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Summer is in the home stretch, but there’s still time to make great family memories before school starts. In a few months, we’ll all be hunkered down indoors for another Michigan winter, so it’s time to enjoy warm weather outdoor activities with your kids before they are back on the school bus.


Most people want to visit a place where there are fun things to do, great places to go for entertainment and delicious places to eat. When you finally have some free time, you want to know that you can find all kinds of activities, music, theater or recreation options nearby. It sure is nice to get out of town, make some memories and come home with a satisfied feeling that you’ve gotten your money’s worth and that the visit was more than you ever expected. So why not add another option for your next Michigan Staycation and take a short road trip to the heart of Michigan and the state capital - Lansing.

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!

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.

 

Who doesn’t love a fall color tour? If you’re looking for a quick road trip that allows you to take in the kaleidoscope of fall colors all while providing stops to sample delicious uniquely Michigan tastes, we’ve got you covered. We’ve lined up a weekend itinerary that can be customized and enjoyed whether you want a romantic escape or a fun outing with the kids.

School for some may look a little different this year. We are all aware of the ever-changing landscape and we've had to think on our toes from day to day as circumstances change rapidly. For those of us with children, we know that this coming school year will present an even greater challenge. So whether you're a home school veteran, or are tackling remote learning for the first time, we appreciate that you can't learn everything in front of a computer screen. Visual and active learners take note - to make life a little easier, here is a list of some of the top places in Great Lansing that offer your whole family a fun and educational field trip experience!

Amid the stress, strife and seclusion during  the past couple of weeks, the Lansing community has displayed not only a heart of gold but also a spirit that can’t be beat. We are comprised of neighborhoods full of kindness and compassion, looking out for each other especially those less fortunate and our vulnerable population. We are also people who know how to make do with what we have and nimbly switch our focus at a moment’s notice.

Entering 2020 means new resolutions and a brand new start to the decade. Michigan's Capital region is on a great trajectory with so many new visitor options like hotels, and restaurants, plus notable anniversaries for some of our favorite #LoveLansing festivals and attractions.