Six Family-Friendly Things to Do in Detroit, MI

Six Family-Friendly Things to Do in Detroit, MI

Six Family-Friendly Things to Do in Detroit, MI

The city may commonly be associated with the auto industry, the birthplace of Motown Records and the famous Detroit Industry Murals. Beyond this, however, there are a variety of fascinating family-friendly things to do in Detroit, MI. 

Family Activities Near Detroit, MI

Some are bizarre, and others educational — but all of them are fun! Here are six of the best things to do with your kids when you visit Detroit.

1. The Michigan Science Center

With over 300 interactive and educational exhibits, The Michigan Science Center is the perfect attraction for kids and teens. Explore the planetarium, live science demonstrations and IMAX shows or roam through the engineering, motion and space, and health and wellness displays. The Michigan Science Center will prove that science is fun!

2. Detroit Kid City

Detroit Kid City is a much loved indoor play area with a café, ensuring the whole family is having fun. The play area is brimming with toys, props, dress-up items and miniature replicas of the city’s famous landmarks. It is the perfect make-believe haven for your little ones. 

3. Legoland Discovery Center

Explore the magical world of Legoland, a playground with activities like Lego building, meeting the most popular Lego characters or participating in a Lego virtual race. Let the kids delight in extraordinary rides and attractions like Merlin’s Apprentice Ride, Kingdom Quest, Miniland and Duplo Farm.

4. Marvin’s Marvelous Mechanical Museum

Time travel with the family to a bygone era. This exciting museum is teeming with vintage arcade games, animatronic dummies, model airplanes, circus mementos and carnival oddities. 

5. Westview Orchards & Winery

For an engaging outdoor experience, consider visiting Westview Orchards & Winery with the family. Westview was established in 1813 and now consists of over 180 acres. Pick pumpkins, cherries, apples or strawberries, enjoy a cozy wagon ride or feast on homemade pastries. There is something for everyone. 

6. Meadow Brook Theatre Children’s Series

Meadow Brook Theatre is Michigan’s most prominent nonprofit theater and is renowned for its award-winning performances. The shows often feature family favorites like Pinnochio, Robinhood and Anne of Green Gables.

Book Your Detroit Family Adventure  

Detroit is brimming with family fun — and there is no better way to explore it than staying at Detroit / Ann Arbor KOA Holiday. The campground has a variety of on-site facilities to entertain the entire family, but it is also the ideal base to explore the nearby attractions.

Book your stay today!

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