Spring break is almost here, and according to our Instagram poll, about 75% of The Adventure Crew is planning on staying local. This week we’ll be rolling out a slew of new blog posts focused on local spring break activities and day trip ideas within a reasonable driving distance of Jackson County, all filled with a 100% guarantee of FUN!
On Day 1 – we shared a post from the archives – check it out here.
On Day 2 – we shared our Park and Playground Bingo Board.
On Day 3 – we shared Jackson County places to visit rain or shine.
On Day 4 – we shared ideas for a day trip to Ann Arbor.
On Day 5 – we announced the launch of Mystery Adventures!
Today we are highlighting a day trip to Detroit. You might not think Detroit has much to offer as a kid-friendly destination, but we are here to show you otherwise! From museums to physical activities, from the outdoors to indoors, there is a little something for everyone on our list!
DNR Outdoor Adventure Center
(Hint: if you visit this amazing spot, be sure to secure a pass through the Michigan Activity Pass!)
Rent bikes at Wheelhouse Detroit – bike on the riverwalk, bike to the DNR Outdoor Adventure Center, and bike to the Dequindre Cut Greenway
Run, bike, or hike at Rouge Park
(Hint, we recently featured some of Belle Isle’s spots on The Adventure Blog – check it out!)
Visit Stickworks Installation at Eliza Howell Park
Have a Unique Experience:
Michigan Science Center
Detroit Institute of Art
John King Rare and Used Bookstore
Attend a Men’s or Women’s Detroit City FC Match in Hamtramck
If you head out on a Detroit day trip, be sure to leave us a comment and let us know which places you visited!