Kids @ Heart

Featured in Pure Michigan 2013 Spring/Summer Issue, beginning on page 32.

How do you spell fun? We have 26 delightful ways, starting with A and ending with Z.

More Kids Activities

Adventure Mine Tours
Pull on a headlamp and head into an old copper mine in Greenland for tours ranging from 45 minutes to 3 hours or longer.
www.adventureminetours.com 

Avalanche Bay
Float down a lazy river, tackle a wet climbing wall and glide down spiraling slides at Michigans largest indoor water park in Boyne Falls.
www.avalanche.com 

Express Yourself Art Barn
Near Saugatuck and Douglas, blank pieces of pottery act as empty canvases waiting to be painted, glass and tile pieces yearn to become a mosaic and a variety of beads sit ready to be made into jewelry.
www.expressyourselfartbarn.com 

Friends Good Will
Use plastic swords while finding pirates for their candy treasure on the Pirate Chaser Adventure Sail on Friends Good Will in South Haven.
www.michiganmaritimemuseum.org 

Inland Waterway
Rent a houseboat and have a family-friendly adventure puttering across the 40-mile chain of rivers and lakes from Crooked Lake to Lake Huron.
www.irchamber.com/inlandwaterway.htm 

Jean Klock Park
Build sand castles and burry your toes in the sand at Benton Harbors less crowded and recently renovated Jean Klock Park.
www.savejeanklockpark.org 

Nauti-Cat Catamaran Kids Cruise
Spin hoola hoops, blow bubbles and dance your way across Grand Traverse Bay aboard a family-friendly Nauti-Cat Catamaran Kids Cruise in Traverse City
www.nauti-cat.com 

Planet Rock Climbing Gym
Kids and parents can conquer the climbing walls designed for all abilities at Planet Rock Climbing Gyms in Pontiac and Ann Arbor.
www.planet-rock.com 

Rifle River
Take a leisurely tubing trip on a 1-1/2 hour drift or an all-day floating excursion along the shallow Rifle River near Sterling.
www.michigandnr.com/parksandtrails/details.aspx?id=489&type=SPRK 

Saugatuck Dune Rides
Pile into a flatbed truck and ride to the top of dunes to take in the view before barreling down the sandy roads.
www.saugatuckduneride.com 

For More Information, contact: 

Ann Arbor Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
www.visitannarbor.org 

Battle Creek/Calhoun County Visitors Bureau
www.battlecreekvisitors.org 

Branch County Tourism Bureau
www.discover-michigan.com 

Cadillac Area Visitors Bureau
www.cadillacmichigan.com 

Charlevoix Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
www.charlevoixlodging.com 

Discover Kalamazoo
www.discoverkalamazoo.com 

Experience Grand Rapids/Kent County Convention & Visitors Bureau
www.experiencegr.com 

Frankenmuth Convention & Visitors Bureau
www.frankenmuth.org 

Grand Haven Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
www.visitgrandhaven.com 

Grayling Visitors Bureau
www.grayling-mi.com 

Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau
www.lansing.org 

Jackson County Convention & Visitors Bureau
www.visitjacksonmi.com 

Keweenaw Convention & Visitors Bureau
www.keenaw.info 

Livingston County Convention & Visitors Bureau
www.iccvb.org 

Mackinaw Area Visitors Bureau
www.mackinawcity.com 

Manistique Tourism Council
www.visitmanistique.com 

Midland County Convention & Visitors Bureau
www.visitgreatlakesbay.org 

Munising Visitors Bureau
www.munising.org 

Muskegon County Convention & Visitors Bureau
www.visitmuskegon.org 

Paradise Area Tourism Council
www.paradisemi.com 

Petoskey Area Visitors Bureau
www.petoskeyarea.com 

Porcupine Mountains Ontonagon Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
www.porcupinemountains.com 

Saginaw Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau
www.visitgreatlakesbay.org 

Shiawassee county Convention & Visitors Bureau
www.shiawassee.org 

Silver Lake Sand Dunes-Hart Visitors Bureau
www.thinkdunes.com 

Featured in the Article

The Henry Ford
www.thehenryford.org 

Air Zoo
www.airzoo.org 

Little River Railroad
www.littleriverrailroad.com 

Southern Michigan Railroad
www.southernmichiganrailroad.com 

Steam Railroading Institute
www.michigansteamtrain.com/sri 

The Coopersville & Marne Railway Company
www.mitrain.net 

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
www.nps.gov/slbe 

Warren Dunes
www.michigandnr.com/parksandtrails/Details.aspx?type=SPRK&id=504 

Grandpa Tinys Farm
www.grandpatinysfarm.com ).

Colonial Michilimackinac
www.mackinacparks.com 

Lena Meijer Childrens Garden
www.meijergardens.org 

Detroit Childrens Museum
http://sciencedetroit.org/DCM.html 

Flint Childrens Museum
www.flintchildrensmuseum.org 

Grand Rapids Childrens Museum
www.grcm.org 

Mid-Michigan Childrens Museum
www.midmicm.org 

Urban Fairy Doors
www.urban-fairies.com 

Silver Beach Center
www.silverbeachcarousel.com 

Palms Book State Park
www.michigandnr.com/parksandtrails/Details.aspx?id=425&type=SPRK 

Oh My Lolli!
www.ohmylolli.com 

Country Dairy
www.countrydairy.com 

Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
www.shipwreckmuseum.com 

Grand Rapids Public Museum
www.grmuseum.org 

Pickle Barrel House
www.grandmaraismichigan.com 

Quincy Mine and Hoist Association
www.quincymine.com 

Petoskey State Park
http://www.michigandnr.com/parksandtrails/details.aspx?id=483&type=SPRK 

Michigans Adventure
www.miadventure.com 

Castle Farms
www.castlefarms.com 

Caledonia Mine
www.caledoniamine.com 

Hartwick Pines State Park
www.michigandnr.gov/hartwickpines 

Binder Park Zoo
www.binderparkzoo.org 

Detroit Zoological Society
www.detroitzoo.org 

John Ball Zoo
www.johnballzoosociety.org 

Potter Park Zoo
www.potterparkzoo.org 

Sound Garden
www.cadillacmichigan.com 

Beaver Island Toy Museum
www.beaverisland.net/People/Toy_Museum 

Dow Childrens Garden
www.dowgardens.org 


 



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