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Address: Lansing, MI

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This great place to walk and shop

OldTown is on the North side of downtown Lansing, but was separated from downtown when Lansing Community College was built in the 20th Century. Its not an easy walk from downtown... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2017
Lansing, Michigan
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed March 4, 2017

Lansing has been trying to revive itself for a long time. This section has some neat shops with gift type items, a gourmet popcorn shop and some eateries. It's near Preuss' Pets, which is also fun.

Thank jctravelgirl
Lansing, Michigan
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31 reviews
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Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

OldTown is on the North side of downtown Lansing, but was separated from downtown when Lansing Community College was built in the 20th Century. Its not an easy walk from downtown to Old Town, but can be done. It's best to take the river trail starting from the Lansing convention center. Once you get there, you will find lots of... More 

1 Thank br0kenlcd
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85 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed January 19, 2017

I grew up not far from Old Town so I love going there and seeing all the improvements that have been made to the area. Meat is a great restaurant; Cravings Popcorn is the best; and the shops are unique and fun. They have festivals and fun activities during the summer so be sure to check their schedule.

1 Thank 311kathrynb
Lansing, Michigan
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed January 17, 2017

Old Town a lot of history just to walk around and stop in the store you will fine something in all of them be so Care while you there you will get hook.

Thank Ladyteddy67
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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1,382 reviews
643 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 360 helpful votes
Reviewed January 15, 2017

A nice historic area.....nice walkway along river and fish ladder....shops, galleries, restaurants...everything it takes to make an old town historic district.

Thank RickMIusa
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22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

I'm a native of Lansing though I currently live in the Twin Cities area. I couldn't imagine spending this day - the 2016 Pride March anywhere else. My soon to be X is one of the founders of LAHR and was its President for the first 11 years of LAHR's existence. He may consider the Twin Cities area his home... More 

Thank Aerial N
east Lansing
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30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed December 22, 2016

I went to an estate sale store which was next door to a Christmas store which was across from a Bradleys (who was serving wine and snacks). A quick visit turned into a very good time! I even ran into a friend to shop with.

Thank Marjie F
2 reviews
Reviewed December 20, 2016

Ate dinner at the Creole, where the staff was nothing short of amazing, and the food was excellent! Meat BBQ, and Cosmos Pizza were fantastic as well!

Thank Jim S
DeWitt, Michigan
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110 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed November 5, 2016

We went out on a great Nov Saturday afternon walked around town and around the fish ladder. Lots of people enjoying the old area fishing, walking and visiting the nice shops. We enjoyed the art galleries and shops and the river views. Enjoy

Thank Perrysburg68
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1,449 reviews
1,097 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
Reviewed November 2, 2016

It is a nice place to walk and visit some unique shops, great to take the pulse of the city and to get some taste of the city. It is also hosting some events.

Thank thor2705

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