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Welcome to Lansing, Michigan!

Located along the banks of the scenic Grand River in the heart of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula, Lansing is the ideal destination for travelers seeking small town comfort and big city convenience. Lansing truly reflects the very best of Mid-Michigan.


Local Weather

The weather in Lansing, Michigan is generally mild and in the 60s and 70s in June, but has been known to be unpredictable at times.



Transportation

Capital City Airport: Offers flight service from American Airlines, Apple Vacations, Delta and United. Has on site rental car service from Avis, Budget, Hertz and National/Enterprise. Is also a point of pickup for limo, taxi and bus service. Located approximately 7 miles from downtown Lansing.

CATA: Offers bus service throughout the Greater Lansing area, including service directly to and from the Conference Center at Lansing Community College's West Campus.

EATRAN: Offers bus service throughout Eaton County, including service directly to and from the Conference Center at Lansing Community College's West Campus.

Michigan Flyer: Offers motorcoach service between the Detroit Metropolitan Airport and East Lansing.

Amtrak: Offers a train station in East Lansing, MI, with service to various areas in Michigan, as well as Chicago.


Things to do

  • Michigan State Capitol: Welcomes over 115,000 people every year, including tourists, school groups, and families that tour the building.
  • Potter Park Zoo: Encompasses over 20 acres and features more than 500 individual animals representing approximately 160 different species.
  • Old Town: The cultural and creative district of Lansing, offering a collection of unique galleries, tasty eateries, quaint boutiques, specialty shops, bars, breweries, and more! It also hosts a variety of special events and festivals throughout the year.
  • Wharton Center at Michigan State University: Michigan's largest performing arts venue providing the best Broadway shows, finest classical musicians, unrivaled dance companies and an A-list of high profile performers to Mid-Michigan.
  • Cooley Law School Stadium: Home to the Class-A Lansing Lugnuts baseball team and hosts other concerts and local events throughout the year.
  • Lansing River Trail: Offering over 20 miles of paved trail that passes through numerous parks and natural areas as well as downtown Lansing.
  • Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum: Engaged public institution that reflects through art the longstanding global focus of Michigan State University.

For information on current events and attractions in Lansing, please visit the Greater Lansing Convention & Visitor's Bureau

For recommendations on other top-rated things to do in the Lansing and East Lansing area, visit Trip Advisor!


lcclogo.jpgAbout Lansing Community College

Lansing Community College (LCC) was established in 1957 to fulfill growing demand for specialized and technical education opportunities for the Greater Lansing’s industrial workforce.

LCC is one of the most comprehensive colleges focused upon offering learning opportunities in four areas: career and workforce development, general education, developmental education, and personal enrichment. LCC is recognized as a local, state, national, and international leader in forging educational partnerships with business, industry, and government to better meet the needs of an ever changing, world wide market place.

west-campus-building.jpgAbout the Conference Venue

Lansing Community College's West Campus is located in Delta Township. It houses the Michigan Technical Education Center (M-TEC) and a Technical Training Center. Construction was completed on the 290,536 square foot facility in 2004. Included in the facility are community partnerships with companies such as General Motors, Haas, Lincoln Welding, and Siemens Building Technologies.

LCC's West Campus Conference Center offers catering from Continental Cafe and Catering. There is also an onsite cafe that offers Starbucks coffee and a variety of quick meal options such as salads, pizza and deli sandwiches. Hours of operation during the Summer are typically 9am-1pm, Monday through Thursday.