Lansing is of course the capitol of Michigan but also a big tourism spot in the state. This is according to a new study from the Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau found that tourism generates over $600 million for local businesses and employs 11,000 local residents.

The survey tracked the spending habits of people that visited Lansing during the day and the guests that stayed overnight. That includes how that spending impacted local restaurants, hotels, stores, state sales tax paid and more.

It was estimated that over 4.8 million visited not only the city of the Lansing but the Lansing-Area last year.