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The varying collection of fascinating museum exhibits is just the beginning, followed by the Planetarium, space themed learning centre, special events and Hands On Happenings!
Kalamazoo
Bohemian Adventure offers a unique camping and travel experience to kids ages 9 - 15 for less than 1/3 the price of private residential camps. Program areas include mountain biking, hiking, swimming, outdoor cooking, beach sports, arts & crafts, team...
Kids Play ETC
(5 Miles)
Portage
Kids Play ETC is an adult supervised playhouse and activity center that offers activities devoted to the physical, emotional and social development of children. We offer a play area for toddlers, a manipulative toys and games area, an interactive pla...
Air Zoo
(5 Miles)
Portage
Features amusement park-style rides, full-motion flight simulators, RealD 3D/4D Missions Theater, as well as more than 50 rare and historic aircraft, plus exhibits and educational activities.
Kalamazoo
The Kalamazoo Nature Center features dozens of public programs each month for all ages, in addition to our 11 miles of hiking trails and indoor and outdoor exhibits. The whole family will enjoy our regular family program every Sunday at 2:00pm. There...
Mattawan
All sorts of crazy karts, a thrill ride and 18 hole mountain mini golf. A great afternoon for kids 40" and taller!
Full Blast
(21 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.
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.
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!
Sturgis
Nottawa Fruit Farm is a family-owned business which specializes in home-grown produce and family experiences. We take great pride in providing the highest quality products possible in our farm market and wholesome activities which help your family c...
Watervliet
Super family water park with body, tube and extreme water slides, lagoon, river run and more! Life guards always on duty.
Coloma
Deer Forest is an animal petting zoo and fun park. You can feed the deer and other animals up close. It also offers kiddie amusement rides, storybook lane, miniature golf, large playground, inflatable jumper, food, picnic area with grills, and ple...
Coloma
Jollay Orchards offers a unique entertainment experience -- blending a working Orchard with Family Activities. Jollay Orchards is a \"family friendly\" farm. Our helpful staff is glad to assist you and answer any questions you or your family might ...
Alto
Exotic varities of animals and reptiles from all over the world including many rare and endangered varieties with whom they are working on conservation.
Holland
The ODC Nature Preserve has over 4 miles of trails and boardwalks winding through meadow, prairie, remnant dune, forest, ponds and wetlands. The Macatawa River Greenway contains over 1,000 acres of protected space.
Holland
The ODC Nature Preserve has over 4 miles of trails and boardwalks winding through meadow, prairie, remnant dune, forest, ponds and wetlands. The Macatawa River Greenway contains over 1,000 acres of protected space.
Wyoming
Indoor and Outdoor Go-Karts, 2 Mini-Golf Courses, Bumper Boats, Laser Tag, Kiddie Karts, Bumper Cars, High Ropes Course, and more!
Holland
A fully accessible 15,000 sq. ft. indoor play environment for family fun!
Holland
Go-Karts, Kiddie Karts, Bumper Boats, Batting Cages, Large Game Room, Mini-Golf Island and more!
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.
Playworld
(43 Miles)
Grandville
Indoor play for under 12s with loads of age zoned features from bounce houses and the trolley run to the Foam Forest and beyond!
The Lost City
(44 Miles)
Holland
Come into The Lost City for amazing indoor fun! Laser tag, mini-bowling, mini-golf, video games and ticket games with deluxe prize center! Great for group events - birthdays, youth groups, sports teams, family parties, you name it!
Holland
A visit to Nelis' Dutch Village is like a step back into the Netherlands of over 100 years ago. Fun activities include Dutch Dance Lessons, a Dutch swing ride, a 1924 carousel, petting zoo with farm animals, games and events. Take a Goat for a Wa...
Elkhart
Indoor and outdoor laser tag in Elkhart not far from South Bend and Mishiwaka, Niles MI, and Goshen.
Elkhart
A TIMETABLE TO THE PAST At the center of it all was the New York Central Railroad. Elkhart's National New York Central RR Museum recaptures the days when locomotives were symbols of progress, and ambassadors of goodwill across the country.
Grand Rapids
Lots of cart and boat indoor fun! One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Michigan
Grand Rapids
An interactive hand on environment that inspires learning and encourages self directed exploration, with facility for all ages including toddlers. Permanent interactive exhibitions include magnets, construction, a bee hive and the chance to be inside...
John Ball Zoo
(47 Miles)
Grand Rapids
The John Ball Zoo has over 1100 animals representing the wilds of Africa, Asia, South America, Australia and the United States. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Michigan
Grand Rapids
