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Spring Break Day Trip Ideas

If you are looking for spring break day trip ideas, then check out the list below.  Here are some fun ideas for things to do in Michigan with your family that are within a few hours of metro Detroit.

Amazing Winter Family Activity: Blue Line Farms in Livonia

Family owned farm in Livonia offers tours throughout the year. Reserve a spot at Blue Line Farms to interact with goats, chicken & pigs.

Wondrous Man-made Waterfalls in Flint – Stepping Stone Falls

Stepping Stone Falls is located at 5161 Branch Rd. Flint MI. Access to both the park and parking is free. If you like to bike, run, or hike you can get to the park using the Flint River Bike Path starting at the corner of Carpenter and Bray.  Otherwise, there is an entrance and parking lot… Read More »Wondrous Man-made Waterfalls in Flint – Stepping Stone Falls

The Petting Farm at Domino’s Farms in Ann Arbor

The Petting Farm at Domino's Farms in Ann Arbor is home to a wide variety of farm animals you can pet or feed. Go on a tractor ride and more.
ann arbor Leslie Science and Nature Center

Leslie Science and Nature Center in Ann Arbor

Leslie Science and Nature Center in Ann Arbor offers visitors 50 acres to explore. Visitors can explore the nature trails as well as the raptor enclosures and critter house. They also offer a wide variety of outreach programs for all ages.

5 of the Lower Peninsula’s Most Beautiful Bike Routes

Whether it’s via car, on foot or by boat, Michigan is ripe with stunning locales to be taken in at our disposal. During the summer, nothing beats seeing the state on two wheels. Did you know that we have access to more than 1,300 miles of biking trails? That’s a lot of land, but we’re up for the challenge. Below,… Read More »5 of the Lower Peninsula’s Most Beautiful Bike Routes
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

Day Trip: Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids

Located within minutes of downtown Grand Rapids, the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is a one of a kind experience.

Great Wolf Lodge – Traverse City

We just got back from an amazing staycation getaway from Great Wolf Lodge in Traverse City.  Great Wolf Lodge gave us Pup & Paw Passes for our girls and a $50 dining credit in exchange for including those parts of our vacation in our post.  We paid for our hotel room. Our articles about Great… Read More »Great Wolf Lodge – Traverse City

Ford Heritage Park – Playground, Sports and Nature in Ypsilanti Township

Ford Heritage Park in Ypsilanti Township. 106 acre park with baseball/softball complex, soccer fields, paved nature trails, playground and picnic facilities.

Kitch-iti-kipi Springs – An Upper Peninsula Adventure Must See

Over 10,000 gallons a minute rise from the fissures in the limestone floor of Kitch-iti-kipi. Amazing Michigan upper peninsula natural attraction.

Lakeport State Park – Day Trip Adventure on Lake Huron

Lakeport State Park visitor's guide & photo gallery. A 565-acre park with a beach, picnic tables, grills, volleyball, restrooms & swings.

Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum

The Ann Arbor Hands-on Museum is located at 220 East Ann Street in Ann Arbor Michigan.  Over 250 interactive science and technology exhibits provide opportunities for guests of all ages to explore and learn. Visitors will have fun while sparking creativity and curiosity.
meeting the giraffe at Indian Creek Zoo in Lambertville

Up Close Visit with the Animals at Indian Creek Zoo in Lambertville, Mi

Indian Creek Zoo in Lambertville offers visitors the chance to meet a wide variety of animals. Meet a giraffe, feed a sloth or lemur.

Huckleberry Railroad/Crossroads Village

Guest Blogger: Angela Miller Huckleberry Railroad/Crossroads Village is an absolutely delightful family day out. Here you have the opportunity to take your kids on a scenic train ride, and tour the history of Genesee through century old homes, church, a bank, a barber shop, a Mill, schoolhouse, and more. You can top the day off… Read More »Huckleberry Railroad/Crossroads Village

30 Fun & Cool Things To Do With Kids In Michigan

What is there to do with Kids in Michigan? Good question. Whether you live here or are just visiting, The Mitten has a lot to offer when it comes to fun family activities. We’ve put together our list of 30 amazing things you can do with your kids or teens to make the most of… Read More »30 Fun & Cool Things To Do With Kids In Michigan

Avalanche Bay – Boyne Mountain

Last weekend we had the opportunity to enjoy a free stay at Boyne Mountain, including a one day pass to the indoor water park, Avalanche Bay.  We received this stay in return for this promotional post.  We are not obliged to give a positive review.  All opinions are my own.  We are traveling all around… Read More »Avalanche Bay – Boyne Mountain

Does Your Child Want to be a Super Hero? Check out This New Exhibit at Impression 5

If you have a child that wants to be a super hero, then don't miss this special exhibit. Impression 5 Science Center is bringing DC Super Heroes to Lansing! Guests can enjoy DC Super Heroes: Discover Your Superpowers exhibit until May 7, 2023.

Midland Canopy Walk at Whiting Forest

The Whiting Forest is home to the country's longest canopy walk. The ADA Accessible (and stroller friendly) pathway stretches over 1,400 linear feet and reaches a height of forty feet. Also hosts a playground, cafe, creek & trails, and 54 acres of forest.

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan – Ultimate Indoor Playground

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan is an indoor LEGO® attraction where kids can spend hours creating, learning, playing and having fun.
Frankenmuth Zehnder's Splash Village

Zehnder’s Splash Village – a Frankenmuth #Staycation

Zehnder's Splash Village features 178 deluxe rooms. The over 50k square foot waterpark offers lazy rivers, slides, hot tubs, pools and more.

Farmington Hills Marvin’s Marvelous Mechanical Museum

Marvin’s Marvelous Mechanical Museum is a macabre themed arcade jam-packed with 5,500 square feet of enchanting new and vintage machine oddities.
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