10 Best Things to Do in Lansing, Michigan

Centrally located in Michigan, Lansing is 90 minutes from 90% of the state’s population, making it an excellent destination for a Michigander’s weekend getaway.

And with all the things to do the city has to offer, those from outside of Michigan will find plenty to keep busy for a more extended stay.

Saddleback Bbq

A hand-crafted, Southern BBQ shop specializing in four types of meat—back ribs, brisket, pulled pork shoulder, and chicken quarters.

Old Town General Store

Before you head home, you’ll want to grab some official Michigan products to remember some flavors you’ve enjoyed in the Mitten State.

Lansing Brewing Company

They made their mark with the Amber Cream Ale, a favorite with local laborers wanting a cold one after a hard day’s work.

Michigan State Capitol Building

While Michigan’s Victorian-era capitol is a government building, it could be mistaken for an art museum.

Lansing Lugnuts At Jackson® Field™

Home to the Lansing Lugnuts, Lansing’s Minor League baseball team, a High-A Central League Eastern Division affiliate of the Oakland Athletics.

Msu Dairy Store

The store uses milk produced from on-campus farms to make ice cream and cheese. The choices vary; an ice cream featuring Michigan cherries was on the menu the night we stopped in.

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