Families and history buffs find Lansing attractions near our hotel

The Country Inn & Suites, Lansing places you close to attractions near Michigan State University in the capital city. You can find educational, hands-on family fun at Impression 5 Science Center and the charming Potter Park Zoo. Learn more about the area’s past with a visit to Meridian Historical Village and the Michigan Women’s Historical Center & Hall of Fame. If you need a Spartans game-day outfit, look for popular brands at Lansing Mall, less than two miles from our hotel rooms. Our hotel offers easy access to the Amtrak station, Capital Region International Airport, and the Greyhound bus station.

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Abrams Planetarium

8.49 mi / 13.66 km from the hotel
Explore the wonders of the universe at this popular planetarium on the campus of Michigan State University. Bring the kids and see a family show on Sunday.

Old Town Lansing

5.09 mi / 8.19 km from the hotel
A creative and cultural district in downtown Lansing, Old Town includes unique local shops, restaurants, and entertainment businesses in beautifully restored buildings. Take a self-guided historic walking tour to visit at your own pace.

Impression 5 Science Center

4.87 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 much more.

Meridian Historical Village

11.59 mi / 18.65 km from the hotel
Historic 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 Zoo

5.35 mi / 8.6 km from the hotel
Lansing's popular riverside zoo features red pandas, Siberian tigers, penguins, lemurs, and more than 150 other species of animals. Little ones love the pony rides and the train.

Lansing Mall

1.57 mi / 2.53 km from the hotel
Eat, shop, and catch a movie all under one roof at this local shopping center. You can score a new outfit at T.J.Maxx and treat yourself to a fresh slice at Italian Village Pizza.

Michigan Women's Historical Center & Hall of Fame

4.5 mi / 7.24 km from the hotel
This museum displays cultural and historic exhibits that highlight the heritage of Michigan’s most celebrated daughters. Well-known honorees include Rosa Parks, Gilda Radner, and Diana Ross.