Family Travel

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Winter Fun in Frankenmuth

There's plenty of winter fun in Frankenmuth for families. Here, a mom expert on 'Little Bavaria' offers her top five can't-miss cold-weather places and activities.

SMART Bus Helps Local Woman on Road to Motherhood

This West Bloomfield resident rode SMART's FAST bus from her fertility specialist to work each day.
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3 Natural History Museums Worth a Visit

Treat your kids to a little historic exploration and dinosaur excavation at these cool natural history museums in Michigan and beyond.
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6 Holiday Day Trips in Michigan for Detroit Area Families

A short drive from southeast Michigan will lead you to Christmas villages and holiday experiences. Here are some cool ideas for holiday day trips in Michigan.

Why SMART Bus is a Smarter Choice for Traveling Around Detroit

The deputy general manager for SMART weighs in on why this option is ideal for metro Detroiters.
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Making the Most of Your Fall Visit to Meadow Brook Hall

Meadow Brook Hall in Rochester makes a great family trip any time of year and it really shines in the autumn months. Here are some must-do sites and experiences.
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Fall and Halloween Family Fun in Flint and Genesee County

Looking to put a little family-friendly fright in your fall? Flint and the surrounding area are offering oodles of spooky opportunities for kids of all ages in October 2019.
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Sensory-Friendly Fun in Lansing

The state's capital city is a great learning destination for kids, including those with sensory processing disorders. Here's a guide to help navigate mid-Michigan’s sensory-friendly offerings.
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Traverse City Wine Coast Fun

Traverse City is a great family destination for all ages and the city's Traverse Wine Coast is the perfect vacation getaway for mom and dad.
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3 Leaf Peeping Season Highlights in Michigan and Beyond

Fall is here and the trees are starting to change colors. Get a great view this leaf peeping season in Michigan and New Hampshire.
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Overnight School Trip Packing List for Students

What should your kids pack and take along on a class trip to a camp, big U.S. city – or abroad? Here's a handy overnight school trip packing list of essentials.

A Millennial Mom’s SMART Bus Excursion

It was the first time this metro Detroit mom and her daughters boarded a SMART Bus – but it surely won’t be the last.