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Explore Nature, Trails + Waterways at Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge

Explore Nature, Trails + Waterways at Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge

The Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge runs from the lower Detroit River, 20 miles south of the city, and 48…

Best Places To Find Timeless Christmas Magic in Michigan

Best Places To Find Timeless Christmas Magic in Michigan

If you're looking for holiday magic, take a trip through time at one of Michigan's popular historic village events. From…

3 Reasons To Visit Howell This Fall

3 Reasons To Visit Howell This Fall

If a change of scenery and location is what you're family is looking for - but not too far away…

10 Best Holiday Destinations In Michigan

10 Best Holiday Destinations In Michigan

Explore Michigan this holiday season and take in all of the Christmas and winter festivities. From light shows and parades…

Outdoor Ice Rinks In Metro Detroit

Outdoor Ice Rinks In Metro Detroit

The temperatures are dropping and the biggest perk of freezing temps is outdoor ice skating. Invest in some skates, stock…

Detroit Farm + Cider Hosts Weekly Harvest Festival With Treats + Tractor Rides

Detroit Farm + Cider Hosts Weekly Harvest Festival With Treats + Tractor Rides

Spend family day on the farm that's located in the middle of the city. Detroit Farm and Cider hosts weekly…

3 Reasons To Visit Trenton This Fall

3 Reasons To Visit Trenton This Fall

Head to Trenton this fall for FREE autumn and Halloween delights.   Treat yourself for a stroll through a fun…

3 Mid-Michigan Day Trips the Kids Will Love this Fall

3 Mid-Michigan Day Trips the Kids Will Love this Fall

When you want to get away for a day, head up north and check out these can't miss Mid-Michigan destinations…

6 Reasons To Visit Petoskey This Fall

6 Reasons To Visit Petoskey This Fall

Peak color season is early this year, plan your trip Up North now and enjoy an overnight stay in Petoskey…

15 Disc Golf Courses in Metro Detroit

15 Disc Golf Courses in Metro Detroit

Pick up some frisbees at the local sports store (or resale shop) and put on your walking shoes. This free…

7 POPULAR HOMESCHOOL CURRICULUMS THAT FAMILIES WILL LOVE

7 POPULAR HOMESCHOOL CURRICULUMS THAT FAMILIES WILL LOVE

Whether you have committed to homeschooling this year, planning to supplement alongside your child’s virtual learning platform, or are still…

Best Places To Shop Locally For Kids Back To School Must-Haves

Best Places To Shop Locally For Kids Back To School Must-Haves

Whether your family's school year consists of homeschooling, virtual learning or in person instruction, kiddos grow like weeds and are…

Where To Find Miniature Golf Courses in Metro Detroit

Where To Find Miniature Golf Courses in Metro Detroit

Have friendly competition on the putting green and spend family time playing miniature golf.   Putterz (Ypsilanti) Hours: Monday -…

FREE Wizard of Oz Inspired Garden In Holland

FREE Wizard of Oz Inspired Garden In Holland

We love visiting public gardens and the new Wizard of Oz garden in Holland's Centennial Park is inspiring a road…

Explore Nation’s Longest Canopy Walk at Dow Gardens

Explore Nation’s Longest Canopy Walk at Dow Gardens

Get away for the day and head north to Midland to visit the Dow Gardens.   You can easily spend…

Where To Watch Outdoor Movies In Metro Detroit In August

Where To Watch Outdoor Movies In Metro Detroit In August

Outdoor movies are always fun in the summer and this year it's also a great social distancing activity. From classics…

Where To Watch Outdoor Movies In Metro Detroit This Summer

Where To Watch Outdoor Movies In Metro Detroit This Summer

Outdoor movies are always fun in the summer and this year it's also a great social distancing activity. From new…

Best Family Kayaking in Metro Detroit

Best Family Kayaking in Metro Detroit

Spend family time on the water and plan a maritime adventure in a canoe or kayak this summer. Here are…

3 Drive-In Theaters in Michigan & Why We Love Them

3 Drive-In Theaters in Michigan & Why We Love Them

Growing up, I loved our family trips to the drive-in. We got to stay up late, eat in the car…

20 Places To Find Paczkis in Metro Detroit

20 Places To Find Paczkis in Metro Detroit

New Orleans has Mardi Gras and Detroit has Packzi Day. Introduce your littles to the local tradition and find a…

Family Guide To Nature Centers In Metro Detroit

Family Guide To Nature Centers In Metro Detroit

Escape technology and explore the great outdoors - indoors - at a nature center! Learn about local wildlife, sit in…

