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.
A hand-crafted, Southern BBQ shop specializing in four types of meat—back ribs, brisket, pulled pork shoulder, and chicken quarters.
They made their mark with the Amber Cream Ale, a favorite with local laborers wanting a cold one after a hard day’s work.
Home to the Lansing Lugnuts, Lansing’s Minor League baseball team, a High-A Central League Eastern Division affiliate of the Oakland Athletics.
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.
While Michigan’s Victorian-era capitol is a government building, it could be mistaken for an art museum.
Before you head home, you’ll want to grab some official Michigan products to remember some flavors you’ve enjoyed in the Mitten State.