Sweet Treats & Things To Do in Lawrence! | AAJA Junior National

Sweet Treats:

Hot Box Cookies
Want fresh warm cookies? Hot Box Cookies is the way to go with 12 different varieties of cookies they are known for their red velvet cookie but they also have classics like snickerdoodle, peanut butter, and of course chocolate chip. Not only can you just purchase cookies but you can order an icing sandwich which has two cookies with icing in the middle or you can get an ice cream sandwich. They also offer milk and will deliver! The great part is that they don’t close until midnight! For more information & directions. Click here.

Sylas & Maddy’s Homemade Ice Cream
The local ice cream shop that makes their ice cream and waffles right there on site. With many unique flavors like Butter Brickle and strawberry lemonade sherbet and many many more! Most of their popular flavors are from customers. Go try a local favorite and their unique flavors. For more information & directions. Click here.

Smallcakes
A chain of gourmet cupcakes that have made appearances on the Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars” and was listed in USA Today’s Top Ten Cupcake Places to try in the country. Smallcakes is a must try! With their signature 12 flavors like Hot Fudge Sunday and wedding cake they also have more flavors that change out daily! Stop by and grab a sweet treat to take back to the barn! For more information & directions. Click here.

Things to do:

Booth Family Hall of Athletics
If you’re a big sports fan the Booth Family Hall of Athletics is the place for you! Not only is the University Kansas known for their basketball program but one the main exhibits at the hall is the Naismith’s Original Rules of “Basket Ball.” With displays of the NCAA Basketball Championship trophies and more athletic memorabilia. For more information & directions. Click here.

Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics
A Kansas native who left college to fight for our country in WWII and later became a senator in Kansas. After his loss in the 1996 presidential election, Dole and the University of Kansas created the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics. It is home to the World’s Largest Stained-Glass American Flag. The institute is filled with so much history about American politics. For more information & directions. Click here.

South Park
Take the kids out and have them run around at the park! A very spacious park with a big playground for the kids. Admire the beautiful landscape of the park while on a walk or run. For more information & directions. Click here.

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