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Address: Lansing, MI
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little shops, art galleries, and restaurants

Old Town is a small business section in north Lansing that has little shops, art galleries, and restaurants. Worth the trip to visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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English first
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28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Old Town is a small business section in north Lansing that has little shops, art galleries, and restaurants. Worth the trip to visit.

Thank AmyofLansingMI
Holt, Michigan
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43 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Of course we love their Music Festival's and other themed occasions, but Old Town is simply a great place to go and spend a few hours going through the eclectic shoppes, Galleries, and bars that make up this ever evolving neighborhood. There is always something fun and novel to discover and enjoy.

Thank Greg S
Valparaiso, Indiana
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not much to do. Had read that area had great shopping and restaurants (not so good). Shops closed early and not much to speak of for dining options.

Thank Chuck K
Lansing, Michigan
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Old town for date night. It was a lot of fun. Great Mexican restaurant and a little boutiques.

Thank Sassy12354
New Jersey
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482 reviews
105 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

When visiting the area, you should stop in Old Town Lansing to visit the trendy shops and restaurants. There is a nice selection to see in this area of the city. There are some great gift shops and art galleries and their selection of restaurants are some of the best in the city. The only problem is that the side... More 

Thank jwatrel
Colorado Springs
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

We were attracted to this area due to the Jazz and Blues festival. We loved the "Creole Pub" (I believe that was the name of it).

Thank dbarry1156
Lansing, Michigan
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36 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

A great area full of great artisan shops and two great food venues. Nestled on the Grand River, Old Town offers a great river trail that will take you downtown Lansing. When visiting make sure to stop by at Meat for great barbecue, or Pablo's for authentic Mexican Cuisine. I work a stone throw away from old town and frequent... More 

Thank Eric S
Lansing, Michigan
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101 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Some of my favorite stores are in Old Town. Katalyst Gallery is a must see for gifts and jewelry. Chierie International Market boasts African wares. Lamb's Gate Antiques has clothing and items from the 40's and 50's and the MICA Art Gallery features interesting shows and pieces from local artists. The Old Town General Store is also a must see... More 

Thank rinarisper
Ankara, Turkey
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24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I hadn't been back to Lansing in about 30 years and was so shocked to see an area that I remember as very run-down and unsafe is now a delightful, little funky, fun area! Cute shops, good restaurants, interesting and filled with vitality. Definately worth a visit.

Thank Sandantics
Lansing, Michigan
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Old Town Lansing is one of my favorite places to visit in Greater Lansing. I love the artistic urban vibe. There are cool shops and good places to eat. If you feel like just enjoying nature, go down and sit by the Grand River and watch the river flow off the dam. If you feel like getting some exercise, hit... More 

Thank Michelle S

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