4) Old Town, Lansing
If you are a fan of Victorian buildings, antiques shopping, galleries and great places to eat, then Old Town in Lansing is an ideal, secret place for you to visit. Old Town is the historical center of Lansing, having been an established village since the 1850’s. A walk down its streets will have you understanding why it was designated as the winner of IKEA’s Main Street Makeover. Small eateries offer great possibilities for food and drink, while you make your way through the galleries, boutiques and specialty shops. An impressive number of festivals occur yearly, including the Old Town Festival of the Moon and Sun in June, a two-night event that includes great food, music and drink and the renowned, Old Town BluesFest in September, which promises top headliners. Regardless of when you go, you will enjoy the exceptional customer service that only Old Town provides.