The Heart of Michigan is where you'll find culture, food and fun. Find out more with our Lansing travel guide.
Reserve hotels in Lansing, MI for a getaway the whole family will treasure. Lansing, MI possesses the warmth and friendliness of a small town with the excitement of a big city, making it the perfect getaway for the whole family. Enjoy beautifully designed historical buildings, sophisticated culinary delights, fascinating science centers, outdoor splendors and sporting events. When exploring hotels in Lansing, consider Choice Hotels for a memorable stay. Lansing hosts many popular attractions, including: Michigan Historical Museum, Michigan State Capitol, Impressions 5 Science Center, Old TownRiver Trail and the Cooley Law School Stadium.
When sightseeing in Michigan, the perfect place to start is the Michigan Historical Museum. Housed in the Michigan Library and Historical Center, this museum uses a mix of audiovisual and interactive exhibits to tell the story of the state's long and fascinating history, from pre-contact through the latter part of the 20th century. A must-see for any visitor is the magnificent Gilded-Age Michigan State Capitol Building. Designated a National Historic Landmark, this structure combines beauty and history, and it has been Michigan's seat of state government since 1879. Guided tours are offered Monday through Friday.
Next, stimulate your imagination at the interactive Impressions 5 Science Center with exhibits on nature, electricity, music and more. An ideal place to bring children, the hands-on environment makes exploring science fun for the whole family. Relax by antiquing in Old Town, and stop for a bite to eat at one of the many unique restaurants in the area. Old Town's charming shops and galleries make this an excellent part of the city to leisurely wile away the afternoon.
Then, enjoy a picturesque stroll or bike ride along the River Trail. Explore different parts of the city and get in touch with nature on this exquisite trail, which is beautiful during any time of year. Catch a baseball game at Cooley Law School Stadium, home of the Lansing Lugnuts minor league team. Known for its fun environment and family-friendly atmosphere, this venue, which includes a children's play area, is a great place to kick back and have a good time.
Featuring natural beauty, extraordinary architecture, history museums and sports, Lansing offers visitors a little of everything, making it an exceptional vacation spot. Book a room with Choice Hotels today and save!