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10 Things in Haslett To Do This Weekend

Nemoke Trails Apartments offers one and two-bedroom apartment homes for you to choose from. We are conveniently located near Michigan State University, with easy access to the area's major thoroughfares. Our pet-friendly community features beautiful, lush landscaping, ample parking, and generous living space in our oversized apartments. We invite you to come tour our community and see why Nemoke Trails is a great place to call home! Haslett is wonderful community to call home, less than 15 minutes from Okemos, East Lansing, and Bath, MI. Read more to learn about what to do in the area!


Anchoring Downtown Lansing for nearly 150 years, the Michigan State Capitol building is home to the legislative branch of the Michigan state government. The Capitol’s magnificent cast-iron dome towers 267 feet above the city, and the exquisitely furnished interior features floors of Vermont marble, limestone, and translucent glass, ornately carved wood, as well as murals and frescos painted throughout.

The Capitol has undergone significant restorations completed in 1992 and 2016, with tours offered throughout the year. In addition to hosting the Michigan Senate and House of Representatives, the Capitol also features, commemorations, celebrations, protests, and more throughout the year. Stop by the Capitol Gift Shop to pick up Michigan-inspired apparel, art, books, and gifts!

 Capitol Ave at Michigan Ave Lansing, MI 48906

Spanning more than 100 acres along the banks of the Red Cedar River, Potter Park Zoo is home to more than 500 animals across over 150 species. The zoo features habitats ranging from the native natural habitat of the nearby Red Cedar River to Siberian tundra and African jungle. Popular exhibits include the snow leopard, African lions, tamarin monkeys, kangaroos, red pandas, and penguins.

The Zoo hosts a variety of educational programs like Keeper Talks, community events such as Boo at the Zoo, Wonderland of Lights, breakfast with Santa, and private gatherings throughout the year. Concession options are available throughout the park, and don’t forget to stop by the gift shop to pick up a souvenir to commemorate your visit!

 1301 S Pennsylvania Ave Lansing, MI 48912

Competing in 25 men’s and women’s varsity sports in the NCAA Division I Big Ten Conference, the Michigan State Spartans are the hottest tickets in town. With one of the most successful athletic programs in the nation, the Spartans have amassed 30 national championships, including six in football and two in men’s basketball. You won’t get far in Mid-Michigan without seeing MSU’S signature green & white.

The football team plays home games at 75,000-seat Spartan Stadium, while men’s and women’s basketball and volleyball call the 16,000-seat Jack Breslin Student Events Center home. The Breslin Center also regularly hosts concerts, comedy shows, and other events. MSU baseball, softball, soccer, tennis, and many more teams compete at venues throughout campus.

  550 S Harrison Rd East Lansing, MI 48823

On the campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing, the Eli and Edith Broad Art Museum is an architecturally striking 46,000 square-foot facility dedicated to contemporary art. The MSU Broad is home to more than 7,500 items in the permanent collection, as well as a variety of temporary exhibits, art courses, and other community events throughout the year.

There are no shortage of interesting museums in the Mid-Michigan region, including the Michigan History Center in Lansing, the MSU Science Museum on the Michigan State campus in East Lansing, the R.E. Olds Transportation Museum, the Impression 5 Science Center interactive museum for children, as well as the Michigan State Capitol, the Turner-Dodge House & Heritage Center, and many more!

  547 E Circle Dr East Lansing, MI 48824

The Wharton Center for Performing Arts on the campus of Michigan State University is an internationally-renowned 2,250-seat venue hosting plays, musicals, operas, symphonies, concerts, speakers, and more. Opening in 1982, the Wharton stage has welcomed Broadway plays like Cats, Hamilton, and Mean Girls.

  320 Wharton Center East Lansing, MI 48824




Best Rooftop Bar

For Haslett’s freshest seafood, pull up a chair at the Blue Gill Grill’s Thirsty Perch rooftop bar overlooking Lake Lansing. From fish and shrimp tacos to fried yellow perch, blackened salmon, parmesan-crusted walleye, and their signature bluegill dinner, plus a variety of pizza, burgers, sandwiches, pasta, and more, the Blue Gill Grill is sure to have something to please all palates!

 1591 Lake Lansing Rd Haslett, MI 48840


Best Sushi

From their original location in Okemos, chef, and restauranteur Robert Song’s Maru Sushi & Grill has since expanded throughout the state of Michigan. Try a piece of fresh sashimi or nigiri, or choose from one of Maru’s unique signature rolls like the papa crema, blue mango, or ex-girlfriend. If you’re not in the mood for sushi, Maru also offers udon noodle bowls or hibachi-grilled entrees.

 1500 W Lake Lansing, MI 48823


Best Mexican Food

If you’re craving something from south of the border, look no further than Cancun Mexican Grill in Okemos. Kick things off with a pitcher of margaritas and an order of chips and guacamole or bean dip, then take your pick from a full array of Mexican classics like fajitas, carne asada, tacos, enchiladas, tamales, and Rellenos…or sample them all with a combination plate!

 1754 Central Park Dr Okemos, MI


Best Cafe

Serving up no-frills comfort food from their location in south Haslett, Blondie’s Barn is the perfect choice to kick off your day! Perk up with a coffee, espresso, or flavored latte, then take your pick from hashes, cinnamon rolls, pancakes, breakfast burritos, or eggs any way you like them! For the late-risers, Blondie’s has a great selection of soups, salads, wraps, sandwiches, and burgers for lunch!

 5640 Marsh Rd Haslett, MI 48840


Best Pizza

The Great Lakes region is famous for its buttery-crusted, deep-dish, and few do it better than Jet’s Pizza. If you’re looking for something a bit lighter, Jet’s also offers St. Louis-style thin crust and cauliflower crust options, all available with a variety of fresh toppings. In addition to pizza, Jet’s features salads, calzones, wings, and Italian-style hoagie sandwiches.

 1640 Haslett Rd Haslett, MI 48840