Won’t you join us in supporting our local attractions and businesses this summer? Plan a #LoveLansing-focused outing and get to discover or re-discover all the fun and entertaining places right in your own backyard. Why not plan a #LoveLansing staycation to get out and explore everything right here in your own backyard. Our attractions have taken the "Greater Lansing Safe Pledge" for your health and wellbeing and are ready to welcome you.
By supporting our local tourism industry, you can keep Greater Lansing great! Play, explore and support local.
This week we’re highlighting some of our local museums and attractions.
Don't miss the antics of all the animal babies born recently at the zoo. There are Cotton Top Tamarin babies, Red Panda cubs, River Otter triplets, an endangered Eastern Bongo calf and a kangaroo joey. Other ways to support Lansing’s 100-year-old zoo are to purchase a membership, attend one of their after-hours events or “adopt” one of the animals.Learn More
Call to make a time to visit this unique cultural center. Displays and exhibits that provide the world evidence of the presence of people of African descent in the history, development of and contributions to the world's continents. This is a private collection and the tours are supplemented with personal experiences and artifacts.Learn More
As you walk along North and South Washington Square in downtown Lansing, keep your eyes peeled, looking for the “stars” on the sidewalk. Michigan notables like Henry Ford and Gerald Ford, actor/director/playwright Jeff Daniels, White House correspondent Helen Thomas, Stevie Wonder and others can be found in the 18" x 30" bronze plaques embedded in the sidewalk.Learn More
This powerful memorial wall pays an eloquent tribute to the men and women of our state who served and paid the ultimate price in the armed services during the Vietnam Conflict. The memorial is a 120’ long steel arc that is 10’ tall, suspended 3’ above the ground, weighing 45 tons.Learn More
Learn the many contributions of Ransom Eli Olds to Lansing, MSU and of course, the automobile industry. View Oldsmobiles, REOs and many other vehicles assembled right here in Lansing. With over 60 cars on exhibit, this museum tells the story of automobile history from our hometown perspective.Learn More
Watch for weekly GLCVB blogs (like this one,) on-air segments on local TV and radio stations, ads and articles (like this) in the Lansing State Journal and other publications throughout the months of June, July and August.
Photo credits: Turner-Dodge House and Heritage Center, Tom Genarra, Meridian Historical Village, R.E. Olds Transportation Museum, Potter Park Zoo
ENTER TO WIN!
The Greater Lansing CVB has partnered with our friends at WLNS-TV 6 to offer a whole summer of fabulous giveaways! Enter for a chance to win tickets to top attractions and activities. Drawings will be held weekly from early June through August. Click here to enter and see a complete list of rules and details.