Things To Do in Lansing, Michigan For a Weekend Getaway

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.

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.


High Caliber Karting And Entertainment

Jump into the middle of the action at High Caliber Karting and Entertainment. The indoor space offers a good time, no matter the weather.


Saddleback Bbq

A hand-crafted, Southern BBQ shop specializing in four types of meat. With this BBQ you could add a fourth C, culinary to the list of things to do in Lansing.


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.

Shopping and Fashion

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.

Michigan State Capitol Building

With nine acres of hand-painted ceilings, columns, walls, and woodwork, artistic talents are definitely on display.


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