Kids Rule Snow Day

Toddler, tween or teen, kids know fun. Giving them a say in where to go and what to do on their next snow day is a sure-fire way to ensure the whole family has a blast--even the people who are only kids at heart.

Snow Angel. Courtesy of Midwest Living/Aaron PetersonWhether it’s a snow day or the weekend, keep the kids busy with fun indoor and outdoor activities that are guaranteed to please parents, too! Playing or learning, check out the cool ideas that keep kids learning this season.

Air Zoo
Soar through an extensive history of flight. Take control of a shuttle headed to the International Space Station, glimpse into the past with some of the world’s earliest airplanes and experience a bombing mission during a movie in the 4-D theater.

Burton Riglet Park Experience 
Young shredders (ages 3-6) learn to snowboard on mellow rollers and small berms in an area built by the dynamic duo of Boyne Mountain and the world’s largest snowboard equipment maker.

Extreme Tubing at Treetops 
Thrill-seekers hop on tubes and soar down a steep, snowy slope. Grab the towrope to take the exhilarating ride over and over.

Oh My Lolli! 
Step through the door and into a colorful land of candy a rainbow of swirled lollipops handmade in dozens of flavors. Be sure to grab a free sample! 

Pixie 
Since 1948, families have come for the inexpensive Coney hot dogs and bitty burgers.  Eat 10 bites in an hour and get your name on a wall plaque. Doo wop songs from the jukebox set the tone.

Skate and Create at the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) 
Aspiring skaters start the day gliding and twirling on ice at Rosa Parks Circle before channeling their inner artist with creative activities and demonstrations on Saturdays at the GRAM.

Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum 
Take control of an airplane, peer inside the engine of a car, crawl into a model stomach and slide down the intestine.

Zehnder’s Splash Village Hotel and Waterpark 
This fun family attraction is warm here year-round. Swirl along a four-story tube slide, splash in the pool ad float on the lazy river.