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.
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In Michigan’s capital region, it’s pretty apparent that we not only love to personally represent our
November 16, 2017 by Nate Reens
Finding the perfect gift for family or friends during the holidays can be hard.
What do you get for
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!!
I’m not even really sure what arugula is, but it definitely gives a little kick to Urbandale Farm’s spicy spring mix. The scent and flavor go way above and beyond the norm for salad greens.
June 20, 2017 by Kate Mudgett
Feeling the need to reconnect with friends, take a break from the stress of work, family and boring weekends? It’s time for a Girls Getaway!
With the sun out and the flowers blooming, I feel the need to shake off the winter blues and have some fun with the girls. As “the planner” of our squad, the coordination of travel and activities often falls to me. With my friends now spread across the Midwest, it is important to find a place that is centrally located and easy to get to. This is what led to our latest destination, Lansing, Michigan.
If chocolate gives a more intense mental high and gets your heart pounding more than kissing does, would you choose chocolate over kissing? Well, that's some sweet food for thought, isn't it? On your next trip to Lansing, indulge your sweet tooth. Here are some suggestions on where you can discover all kinds of delicious confections, cakes, cookies and sweets sure to satisfy each sugary craving you may have.
January 16, 2017
Doesn’t winter make you miss perusing the local farmers markets? The fresh produce, handmade goods and seasonal items are just so difficult to bid farewell to at the end of summer. But hang on for a minute; farmers markets are not limited to the summer months only. In fact, you can still add some summer flair back into your life this winter when you visit one of these indoor markets in Greater Lansing.
Whether you want to spark a memory, give the gift of time together, create a lasting experience or start a new tradition, these unique Lansing gift ideas will be a great alternative to the same old “stuff” and will be sure to please.
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