Reasons to Visit

Choose Lansing for Your Next Getaway!

Looking for an easy road trip for a weekend adventure? If you are, now is the perfect time to try something new and different.

Hit the hills and go sledding at Burchfield Park, Hawk Island, Granger Meadows Park, or Fitzgerald Park. Enjoy some ice skating at synthetic rinks, natural ponds, or indoor facilities in Greater Lansing. 

If braving the outdoors isn't your thing, there's plenty to do indoors. Take a tour of the State Capitol Building, explore the four floors of exhibits at the Michigan History Museum, discover all of the unique shops, or take a spin in a go-kart around the indoor High Caliber Karting track. 

Greater Lansing's central location in the state makes it a popular drive-to destination. Book your stay today!

Activities Worthy of a Weekend Getaway!

In Greater Lansing, visitors have plenty of activities to choose from. View our top picks for having the ultimate weekend getaway!


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Wharton Center for Performing Arts is committed to inspiring the mind and moving the soul. Our…

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Greater Lansing's best boredom-busting area attractions to turn an indoor day into a memorable one.

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Visit High Caliber Karting! Real life "Mario Kart", axe throwing, rage rooms, arcade and more!

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Taste your way across the Makers & Shakers Trail, Lansing's beer, wine and spirits tasting trail.

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Potter Park Zoo welcomes you to explore the four season zoo and check out the new baby animals.

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Find nearly 20 pieces of unique artwork displayed along the River Trail. Then discover our artsy…

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Greater Lansing is known as Michigan's Festival Capital, and for good reason! Dozens of annual fairs and festivals celebrate the region's diverse culture, music and food. Check out the interactive calendar below to find the perfect event for you and start planning your getaway!

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When it’s time to pack up the family and head for a stay in Michigan’s capital region, you may want to look for a hotel that offers something that everyone can enjoy. safely. And what we mean, is to look for accommodations that come with a pool following safe protocols. It’s a fact that kids return from a vacation that's chock full of new adventures, yet all they remember is the pool time!

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Planning your trip to Greater Lansing is easy with your visitor inspiration guide. This comprehensive handbook shares all the region has to offer. Attractions, shopping, dining, maps and so much more! Request a printed visitor inspiration guide or flip through the digital version.

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