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Jackson
Classic family friendly roller skating, plus laser tag arena!
Jackson
Indoor bounce house for children. Seven large bounce toys, play areas, drawing area, baby area, birthday rooms for parties. Television and internet for parents. Lots of bouncing fun!
Grass Lake
Horseback Trail Riding at Waterloo Rec.
Albion
An exciting and highly interactive museum that provides a wide variety of hands-on programs for children ages 0 to 10. Activities include roleplay, construction, water raceway and crafts.
The TreeHouse
(1)
(20 Miles)
Chelsea
They have awesome slides, a smaller enclosed area for babies and toddlers, swinging bridges, and a simply gigantic tree house to climb and explore! Grown ups welcome to join in!
Hillsdale
A family campground located on Boot Lake in Hillsdale, Michigan. Whether you're here all summer, or just a weekend, you'll enjoy this quiet campground located on one of six connected, all-sports lakes. Spend the day fishing on Boot Lake or take the...
Ann Arbor
A fascinating indoor zoo experience for kids and families featuring unusual reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates, birds, and other exhibits.
Holt
Indoor rink and open year round. Weekly under 7s only session open to parents with strollers and kids with ride ons, push toys and other non pedal toys.
Adrian Skatery
(30 Miles)
Adrian
We are a wholesome family entertainment center dedicated to providing skaters of all ages a clean friendly environment to enjoy skating with their families and friends!
Jungle Java
(31 Miles)
Ann Arbor
Jungle Java is a fun indoor playcenter where it's 'cool' to play for kids and relaxing for the adults! Let the kids run wild while you enjoy some time with friends or play along with your kids in The Jungle. Toddlers can enjoy a separate area designe...
Ann Arbor
The Creature Conservancy
Play
(33 Miles)
East Lansing
East Lansing's own eco-friendly, indoor playspace full of activities for infants, toddlers, and children up to six years old.
Play
(33 Miles)
East lansing
PLAY is modern, eco-friendly, indoor playground and party center for young children. It's safe, clean, climate controlled, and fun! PLAY was built for kids, designed for grown-ups.
Lansing
The Potter Park Zoological Society, a non-profit private sector organization, is dedicated to the support of the Potter Park Zoo through preserving, protecting, and exhibiting selected members of the animal kingdom so that future generations of manki...
Howell
With four slides, bounce houses and a specially designed toddler area for the little ones. Parents welcome on the structure. Newest feature: laser tag arena!
Ann Arbor
Science and Technology Center with 4 floors filled with over 250 interactive hands-on exhibits to inspire people to discover the wonder of science, math and technology.
Ann Arbor
Exhibits include displays on prehistoric life with the most extensive dinosaur exhibits in the state of Michigan, Michigan wildlife, anthropology, geology, and a Planetarium. A new gallery for temporary exhibits was created in 2005.
Lansing
The Transpired Solar Collector System and Exhibit was designed to: Educate children about clean energy alternatives and the environmental impact of using resources.Generate interest in renewable energy resources.
Ann Arbor
The game is a combination of basketball and Jai-Alai, played from an electric bumper car.If you haven't tried it, gather a group of friends and come over. It's a blast! One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with k...
Great Escape
(35 Miles)
Howell
Features include indoor go karting, indoor mini golf, bounce house, skill game arcade and bumper cars.
Lansing Charter Township
Bouncing heaven for 2 to 12 year olds on seven big inflatables that include obstacle courses, slides, bouncers and other fun, clean and colourful features to entertain and exhaust.
Brighton
A legendary family destination in Southeast Michigan - Mt. Brighton Ski Area is a great place for kids of all ski levels to come and enjoy themselves!
Ann Arbor
Domino's Petting Farm is conveniently located in Ann Arbor, Michigan and is a perfect setting for people of all ages to learn about farming and farm animals. Come join us for a fun-filled day. Pet our animals, including our many rare breeds, and e...
Ypsilanti
Epic 54 hole outdoor mini golf plus batting cages and large games room.
Battle Creek
Binder Park Zoo offers quality programming using exotic animals delivered by professional staff with a dedication to conserving wildlife. Online registration is currently available for our Camps, Overnight Safari, and Zoo Snooze Programs!
Full Blast
(40 Miles)
Battle Creek
Indoor and outdoor water park with 4 big slides, 2 leisure pools and interactive splash play area, plus trampolines, basketball courts, water wars cannon game and an inflatable jungle play area with slide.
Splash Universe
(1)
(42 Miles)
Dundee
Indoor water park featuring adventure slides, lazy river, zero entry Lil’ Squirt Pool, huge water play Treehouse area and a family spa!
Athens
A reptile and amphibian rescue zoo, homing and rehabilitating creatures in need in naturalistic habitats for you and your kids to visit in safety.
Plymouth
Go Whalers! Spend the day enjoying the atmosphere at a The Plymouth Whalers hockey team game!
Jungle Java
(47 Miles)
Canton