Founded in 1854 as the Grand Rapids Lyceum of Natural History, the Grand Rapids Public Museum is one of the oldest historical museums in the Midwest. The Grand Rapids Public Museum has been collecting objects of local and inter-galactic significanc...
Saint Joseph
Come to where Learning is Fun! Offering permanent and traveling hands-on exhibits for toddlers to teens. This beach side setting is the perfect place to explore six water exhibits, a climbing wall, virtual reality, pin wall and more!
Michigan
Clean, wide stretch of beach with safe swimming, playgrounds, volleyball, disc golf, fishing, biking, hiking and plenty more. If you've got a picnic and the right weather it's a full day's worth here.
Grand Rapids
Showcasing tropical, carnivorous and Victorian gardens indoors, outdoors you can find the vast sculpture park, farm garden, boardwalks and nature trails plus the children's garden.
Grand Rapids
Outdoor trails and natural play area, pioneer village, community gardens and Youth Farm Team program plus Summer Day Camps, Outdoor Education Programs and Wildlife Sleepover Program.
Java Gym
(49 Miles)
Grand Rapids
Java Gym a locally owned indoor PlayCafé that provides children and their parents a safe place to relax, play and eat. Features include a 4-level of soft play structure, a toddler area, wi-fi, 3 birthday party rooms, gourmet coffee, and great food.
Jesters Court
(51 Miles)
Grand Rapids
West Michigan’s largest indoor child entertainment center, where kids can play and parents can relax! Our indoor facility features action packed fun for kids 12 years-old & younger(open play), teens(teen nights), and all ages(private parties.
Mishawaka
There�s a place in Michiana made just for you! And this is it - the Hannah Lindahl Children�s Museum! Step inside and you�ll step back in time to a world your grandparents - even your great-grandparents - knew.
Belmont
The Blast Factory is an indoor, year round, Private inflatable Party and Play center featuring huge, challenging and interactive inflatables where kids enjoy thousands of square feet of pure energetic fun!
Potawatomi Zoo
(54 Miles)
South Bend
Potawatomi Zoo, located in South Bend, is home to over 400 species on 23 acres. The Zoo is a regional destination serving and educating all who visit. Our history is rich and we are pleased to be a special part of this community.
South Bend
HealthWorks!, a one of a kind place that merges the best of both worlds from children�s museums and health education centers with our own creative spin.
South Bend
If you're looking for a magnificent historic site that showcases an elegant, 38-room Victorian mansion, a charming cottage reflecting the 1930s, a gallery that chronicles local history, a gallery of Notre Dame history, a children's museum plus compel...
South Bend
The Mission of the Studebaker National Museum is to honor and perpetuate the legacy of the rich industrial heritage of the South Bend area, through the display, interpretation, conservation and preservation of Studebaker vehicles, archives and other ...
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...
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!
Jackson
Classic family friendly roller skating, plus laser tag arena!
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.
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.
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...
Albion
Black Pine Animal Sanctuary in Albion, Indiana is a non-profit exotic animal sanctuary, a "last chance" refuge for captive-raised exotic animals in need. We exist to give rescued and retired exotic animals a safe haven, and to educate people them, w...
Grand Haven
The Tri-Cities Historical Museum provides visitors an opportunity to look through the windows of time into the history of Northwest Ottawa County, including the communities of Grand Haven, Spring Lake, and Ferrysburg.
Amish Acres
(62 Miles)
Nappanee
So come explore the historic eighty acre farm and heritage resort and experience the lifestyle of the Amish through guided tours, farm animals, restaurants, musical theatre, craft demonstrations, and quaint shops. Come for the day or an overnight sta...

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Full Blast

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Air Zoo

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Kids Play ETC

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Formula K Family Fun Park

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Critchlow Alligator Sanctuary

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Bohemian Adventure

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The Kalamazoo Valley Museum

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Binder Park Zoo

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Kalamazoo Nature Center

(8 Miles) National Parks / Natural World in Kalamazoo

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Nottawa Fruit Farm

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Fun places to visit in Kalamazoo with kids

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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