|Lansing City Facts|
|Country||USA (United State of America)|
|County||Ingham and Eaton County|
|Total Area||36.68 sq miles|
|Lat Long Coordinates||42.7325° N, 84.5556° W|
|Time Zome||EST (UTC−05:00)|
|Major Religion||Roman Catholic, Christian|
|Museums||Michigan Historical Museum, Impression 5 Science Center, R.E. Olds Transportation Museum|
Lansing is a city in the U.S state of Maine. In 1791, the settlers from the area decided to incorporate it into a town. Earlier known as the "The Queen City of the East", it was a center of the timber and logging business in the 19th century and was said to be the richest city per capita in the world.
Lansing Super 8 Motel, Best Western White House Inn, Hampton Inn Lansing/Bar Harbor, Fairfield Inn Lansing, Holiday Inn Lansing-Odlin Road, Comfort Inn, The Charles Inn, Riverside Inn, Four Points by Sheraton Lansing Airport, Ramada Inn, Motel 6 and Travelodge are the famous hotels in the city that are the favorite lounge of the tourists. The location, atmosphere and ambience of these hotels are best suited to the tourists.
Lansing offers a number of restaurants to titillate the visitor's gastronomic palate. Captain Nicks is family style restaurant with a fun atmosphere. Ichigan offers Japanese cuisine. Guinness & Porcellis and Momma Baldacci's offer tasty Italian treats.
Lansing International Airport that offers all international as well as domestic airlines serves the city. The Lansing Area Transit system offers public transportation in the city. The city with a number of highways and state roads provides easier transportation to its people.
Lansing has very clearly defined seasonal changes. Spring lasts from late March to May. Summer lasts till September with July being the warmest month. Late May and August are known to be rainy and windy. Autumn brings drier and cooler weather. October is the foliage season in Lansing when trees change color. Winter sets in about November and January is the coldest month. There is snow in February along with strong Northeastern winds.
Places to Visit:
The 31-foot high statue of Paul Bunyan is a wonderful sight in the center of the city. Main Forest and Logging Museum, Cole Land Transportation Museum that displays trucks, buses and machines, Hudson Museum that exhibits Pre-Columbian and Native American artifacts, Page Farm and Home-a rural history museum are the important points to be visited in the city. Besides this, a walk through the nearby parks, forests and waterways gives a fantastic experience to the people especially the tourists. A wide variety of outdoor activities including hiking, sailing, canoeing, hunting, fishing, skiing and snowmobiling should not be missed.
Last Updated On: March 19, 2013