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Old Town

Lansing, MI
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Ranked #6 of 44 Attractions in Lansing
Type: Neighborhoods
Activities: Dining, Nightlife
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Lansing, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

There are new stores coming and going, but the rehabbing being down in Old Town is exciting to see. It is slowly but surely finding a new base of clientele with stores such at Meat BBQ, Whipped Bakery, and a fun popcorn shop with samples of gourmet popcorn. There are galleries and antique stores, as well.

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Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It is a very eclectic area. The buildings are well maintained and original....so many galleries and art shops. They also hold quite a few music and art fests in old town.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Being a Lansing native I've been around the town a couple times. This is one of the best places to go in Lansing. Preuss Pets is fun with its exotic animals to explore. Zoup is an amazing eatery to stop for lunch. Clems is perfect for all m fellow nerds out there or even board game enthusiasts. My only problem... More

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Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Fun places to eat, shop, and plenty of activities! The popcorn place is the best! If you like antiques....this is the place to visit.

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Okemos, Michigan
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323 attraction reviews
209 helpful votes 209 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

The Old Town Section of Lansing consists of Craft, Antique and Nostalgia shops, Interior Designers, and Restaurants. It is fun to walk and check out the stores. Be sure to look at the buildings. Not boxes like todays modern buildings. Also plan to eat while here. Checkout the river, river walk and fish ladder. You can have a great time.

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Herrenberg, Germany
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6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Lansing is going down the steep slope, quickly. Its nice that a place like Old Town is up and coming though! Compared to the rest of Lansing, this is the only area to hang out in. A lot of great little shops and joints to eat at. Of course you can check out a Lugnuts baseball game also!

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Ionia, Michigan
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54 reviews 54 reviews
19 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This area of Lansing, MI is becoming a hidden jewel in this city! There are the cutest little shops and new businesses popping up everywhere. They just hosted a Taste and Tour of Old Town that allowed you to tour the insides of some of the loft style apartments and town homes and taste several samples in a few of... More

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Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

I love Old Town. It has such a varied collection of art galleries and shops. I particularly enjoy the festivals they have - jazz festival, blues festival, art festivals - that bring such diverse collections of people together. And during the growing season there is even a farmer's market on the intersection of Grand River and Turner. Lots of restaurants,... More

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Coldwater, Michigan
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013 via mobile

While Old Town isn't as happening as other older Michigan cities, the small town feel makes one comfortable exploring the area. The store owners also reminded me of the open friendly manners of my small hometown. One can find art, music, food, eclectic goods and friendly faces. Worth the stop,if one finds a slower pace inviting.

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Lansing, Michigan
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8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I just moved to Lansing, and was kinda expecting something more from Old Town seeing other attractive Old historic districts like Montreal, Quebec, etc. Old Town Lansing isn't much. There are a few neat shops to visit, all of which have various antiques as well as some small art galleries. Asides from that shops are scattered, and architecture seems to... More

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