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Valeri Gill
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Valeri Gill, CTA

Valeri Gill, a graduate of Michigan State University and Lansing Community College, loves her hometown of Lansing. As a mom to two busy kids she's always looking for new ways to explore the Greater Lansing area. You can find Valeri and her family roaming museums, like Impression 5 Science Center, or playing in the great outdoors, a favorite being the urban beach at Rotary Park. She sure loves Lansing and hopes you will too!

15+ Lansing Fall Flavored Brews You Must Try

Greater Lansing boasts over 15 breweries who are ready to usher in the cool weather with fall infused Michigan beer. Our craft breweries offer all things fall, from traditional Märzen style lagers to syrupy stouts to pumpkin inspired ales. Below are some of our seasonal favorites. Cheers…

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Family-Friendly Fall Activities in Greater Lansing

Although the sun and warmth have waned a bit and it's time to pack away the flip-flops and shorts, the cool air, changing color and fall themed events are ready to welcome you in Greater Lansing! You can find homemade donuts and cider, endless pumpkin patches, MSU football home games and all sorts…

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Doggy Getaways in Greater Lansing

Greater Lansing offers a plethora of wide-open spaces that make it the ideal retreat. From off-leash dog parks to kayaking and miles of trails, there’s sure to be something for you and your pupper to do. Make it a day and pickup some takeout for a picnic from one of Lansing's local eateries or…

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15+ Fall Patios in Greater Lansing

Usher in the fall season with Greater Lansing’s breweries, wineries and distilleries. Discover 15+ options for patios to enjoy the vibrant views andfall flavored spirits and brews. You are sure to make the most of an autumn day in Greater Lansing, cheers…

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Insta-Worthy Color Tours

Fall in Greater Lansing is bursting with color and this particular time of year provides beautiful sunrises and sunsets. With that combination your are sure to get some amazing photos! Theguide below will lead you to the most Fall filled Instagrammable spots every traveler needs to visit when they’re in the Greater Lansing area…

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#LoveLansing's Most Popular

As we look back on 2021 and all the great things that have happened in Greater Lansing, we revisited our posts to see which items resonated the most with our #lovelansing community. The following topics were your favorites in 2021…

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30+ Valentine Gift Ideas in Greater Lansing

Valentine's Day is just around the corner. Whether you're shopping for your significant other or yourself, we're here to match you with the perfect present! To make your shopping experience even easier, many of these local shops have online shopping, delivery and curbside pickup available. Hover…

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Winter Patio Dining in Greater Lansing, MI

As winter approaches and cold weather is near, you may be thinking that having the option to eat outdoors is pretty much impossible. Or is it? In the spirit of positivity and, of course, great food, we have compiled a list of some fantastic restaurants who have worked hard to bring you heated…

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The Ultimate #LoveLansing Gift Guide

Find the perfect gift for that certain someone in your life in Greater Lansing. With a plethora of diverse, local businesses, we have found unique gifts for that special person who is just too hard to shop for. And to make your shopping experience even easier, many of these local shops have online shopping, delivery and curbside pickup available. Click on the pictures to get alink (in blue) to connect directly to each vendors website and start shopping…

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