Your Favorite Spot in Michigan is Just a Day Trip Away
Updated: Nov 11
You may know Michigan for it's spectacular lakes & beaches, or amazing college football, but did you know it has SO MUCH MORE to offer. These museums, science centers & day trips from Oakland County are just a few of our moms of multiples favorite spots. And soon they'll be yours too.
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Michigan Science Center, Kids Town | Detroit
Kids Town features engaging activity areas in a child-scaled “town” where little ones can develop their social and motor skills while exploring the basic science concepts we encounter every day.
Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum | Ann Arbor
CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO COVID. HOPING TO REOPEN SOON.
The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum is a playground for the curious mind, a place that inspires people of all ages to discover the wonder of science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEaM).
Cranbrook Institute of Science | Bloomfield Hills
Discover the wonder of the natural world and develop a better understanding of the ways in which science impacts our lives each day at Cranbrook Institute of Science.
The Detroit Zoo | Royal Oak
Lions, and tigers, and bears, OH MY! Visit the Detroit Zoo to see a plethora of animals, from your favorite big cats, to small insects & amphibians & everything in between. For a spectacular one of a kind exhibit, don't miss the kangaroo walk through!
The Henry Ford Museum | Dearborn
Step into a world where past innovations fuel the imagination of generations to come. A vibrant exploration of genius in all its forms, Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation allows you to experience the strides of America’s greatest minds while fully immersing yourself in their stories.
Greenfield Village | Dearborn
Experience firsthand the sights, sounds and sensations of America’s fascinating formation, where over 80 acres brim with resourcefulness and ingenuity. Step foot in the lab where Thomas Edison had his light bulb moment or the workshop where the Wright brothers taught us to reach for the sky. Take a ride in a real Model T, or a walk through four working farms.
There’s nothing like a train to carry you back to a simpler time. Imagine what a ride on the Huckleberry Railroad can do.
Frankenmuth | Frankenmuth
Michigan’s little Bavaria is a place of horse-drawn carriages and covered bridges. Of riverboat cruises and world famous chicken dinners. Of big water parks and small-town strolls.