Explore the many things to do in Lansing near the State Capitol

Just a five-minute walk from the Michigan State Capitol and connected by covered pedway to Lansing Center, Radisson Hotel Lansing at the Capitol is ideal for business stays. If you’re here with your family, you’ll find plenty of kid-friendly things to do. Explore the exhibits at Impression 5 Science Center, visit the animals at Potter Park Zoo, or learn more about our solar system at the Abrams Planetarium, all less than four miles from your hotel room. MiLB fan? Don’t miss seeing the Lansing Lugnuts play at Jackson Field, just two blocks away. To learn more about the area, you can walk to the Michigan History Center from our hotel.

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Abrams Planetarium

3.85 mi / 6.2 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 Capitol

0.23 mi / 0.37 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 Lansing

1.02 mi / 1.64 km from the hotel
A creative and cultural district in downtown Lansing, Old Town includes unique local shops, restaurants, and entertainment in beautifully restored buildings. Take a self-guided walking tour to visit at your own pace.

Jackson Field

0.27 mi / 0.44 km from the hotel
Take a day to cheer on your team in the heart of downtown Lansing! Home of the Lansing Lugnuts, Jackson Field is a first-rate baseball facility featuring luxury suites, full concessions, and seating for over 12,000 people.

Michigan History Center

0.63 mi / 1.02 km from the hotel
Delve into the Archives of Michigan and tour the Michigan History Museum for a look into the state's rich past and distinctive culture.

Fenner Nature Center

2.1 mi / 3.38 km from the hotel
Hike over four miles of trails in this 134-acre green space. The visitor center offers educational exhibits as well as live animal habitats and wildlife viewing areas.

Eastwood Towne Center

2.68 mi / 4.31 km from the hotel
Spend an afternoon at this outdoor shopping center that features stores such as DICK'S Sporting Goods, Ann Taylor, and Pottery Barn, plus several sit-down restaurants and a cinema.

Impression 5 Science Center

0.2 mi / 0.32 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.

Michigan State University (MSU)

3.32 mi / 5.34 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 Zoo

1.23 mi / 1.99 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 Museum

0.26 mi / 0.41 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 historic vehicles, including the first-ever Oldsmobile.

Lansing Center

0.15 mi / 0.24 km from the hotel
Located downtown on the Grand River, Lansing’s largest convention center offers space for exhibits, shows, and private celebrations.