 to celebrate their Mexican heritage and is an anticipated event for many in town.
Though the construction of Grace Cathedral was completed in the late 1900s, its history can be traced back to the 1800s when it was established. This beautiful church has a Gothic-revival style architecture and is a place of worship for episcopal Christians.
Capital city of Kansas, Topeka literally means "To Dig Good Potatoes", and this name was chosen since the founders thought it was exotic and sonorous. Incorporated as a city in 1857, Topeka is the capitol of the state of Kansas and enjoys its location along the Kansas River. A number of touristy attractions such as the Reinisch Rose Garden, Doran Rock Garden, the Topeka Zoo and the Combat Air Museum call the city home
Spread across 56,500 square feet (5249 square meters) space, The Okun Fieldhouse houses various indoor game facilities. This space features multiple basketball and volleyball courts. Established since 1999, each court is equipped with all the facilities needed for professional game tournaments and is available for rental use.
Olathe, Kansas was named so in 1857 when Dr. John T. Barton discovered the land and found it so beautiful, he decided to ask a Shawnee tribe member for the local interpretation of the word to which he replied 'Olathe!' The city is emblematic of Midwestern hospitality. Walk through the Old Town area, dine at a local pub, take a guided tour of the old houses and museums, or witness the city's superb live theater scene.