Lansing is a relatively small city considering that it's the capital of the state of Michigan, however what Lansing may lack in size, it more than makes up for in personality and character.
One of the best things to do in Lansing is to take the time to wander its streets and to get lost among the neighborhoods and districts -- each with its own unique personality and charm.
Michigan State University has established Lansing as its home and as such, the city has a vibrant nightlife and dining scene. Stroll along the roads of Albert Avenue and Grand River Avenue that run next to the university. Here, dozens of quirky coffee shops and bars await and are filled with young intellectuals.
Lansing is home to over 15 breweries and organizing a tasting at one of these spots is not to be missed. Downtown Lansing and neighboring Downtown East Lansing provide the best shopping districts in the area, and stores here sell everything -- from unique independent designer fashions, to high street brands.
Opt to stay close to the University campus to be in the most 'happening' part of town with an array of international restaurants right on your doorstep.
Summer in Lansing offers the best temperatures. This is also when the students go home for summer vacation, so is a good time to go to dodge the crowds in all of the bars and diners.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Lansing is in July, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Lansing is in the high season in October. Lansing has its low season in December, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Lansing tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Lansing tend to be busiest on Fridays, while it tends to be much quieter on Sundays.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Lansing. The warmest months in Lansing are July and April, when temperatures reach 95 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to -9 ˚F. The wettest month in Lansing is March with 8.73 inches of rain, while the driest month is April with 0.94 inches of rain.
Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, priceline, Agoda and more at AllTheRooms.com. We have 447 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Lansing ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Lansing is available at $15 per night. On average, a place to stay in Lansing will cost you $75 per night.
If you need an internet connection during your stay in Lansing, then you can choose from over 107 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. 23 of our accommodations in include a breakfast in the price. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 22 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in Lansing by car, be sure to choose from 103 accommodations that provide parking. We have 16 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.
Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 34 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
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