Stay near top things to do like touring Michigan State University
Whether you’re planning a business trip or a college tour, the Country Inn & Suites, Lansing, MI puts you near the top things to do in the capital city. Learn about the area’s auto-industry heritage at R.E. Olds Transportation Museum, where the car collection includes a 1901 Oldsmobile Curved Dash. Visiting with your family? Find educational fun at Impression 5 Science Center or the charming Potter Park Zoo. Sports fans can cheer on MiLB’s Lansing Lugnuts at Jackson Field or the Michigan State University football team at Spartan Stadium. Book one of our suites with a fridge to store your tailgate supplies, and swing by the sports stores at Lansing Mall, about a five-minute drive from the hotel, if you need game-day gear.
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Abrams Planetarium8.49 mi / 13.66 km from the hotel
Explore the wonders of the universe at this popular planetarium on the campus of Michigan State University. Be sure to check the schedule for special events like lecture series or sensory-friendly shows.
Michigan State Capitol4.52 mi / 7.27 km from the hotel
Tour Michigan’s beautiful capitol building and look for its famous features, including the Governor’s Office and the eight pristine paintings of the Greek Muses.
Old Town Lansing5.09 mi / 8.19 km from the hotel
A creative and cultural district in downtown Lansing, Old Town offers unique shops, art galleries, and restaurants in beautifully restored buildings. Attend one of several festivals throughout the year, or take a self-guided walking tour anytime.
Jackson Field5.02 mi / 8.08 km from the hotel
Home of the Lansing Lugnuts, Jackson Field is a first-rate baseball facility featuring luxury suites, full concessions, and space for more than 9,000 spectators.
Impression 5 Science Center4.87 mi / 7.84 km from the hotel
Featuring exciting exhibits for toddlers, teens, and every kid in between, this science center includes hands-on displays about water, light, energy, nature, and of course, the five senses.
Meridian Historical Village11.59 mi / 18.65 km from the hotel
Historical houses, a log cabin, a barn, and a schoolhouse have all been restored to create this village that conveys a sense of mid-19th-century Michigan life.
Michigan State University (MSU)7.85 mi / 12.63 km from the hotel
Located in East Lansing, MSU’s flagship campus is known for academic excellence, first-rate research facilities, and high-performing athletic programs. Don’t miss a home game at the award-winning Spartan Stadium.
Potter Park Zoo5.35 mi / 8.6 km from the hotel
Lansing’s popular riverside zoo features red pandas, snow leopards, penguins, lemurs, and more than 150 other species of animals. Little ones love the camel rides and the Farmyard EdVentures with pygmy goats, burros, and other favorites.
R.E. Olds Transportation Museum4.86 mi / 7.82 km from the hotel
Vintage-car enthusiasts won’t want to miss a visit to this museum, which houses thousands of automotive articles and more than 60 vehicles, including replicas of 19th-century steam-powered and motorized Oldsmobiles, an original 1901 Curved Dash, and a 1953 race car.
Lansing Center4.9 mi / 7.88 km from the hotel
Located downtown on the Grand River, Lansing’s largest convention center offers space for exhibits, shows, and private celebrations.
Lansing Mall1.57 mi / 2.53 km from the hotel
Eat, shop, and catch a movie all under one roof at this local shopping center. You can pick up some new sports gear or jewelry and treat yourself to a fresh slice at Italian Village Pizza.
Michigan Women’s Historical Center & Hall of Fame4.5 mi / 7.24 km from the hotel
This museum displays cultural exhibits that highlight the heritage of Michigan’s most celebrated daughters. Well-known honorees include Rosa Parks, Gilda Radner, and Diana Ross.