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Discover your lust for learning, while visiting the home of Michigan State University, which - as one of the top 10 largest educational facilities in the US - draws the best and brightest to East Lansing. Throbbing with youthful exuberance, downtown is a lively and happy place to spend time, where bars and restaurants hum with laughter, and glasses chink enthusiastically after dark. Pretty gardens, and bustling market places, add to the charm of this city, which is committed to helping its residents live, laugh, and learn.

Things to see

A sense of possibility and youthful optimism hangs thick in the air of the beautiful MSU campus, and if you find yourself inspired to learn, be sure to pop into Abrams Planetarium. Recline in soft chairs, to look up at an illuminated dome, which will take you on a whistle-stop tour of the galaxy. Circle around supernovas, and dive into the depths of black holes, before returning down to earth with a bump. Emerge from the darkness of the planetarium to smell the earthy scent of ferns, hear the buzzing of bees, and see the vibrant colors of daylilies at W. J. Beal Botanical Gardens. The pond-adorned botanical gardens look spectacular with a coating of light pink cherry blossom, and are believed to be the oldest in the US. More vibrant colors are on display at the sleek Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum. The building itself is a prize exhibit, and the modern, steel and glass structure seems to lean at a gravity-defying angle. Inside, the paint-splashed canvases - and intricately detailed glass sculptures - will either leave you debating the merits of modern art, or fully converted by their bold, minimalistic beauty.

Hotels in East Lansing

East Lansing is chock full of hotels, and whether you want a luxurious apartment, or a simple motel room for the night, there's plenty of choice. In luxury East Lansing hotels, enjoy a king-size bed - in which you can always roll over to find some cool duvet - while sleeping in a soundproofed room, which guarantees that your alarm will wake you in the morning – not your neighbors. Splash around in an indoor pool - swimming lengths to work off the big breakfast buffet you've just devoured – before relaxing in your room, with WiFi and cable television.

Where to stay

Stay near the university's campus to cheer with the fiercely passionate MSU Spartans fans, as another slam-dunk rattles through the basket. You'll also be close to Valley Court Park, where you can watch classic movies flickering on a huge outdoor screen, during the Moonlight Film Festival. Grabbing a hotel in downtown is another option, where you can enjoy a night to remember, drinking bottles of hoppy craft ales in well-stocked bars, or visiting clubs where the walls shake with bass. If you can face an early morning after all that, soothe a sore head with a visit to the historic Lansing City Market - which has been in business for over 100 years. A friendly vendor will gladly supply you with a freshly cooked, pulled pork sandwich.

How to get to East Lansing

Capital Region International Airport offers convenient domestic travel to cities like Detroit, Minneapolis and Chicago, as well as occasional international flights to Mexico and the Dominican Republic. The airport is approximately 20 minutes' drive away, and shuttle busses run from the CATA Transport Center in downtown Lansing. If you'd rather not fly, then long distance busses, and Blue Water Amtrak trains, depart from East Lansing's railway station on a regular basis.