Things to do in Lansing with kids

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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...
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.
Play
(5 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
(5 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.
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.
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...
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!
Jackson
Classic family friendly roller skating, plus laser tag arena!
Grass Lake
Horseback Trail Riding at Waterloo Rec.
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!
Great Escape
(35 Miles)
Howell
Features include indoor go karting, indoor mini golf, bounce house, skill game arcade and bumper cars.
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.
Sheridan
Aimed squarely at families so lots of areas for kids of all ages, plus some thrills for you and the big 'uns!
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.
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!
The TreeHouse
(1)
(40 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!
Full Blast
(43 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.
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!
Ann Arbor
A fascinating indoor zoo experience for kids and families featuring unusual reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates, birds, and other exhibits.
Flint
This friendly, child oriented museum is packed full with fascinating exhibits and thrilling hands-on learning experiences for children from ages 2 to 10. Learn through play!
Sloan Museum
(49 Miles)
Flint
Regional history, historic automobiles and hands-on science are major features of the Sloan Museum. Dramatic settings, video programs and hundreds of artifacts and photographs portray the area’s tumultuous 20th century history in the Flint and the ...
Flint
The Robert T. Longway Planetarium features 282 seats under an impressive 60-foot dome. The Longway Planetarium is Michigan’s largest planetarium. The Longway Planetarium provides opportunities for fascinating new learning experiences.
Jungle Java
(49 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...
Holly
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons available, offering 9 green runs. Plus 2 snowboard terrain training parks with a variety of equipment.
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.
Ann Arbor
The Creature Conservancy
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...
Flint
Experience the �modern� way travelers moved across the county and the country in the early 1900s when you climb aboard the narrow gauge Huckleberry Railroad. The 40 minute ride takes you through scenic woods and meadows and alongside beautiful M...
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...
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.
Birch Run
Over 50 species of exotic and native animals in specially constructed enclosures for close up animal viewing. Plus animal petting and feeding areas and an adventure playscape to go wild on!
Saginaw Twp
An indoor ice skating rink open year round which welcomes families and beginners.
Breckenridge
A modern family-operated campground, centrally located in the Tri-City area. There are beautiful shady sites along the scenic Pine River and for those who love fun in the sun; the sites along the pond are the place to be. Whether you are traveling fo...
Java Gym
(56 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.
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.
Walled Lake
A roaring safari themed indoor fun center with an arcade, bowling, skeeball and birthday parties!
Paradise Park
(56 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!
Ypsilanti
Epic 54 hole outdoor mini golf plus batting cages and large games room.
Saginaw
Over 16,000 square feet of interactive exhibitions solely for under 12s, spanning a world's worth of topics.
Wyoming
Indoor and Outdoor Go-Karts, 2 Mini-Golf Courses, Bumper Boats, Laser Tag, Kiddie Karts, Bumper Cars, High Ropes Course, and more!
Frankenmuth
Waterpark Day Passes Half Day and Full Day Passes available.
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...
Plymouth
Go Whalers! Spend the day enjoying the atmosphere at a The Plymouth Whalers hockey team game!
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 and fun environment that inspires learning and exploration for kids of all ages, as they learn about the world and how it works.
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...
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...

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

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The TreeHouse

(40 Miles) Indoor Play in Chelsea

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Castaway Play Cafe

(29 Miles) Indoor Play in Howell

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Full Blast

(43 Miles) Waterparks in Battle Creek

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Great Escape

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Play

(5 Miles) Kids Fun in East Lansing

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Play

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Jungle Java

(49 Miles) Indoor Play in Ann Arbor

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Great Lakes Zoological Society

(47 Miles) Zoos in Ann Arbor

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Boulder Ridge Wild Animal Park

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Kids N Stuff Childrens Museum

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Fun places to visit in Lansing 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