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.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Lansing. The hottest month in Lansing is July, when temperatures peak at 95 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -9 ˚F. The wettest month in Lansing is October with 8.73 inches of rain, while the driest month is September with 0.94 inches of rain.
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If you need an internet connection during your stay in Lansing, then you can choose from over 113 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. 26 of our accommodations in include a breakfast in the price. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 23 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you are driving to Lansing, you'll want to pick from 110 places to stay that provide parking. We have 15 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.
Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 36 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
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