901 Delta Commerce Dr.
Lansing, MI 48917
Phone: (517) 886-0600
Fax: (517) 886-0103
This 128 acre riverside park winds itself along the Grand River. A family friendly area, the park boasts a children's playground, picnic tables, pavilion, fishing pond, nature trail, softball field, frisbee golf course and more.
Michigan Princess Riverboat offers you a great riverboat ride with amazing options for having one of the best days out. One can hire their services for booking a sailing trip with a lunch buffet. They also provide private cruises where you can enjoy the delicious food on the boat with your family and friends. They also have a special music event featuring a late night rock band on the cruise at affordable rates.
Library of Michigan is a historic landmark in the state and is one of the largest library buildings in the country. This state-run establishment contains an array of items including significant genealogical collections and legal documents.
The St. Mary Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Lansing, Michigan. This majestic looking chapel was designed by E. A. Bond in 1913. The church features Late Gothic Revival influences, along with an intricate rose window and German made stained glass windows. The site was added to the list of National Register of Historic Places in 1990.
Michigan State Capitol is a legislative landmark in Michigan. Located in the heart of the state capital, this magnificent structure features a Neoclassical architectural style and is a designated National Historic Landmark.
Cenrtral United Methodist Church is a historical church located in Lansing, Michigan. Built in the year 1889, by the architect who designed the capital state, this structure is made up of red sandstone and oak gracing the frames. One can find the medieval European designs of semi-circular arches carved out beautifully in this place. There are various services offered at this church with a huge central hall, a library and a small nursery for kids.
Located along the riverside of Michigan's Grand River, this picturesque park features plenty of open space and lush greenery. A 13 mile walkway is often populated by walkers and outdoor enthusiasts alike. The park also features sculptures along the pathway.
The Ottawa Street Power Station that was once an electric and steam generating station, is now home to the Accident Fund Insurance Company of America. The original structure is included in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 2008.
Established in 1915, Potter Park Zoo is a fairly large zoo that protects and shelters almost 500 animals of different species. Be it a student or a kid, the zoo offers an insight in to the wildlife and its inhabitants. Check website for more details.
The Always a Champion statue, a bronze replica of the legendary basketball player Earvin Johnson, fondly called Magic Johnson, is located right outside the Breslin Center. Unveiled by Johnson himself in 2003, the statue stretches about 12 feet (3.65 meters) high. Designed by Omri Amrany, the sculpture depicts Johnson at the 1979 Spartan Championship game wearing his Spartan uniform.
Established on the campus of Michigan State University in 1872, W. J. Beal Botanical Garden is one of the oldest botanical gardens in the country. The idea and initial plan for the garden was laid out by Professor William Beal, after whom the park is named. Today, the garden is host to thousands of species of native as well as exotic plant life. The garden has been a site for numerous plant based researches, and is a haven for botany students. Tours of the facility are available, and the garden can also be rented for weddings and private events. Check website for more.
Located near the town's favorite restaurant, Joe's Gizzard City, right in front of the Police Station, the Chemical Train Wreck Memorial comprises of a single railway truck from the 2002 disaster. A Canadian National RR had derailed on Memorial day weekend of 2002 and leaked propane which it was carrying into the town, and the entire town was evacuated for over five days. The railroad carriage truck, is the only remainder of that incident and is now maintained as a remembrance of that day.