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Winter in Michigan can often make it difficult to find things to do. We all love getting out of the house and enjoying the great outdoors, but what can we really do for fun when the snow is flying? Here's some ideas of great outdoor winter activities that you may not have even thought about doing and you may be surprised to learn there's more than you think!

Pizza. A food loved by all and what some would consider a universal food group. From deep dish to New York style and Detroit brick oven to Neopolitan, the pizza pie has evolved over the years, making it a staple in the average persons diet.

While going South to some more sunny states sounds great for a spring break, it may not be so good for the wallet. Stay on budget and plan a Michigan Staycation in Greater Lansing that the family will never forget! Get hands-on with a whole bunch of family-friendly indoor activities, take the family on an outdoor adventure or plan for your weekend at the pool!

While the winter weather may be gray and gloomy – Greater Lansing’s artists and attractions have compiled fun coloring activities to brighten your world with color. Whether you prefer colored pencils or crayons, coloring is a great stress reliever for adults and has multiple benefits for the little ones as they work on their fine motor skills. Check out the list below and pick your favorite #lovelansing pages to download. And remember, If you share your completed pages on social media be sure to use the #lovelansing.

Whether you’re looking for a box of chocolates to gift your sweetheart or a decadent dessert to share with your family, we’ve highlighted Greater Lansing’s best candy makers, bakeries and bistros. We encourage you to try them all!

We know the #lovelansing community is eager to support local dining establishments. So we polled several of our GLCVB members and asked them to share some highlights about their restaurants. Get to know the faces and stories (behind the masks) that serve up delicious dishes in Greater Lansing. Unique in their own way, we encourage you to try them all!

As 2020 comes to a close we thought we'd take a moment to reflect on the year. The #lovelansing community shined throughout 2020 amidst a global pandemic. We saw our member businesses creativity and innovation to keep our visitors safe and healthy. And we watched Greater Lansing come together to show support to our local businesses and to each other. The gallery of images highlighted below showcase our top picks from 2020 and demonstrate that together we are #tourismstrong!

Support your Greater Lansing restaurants, while responsibly practicing social distancing.

In accordance with state COVID-19 guidelines, Greater Lansing area restaurants and eateries are not able to offer dine-in service at this time. In the meantime, we have compiled a list of member restaurants in the Lansing area that are open for  take-out, curbside pick-up, outdoor dining or delivery.