Family Activities + Attractions in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

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    Bavarian Inn Lodge

    A trip to Frankenmuth, Michigan would not be complete without visiting – or even enjoying an overnight stay – at the Bavarian Inn Lodge. Nestled on the banks of the beautiful Cass River, this lodge offers a unique experience for its guests. With everything from delicious chicken dinners to shopping, Read more [...]

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    Binder Park Zoo

    At Binder Park Zoo in Battle Creek, Michigan, visitors can stroll nearly 170 rolling acres of park and see a diverse array of animal wildlife like kangaroos, black bears, snow leopard and red panda. “One of the hallmarks of our zoo is that our exhibits are designed to be as Read more [...]

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    Cranbrook Institute of Science – Museum

    History Founded in 1904 by Detroit philanthropists George and Ellen Booth, Cranbrook is an internationally renowned center for art, education and science located in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Cranbrook Institute of Science is an integral part of that community, having served area schoolchildren and families since its creation in 1930. Mission Read more [...]

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    Cranbrook Institute of Science – Science Center

    History Founded in 1904 by Detroit philanthropists George and Ellen Booth, Cranbrook is an internationally renowned center for art, education and science located in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Cranbrook Institute of Science is an integral part of that community, having served area schoolchildren and families since its creation in 1930. Mission Read more [...]

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    Downtown Detroit Partnership

    From businesses and special events to new developments, Downtown Detroit is booming. Behind the success of the city’s core neighborhood is the Downtown Detroit Partnership (DDP), a nonprofit organization that works to strengthen and support downtown Detroit through programs and initiatives. “People are amazed when I tell them all the Read more [...]

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    Flint and Genesee County

    Looking for something cool to do as a family? A vacation to some faraway place is great, but if you want something a bit closer to home – and perhaps a bit easier on the wallet – a staycation is a great alternative. And there’s no better place for one Read more [...]

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    Huron-Clinton Metroparks

    A total of 24,521. That’s how many acres of land the Huron-Clinton Metroparks here in southeast Michigan fill. And, of those acres, 2,334 are nature areas, 14,761 are for recreation and nearly 600 are used for farming. The Huron-Clinton Metroparks also have a combined 58 miles of hiking and biking Read more [...]

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    Lansing, Michigan

    The City of Lansing isn’t just a place where government business is done. In fact, it’s also a place filled with family-friendly activities. Indoor and outdoor venues offer everything from a historical look at Michigan to sensory-friendly options for families. “Greater Lansing is centrally located and affordable with big city Read more [...]

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    Meadow Brook Hall

    Can you imagine what it would be like to live in the ’20s in an 88,000-square-foot home with 110 rooms? One step inside Meadow Brook Hall, located on the campus of Oakland University in Rochester, and that’s just the experience you’ll get. “Meadow Brook Hall is the former home of Read more [...]

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    Peppa Pig World of Play in Auburn Hills

    Do your little ones get restless being cooped up in the house? Surprise them with a fantastically fun day at Peppa Pig World of Play. This new 14,000-square-foot attraction in Auburn Hills, which is based on the hit Nick Jr. show for preschoolers, opened on April 9, 2019, and offers Read more [...]

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    Traverse City, Michigan

    From the beauty of Lake Michigan to the wonder of the Sleeping Bear Dunes, Traverse City is the ultimate travel destination for Michigan families. Whether you’re looking to plan a family trip or hoping to escape for a few days with your significant other, the town offers a unique vacation Read more [...]

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