Welcome to Michigan State University!

Summer 2024

We are excited to have you stay with us while you and your child attend one of the best sports camps available at MSU! If you're staying with us for one or two days or for a week or more, we have all the places to stay and things to see and do to make your stay one to remember! Our hope is that before you know, you'll love Greater Lansing as much as we do!

Planning a Visit?

Planning a trip to Michigan State University in East Lansing? Whether it's to visit your new college student or to cheer the Spartans on to victory, you're probably wondering what to do while you're in town. We compiled all the necessary resources, including nearby restaurants and attractions, to make planning your trip to East Lansing a breeze.

Where to Eat

East Lansing is a vibrant, eclectic college town full of great dining options. East Lansing has options to suit not just every taste, but every budget. 

For Foodies

Food lovers feed your appetite with Greater Lansing flavor.

MSU Dairy Store

Choose between 32 flavors of ice cream or choose cheese or yogurt. There is an observation deck to…

  • MSU became the first agricultural college in the United States in 1855 

  • The college went through five names changes before it was called Michigan State University

  • Sparty is a three-time national top collegiate mascot 

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Must-See Attractions

MSU is more than just a Big Ten university. From the exquisite gardens of the W.J. Beal Botanical Gardens to the awe-inspiring modern art of the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museumthere is plenty to keep you busy right on campus. 

MSU Bug House

Learn fascinating facts, for example, that flies have tastebuds on their feet or view the amazing…

MSU Museum

Kids of all ages will enjoy the three floors of exhibits.

Beaumont Tower

Beaumont Tower is the iconic symbol for MSU. Carillon concerts are performed throughout the summer.

Don't Miss Events

For Spartan fans of all all ages, these are the events not to miss during the year.

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