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Michigan Named a Best Place to Travel (Here’s Where to Go)

We already know our state is great, and after being named a best place to travel by two separate entities, we decided to find five of the best Michigan destinations for families.

Best Family Road Trip Ideas: Fun Places to Take the Kids

Say no to planes and trains and yes to the automobile for your summer getaway with the kids. Find some awesome family road trip ideas here.

Best Boat Cruises in Michigan

Boat cruises are great for family fun here in the Great Lakes State! Check out these amazing boat cruises in Michigan and set sail with your fam this summer.

Midwest Micro-cations to Take This Summer

COVID-19 put all the much-anticipated summer vacations on hold but you can still enjoy some family fun and travel with these Midwest micro-cations ideas.

The Importance of Getting Away During Covid-19

Metro Parent's COO talks about how spending time with your family and getting away during COVID-19 is still important — even if you don't like travel.

10 Virtual Family Vacations You Can Enjoy at Home

Canceled family vacations are a definite bummer but you can still explore the world at home with these ideas for virtual family vacations.

Insider Family Vacation Tips From The Disney Whisperer of Metro Detroit

It's a dream vacation for kids – but planning it can feel out of budget or plain overwhelming. One local mom with 11 Disney trips under her belt spills advice on making the magic happen.

‘Gramping’ is a Growing Family Vacation Trend

Step aside, solomoon. Go away, glamping. The on-the-rise skip-gen vacation trend, 'gramping,' boasts big benefits for grandparents and their grandkids.

Ice Cream Taster Insurance, Vacation Price Blues and More July Stats

Find out how much the average family will spend on summer vacation, the going rate for ice cream taster insurance and other fun July facts.

5 Ways You’re Embarrassing Your Kid on Social Media

A study from the University of Michigan outlines some things parents should – and shouldn’t – post online about their kids.

What’s Your Vacay Personality?

Whether your fam loves lounging, the great outdoors, high-throttle fun or the ultimate tourist trek, get a gauge of your vacation type – and find your best trip fit.

Family Vacation Trends, Waffle Stats and other June Facts

Plus, what age bracket gets the biggest emotional boost from watching nature documentaries--and what Michigan city nabbed the title of best place to live in America.
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Tips on Dealing with Other People’s Kids

It can be complicated. Their parents' rules or yours? Can you discipline them? And what about posting photos on Facebook? Here are some practical dos and don'ts to dealing with other people's kids.

Earth Day Crafts for Kids

Go green with these fun Earth Day crafts for kids – including a stained glass planet, recycled bird feeder, tissue paper globe and more.

Detroit Zoo Searching for Kid Mayor of Amphibiville

Applicants must write a 100-word essay for the Detroit Zoological Society and submit it by April 30, 2021.

Hellenic Museum of Michigan Reopens with New Exhibit

Explore artwork by artists of Greek heritage at the Hellenic Museum of Michigan's latest exhibit, The Hellenic Art Exhibition, on display through July 25, 2021.

Watch This, Do That: The Lego Movie

Teach your kids to embrace what makes them special with the latest installment of our Watch This, Do That series: The Lego Movie.