Kid's Activities and Fun things to do in Michigan are arranged below by Region. Click on an area that you will be traveling to:
Outdoor Discovery Center - The Outdoor Discovery Center is a non-profit outdoor education center located on a 110-acre preserve south of Holland, Michigan in Allegan County. A super fun Michigan activity for kids and adults alike. Hotels in Holland, Michigan
Dutch Village - Dutch theme park where a visit is like a trip to the Netherlands without ever leaving the U.S.A. The theme park has recreated life in the Netherlands from 100 years ago, with Dutch architecture, customs, and culture. Hotels in Holland, Michigan
Kalamazoo Nature Center - The Kalamazoo Nature Center is recognized as one of the nation's best nature centers. Founded in 1960, the Kalamazoo Michigan Nature Center features a 1,000-acre nature preserve, live birds of prey and other animals on display. Hotels in Kalamazoo
Tri-Cities Historical Museum - The local Historical Museum, situated on the banks of the Grand River in the former Grand Trunk Railroad depot, provides a glimpse at the past, a view of Michigan's nautical heritage, and a learning experience for all to enjoy.
Crossroads Village/Huckleberry Railroad - Crossroads Village, with more than 30 historic structures, takes you back to a simpler time. Join other passengers boarding the magnificent Huckleberry Railroad. Fun for younger kids, this is a great family day trip. Hotels in Flint
Michigan's Adventure Amusement Park & Wild Water Adventure - Michigan's largest amusement park with over 50 rides, slides, and adventures. The Water Adventure park is one of the best in the country. Hotels in Muskegon
John Ball Zoological Garden - John Ball Zoo features animals such as snow leopards, grizzly bears, otters, and tigers. The Living Shores Aquarium features animals from Patagonia to the Pacific Northwest Coast.
Frankenmuth Michigan Historical Museum - The museum is an entertaining look at the people, and the motivations of the immigrants who framed the history as well as the future of Frankenmuth. Learn through hands-on displays, video and audio, and interesting artifacts. Hotels in Frankenmuth
Silver Lake Sand Dunes - Silver Lake Sand Dunes are the only sand dunes east of the Mississippi River that allow you to drive and explore them. Trucks, SUVs, Dirt Bikes, ATVs, and Dune Buggies can all be found playing in the sand.
Garlyn Zoological Park - Featuring black bear, wolves, wallaby, camel, reindeer, whitetail deer, sika deer & more. Natural parklike setting. Gift Shop filled with wildlife related items.
Mackinac Seaplane Tours - Boarding a seaplane, you will get a unique perspective with a spectacular eagle's view of the Straits of Mackinac, Mackinac Island, St.Ignace, Mackinac Bridge, Mackinaw City, Cedarville, Drummond Island, Sault Ste. Maire, Soo Locks, St. Mary's River, Shore Line of Lake Superior, and Tahquamenon Falls.
Fort Wilkins Historic Complex - Today, Fort Wilkins is a well-preserved example of mid-19th century army life on the northern frontier. Attractions include 19 restored buildings, costumed interpreters, copper mining sites, evening slide programs, camping and picnicking. A Michigan family fun activity.
Mackinac Island Butterfly House - At the Butterfly House you can walk through our garden while 500 - 700 butterflies from all over the world are in flight.
Soo Locks Boat Tours - The Soo Locks have been referred to as one of the great wonders of the world and it is still the largest waterway traffic system on earth.
Iron County Historical Museum - Upper Michigan's largest outdoor museum Twenty-two buildings including a cultural Center and The Lee LeBlanc Wildlife Art Gallery.
A-Maze-N Mirrors - Enjoy yourself as you wander through this incredible maze of mirrors and glass.
Big Bear Adventures - Big Bear Adventures is a fun, family owned business specializing in outdoor recreation. River Trips and Michigan family fun center.
Friske Orchards - Friske Orchards features a temperature controlled fruit stand, an Old World Bakery with fresh baked goods daily, the Orchard Cafe, an old-fashioned General Store, the Country House full of crafts, gifts and collectibles, Noah's Ark playground, Barnyard animals from Memorial Day through the end of October and a great outdoor deck overlooking the gardens and orchards in season.
Michael and Barbara Dennos Museum Center - A regional hub for arts and culture, this dramatic building features three rotating exhibition galleries, a sculpture court, a ""hands-on"" Discovery Gallery, a gallery of Inuit art from the museum’s permanent collection.
Mackinaw Trolley Company - Tour with the Mackinaw Trolley- History Tour over the Bridge, Mackinaw Trolley Trail Tour, Lighthouses,Ships & Shipwreck Tour & Fall Color Tour.
Michilimackinac Michigan - Founded in 1715, Colonial Michilimackinac is a National Historic Landmark and the gateway to Mackinac State Historic Parks. Explore the colonial fur-trading village and military outpost of the 1700s with your family.
Deer Acres Storybook Amusement Park - Mother Goose theme combined with a children's petting zoo. See all your favorite storybook characters in this family-oriented amusement park. Great family activity if you have younger children.
Cheboygan Opera House - This acoustically superb, Victorian theatre has become the focal point for entertainment and the performing arts in the Straits of Mackinaw area and beyond
Jesse Besser Museum - As the only accredited museum in the region, it offers changing exhibits, lectures, workshops and classes in art, history and science.
Alcona Park - The 1100 acre park has three miles of shoreline on each side of this trophy fish producing river.
Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village - Greenfield Village is the most remarkable of Henry Ford's restoration projects.
The Detroit Institute of Arts - Sixth largest fine arts museum in the country with holdings of over 60,000 works. Tour any one of the one hundred galleries devoted to the best in painting, sculpting, graphic and decorative arts.
Minibeast Zooseum & Education Center - A hands-on museum featuring live minibeasts, exhibits, nature trails, educational programs, gift shop and bug club.
Holocaust Memorial Center - The Holocaust Memorial Center (HMC) was the first institution of its kind in the United States. Tour the museum and have the unique experience of speaking with a survivor of the Holocaust.