Spring Break is coming! Are you planning to get away with your family? If you’re looking for a week-long trip or just a weekend getaway, Southwest Michigan is full of kid-friendly indoor and outdoor activities, so you have options with spring’s unpredictable weather!
Curious Kids’ Discovery Zone – St. Joseph, MI
For those bringing young children, one of your first stops should be Curious Kids’ Discovery Zone. It’s an excellent place for your kids to learn about science, culture, and more.
Michigan Maritime Museum – South Haven, MI
The Michigan Maritime Museum includes lots of history and full-scale replicas of ships that you can explore. You can even sail on some of the vessels. Be prepared to learn the area’s history, how ships are built, and boating skills.
Krasl Art Center – St. Joseph, MI
If you want to take in some of the art scenes in the region, then Krasl Art Center is the best place to visit. There are many diverse exhibits inside and sculptures outside! Carve out some time to tour the artlab for new and experimental art exhibits.
Interactive Family Activities
Elise Earl Studios Art Center – New Buffalo, MI
For a hands-on art activity, check out Elise Earl Studios. Paint your own 3D plaster figurine for a fun vacation keepsake.
Maple Sugar 101 – Benton Harbor, MI
Create your own maple syrup from start to finish with your family at Sarett Nature Center. Check out the dates listed in the calendar. If you can’t catch one of those, consider the Maple Sugar Magic events!
Silver Beach Carousel – St. Joseph, MI
Open every Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m., the Silver Beach Carousel is a fun, whirling experience for kiddos. Aside from the carousel, there’s a photo booth, fortune tellers and more!
Silver Beach County Park – St. Joseph, MI
Bring your family to play in the sand at Silver Beach County Park if the weather is warm.
Holland State Park – Holland, MI
Explore Holland State Park’s sugar sand beaches and take in the iconic “Big Red” lighthouse.
Activities Within An Hour Drive
South Bend Cubs – South Bend, IN
The South Bend Cubs Minor League Baseball games are the best! Take in a game of baseball and family-friendly entertainment in between innings. Their season kicks off on April 7th.
Air Zoo – Kalamazoo, MI
If you have a plane lover in your family, this is definitely worth the drive! The Air Zoo is filled with hands-on learning exhibits, flight simulators, rides, and more.
Bluefish Vacation Rentals offer a relaxing retreat and don’t worry, many of our homes are pet friendly, so your fur members can come, too. You can find additional information about coffee shops, shopping spots, and more on our blog. Discover your perfect Harbor Country home away from home when you book with Bluefish Vacation Rentals. Give us a call at 269-469-0468 or visit our website to book now.