I've lived in the Greater Lansing area my whole life and I know where all of the good spots are located.

Places like the Lansing River Trail, Moores Park, Sparty Statue at Michigan State, and several more.

There are definitely some great areas to check out and things you need to see right here in the Lansing area.

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According to the Lansing State Journal:

The Grand River is the largest river in Michigan, and a sight to see all on its own.  Paired with miles and miles of paved trails, boardwalks and parks from South Lansing to Old Town, right through the heart of downtown, it's an attraction you won't want to miss.

It's true, the Lansing River Trail is great for walking and biking for miles throughout the Lansing area.

A few more of our favorite Lansing destinations in the article from LSJ include:

1.  Moores Park and swimming pool.  Both the park and the swimming pool have been around for quite some time now.  Even though this is currently closed, it's been a great place over the years providing swimming for so many Lansing area residents.  I used to go to Moores Park and swimming pool when I was a kid and I would swim for hours at a time.

2.  Sparty Statue at Michigan State.  There's something very special about the Sparty Statue at Michigan State University.  If you've never seen it, the Sparty Statue is at the end of Kalamazoo Street near the Red Cedar River.  It's the perfect spot for great pictures of you and Sparty.  Lots of MSU graduate pictures are taken next to Sparty.

3.  Lake Lansing.  I love the Lake Lansing area.  It's only about ten minutes away from where I live in Okemos.  My wife and I go there all the time.  You have Lake Lansing North and Lake Lansing South with plenty of fun things to do like kayaking, pedal boats, fishing, volleyball games and so much more.

Other great things to see in the Greater Lansing area are the Ledges of Grand Ledge, Frandor Shopping Center, Turner Dodge House, and Jackson Field.  The Lansing State Journal has more.

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