Best Shopping

From all the shops and stores in a city, 10Best narrows the options to those places with the most appeal and the best offerings. We deliver a carefully vetted selection to let you explore Lansing shopping on your own. If time is really tight, though, and you don't have the leisure to look through all our offerings, we present our Best Shopping list for Lansing. Here, we distill the best businesses down to a special selection of ten. These places promise a stellar experience and a taste of the city that you just can't miss.

Old Town Historic District

Take a new glimpse at Lansing's original business district. Turn-of-the-century buildings, many of which had fallen into disrepair as businesses followed the late 20th century's "move to the 'burbs," now house trendy art galleries and artist...  Read More

Wooden Skate Antiques, Jewelry & Gems

Combining small town charm with a convenient location near the Capital City, Wooden Skate specializes in estate jewelry, boasting what may very well be Mid-Michigan's most impressive selection of diamonds, gems and fine jewelry. More than that,...  Read More

Horrock's Farm Market

Sample the best (and tastiest) Michigan has to offer at this famous (and enormous) roadside market, which has been in business since the Kennedy administration. One of the state's largest produce retailers, Horrock's is the place to find...  Read More

Archives Book Shop

A favorite among the area's more erudite collectors, this cozy antiquarian bookshop carries classic first editions from the likes of Hemingway, Faulkner, and Bellow, as well as rare 16th century texts, Dickens classics, and a handful of...  Read More

Antiques Market of Williamston

Boasting 75 dealers, this antiques market is the largest in the Capital City area – and one of the largest in the state. Located just south of Williamston's commercial district and less than 20 minutes east of Lansing, this barn-like mall...  Read More

Lansing City Market

This unique market, located in the heart of the downtown area, allows shoppers to get a taste of the best Michigan has to offer. From homegrown flowers to handmade crafts, the City Market has been a community staple since 1909. The entire family...  Read More

Seven days a week, Ingham County's Mason Antique District hums with activity as casual shoppers and serious collectors flock here to peruse the friendly little shops. Boasting more than 70 independent dealers, the district is laid out like a...  Read More

Williamston Shopping District

Tiny Williamston, located less than 15 miles east of Lansing, is a haven for antique collectors, especially those who cherish shopping in a small town atmosphere. This historic town is nestled on the banks of the Red Cedar River and was first...  Read More

Downtown East Lansing

Bustling with activity day and night, East Lansing is the quintessential college town, featuring a cornucopia of small boutique shops, ethnic eateries, and friendly little bars and pubs. Small boutique and specialty shops mostly cater to the MSU...  Read More


To mark your visit to Michigan's Capital City, stop by this downtown shop, located just a stone's throw from the Capitol building on the corner of Michigan Avenue and Washington Square. The store features an impressive array of products made in...  Read More

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