Want to learn about the latest, greatest and best places to visit in the heart of Michigan? Our Greater Lansing Visitor Guide has 80 pages filled with ideas. Find six pages dedicated to festival fun. And sections for attractions, dining, shopping, hotels, and recreation. We’ve included our Makers & Shakers Trail of craft beer, wine and spirit makers plus a detachable overview map so you can easily navigate the region.
The Greater Lansing Blog
Author: Lori Lanspeary, CTA
Lori has been an enthusiastic cheerleader for the Lansing area for over 10 years now. She still gets excited about all the fun things there are to see and do in the region yet can't believe that there's only 48 hours in a weekend. Besides cheering on the Spartans in sports, she loves a great classic car show, a beautiful botanical garden and a nice chilled glass of wine.
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It's always fun to look back at a given year to see what was new and exciting. Here's my recap of
In Michigan’s capital region, it’s pretty apparent that we not only love to personally represent our
November 9, 2017 by Lori Lanspeary, CTA
I can't think of a better way to kick off the holiday season than attending one of the most joyous
The pumpkins are carved, the orange twinkle lights are out and the race to get the biggest sugar rush is imminent. So before the big day comes around, how about finding even more Halloween fun? If you’re on the hunt for some spook-tacular events, the Lansing area has plenty of tricks and treats to keep adults, children and families entertained.
When The Food Network called to say that Guy Fieri was coming to Lansing, there wasn't anyone surprised that MEAT Southern BBQ would be on his short list of quirky, yet delicious eateries featured on the hit show Diners, Drive-ins and Dives.
There’s no way you can attend a game or tailgate at Michigan State University without the appropriate apparel. You know what I’m talking about, right? Hey you, with the pink t-shirt on. For God’s sake, get some green and white on!!
Despite always saying that the only colors worth a dang around here are the Michigan State University colors of green and white, Greater Lansing has some pretty stunning foliage displays when Fall rolls around. While most folks will be sitting and driving in their car, we’re going to suggest that you get out and enjoy the beauty up close and personal. Here are suggestions for the best places to see those gorgeous reds, glorious oranges and vibrant yellows.
August in Greater Lansing is jam-packed with fabulous festivals and don't-miss events so it's time to start planning out those last weeks of summer before the kiddos head back to school. Take a peek at all the homegrown celebrations coming up that you just have to attend!
In the hustle and bustle of daily life with deadlines, overcommitments and trying to fulfill the needs of others we often forget that we need, for ourselves to stop (or at least slow down) and literally smell the flowers. Taking time for yourself, breathing deeply and getting in touch with nature is easy in Greater Lansing.
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