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Old Town

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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

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 January 2017
Lansing, Michigan
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Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 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 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 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.

Thank 311kathrynb
Lansing, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 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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1,130 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 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
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 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
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 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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1,336 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 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
Lansing, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Its easy to miss this area if your in Lansing, or downtown or on the river, unless you follow it north, or you go to an event here. Looks nice, but I think usually not much culture, and a lot of the businesses seem to carry similar stuff.

Thank BigA21

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