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 Michigan's 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 bury your toes in the sand at Benton Harbor's 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 the dunes to take in the view before barreling down the sandy roads. www.saugatuckduneride.com  



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