About Greater Lansing
WELCOME TO GREATER LANSING, MICHIGAN
The Greater Lansing area is comprised of Clinton, Eaton and Ingham counties and is located in the heart of Michigan. Our central location in the state makes us an attractive destination for weekend getaways, conventions/meetings and sports tournaments. Home to the State Capitol, mid-Michigan offers world class attractions, dining and lodging. Lansing has a very walkable downtown with a large convention center along the Grand River and dozens of restaurants and attractions within a few block radius. East Lansing is home to Michigan State University and boasts the youthful energy of a University town.
VIBRANT, WELCOMING & DIVERSE
Greater Lansing offers an abundance of big city amenities with small town charm. The area is authentic, family-friendly and welcoming. It is a diverse community of 475,000 residents with nearly 50,000 students at Michigan State University. Residents speak 63 different languages with a multitude of vibrant neighborhoods.
It’s an exciting time to be in Michigan’s Capital region. Multiple new hotel properties have come online and there is a continued revival of the Michigan Avenue corridor that connects downtown Lansing with East Lansing and Michigan State University.
Strong employment sectors of the community include education, government, healthcare, insurance, manufacturing and technology. The region is also home to two of the newest state-of-the-art automobile plants to be built in North America. One of MSU’s newest developments includes the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB), a significant community asset attracting scientists from across the globe.
The GLCVB’s vision is to inspire visitors to love Lansing as much as we do. The visitor information center provides guests with directions, suggestions and a welcoming smile. Plus, with over 500 Certified Tourism Ambassadors throughout the hospitality community, the region is committed to rolling out the red carpet for all visitors.