Jungle Java is a fun indoor playcenter where it's 'cool' to play for kids and relaxing for the adults! Let the kids run wild while you enjoy some time with friends or play along with your kids in The Jungle. Toddlers can enjoy a separate area designe...
Canton
A super fun indoor trampoline park great for kids to stay active - giving kids the same feeling as flying!
Paradise Park
(49 Miles)
Novi
Go Karts, Laser Tag, soccer, mini golf, climbing wall, and arcade....if you love the sound of that you really will be in paradise!
Saint Johns
Transport yourself into a real life video game with indoor or outdoor laser tag!
St Johns
Andy T's family fun farm with a fresh fruit and vegetable market, flowers, nursery stock, u-pick, hayrides, holiday trees, a farm fresh bakery, 6 acre corn maze, petting farm , straw maze and make your own caramel apples. Stop by for locally grown pr...
Turtle Cove
(1)
(50 Miles)
Belleville
Features include two waterslides, a lazy river to float along, 300-gallon dumping bucket and a zero-depth entry pool with lap lanes.
Belleville
Features on offer include par-3 golf course, paved hike and bike trails, shoreline fishing and canoeing, pond skating, sports and a water park.
Skateland West
(51 Miles)
Westland
Skateland West is one of Michigan's finest roller skating family fun centers and music venue.
Walled Lake
Safari themed indoor play structure with classic fun features to entertain and exhaust the kids, with soft play assault course, slides, balls and more. Separate toddler area, excellent pizza cafe.
Sylvania
Features include 5 inflatables, 4 swing sets and a dedicated toddler area, plus 18 hole glow in the dark mini golf.
Jumperooz
(52 Miles)
Westland
Multi level adventure play structure plus bounce houses and more.
Toledo
Chuck E. Cheese's features age appropriate games, rides, prizes, food and entertainment that children of all ages from toddlers to big kids will love.
Toledo
A museum for plants, Toledo Botanical Garden offers visitors the opportunity to share, discover and enjoy nature's beauty. With over sixty acres of display gardens and relevant plant collections, TBG is full of beauty, tranquility and opportunities f...
West Bloomfield Township
Kids over 5 can take on a variety of rope course challenges as they make their way through the treetops!
Zero G Rentals
(56 Miles)
Monroe
Tired of boring birthday parties? Zero G Rentals is the cure! Specializing in home delivery, we deliver the best for less!
Farmington Hills
A unique museum featuring Marvin's personal collection of coin operated machines plus amusing and confusing oddities, covering nearly 6,000 tightly packed square feet.
Jungle Java
(57 Miles)
Farmington Hills
The place where it's 'cool' to play for kids and relaxing for adults! Let the kids run wild while you enjoy some time with friends or play along with your kids in the Jungle. Toddlers can enjoy a separate area designed just for them.
Toledo
Designed with kids and families in mind the museum flows neatly through timelines and historical aspects while interactive elements include a Fingerprint Comparitor from the 80s.
Toledo
A history of local firefighting plus a training room where kids learn how to manage and escape from a fire in the home. Free, with very limited opening.
Portage
A fun, colorful and bounce filled family fun center with inflatables, climbers and slides!
Holly
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons available, offering 9 green runs. Plus 2 snowboard terrain training parks with a variety of equipment.

Top 10 most viewed fun things to do near Jackson with kids

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Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park

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Paradise Park

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The TreeHouse

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Castaway Play Cafe

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Full Blast

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The Creature Conservancy

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Dominos Petting Farm

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Great Escape

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Splash Universe

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Play

(33 Miles) Kids Fun in East Lansing

Fun places to visit in Jackson with kids

Michigan is the kind of fun place that both adults and kids will enjoy – your only problem, is going to be finding the time to fit all the great places to visit in! Because many of Michigan's must-see attractions offer kid-friendly activities and exhibits, you won't have to miss out on any of the state's diverse culture and history. As you explore the multitude of fun things to do in Michigan with kids, you'll definitely create memories that will last and last - and you can watch them back on video for years to come if you’ve got a shocking memory like me!

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There are so many fun places to go with kids in Michigan - great zoos and aquariums, museums, theme parks, water parks and swimming pools, places to visit outdoors (many of which are cheap or free), great historical places of interest, activities and indoor play centres for toddlers as well as the usual family tourist attractions - take a look above, lots of the best things to do with children in MI