Lansing Travel Guide
Welcome to Lansing, MI!
Not only is the city of Lansing the capital of Michigan, it is also home to three educational institutions, including the celebrated Michigan State University. As a result, the city is bursting with exciting attractions, fun-filled cultural events and ample shopping opportunities. Visitors are drawn to the Michigan State Capitol building, which was built in 1879. The building is one of the best surviving examples of Victorian decorative arts in the nation and is an ideal place to embark on a historical tour. The Potter Park Zoo is a popular Lansing attraction, as it features over 100 species, including endangered Siberian tigers and black rhinos. Every August, Lansing is abuzz during the two-day JazzFest, which features renowned jazz groups, ethnic food and beer gardens. Shopping enthusiasts appreciate the Lansing Mall, where over 90 shops and services are featured, including a movie theater and numerous restaurants.
The Potter Park Zoo is home to over 100 species of animals, many of which are threatened or endangered.
Hotels & Motels
Conveniently located off Interstate Highway 496, the Crowne Plaza Lansing West offers 212 luxurious guest rooms.