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The Ultimate Guide To Field Trips In Michigan

Michigan is an amazingly beautiful state with a huge variety of places to spend the day learning about so many different topics on any field trips in Michigan. There are over 240 different lighthouses along the 3,288 miles of shoreline in the state making Michigan the longest freshwater coastline in the United States. There is so much water to be found in Michigan that over 40% of the state is covered in it. With that much water in 1 state and 1/2 the state being covered in forests, I'm sure … [Read more...]

40+ Things To Do In Michigan Upper Peninsula

There are so many family friendly and memorable things to do in Michigan Upper Peninsula. While visiting You might see wolves, black bears, or moose. There are over 400 different types of birds, over 150 waterfalls, you can hike mountains, canoe along huge rock cliffs, search for sea glass along lake Superior, learn to make maple syrup, go morel mushroom hunting, eat the famous pasties, and so much more! For anyone who hasn't visited the UP, this is one place that you MUST visit! The beauty of … [Read more...]

A Day Out With Thomas ~ Michigan ~ Family 4 Pack Giveaway

It's that time of year again, the time of year Gabe is asking regularly when we will be going back to see Thomas The Tank Engine in real life.  He is my big train lover, everything is trains he spends half of his day building train tracks and playing with his Thomas and Friends Trains! Which makes this the perfect event for him to be able to attend. Last year was our first year attending the event, and I was so pleasantly surprised as to how many different things there are for the kids to do … [Read more...]

Things To Do In Michigan With Kids ~ Blanford Nature Center

Blanford Nature Center ~ Things To Do In Michigan (with kids) We recently had some friends come and visit from California, and spent part of the day enjoying Blanford Nature Center. It had been a while since we visited, and the kids loved walking around and exploring all that this great nature center has to offer. During the early spring they have the Sugarbush Festival and you can watch the whole process of maple syrup making, which is a lot of fun (and of course educational as … [Read more...]

Lego KidsFest 2014 Michigan

We were blessed to be able to attend Lego KidsFest 1 1/2 years ago when they came to Michigan, the kids had so much fun and knew what there was to enjoy this year so they were extra excited to be able to attend again and even convinced one of their neighbor friends to attend with us!! Our trip starts with a 2 1/2 hour trip to Novi on the other side of the state, with 6 kids. This year we were able to being the neighbor girl with us, which Cody, Anthony, and Ethan were VERY happy about. We … [Read more...]

Lego KidsFest ~ Michigan

LEGO Bricks are something my children play with almost daily, we use them for many different learning activities and the kids love imaginative play with them. 2 years ago we had the privilege of attending the Lego KidsFest in Novi, MI which had lots of LEGO® Brick goodies and fun. Everyone had an absolutely wonderful time, so when we found out that they were coming back again this year to Michigan, of course everyone wanted to attend and help promote this wonderful event again! If you have … [Read more...]

Pictured Rocks National Shoreline~Miners Castle ~ Upper Peninsula Michigan~ #puremichigan

I know that it has been a while since our last Upper Peninsula Michigan Vacation post. But life has been busy, and I am needing to remember the warmer weather since last week we had temperatures that were -20'F with the wind chill our average high right now would be 38'F, it has been one of those winters, I wish would just end... So here is the next installment of our vacation back in August. The pictured rocks is a hidden piece of heaven in the northern part of Michigan's upper … [Read more...]

All Things Michigan

Since we live in the state of Michigan, we have visited many different family friendly Michigan vacations spots, hosted many different Michigan event giveaways, and done many different reviews of great family friendly Michigan vacations. Here is the master list of all of our trips, shows, reviews, and vacations at some beautiful and fun places around the state of Michigan. Michigan Zoo's, Museums, and Nature Centers We have visited a couple different zoo's in MI, John Ball Zoo is our … [Read more...]

Klackle Michigan Apple Orchard ~ #Giveaway

Almost every year for the past 14 years we have had the ability to enjoy the fall fun at Klackle Orchards. If you live near the orchard this is an amazing way to spend the day having some wonderful family fun, we have made so many memories and it is one of my children's favorite fall destinations in the area. Klackle Orchard is locate in Greenville, MI and is open September 7 -October 31. They are open Monday-Saturday from 10am-6pm and Sunday 12-5. During the weekdays they have activities … [Read more...]

Halfway Lake Resort ~ Upper Peninsula Michigan Vacation #puremichigan

While we were up in the Upper Peninsula Michigan for a vacation we were blessed with the ability to stay at the Halfway Lake Resort. As always with 8 of us finding somewhere to stay that can accomidate all of us is not an easy task, the cabins at the resort however fit us all very comfortably. Something else that really makes the resort a perfect place to stay for your vacation in the Upper Peninsula Michigan, was that the resort is centrally located around all of the fun activities we had … [Read more...]