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!
Day 3 – Spring Break Staycation Inspiration
March Showers Bring Indoor Ideas
We always have high hopes for the weather during Spring Break, but we know the reality of Michigan weather in Spring. This post of indoor ideas will keep you busy on your staycation no matter what weather Mother Nature throws our way!
Around the World in 9 Days With Jackson District Library
This amazing program from JDL runs from March 26-April 3. Start at your home library to pick up a passport, and then let the adventures begin. View details here.
Indiana Jones Escape Room with Jackson District Library
Do you have what it takes to crack the code during this experience at the Carnegie Branch? Participants must be at least eight years old, spots are extremely limited, and registration is required! Move with the speed of Indiana Jones to sign up if you want to participate!
Ella Sharp Museum
Get up close with local history at Ella Sharp Museum! Whether you head into the museum or pop over for their special spring break tours of Ella Sharp’s Hillside Farmhouse, you are guaranteed to learn something new! Check out their event calendar here.
Lost Railway Museum
A true local gem, The Lost Railway Museum provides you with the opportunity to get up close with rail cars from the Interurban Railway, while learning the history of this unique method of transportation. Visit their website for more information.
Michigan’s Military Heritage Museum
The mission of the MIMHM is “to tell the stories of our state’s service members through interpretive displays of artifacts, pictures, and written and oral histories.” Located on Wisner Street, you can find more information here.
Need the kiddos to burn off some energy? Head to the biggest indoor play space in Jackson County! Jaxon’s Playhouse. Visit their website for more information.
Bowling is the perfect rainy day activity! Head to the lanes, and don’t forget the bumpers.
These two places are sure to get the ball bowling:
Optimist Ice Arena
Test your ice skating skills for some spring break fun! Optimist Ice Arena is offering public skate times every day during spring break – check out the schedule here.
Imagine Planet was founded to give families in Jackson, Michigan a safe and welcoming place to explore science through animals and hands-on activities. Check out their website here.
Wow – so much fun to be had, such little time! Let us know which places you plan to visit on your spring break staycation!