You don't have to wait for Valentine's Day or Sweetest Day to enjoy a couple's get-out-of-the-house excursion in Lansing. Hold hands during a nature stroll or choose a heart-pumping activity like racing go carts. If that's not your speed, how about a traditional upscale dinner and a delightful overnight? We’ve gathered up some fun, romantic and unique ideas for you. Plan your next date in Greater Lansing, Michigan.
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Valentine's Day is just around the corner. Whether you're shopping for your significant other or
In just a short drive from the Lansing State Capitol you can find a genuine slice of Midwestern hospitality in Greater Lansing's nearby small towns. Take a step back in time and stroll the quaint downtown streets, browse unique shops and eateries, peruse the local farmers market and soak up the serene ambience of small-town living. Many have hotels, inns and B&B’s nearby making it the ideal weekend getaway!
Have a four-legged family member who hates to be left behind? Next time you schedule a Greater Lansing getaway, bring the pup along.
What will they tell their dog friends all about when they get back home? You never know but it might be something like this:
A person’s life really changes when they have children. Not only the diaper changes and midnight feedings but the choices made every day.
The snow has finally melted, and spring has sprung. Spring may come with rain and flowers, but most
December 14, 2017 by Nate Reens
Sundays can be a bit of a drag. The weekend is essentially over and the work and school week are
April 26, 2017
Do you ever feel like the years are starting to run together? Like, when your ten-year high school reunion invite arrives and you quickly run some numbers because you were convinced you were eighteen yesterday? Wait, that’s just me? Well, since I’m already sharing fun facts about myself, here’s another one; my driveway is lined with about 12 cherry blossom trees that I look forward to flowering every. single. year.
This is typically where I stop and take a moment to pay homage to the previous homeowners–may God bless their green thumbs.
Thankfully, for the both of us, spring’s beauty isn’t just limited to my driveway.
The entire Greater Lansing area has been popping with color for the past couple weeks and I find myself “oohing” and “ahhing” a little more than usual. From my daily lunchtime walk through downtown, to monitoring social media posts for the day, I am constantly reminded why this is one of my favorite times of the year.
Join me and take a few minutes to browse some of these gorgeous spring photos captured by fellow Instagram users. Let the petal peeping begin!
February 15, 2017
Art is all around us, and the Greater Lansing area is no exception. Take a stroll through any one of these surrounding neighborhoods to see bright, colorful street art, sculptures and a plethora of galleries, theaters and cultural events. Check out the list below for our picks of what not to miss in each of Lansing’s artsy districts.
- Amanda Toy, CMP, CGMP, GMS, CTA (7)
- Brenda Haight, CMP, CTA (5)
- Brendan Dwyer, CTA (222)
- Brooke Couch, CTA (8)
- Corri Harvey, CTA (3)
- David Buckenberger, CDME, CMP, CMS, CTA (4)
- Hannah Kroll, CMP, CTA (1)
- Heather Kim, CMP, CTA (6)
- Kate Mudgett (2)
- Katherine Murphy, CTA (5)
- Lauren Grattan, CTA (20)
- Lauren Williams, CTA (24)
- Lori Lanspeary, CTA (293)
- Mary Chris Hotchkiss, CMP, CTA (4)
- Matt Mohundro, CTA (4)
- Matt Vande Bunte (14)
- Nate Reens (10)
- Stephanie Wohlfert, CMP, CTA (5)
- Tracy Padot, CTA (23)
- Valeri Gill, CTA (11)
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