Lansing Family Fun Guides

In every season there’s tons of fun to be had in all kinds of different spaces and places in the Greater Lansing Area. Here you’ll find FREE adventures, Spring Break ideas, camps, date night suggestions, and more. The fun awaits in Lansing!


Drive 40 miles of Donut Heaven on our Mid-Michigan Donut Trail

Delicious Cider and Donut Destinations in Greater Lansing Cider + Donuts = great start to the best Fall vibes. There's ...
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33 Ideas for your Family’s Fall Bucket List: Festivals, Events and More!

33 Fall Things to Do Near You - Family Events and Ideas in Lansing + Beyond Don't want summer to ...
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Why Families Rave About AppleTree & Gilden Woods in the Lansing

AppleTree & Gilden Woods is a Trustworthy Choice for Lansing Families Hey, moms and dads out there - you guys ...
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How to Spend the Best Day In Downtown Lansing with Kids + REO Town and Old Town

How to Spend the Best Day In Downtown Lansing with Kids + REO Town and Old Town

Spending the Day in Downtown Lansing is Educational and Fun I constantly get asked "are there things to do in ...
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Batter Up! 9 Tips for Enjoying a Lansing Lugnuts Game with Kids

Make Family Memories with the Lansing Lugnuts It took us six months, but my sister and I finally gave our ...
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Ice Cream Shops & AC – Beat the Heat with these Cool Places Around Lansing

Stay Cool this Summer with Ice Cream/Cold Treats and Air Conditioning in Lansing When it comes to cooling off on ...
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U Pick Fruit Guide: Where Lansing Families Can Pick Strawberries, Blueberries, Apples, Peaches, and more!

Let's Get Picky - Where Families Can Pick Fruit in the Lansing Area Fruit picking is a highlight during Michigan ...
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101 Lansing Date Night Ideas

101 Lansing Date Night Ideas

101 Fun and Creative Date Night Ideas in The Greater Lansing Area If you’re in a relationship, we all have ...
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LFF Summer Fun Hub – All Things Summer In and Around Lansing 2019

How To Spend an Awesome Summer in the Capital City Can I tell you one of Lansing's best-kept secrets? There's ...
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29 Outdoor Water Parks, Pools, and Splash Pads Galore Around Lansing and Beyond

Where Kids Can Splash Around Lansing: Outdoor Water Parks, Splash Pads, and Beaches "It's the most wonderful time of the ...
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Lansing's "Be a Tourist in Your Own Town" - Insider's Guide for families with Kids

Lansing’s “Be a Tourist in Your Own Town” – Insider’s Guide for families with Kids

A Parent's Guide to Lansing's "Be A Tourist in Your Own Town" We rock, Lansing! Prepping for our families day ...
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Peppa Pig World of Play + LEGOLAND Discovery Center and SEA LIFE Aquarium Bring Imagination to Life

Peppa Pig World of Play + LEGOLAND Discover Center &  SEA LIFE Aquarium is Epically Interactive When our kids heard ...
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Family-Friendly Breweries: 10 for You to Try Around Lansing

Kids Allowed: 10 Breweries That Aren't Just For Adults When we think brewery we don't usually think kids. However, some ...
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47 Free or Affordable Fun Ideas to do with Kids in Greater Lansing

47 Free or Affordable Fun Ideas to do with Kids in Greater Lansing

Lansing Has Many FREE or Affordable Ideas for Families Great news! Lansing has many FREE or affordable things to do! ...
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Lansing's Best Parks and Playgrounds: Hidden Gems, Most Popular + Use our Map!

Lansing’s Best Parks and Playgrounds: Hidden Gems, Most Popular + Use our Map!

47 Parks to Choose From in Greater Lansing Our Lansing Family Fun team has picked 47 must-visit epic parks in ...
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Kid-Friendly Nature Centers + Events List for Mid-Michigan and Lansing Families

Nature Centers You'll Want to Visit in Mid Michigan With Your Family Step into fresh air and explore Lansing's natural ...
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It’s time to sign up for Kids Bowl Free Programs in Lansing, Grand Rapids & Kalamazoo

A Parent's Guide to Kids Bowl Free in Lansing, Grand Rapids, and Kalamazoo Would you like your kids to exercise ...
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Huge 2019 Lansing Summer Camps Directory – Includes Camps Across Mid-Michigan

Summer Camp for Kids in the Lansing Area 2019 Summer is right around the corner and you know what that ...
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Winning Spring Break Ideas for Lansing Families

Winning Spring Break Ideas for Lansing Families

Lansing Spring Break Fun Made Easy Are you sticking around the Lansing area for this Spring Break? If you’re looking ...
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Maple Syrup Festivals and Sugar Shacks for the Lansing Area

Maple Syrup Events are a Sure Sign Spring is Coming Tapping the trees for maple syrup is a time-honored tradition ...
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5 Ways To Take The Michigan State Capitol Self-Guided Tour

Don't Wait for a Field Trip to Explore the Michigan State Capitol Building When was the last time you toured ...
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7 Reasons Springz + Zap Zone is Superb For Families With Young Kids

