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The Greater Lansing area wants you to be healthy and safe while visiting. Our hotels, restaurants and attractions have taken the Greater Lansing Safe Pledge for your health and well being. Please visit our Safe Pledge page for details.

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Urban Experience

Come to Greater Lansing and experience the urban feel without all the fuss. Lansing offers all the amenities of a big city, but with an atmosphere that makes visitors feel right at home. Plus, the city's roster of attractions like urban kayaking, a walkable downtown and four distinct arts districts make the area well sought out for a weekend getaway.

Uniquely Lansing

With 150+ things to see and do in Greater Lansing, visitors have plenty of activities to choose from. View our picks for having the ultimate urban experience during your trip–Lansing style. 

Sample locally made wine, beer, and spirits at one of Greater Lansing's finest libation stations. Hop on the Makers & Shakers tasting trail and start your tour today.

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Take a stroll through any one of these four surrounding neighborhoods to see bright, colorful street art, sculptures and a plethora of galleries, theaters and cultural events.

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Explore over twenty miles along the scenic and winding boardwalk-style River Trail.



Among the largest in the country, Lansing's River Trail traces the banks of the Grand and Red Cedar rivers connecting comfortable parks, historic sites and urban activity centers for over 17 miles through Lansing and East Lansing.



Our tip: Pack a lunch and make an entire day out of it! We suggest some fresh, local fare from the Allen Street Farmers Market.

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Old Town is Lansing's original downtown and boutique district. The neighborhood's beautiful Victorian buildings are filled with unique galleries, tasty eateries, quaint boutiques, creative businesses, specialty shops and nightclubs.

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Beyond academics and great sports, Michigan State University is known for having great attractions. View ten things to do at MSU (without having to go to a single class)!

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With 60+ festivals throughout the year, it's no wonder why Lansing is considered Michigan's Festival Capital. No matter what time you visit, there is always something to celebrate.

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Walk around in downtown Lansing and you can find an abundance of details that might just be overlooked if you’re intent on just getting somewhere. Slow down and look closer and take notice of workmanship.

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