President’s Day – Day Trip: Grand Rapids

President’s Day – Day Trip: Grand Rapids

This President's Day, what better way to celebrate than to honor Gerald Ford, the only President raised right here in…

Mid-Michigan Musts: 3 Fun Day Trips With Kids

Mid-Michigan Musts: 3 Fun Day Trips With Kids

When you want to get away for a day, head up north and check out these can't miss Mid-Michigan destinations…

3 Mid-Michigan Day Trips the Kids Will Love this Fall

3 Mid-Michigan Day Trips the Kids Will Love this Fall

When you want to get away for a day, head up north and check out these can't miss Mid-Michigan destinations…

Guide to Free Family Fun in Detroit for First Competition Week

Guide to Free Family Fun in Detroit for First Competition Week

Families from near and far will be in downtown Detroit Wednesday, April 25th - 28th for the FIRST Championship global…

TOP FREE THINGS TO DO WITH KIDS IN DETROIT

TOP FREE THINGS TO DO WITH KIDS IN DETROIT

Family days are fun but they can also be expensive - here's a list of fun activities everyone can afford!…

TOP PLACES TO GET A DOSE OF CULTURE

TOP PLACES TO GET A DOSE OF CULTURE

Elevate your day and learn something new at one of our local museums. From art and science to local industry,…

TOP THINGS TO DO WITH KIDS IN CHICAGO

TOP THINGS TO DO WITH KIDS IN CHICAGO

Lauren is the founder of celebrity fashion website BigBlondeHair.com and lives in Riverside with her husband and kids Mark (age…

LITTLEGUIDE FAMILIES: BRIANNA (DETROIT)

LITTLEGUIDE FAMILIES: BRIANNA (DETROIT)

Brianna Kid(s): Winter (9yrs) Hometown: Detroit MI   Brianna Williams is the owner of DCreated Boutique a children's clothing store based…

Top Things to do with Kids in Pittsburgh

Top Things to do with Kids in Pittsburgh

Ann is a mom, realtor and horse-back riding instructor. She and her husband, Matt, live 15 minutes north of Pittsburgh in…

Top Things to do with Kids in Washington DC

Top Things to do with Kids in Washington DC

Dana lives in the historic Shaw neighborhood in Washington DC with her husband and son Cole (age 2). We asked…

Top Things to do with Kids in San Francisco

Top Things to do with Kids in San Francisco

Alice lives outside of San Francisco in Redwood City with her husband and two kids (ages 8 and 6). We…

Top Things to do with Kids in New York City

Top Things to do with Kids in New York City

Lauren lives in New York City with her husband and son, Ryder (age 2). We asked her to share some…

TOP THINGS TO DO WITH KIDS IN CHICAGO

TOP THINGS TO DO WITH KIDS IN CHICAGO

Sarah lives in Skokie, IL with her husband and kids Rowan (age 6) and Henry (age 4). She spent several…

Top Things to do with Kids in Austin

Top Things to do with Kids in Austin

Danielle lives in Austin's Bouldin Creek neighborhood with her husband and kids (ages 5 and 3). We asked this native…

Top Things to do with Kids in Columbus

Top Things to do with Kids in Columbus

Jessica lives in Columbus with her husband and five kids who range in age from 11 years to 11 months.…

Top Things to do with Kids in Venice Beach

Top Things to do with Kids in Venice Beach

Rita lives in Venice Beach with her husband and daughter Maybelle (ages 20 months). We asked Rita to share her…

Top Things to do with Kids in Cleveland

Top Things to do with Kids in Cleveland

Meagan lives in Reminderville, OH with her husband and twin boys. We asked her to share some of her favorite…

Top Things to do with Kids in Denver

Top Things to do with Kids in Denver

Julie moved to Denver two and a half years ago from Ann Arbor with her husband and kids Will (age…

Top Things to do with Kids in Los Gatos

Top Things to do with Kids in Los Gatos

April lives in Los Gatos with her husband and sons Jett (age 6) and River (age 3). We asked April…

Top Things to do with Kids in San Francisco

Top Things to do with Kids in San Francisco

Mimi lives in San Francisco with her husband and daughter Liv (age 3). We asked her to share her favorite…

Top Things to do with Kids in Washington DC

Top Things to do with Kids in Washington DC

Sara lives in Arlington, Virginia with her husband and sons Duncan (age 5) and Henry (age 3). We asked Sara…

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