Can I Take My Toddler to a Trampoline Park? I was very hesitant to try a trampoline park in our ...
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Get Crafty, Lansing! Here’s your List of Arts + Crafts Events for Families

Explore, Create, Build, and Have Fun! We've got the perfect antidote for too much screen time - get crafty! Happily, ...
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The Big List of Lansing Preschools

This information is updated for the 2019-20 preschool year. PRESCHOOLS for Lansing Kids It's here - the exciting yet, potentially ...
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Lansing’s Daddy-Daughter + Mommy-Son and Daughter Dances 2019

Lansing's Daddy-Daughter & Mommy-Son and Daughter Dances 2019 Lansing, you are cordially invited to dance the night away with your ...
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100+ Things to Do in Lansing – Ultimate Year Round Guide

Things to Do in Lansing - LFF's Ultimate Year Round Guide There are so many things to do in Lansing ...
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Moms Night Out: 37 Things to Do on a Girls Night in Lansing

Get out Mommas - You Deserve it! 37 Ideas for Moms Night Out Moms night out?  Yes please! Between meal ...
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21 Reasons to Visit Potter Park Zoo Year Round

Potter Park Zoo is Fun to Visit In Every Season Potter Park Zoo is a rare gem of wildlife in ...
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New to the area? Here’s Where to Start in Greater Lansing

Moving to Lansing and Don't Know Where to Start? Let us help! Did you just move to Lansing, need to ...
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Lansing’s Ultimate Outdoor Winter Fun Guide

29 Outdoor Winter Fun Ideas for Greater Lansing Families Hat - Check, Coat - check, gloves - check, fun - ...
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Lansing’s Holiday Guide: Christmas Events, Christmas Tree Farms, Live Nativity Scenes, Tree Lightings + More!

Holiday + Christmas Guide: Where to Cut your Christmas Tree, Christmas Events, Live Nativities + More! They say it's the ...
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Santa Finder: Pictures with Santa, Breakfast with Santa, Sleigh Rides + More for Lansing Area Families

Lansing's Santa Tracker - See Santa, Pictures with Santa, Eat with Santa, Visits with Santa + More Santa Claus is ...
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Halloween Trick or Treat Times Around Lansing and Beyond 2018

Halloween Night Trick or Treat Times Around Lansing 2018 Halloween is just days away - are you ready to Trick ...
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Halloween Fun and Events All Over the Lansing Area

Halloween Fun Around Lansing: Events, Trick or Treat, Festivals and More A few houses in our neighborhood are decked out ...
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Greater Lansing River Trails and Paths – Fun Family Routes Through the City

Lansing River Trails Connect Greater Lansing in a Fun and Beautiful Way Do you remember the books - Choose Your ...
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Michigan History Museum and Library – Know Before You Go

Michigan History Museum in Lansing Is Both Nostalgic and New When was the last time you visited the Michigan History ...
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Pumpkin Patches – U Pick Pumpkins at the Best Places in Lansing

Where Families Can Go Pumpkin Picking and Wander through Mazes and Pumpkin Patches in Lansing Pumpkin picking is a right ...
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LFF’s Party Planning – 30 Ideas For Where to Have Your Next Birthday Party in Lansing

Where Kids love to Celebrate their Birthday - Party Planning for Parents in Lansing I've been party planning and event ...
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Parenting Groups Around Greater Lansing Michigan

Mom Groups, Dad Groups, Play Meet Ups - Find Friends and Support in Lansing The rumors are true and the ...
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Our Huge List of Where to Eat Outside with Kids Around Lansing

Sweet Spots Where Families Can Eat Outside on Patios in Lansing I finally get it - why my mom would ...
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23 Monumental Instagram-Worthy Pics To Take With Your Kids in Greater Lansing

Instagram Worthy - Sweet Pictures to Take With your Kids I'm chuckling a little as I type this because I remember ...
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Summer Bucket List – Things to Do this Summer in Greater Lansing with Kids

Plans for the Summer? We’ve Got You Covered While You’re in Lansing Every year our family has big plans and ...
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Where Kids Eat Free (or under $5) in Lansing and Beyond

Places Where Kids Can Eat Out for FREE or Close to It As a kid, eating out was so rare ...
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Read this Before You Visit Impression 5 Science Center in Lansing

A Parent's Guide to Impression 5 Science Center I have fond memories of I5's big mouth sculpture from my childhood ...
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May Calendar – Awesome Things to do with Families in Lansing 2018

Want to Know What is Going on in Lansing During the Month of May? The warm and summer months are ...
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Where Lansing Families Can Play Outside - The Lansing Family Fun Guide to Outdoor Play

Where Lansing Families Can Play Outside – The Lansing Family Fun Guide to Outdoor Play

Outdoor Play and Ideas to do with Kids in Lansing I get questioned a lot from people out of state, ...
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Kids Play Places - Indoor Play for Lansing Families

Kids Play Places – Indoor Play for Lansing Families

Indoor Kids Play Places for Lansing Families Rain or shine, winter or summer, no matter the mood, Lansing has indoor ...
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