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When rainy days ruin your outdoor plans, let the kids bounce off the walls…just not yours. Let them paint and make crafts…just not at your house. Here are some of our favorite indoor activities to do with kids in Metro Detroit!
Don’t worry about making a mess at home and head out for some arts and crafts. Drop in to a local art shop for pottery, painting and more. Or reserve tickets and explore the Detroit Institute of Arts for FREE (if you’re a resident of Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties) to find inspiration from great artists throughout history.
- Creative Arts Studio (Royal Oak)
- Creatopia (Plymouth)
- The Bee’s Knees Pottery Studio (Northville)
- Pottery Creations (Wyandotte)
From go-karts to glow golf, trampolines, laser tag and lots of arcades the whole family will find something they love.
- Urban Air Adventure Park (Sterling Heights)
- Rev’d Up Fun (Woodhaven)
- DEFY Detroit (Commerce)
- Legacy 925 (Oxford)
Go to an Indoor Playground
Get a coffee or a smoothie and let the kids have fun while you relax and chat with other parents.
- Stemville (Northville)
- Kidcadia (Dearborn)
- Yoyo’s Fun Center (Westland)
- Dinoland (Dearborn Heights)
- Rochester Play (Rochester)
Visit A Museum
Learn something new and have hands-on fun at a local museum. Take a road trip and find Thomas at Impression 5 in Lansing.
- Michigan Science Center
- Detroit Historical Museum
- The Henry Ford
- The Reptarium
- SEALIFE Aquarium
- Outdoor Adventure Center
Bounce Off The Walls
Beat The Heat
Find an indoor pool with water slides, splash pads and whirlpools.
- Aqua-Tots Swim School
- Troy Community Center
- Canton Aquatic Center
- Macomb Township Aquatics Center
- Livonia Recreation Center
- Warren Community Center
- Romulus Aquatics Center
- The HAWK Farmington Hills <– NEW
Photo credit: The HAWK
About Carrie Budzinski
Carrie Budzinski is the Vice President of LittleGuide Detroit. She grew up in Livonia and Detroit and continues to live life in both cities. Carrie loves exploring the city and finding hidden gems in the suburbs..