Play Fun in Grand Rapids and Beyond
Tips and tricks for families interested in visiting Great Wolf Lodge in Traverse City. Now with day passes, Great Wolf Lodge in Traverse City is even more accessible to families. Enjoy an incredible waterpark, bowling, arcade, food and more.
Best Coffee Shops in West MI: 15+ Tucked Away Places Perfect for Meetings, Working, or Just Hanging Out
These Local Coffee Shops Serve Up the Best Brews & Ambience The coffee scene in Grand Rapids is no lightweight and for that, I'm grateful. Truly, I love Grand Rapids coffee shops. As a work-from-home [...]
Looking for Things to Do With Kids in Indianapolis? It's easy to hit the road to Indy with kids! What if I told you it's only about four hours from Grand Rapids to Indianapolis, 3 hours [...]
These free Michigan family activities help you explore the Mitten State on a budget. There are free Michigan travel ideas in every corner of the state.
Mini Golf, Go Karts & Outdoor Attractions Warm weather fun in West Michigan is here! Looking for a memorable family experience? Head out to an outdoor amusement center or your favorite mini golf spot for [...]
Animal Farms & Petting Zoos Kids Love Every family has at least one kid who is passionate about animals. These petting zoos and petting farms are their zen place. They can see all sorts of [...]
Polo is a Fun, Exciting Outdoor Outing for Families It's the middle of summer. Are you running out of ideas to entertain your crew? If you find yourself falling into this place, don’t worry! The [...]
BattleGR is a fully-immersive, hands-on experience where it feels like you have endless options for action. Experience laser tag, archery tag, video game truck rentals, volleyball, dodgeball, futsal, arcade and open gym... the list just goes on!
How I, Mom of 3, Found Out I Have ADHD “You bombed that test,” the psychologist reported, referencing a portion of my ADHD assessment. I chuckled. Not because bombing the test was funny but because [...]
Expectant moms don’t fit into a box – we are all different, with different plans and hopes for our new baby. But we all share one thing in common: We all want our babies born [...]
7 Things to Help you With Your Move to Grand Rapids: Schools, Neighborhoods, Local Lingo, Realtors & More
RELOCATION GUIDE Thinking About Moving Your Family to Grand Rapids, MI? If you're considering a move to Michigan's fastest-growing metro area and second-largest city, this handy guide will help you sort out relocation your family to [...]
The Best West Michigan U-Pick Farms: Blueberry Picking, Strawberry Picking, Raspberry Picking & More
Where & When to Go Fruit Picking Near Grand Rapids Nothing beats a fresh-picked Michigan strawberry or a handful of plump blueberries straight from the bush. Lucky for us, West Michigan is a major fruit [...]
40 acres of forest, wetlands, and meadow. Trails are covered in wood chips and mostly flat, so it's a great spot for younger hikers. There are plenty of water features ( with places to stop and look for wildlife. There are a few small bridges on the one mile of trails at the Grand Rapids hiking spot.
Families Love North Beach Park for its Laid Back Vibe If you’re looking for a low key alternative to the buzzing beach at Grand Haven, head to nearby North Beach Park in Ferrysburg. North Beach [...]
“Frederick” Brings Incredible, Historic Characters to Life in this Live Stage Production. Tickets on Sale Now.
Samber Productions Presents“Frederick” From his time as a slave….to his escape…to his rise as a great politician and orator: This is his story, arranged with the blessing of the Douglass family themselves. And it can’t [...]
Sunflower Fields in Michigan: 18 Fairytale Fields to Explore, Plus a Sunflower MAZE & Sunflower Festival
Why Visit Sunflower Fields in Michigan? Sunflowers for miles. It's a view you won't get over anytime soon, and if you have a camera on you, you'll be snapping photos from every imaginable angle. Late [...]
Leelanau Peninsula: 25+ Best Things to Do, Including Leland, Northport, Empire & Glen Arbor Michigan
About Leelanau Michigan Where is the Leelanau Peninsula? Leelanau County, in its entirety, is a peninsula is located in Michigan. It is often referred to as the Leelanau Peninsula since the landmass is surrounded by [...]
P.J. Hoffmaster State Park in Muskegon offers lake views that are hard to beat locally (we see you, Sleeping Bear Dunes). There are miles of trails you can choose from to get from the parking lot to the beach, followed by a seemingly endless beachfront you can walk once you get there.
Beaches and outdoor summer fun are the reason families return to Traverse City, Michigan year after year. Festivals, bike trails, and water fun, followed up by good food and great ice cream will make you want to try Traverse City for yourself.
Outdoor Dining in Grand Rapids & West MI Hands down West Michigan has some of the best options for outdoor dining! From Grand Rapids to the Lakeshore, it will be a treat anywhere you decide [...]
How Grand Rapids Parking Works and How to Get Around Downtown There are so many interesting things to do in downtown Grand Rapids, but it’s not always easy to figure out Grand Rapids parking, like where [...]
Women are Raving About These Midwives & Doulas I had no idea how many options I had when it came to giving birth to my children. I thought that you could either have an OB [...]