8 Spring Break “Staycation” Destinations in Michigan

March 26, 2018

Posted by Hallie Hagland

Spring Break is coming up quickly. Here at AppleTree & Gilden Woods, we are gearing up for our Spring Explorers Program. Throughout the break, spring explorers will be keeping busy with educational activities and going on a variety of fun field trips throughout Michigan. Here are a few child-friendly destinations in Michigan to help you plan a day trip the whole family will love.

 LEGOLAND Discovery Center: Fun for children, and parents of all ages. Located in Auburn Hills, MI. Enjoy rides, build & play zones, a 4d cinema, and more!

Sea Life Michigan Aquarium: Located in the Great Lakes Crossing Outlet Mall in Auburn Hills. This interactive aquarium will keep you all entertained for hours, with thousands of different types of sea life, touch pools, and an ocean tunnel!

Grand Rapids Children Museum: Settled in downtown Grand Rapids, spend the day exploring with your children. From building a giant fort or making enormous bubbles, there is something for all interests.

Frederik Meijer Gardens: Visit the butterfly house and the sprawling botanical gardens in Grand Rapids, MI

The AirZoo: This indoor ‘zoo’ is filled with rides, planes, and new hands on interactive ways to keep your children engaged all day in Portage, MI.

Binder Park Zoo: Take a safari ride on the African Trolley, feed giraffes, and meet hundreds of animals at this impressive zoo in Battle Creek, MI.

Impression 5 Science Center: Located on the Grand River in down town Lansing, this science center is an interactive space where everyone can playand create.

Michigan State University Museum: Perfect for the dinosaur lover, this Smithsonian associated museum in East Lansing, MI, showcases fossils and much more!

 Have a happy and safe spring break!

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