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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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

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 

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. 

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. 

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. 

For More Information, contact: 

Ann Arbor Area Convention & Visitors Bureau 

Battle Creek/Calhoun County Visitors Bureau 

Branch County Tourism Bureau 

Cadillac Area Visitors Bureau 

Charlevoix Area Convention & Visitors Bureau 

Discover Kalamazoo 

Experience Grand Rapids/Kent County Convention & Visitors Bureau 

Frankenmuth Convention & Visitors Bureau 

Grand Haven Area Convention & Visitors Bureau 

Grayling Visitors Bureau 

Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau 

Jackson County Convention & Visitors Bureau 

Keweenaw Convention & Visitors Bureau 

Livingston County Convention & Visitors Bureau 

Mackinaw Area Visitors Bureau 

Manistique Tourism Council 

Midland County Convention & Visitors Bureau 

Munising Visitors Bureau 

Muskegon County Convention & Visitors Bureau 

Paradise Area Tourism Council 

Petoskey Area Visitors Bureau 

Porcupine Mountains Ontonagon Area Convention & Visitors Bureau 

Saginaw Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau 

Shiawassee county Convention & Visitors Bureau 

Silver Lake Sand Dunes-Hart Visitors Bureau 

Featured in the Article

The Henry Ford 

Air Zoo 

Little River Railroad 

Southern Michigan Railroad 

Steam Railroading Institute 

The Coopersville & Marne Railway Company 

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore 

Warren Dunes 

Grandpa Tinys Farm ).

Colonial Michilimackinac 

Lena Meijer Childrens Garden 

Detroit Childrens Museum 

Flint Childrens Museum 

Grand Rapids Childrens Museum 

Mid-Michigan Childrens Museum 

Urban Fairy Doors 

Silver Beach Center 

Palms Book State Park 

Oh My Lolli! 

Country Dairy 

Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum 

Grand Rapids Public Museum 

Pickle Barrel House 

Quincy Mine and Hoist Association 

Petoskey State Park 

Michigans Adventure 

Castle Farms 

Caledonia Mine 

Hartwick Pines State Park 

Binder Park Zoo 

Detroit Zoological Society 

John Ball Zoo 

Potter Park Zoo 

Sound Garden 

Beaver Island Toy Museum 

Dow Childrens Garden