Lansing Mom’s Neighborhood Guide to Old Town


Looking for a part of town that has a lot of personality? Old Town is the perfect spot for you. With great shopping, restaurants and tons of fun to be had, this neighborhood of Lansing can be the perfect spot for your family!

Lansing Mom’s Family Favorites in Old Town

Things to Do:

  • Lansing River Trail | With over 20 miles of paved trails the Lansing River Trail is easily accessible from Old Town and is the perfect way to stretch your legs in the city.
  • Preuss Pets | Your kids will definitely want to check out the coolest pet shop in town
  • Old Town Murals | There are murals all around town but the ones in Old Town are extra cool, head to the link to see where you can find a few!
  • Mother & Earth | Our favorite stop for all things kids and baby!
  • Grave Danger | Check out the shop with tons of new and used collectibles for everyone.
  • Chalk of the Town | Be sure to check the dates for this fun event as artists take to the streets to Chalk the Town!
  • Jazz Festival | Be sure to check the dates for one Lansing’s most fun events to celebrate music for all ages.
  • Turner-Dodge House | Consider checking out this historical home with a tour to experience some of Michigan’s history.

Groceries and Shopping

Restaurants and Coffee Shops

Schools and Daycares

Lansing Mom does not partner with, support or endorse any of the following schools, we have pulled these as a resource to you and encourage you to look at all options before making a decision on a school for your child. 

K-12 Schools

Public Schools

  • The District is home to Lansing Public Schools servicing kids grades K-12

Private Schools

  • Lansing Christian School
  • Resurrections School
  • Immaculate Heart of Mary School
  • New Covenant Christian School
  • Lansing Catholic High School
  • Montessori Children’s House
  • Lansing Baptist School
  • Our Savior Lutheran Church & School-Lansing
  • Windemere Park Charter Academy
  • Lansing Charter Academy
  • Greater Lansing Adventist School
  • Woodcreek Montessori

Daycares and Pre-Schools

  • Pam’s Academy of Champions
  • Lansing Saginaw KinderCare
  • Stars Daycare & Preschool LLC
  • Educational Child Care Center
  • Small Folks Development Center Inc
  • Scribbles & Giggles Child Care Center
  • Oak Park YMCA Early Learning Center
  • Little Scholars Preparatory
  • Pine Street Head Start
  • Happy Elephant Child Care
  • CAACS Head Start
  • Trinity Lutheran Child Care Center
  • Little Blessings Learning Centers

Want to check out a different Neighborhood? Head back to The Neighborhood Guide here.


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