Family Travel

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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.
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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.
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Things to Do on Mackinac Island With Kids

What are the best things to do on Mackinac Island with kids? Find out about family-friendly hotels, biking, fudge, butterflies, ferry rides and more.
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All-Inclusive Resorts in Michigan for Families or Parents

Are you looking to get away with your family or spouse? Check out the all-inclusive resorts in Michigan for some family fun or alone time with your significant other.
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5 Tips for Going On Vacation Without Kids

Planning on going on vacation without kids? Here's some advice on how to enjoy the relaxation without feeling guilty.
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Must-Experience Winter Wonderlands in Flint and Genesee County

January and February is prime-time to take a family trip to the Flint area. Learn about some must-do winter activities in the area – plus a few spots to warm up after.
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5 Family Vacation Destinations in Canada

Live in metro Detroit? Consider these vacation destinations in Canada for your family's next close-to-home yet out-of-country adventure.
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Holiday and Winter Family Fun in Frankenmuth

A trip to Frankenmuth is great fun any time of year but the winter months hold a little something extra. Get tips and insider info on planning your family's trip.
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Holiday Break Getaway Fun in Lansing

Looking to spend some time away with the kids during their holiday break? Take a trip to the state's capital for enriching fun the whole family will love.
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The Holidays in Traverse City

Traverse City offers a unique and magical holiday experience for families. Here, Traverse City Tourism offers tips on planning your trip 'up north' this winter.
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Cedar Point Announces 150th Anniversary Specials

In honor of its 150th season, Cedar Point is offering a plethora of new attractions, features and specials in 2020. Here's a rundown on the family offerings.
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3 Amazing Frozen Waterfalls in Michigan

Want to experience the beauty of our mitten from a whole new point-of-view? Check out one of these a frozen waterfalls in Michigan – from Ann Arbor to the U.P.