Wintertime in Lansing to Saginaw Region

Winter fun begins with Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and winter hiking in Michigan Life's Region 5 Lansing and Saginaw Area including Clinton County, Genesee County, Gratiot County, Ingham County, Livingston County, Saginaw County, and Shiawassee County.

Winter in Michigan's Region 5 Lansing and Saginaw Area

Enjoy the Winter Season Season in Lansing to Saginaw Areas

When the weather turns colder the outdoor sports heat up and Michigan offers the best in wintertime fun and you can find it all right here. Let's start with a little Skiing do you prefer Cross Country Skiing or Downhill Skiing and don't forget the exciting action of Snowboarding! Maybe a little hockey or figure Ice Skating is more your style. Rated number 1 for Family Fun in the wintertime includes Sledding, Tobogganing, and Snow Tubing! Looking for high energy adventure to cross of your bucket list? Here are Dog Sledding Adventures and Snowmobiling Trails. Finally there are all kinds of Winter Events to enjoy in Michigan.

What to See and Do in Region 5 -Lansing to Saginaw

Deb and Dave Burgdorf have been making wine for over 30 years, and decided to make their hobby a business in 2005. Deborah Burgdorf has a M.S. degree in Microbiology with over 15 years of experience in fermentation, and Dave Burgdorf has a B.S. degree in Agriculture and 30 years of experience working with plants and conservation planning.

Enjoy a fabulous narrated tour of Frankenmuth on the Cass River aboard our 150 passenger authentic paddlewheel riverboat, the "Bavarian Belle." Ramped, handicap-accessible dock. Open early May-Mid October.

Enjoy wine by the glass on our
outdoor tasting patio.
We offer a variety of fruit wines and
hard ciders in a unique
farm vineyard atmosphere.
Strawberries have arrived!!
Please call ahead at (810) 632-7692 for daily picking conditions.

Cooley Gardens belongs to the City of Lansing and is located just south of Lansing's central business district at Capitol Ave and Main St. Cooley Gardens is an eclectic garden, typical of formal estate gardens in the early part of the 20th century. It is composed of garden rooms enclosed by shrubbery, each with a different theme of planting.

Potter Park Zoo is located along the Red Cedar River, in Lansing Michigan. The Zoo encompasses over 20 acres and features more than 500 individual animals representing approximately 160 different species, plus playground, picnic areas, pony and camel rides, petting zoo, gardens and more. The zoo is open from April 1 - October 31.

Public planetarium shows, featuring the Digistar II projector, are scheduled for Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 P.M., and Sundays at 4:00 P.M. There are also special shows designed for families on Sundays at 2:30 P.M. Call the program information number (517) 355-4672, for exact show times and other information concerning the public shows.

Creative Wellness offers a diverse selection of natural health services, classes, and products, which have a balancing effect on physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being. Our skilled practitioners and relaxing environment will provide you with the means to achieve a higher level of wellness and a healthier lifestyle.

Crossroads Village & the Huckleberry Railroad is an authentic Great Lakes town from the turn of the last century, with over 34 historic structures and a thriving community to welcome you. Ride the Huckleberry Railroad, catch a show at the Colwell Opera House or learn a trade from one of our craftspeople.

The All Around the African World Museum and Resource Center through pictures, artifacts, printed material and displays, the African presence in Africa, Asia, Europe, Australia, and the Americas.

Crystal Falls Horse and Carriage Company offers a variety of romantic horse-drawn carriage ride adventures throughout downtown Lansing on Friday and Saturday nights from 7pm to 10pm with pick-ups at the following restaurants - Clara's Restaurant, the Troppo Restaurant, and the Radisson Hotel/Capital City Grill.

Each season brings new beauty to the estate. Start spring with a visit to see and smell Applewood’s beautiful spring blossoms. In June, the Perennial Garden is filled with peonies, poppies, iris, lilies and delphiniums while roses bloom in the Rose Garden.

Crystal Falls Horse and Carriage Company offers a variety of romantic carriage ride adventures. Make a memory of a lifetime whether its an engagement, wedding, formal dance, fundraiser. Promotional advertising signs can be placed on our carriages in local parades. Reservations are requested, we can also accommodate walk ups

Dusty's Wine Bar offers lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch. Dusty's features an award winning wine list served in a relaxed "Wine Bar"-Bistro atmosphere. Wine Bar hours are Monday thru Thursday 11:00 am to 10:00 pm, Friday thru Saturday 11:00 am to 11:00 pm and Sunday 11:00 am to 9:00 pm. To make a reservation, call (517) 349-8680.

Impression 5 Science Center is a dynamic, interactive space for families to play, create, and challenge their understanding of science. Our mission is to facilitate learners in scientific exploration through hands-on exhibits and participatory educational programming.

At Zoë Life Spa and Salon, we celebrate the art of creating "Me Time" for our customers. We are experts at providing you with every service, tool, or resource needed to help you relax, rejuvenate, and restore harmony and balance to your life.

Rediscover the wonders of the universe at Abrams Planetarium. The sky theatre features fantastic star shows produced by a computer graphics star projector. The planetarium also serves as an astronomy and space science education resource center.

Zap Zone is Michigans premier spot for laser tag, glo-golf, mini-bowling, arcade action, go-karts, and much, much more!

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