View this page for Michaigan family vacation ideas including things to do with kids, and family friendly hotels, resorts and campgrounds with vacation packages. Best places for family vacation fun: Greenfield Village, Lake Michigan, Lake Superior and Henry Ford Museum. Best vacation experiences listening to the “Mo Town” sound or climbing a lighthouse on the shores of Lake Michigan. Consider family camping, hiking, or sailing. Winter months include skiing and boarding, cross-country skiing, snow shoeing, snowmobiling, and ice fishing.
Looking for a new spot or a new family vacation idea? Imagine counting goats on a rooftop; celebrating with a fish boil in Door County; hunting for agates along Lake Superior; fishing on Lake Truman or petting a bearded lizard in Missouri.
Looking to lighten up and laugh a little more? Want to camp out and share s’mores or play laser tag with your kids or better yet introduce your family to Yogi Bear?
Renaissance festivals and fairs make stepping away from the 21st century for a day is easy. It is the perfect way for families to share time-travel adventures. The fun is in imagining with your kids.
Not every memory making moment need tax the family vacation budget. There are plenty of cool "free" things to do at almost any family vacation destination (Well, maybe not Disney.) but adding the free fun and extra value takes a little sleuthing.
The 16th century is a terrific time to share with children and Renaissance festivals and fairs make it easy to do just that. The fun is in imagining with your kids.
Campfires and s’mores, scavenger hunts and hayrides, canoeing and archery, family camp is about enjoying the fun stuff with your kids. If your family vacation schedule is flexible then now is the time to secure a much coveted spot at a family camp.
Northern Michigan is blissfully snowy this time of year making snow deals enticing to any who earn to have fun wearing mittens and boots. Skiing, snowshoeing, snow mobiling, snowboarding, and snow tubing, dog sledding make the list.
The snowy months make tracking easy to do with young children and northern Michigan offers plenty of tracks to identify - some animal and some of the human variety. It's cheap, easy and fun outside with your kids.
From Illinois and Indiana to Michigan the fall season looks promising for awesome agri-adventures, corn mazes, pumpkin patches and places for quick getaways ideal for making family memories.
Getaway ideas to cure spring fever may be found through the Heartland States. From Minnesota and Illinois to Indiana and Ohio, we have ideas that spell fun. Whatever your family’s passion, we have spring break vacation ideas to fit the quest.
Yes, it is possible to have a family beach vacation in the middle of the US. The Great Lakes area offers several rewarding spots and some of the very best water parks can be found in Ohio and Illinois.
We are sharing observations about living history made by Rachel Hoffman at the Feast of Saint Claire held every Memorial Day weekend at Pine Grove Park.
Summer and winter family camps available for family fun. [Read More]
As a family Campers have the opportunity to boat, canoe, fish, sing songs around a campfire, roast marshmallows, practice archery, climb the wall, go on hayrides and horseback riding, do arts and crafts projects, and just relax. Wait for it! If summer does not work, they also offer an annual winter camp experience in the snowy hills. YMCA Camp 4230 Obenauf Road Twin Lake,MI 49457. (231) 821-2421 or www.camppinewood.com. [Read Less]
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Stay on a farm and wake to the sounds of rural life. Participation in chores is rarely required however an extra hand is always welcome. Some farms offer classes in cheese making, spinning, gardening, and cooking. While others provide the chance for families to feed a bottle to a lamb; curry a horse; gather eggs or view the stars without city lights dimming their glow. Browse our farm & ranch stay directory for the perfect family vacation on a farm near you. [Read Less]
The Henry provides an ideal family getaway location. Three miles from Greenfield Village. [Read More]
The Henry provides an ideal Detroit area location adjacent to Fairlane Town Center shopping mall, 1 mile to Ford Motor Company world headquarters, and less than 3 miles to The Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village. Other leading tourist attractions near the hotel include the Automotive Hall of Fame, the Detroit Institute of the Arts, the Detroit Science Center, all within a 10-mile radius of our Dearborn hotel.
The Henry, 300 Town Center Drive, Dearborn, Michigan 48126
Contact: 1-313-441-2000 | Fax: 1-313-441-2051
Email: email@example.com or visit online.
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Experience true vacation bliss by registering at the Comfort Suites Lakeside, a full-service resort hotel in Houghton Lake Michigan. Comfort Suites Lakeside Resort, 100 Clearview Drive, Houghton Lake, MI 48629. Phone: 989 422 4000. [Read Less]
The place with cabins, cool camping sites & inexpensive family fun with friends. [Read More]
You’ve never camped like this before! From resort-style amenities to theme weekends, Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Parks are a great family vacation destination. Don’t consider yourself a camper? No problem, we offer rustic cabins or deluxe cabins in addition to tent and RV campsites. And at Jellystone Park campgrounds, we’ve been entertaining families for over 40 years. Sure we have traditional favorites like campfires & s’mores, but with Yogi Bear there is so much more!
A retreat in the woods yet close enough to walk to get supplies and restaurants. [Read More]
Wildlife Refuge Cabins are privately owned and operated with hometown hospitality. Available are six fully furnished cabins. Three cabins can sleep one to eight persons. One cabin can sleep one to six, and two can sleep one to ten to accommodate larger groups. Wildlife Refuge Cabins
101 Wildlife Lane
PO Box 508
South Range, MI 49963
1.888.510.1001 or online. [Read Less]
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Not every memory making moment need tax the family vacation budget. In and around Detroit there are oodles of free activities to share with kids adding extra family vacation value. The Family travel Files has a list of the fun stuff. Check it out.