Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau

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Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau

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Why Choose Our Destination?

Whatever the reason for your visit, we’re ready to welcome you to Greater Lansing – Michigan’s Capital City. With unique attractions, great shopping and dining options around every corner, you can enjoy all the excitement of something new, in a warm and inviting community that feels a lot like home. This is your invitation! Come explore Greater Lansing.

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  • Capital Region International Airport

    4.83 km from City Center

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Local Attractions

Makers & Shakers Trail

Nightlife
When your vacation leaves you thirsty, the Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau can help! Hop on the Makers & Shakers Trail and take a tasting tour of Lansing's finest libations. Visitors may pick up a Makers & Shakers pamphlet at one of the below locations; inside you'll find a stamp card. Visit at least 10 of the 14 locations then send in the completed card for a free commemorative gift! Download and preview a PDF of the Makers and Shakers brochure. Wine Tasting Tour our local wineries and learn how the special soils and Michigan's lake-effect weather allows growers to produce unique wines. Most vineyards offer free tastings, giving you the perfect opportunity to discover a new favorite varietal. Nearby cider mills also feature seasonal tractor rides, corn mazes, and pumpkin patches. Breweries Whether it's enjoying a microbrew in a historic building or bringing out your inner foodie as you pair made-from-scratch foods with freshly crafted beers, Lansing has the brewery for you. Distilleries The discerning whiskey or vodka drinker can sample small-batch spirits in one of Lansing's one-of-a-kind distilleries. The Michigan State University Artisan Distilling Program also hosts two-day workshops to learn how spirits are distilled.

Michigan State University

University
3 mi. away
Michigan State University Spartans work to advance the common good in uncommon ways. The nation’s pioneer land-grant university, MSU began as a bold experiment that democratized higher education and helped bring science and innovation into everyday life. Today, MSU is one of the top research universities in the world—on one of the biggest, greenest campuses in the nation—and is home to a diverse community of dedicated students and scholars, athletes and artists, scientists and leaders
220 Trowbridge Rd
East Lansing, MI, US 48824

MSU Museum

Museum
4 mi. away
The MSU Museum has three floors of exhibits devoted to natural and cultural history with an emphasis on the Great Lakes region. Halls of continuing exhibits are devoted to world cultures, dinosaurs, animal diversity and heritage. Special exhibits rotate quarterly. The museum store has a nice selection of books, jewelry, traditional arts and educational gifts for children. The museum also produces the Great Lakes Folk Festival in August. The MSU Museum is Michigan's first Smithsonian Institute affiliate. - See more at: http://www.lansing.org/listings/MSU-Museum/536/0/#sthash.3hXnDVIz.dpuf
409 W. Circle Dr.
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI, US 48824

Michigan State Capitol Building

Historical Landmark
1 block away
Step back into the Victorian era with a visit to Michigan's award-winning Capitol Building. Designed by Elijah E. Myers, one of the foremost architects of public buildings during the Gilded Age (1865-1914), construction of the Capitol Building took six years and contains over nine acres of hand-painted surfaces. The building was dedicated to the citizens of Michigan in 1879. Tours of the public areas and the House and Senate galleries are available every half hour. - See more at: http://www.lansing.org/listings/State-Capitol-Building/715/0/#sthash.39Q7gNEW.dpuf
100 N Capitol Ave
Lansing, MI, US 48933

Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum

Museum
3 mi. away
The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, a new Zaha Hadid-designed contemporary art museum at MSU, is dedicated to exploring global contemporary culture and ideas through art. The museum presents groundbreaking, international contemporary art across all media, and thematic exhibitions that investigate contemporary works within a historical context. - See more at: http://www.lansing.org/listings/Eli-and-Edythe-Broad-Art-Museum-at-Michigan-State-University/2808/0/#sthash.T7LvdXOE.dpuf
556 E. Circle Dr, Rm 344
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI, US 48824

Michigan Historical Museum

Museum
3 blocks away
The Michigan Historical Museum surrounds visitors with Michigan history from prehistoric times through the late twentieth century. Major exhibit environments include a three-story relief map of Michigan, walk-through Upper Peninsula copper mine, one-room schoolhouse, 1920s street scene, 1957 Detroit Auto Show, and a lakes and lands diorama complete with a rustic cabin and lighthouse. Explore all 26 permanent galleries, located on four levels. Don't miss the temporary exhibit gallery on the ground floor. The museum store offers unique items that have been carefully selected to reflect Michigan's rich heritage. - See more at: http://www.lansing.org/listings/Michigan-Historical-Museum/274/0/#sthash.k5EGpFQ0.dpuf
702 W. Kalamazoo St.
Lansing, MI, US 48909

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