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Best things to do in East Lansing

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Museum
“Fantastic modern art museum designed by Zaha Hadid with interesting rotating exhibits.”
11 locals recommend
Theater
“Watch the latest shows and concerts in the Wharton Center. We might be a small town, but we have all the great musicals and plays coming into town! :) ”
8 locals recommend
Stadium
2 locals recommend
College Football Field
“Go Green - Go White!Experience the excitement on game day! (9 min - 3.2 miles) 325 W Shaw Ln, East Lansing, MI Capacity: 75,005 Opened: 10/06/1923 Record attendance: 80,401”
1 local recommends
Premise
“Home to the MSU basketball team, music venue, high school basketball state finals, etc. ”
2 locals recommend
College Basketball Court
3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“We mostly go here for coffee and desserts. Fireplace. A Michigan-based company.”
3 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“The Iconic Beaumont Tower! If you are here in the summer, be sure to check out the summer Carrillion series on Wednesdays at 6-7pm.”
1 local recommends
Park
“Started in the late 1800s, it has a colletion of plants from arround the world! a beautiful destination for the nature enthusiast!”
1 local recommends
Sculpture Garden
Sculpture Garden
Food
“ Full range of MSU's best ice creams! Get the grill cheese too if you're not in a hurry, yum!”
2 locals recommend
Park
“Imagine a special garden created for children and the young at heart. This is the Michigan 4-H Children's Garden, a place where plants, children, and imaginations grow”
1 local recommends
Museum
“Smithsonian-affiliated museum showcases scientific & cultural artifacts, fossils, research & more.”
1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Gourmet Pizza, gluten-free options. Pizza by the slice. Prices $2-$5 per slice.”
1 local recommends
Theater
“Michigan State University’s Wharton Center for Performing Arts has a long history of presenting quality programs.”
1 local recommends