Come Play In The Heart Of Michigan

Welcome to Lansing! Michigan’s capital city is located in the heart of the state and under two hours from Ontario’s border crossings at both Sarnia and Windsor. Find diverse dining, unique shopping, an artisan beer, a wine and spirits trail, world-class museums and other urban adventures. Experience over 60 festivals celebrating everything from craft beer and live music to arts, theatre and film.

In the heart of downtown Lansing, find attractions like the  majestic State Capitol Building and the Michigan History Museum, where you can walk through a northern Michigan copper mine, a one-room schoolhouse, stroll the streetscape and find autos of an early Detroit auto show. Love automotive history? Visit the R.E. Olds Transportation Museum to see some classic Oldsmobiles and REOs — most were manufactured right in Lansing.

Family fun is just steps away at Impression 5 Science Center. All of these attractions plus great dining options are within a five-block radius, making downtown Lansing the perfect, walkable destination. Did you know that Lansing’s minor league baseball team, the Lansing Lugnuts is a Toronto Blue Jays affiliate? A spring or summer evening is the perfect time to catch a ballgame complete with fireworks, craft brews and specialty theme nights. If craft beer and artisan spirits are of interest, the Lansing Makers & Shakers Trail is a great opportunity for you to sip, savour and really get to know the region via adult beverages. Discover 20 locally owned breweries, distilleries, wineries and hard cider makers in the area, each with their own specialty. Pull a chair up to the bar and let the masters regale you with their craftsmanship. Tours of some of the facilities are also available.

Other options include superb shopping so don’t forget to bring along your comfy shoes. Head to Eastwood Towne Center for all the designer names you crave. This is a lifestyle complex complete with movie theatre, hotels and great dining options. Plus right next door are your favourite big box stores. And don’t forget the golf! Nearby find lush fairways, immaculate greens and challenging approach shots at the Hawk Hollow golf proper- ties. The signature island green at Eagle Eye and the family friendly 18-hole bent grass putting course of Little Hawk will produce treasured moments to take home.

Make Greater Lansing, Michigan your next weekend getaway. Come play in the heart of Michigan. For more information visit lansing.org.