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

Since 1960, Mt. Brighton Ski Area in Southeast Michigan has been one of the legendary family winter destinations on the Midwest snowsports scene. Skiers and riders from Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing and Northwest Ohio can easily access 25 trails and five lifts covering 130 acres.

January 24 - 28, 2024

Plan now to attend Zehnder’s Snowfest!

Zehnder’s Snowfest features:

Great family fun during the winter months! Groomed specifically for snow tubing, riders will speed down one of many thrilling 16 ft wide sculpted snow lanes as you drop 50-60 feet over a course of 500-600 feet. A magic carpet uphill conveyor lift transports riders to the top of the hill.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

Each year, Woldumar Nature Center - a private, non-profit environmental education organization - attracts some 40,000 visitors from across mid-Michigan.

Absolute Gallery, located in the heart of Lansing's Old Town District, features an eclectic assortment of art for all tastes and budgets. With exhibits changing monthly, Absolute Gallery maintains a collection of art representing local, state, national and international artists.

The Williamston Theatre’s mission is to produce professional theatre that excites and engages our audiences while challenging us all to explore our lives.

Saginaw Valley Rail Trail is 9.2-mile trail is a great choice for your year around recreation. The Saginaw Valley Rail Trail always beautiful, but especially so in autumn when fall foliage is reaching peak colors.

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