Transport Attractions in LANSING with kids

Trains, planes and automobiles in The Great Lakes State for those transport loving kids! Whatever locomotive or automobile the kids love, you will have plenty of options for their family day out in Lansing, Michigan!

Lansing has a host of transport related activities and adventures. Whether it’s taking a train ride, experiencing a locomotive museum, or enjoying a boat out on the water, there will be something for all ages!

Kids can hear those engines revving, or see those wheels turning as they engage in activities that spark their creativity, and give them experiences they will never forget.

They can learn all about how things work, and why things work - education can be fun too in Lansing

So get those conductor hats on, and climb aboard because the adventure is waiting for you! Choo choo….off we go!

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  • Crossroads Village and Huckleberry Railroad

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    (54 miles) 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 ...

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  • State Capitol Building Tours

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    Lansing

    Enjoy tours of this iconic Capitol Building in Lansing, with visits to the House and Senate galleries included. Fascinating!

  • River Town Adventures

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    Lansing

    River adventures with kayak rentals and tours with this Lansing adventures company ready to challenge those active kids!

  • The Henry Ford Estate

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    (73 miles) Dearborn

    Return to the world of automotive pioneer Henry Ford at the Henry Ford Estate ~ Fair Lane in Dearborn, Michigan. The Henry Ford Estate - Fair Lane includes the residence of Henry and Clara Ford and ...

  • Diamond Jack's River Tours

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    (82 miles) Detroit

    River fun in Detroit with these sightseeing river tours, perfect for kids to explore the city in a whole new way!

  • Fredrick Meijer Gardens

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    (55 miles) 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.

  • Kalamazoo Nature Center

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    (59 miles) 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 ...

  • Blandford Nature Center

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    (63 miles) 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.

  • Lower Huron Metropark

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    (69 miles) 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.

  • Toledo Botanical Garden

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    (86 miles) 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 ...

  • Splashway Waterpark

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    (38 miles) Sheridan

    Aimed squarely at families so lots of areas for kids of all ages, plus some thrills for you and the big 'uns!

  • Flash Flood Water Park

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    (43 miles) Battle Creek

    Indoor / outdoor water park in Battle Creek with big slides, leisure pools & interactive splash play area! Plus trampolines, basketball courts, water wars cannon game and an inflatable jungle play ...

  • Zehnders Splash Village

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    (58 miles) Frankenmuth

    Enjoy the largest indoor water park in Frankenmuth with over 50,000 sq ft of water fun for all ages! Includes a 6-story family raft ride!

  • Turtle Cove Family Aquatic Center

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    (69 miles) Belleville

    Fun waterpark with two waterslides, a lazy river to float along, 300-gallon dumping bucket and a zero-depth entry pool with lap lanes.

  • Splash Universe

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    (70 miles) Dundee

    Fun indoor water park in Michigan featuring adventure slides, lazy river, zero entry Lil’ Squirt Pool, a Treehouse area and a family spa!

  • Aqua Tots

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    (73 miles) Troy

    Swimming is an important skill for kids to have, so why not spend the day having fun as they learn!

  • Red Oaks Waterpark

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    (76 miles) Madison Heights

    All round fun family water park, with Soak Station and Spray Play for the small ones, river ride for a family paddle, flume water slides and a heated wave action pool.

  • Warren Community Center Pool

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    (78 miles) Warren

    Indoor waterpark with an aquatic adventure play structure, lazy river, water sports and winding flume slide! Great fun for kids in Michigan

  • Potter Park Zoo

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    (1 miles) 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 ...

  • Boulder Ridge Wild Animal Park

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    (40 miles) 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.

  • Binder Park Zoo

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    (45 miles) Battle Creek

    Seasonal zoo in Battle Creek, Michigan where kids can spend the day with animals from all over the world, with conservation education too!

  • Great Lakes Zoological Society

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    (47 miles) Ann Arbor

    A fascinating indoor zoo experience for kids and families featuring unusual reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates, birds, and other exhibits.

  • The Creature Conservancy

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    (53 miles) Ann Arbor

    The Creature Conservancy

  • Dominos Petting Farm

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    (53 miles) Ann Arbor

    20 acres of beautiful petting farm for kids to explore in Ann Arbor, with cute domestic animals waiting to make friends!

  • Wilderness Trails Zoo

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    (55 miles) 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!

  • Critchlow Alligator Sanctuary

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    (56 miles) Athens

    Visit hundreds of rescued reptiles, where kids can get up close to alligators, tortoises, bearded dragons and more!

  • John Ball Zoo

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    (60 miles) Grand Rapids

    Seasonal animal fun in Grand Rapids filled with exhibits that feature animals from all over the world! ROAR!

  • The Detroit Zoo

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    (74 miles) Royal Oak

    Learn about the Detroit Zoo's mission, the SSP program and the orgin of the animals at the Zoo. You'll see how the Zoo participates in world and state conservation efforts and the role of the Zoo in ...

  • Indian Creek Petting Zoo

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    (82 miles) Lambertville

    A sweet weekend only petting zoo open seasonally in Michigan, with a range of adorable animals from camels, wallabies, to zebras!

  • Toledo Zoo

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    (92 miles) Toledo

    With over 5,300 animals representing over 760 species, The Toledo Zoo is one of the worlds most complete zoos and it features an aquarium too!

  • Jumpin Jax Bounce Arena

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    (2 miles) Lansing Charter Township

    Bouncing heaven for 2 to 12 year olds, with seven big inflatables that include obstacle courses, slides, and bouncers - perfect for kids with endless energy in Michigan!

  • Play

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    (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.

  • Castaway Play Cafe

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    (29 miles) 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!

  • The TreeHouse

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    (40 miles) Chelsea

    Great indoor play with awesome slides, baby and toddler areas, swinging bridges, and a simply gigantic tree house to climb and explore! Grown ups welcome to join in!

  • Safari Playground

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    (56 miles) Walled Lake

    A roaring safari themed indoor fun center with an arcade, bowling, skeeball and birthday parties!