Central Michigan Trip Planner
Welcome to Central Michigan!
Home to Lansing, the state capital, Central Michigan's appeal lies in its rich history. The Michigan State Capitol Building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and has served as the seat of government in the state since the building was completed in 1879. Michigan State University is also found in Lansing, however there are 14 degree-granting colleges and a private law school in the state associated with the University, ensuring academics are available for all Michigan residents. Mount Pleasant is located north of Lansing and features the Ziibiwing Center, a museum dedicated to American Indian heritage in the state. The outdoors figure highly in Central Michigan as well, with ample opportunity for visitors to enjoy the forests, lakes and streams that dot the area. Sleepy Hollow State Park, located just northeast of Lansing, affords a number of recreational activities, including horseback riding, hiking, fishing and hunting.