Tips and tricks for families interested in visiting Great Wolf Lodge in Traverse City
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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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]