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INFJ. Mom of three. Idea chaser. People believer. Inspiration seeker. Together, we make this city amazing. Let's go!

This Freaky Road Trip Takes You to Haunted Houses, Corn Mazes + Other Spooky Michigan Attractions

2019-10-03T10:14:06-04:00

Looking for a Haunted House Near You? If you dare to track down all of these Michigan haunted houses, haunted corn mazes, and yes, even a haunted ship - you'll be driving for the better part of a day. So You Want to Take Your Kid [...]

This Freaky Road Trip Takes You to Haunted Houses, Corn Mazes + Other Spooky Michigan Attractions2019-10-03T10:14:06-04:00

30+ Michigan Halloween Camping Spots Full of Fall Fun – 2019

2019-08-27T19:43:14-04:00

Where to Find Michigan Halloween Camping Near You Themed Harvest and Halloween camping weekends are pretty popular in the mitten state. Many Michigan State Parks and private campgrounds go all out with Halloween decorations, hay rides, costume contests, bonfires, trick-or-treating, and other fall fun events. [...]

30+ Michigan Halloween Camping Spots Full of Fall Fun – 20192019-08-27T19:43:14-04:00

This High-In-The-Sky Canopy Walk in Midland is a Forest Adventure for the Whole Family

2019-08-22T13:58:18-04:00

The Canopy Walk is a Popular Stop in Midland, MI It's been open for less than a year but people have found this elevated walk through the trees because it is accessible and just plain cool. Officially known as Whiting Forest of Dow Gardens, this Midland family attraction is [...]

This High-In-The-Sky Canopy Walk in Midland is a Forest Adventure for the Whole Family2019-08-22T13:58:18-04:00

We *Think* We Found the Perfect Spring Break Cruise for Michigan Families

2019-08-20T21:20:51-04:00

We Found the Perfect "Get Me Out of Michigan" Cruise We're all in love with #puremichigan - unless it's during a polar vortex or we're on our umpteenth snow day. Escaping winter (that sometimes spills over into spring break) is almost a necessity for winter-whipped Michiganders. Thankfully, we planned [...]

We *Think* We Found the Perfect Spring Break Cruise for Michigan Families2019-08-20T21:20:51-04:00

A Kid’s Summer in Traverse City means Beaches, Kayaks, Block Parties, Festivals and More

2019-07-14T11:26:41-04:00

TRAVERSE CITY WITH KIDS IN SUMMER I grew up in Traverse City. And I never tire of visiting in the summer. Summer is the time when Traverse City is ripe with things to do with kids. Beaches, fruit, festivals, you name it, it's probably happening in Traverse City in [...]

A Kid’s Summer in Traverse City means Beaches, Kayaks, Block Parties, Festivals and More2019-07-14T11:26:41-04:00

Ideas for Spending a Day on Mackinac Island with Kids – Plus Kid-Friendly Hotels on Mackinac Island

2019-07-16T16:52:29-04:00

Mackinac Island With Kids in One Day Mackinac Island is a world unto itself. Many people do not realize that over 80% of Mackinac Island is a Michigan State Park. In fact, it is Michigan's oldest state park, established in 1895. That means if you venture farther than main [...]

Ideas for Spending a Day on Mackinac Island with Kids – Plus Kid-Friendly Hotels on Mackinac Island2019-07-16T16:52:29-04:00

Traverse City with Kids

2019-07-14T11:59:50-04:00

Michiganders love to debate where "Up North" actually begins. We're calling it! Find family fun in the greater Traverse City region here. Summer, winter, fall, or spring, you'll find things to do indoor and out with kids of all ages.

Traverse City with Kids2019-07-14T11:59:50-04:00

Summer Fun in Charlevoix, Petoskey, Boyne City, Harbor Springs, and Walloon Lake with Kids

2019-07-16T17:50:36-04:00

Way Up North Fun with Kids Heading north in the summer, for me, has typically meant a stop in Traverse City or Glen Arbor. But what if I told you there was even more North to explore? For a long time, I had the misguided thought that there just wasn't [...]

Summer Fun in Charlevoix, Petoskey, Boyne City, Harbor Springs, and Walloon Lake with Kids2019-07-16T17:50:36-04:00

Marquette, Pictured Rocks and U.P. Waterfalls with Kids

2019-07-19T13:18:12-04:00

Camping and City Fun in Michigan's Upper Peninsula Head north from Grand Rapids and you'll hit lots of cottages and summer escapes. Cities like Traverse City, Petoskey, Mackinaw, Cadillac, Grayling, and Alpena all offer retreats within an easy drive for West Michigan families. Go just a bit further [...]

Marquette, Pictured Rocks and U.P. Waterfalls with Kids2019-07-19T13:18:12-04:00

A Whole Year of Michigan Family Travel Ideas

2019-07-09T10:21:08-04:00

This article brought to you by Dunes Harbor Family Camp. Dunes Harbor Family Camp is a brand new Christian family campground near Silver Lake for everyone to enjoy. We provide exceptional facilities, world class service and engaging programming to help families grow together and learn about nature, God’s wonderful creation. [...]

A Whole Year of Michigan Family Travel Ideas2019-07-09T10:21:08-04:00