Walk to downtown Lansing attractions
If you’re visiting Michigan’s capital city for work, be sure to make time to get out and explore everything the city has to offer. Radisson Hotel Lansing at the Capitol offers a prime downtown location that’s just a five-minute walk from the State Capitol as well as the Lansing Convention Center. Stroll down to Lansing City Market to enjoy goods from the local area and around the world, or walk to Cooley Law School Stadium during baseball season to catch a Lansing Lugnuts game. Families can also find plenty of kid-friendly fun nearby, including the Impression 5 Science Center and Potter Park Zoo.
Take time to visit these attractions:
- Lansing City Market (1 block)
This riverside market offers both indoor and outdoor vendors. Pick up Michigan souvenirs, try artisan cheese or even rent a kayak for an afternoon adventure.
Phone: +1 (517) 483-7460
- State Capitol Building (2 blocks)
Tour Michigan’s beautiful capitol building and look for famous features including the paintings of eight muses.
Phone: +1 (517) 373-2353
- Impression 5 Science Center (2 blocks)
Kids can engage all five senses with interactive exhibits at this popular museum.
Phone: +1 (517) 485-8116
- Lansing Lugnuts Baseball (2 blocks)
It’s just a short walk to the Cooley Law School Stadium, where you can catch all the fun of a Minor League Baseball game.
Phone: +1 (517) 485-4500
- Lansing Center (0.4 miles)
Take the enclosed pedway across the river to Lansing’s largest convention center.
Phone: +1 (517) 483-7400
- R.E. Olds Transportation Museum (0.6 miles)
Vintage car enthusiasts won’t want to miss seeing this museum’s historic vehicles, including the first-ever Oldsmobile.
Phone: +1 (517) 372-0529
- Potter Park Zoo (2.4 miles)
Lansing’s popular riverside zoo features red pandas, Siberian tigers, penguins, lemurs and many other animals.
Phone: +1 (517) 483-4222
- Eastwood Towne Center (3.7 miles)
Spend an afternoon at this outdoor shopping center that features stores such as Dick’s Sporting Goods, Ann Taylor and Pottery Barn, plus several restaurants and a cinema.
Phone: +1 (517) 316-9209
- Michigan State University (3.7 miles)
Located in East Lansing, MSU’s flagship campus is known for its excellent academic programs and top-notch research facilities.
Phone: +1 (517) 355-1855
- Abrams Planetarium (5 miles)
Explore the wonders of the universe at this popular planetarium on the campus of Michigan State University.
Phone: +1 (517) 355-4672