Cutest Ice Cream Cone in the Midwest

Summer in Michigan isn’t complete without sparklers, sand castles, and soft serve ice cream. A self-proclaimed Wisconsin custard elitist, Michigan is still my home turf and I’m not ashamed to say I’ve put down a few cones in my day….

Discovering Children’s Museums in Michigan

With two weeks of unstructured time to drive aimlessly around Michigan, inevitably our family found ourselves seeking out fun in the name of education. From children’s museums to discovery centers and interactive natural history hybrids, perhaps our random adventure will…

Michigan’s Little Bavaria

The city of Frankenmuth welcomes visitors to Michigan with Bavarian hospitality and an array of options for enjoyable family-friendly activities. Situated on the winding Cass River, this friendly little town boasts German heritage in its culture, cuisine, and architecture. It’s an easy 90 minute drive from Detroit, Lansing, or Port Huron.

Top 10: Michigan Apple Orchards & Cider Mills

In autumn, families like to get outside to catch hold of the last few warm moments before the sun follows the snowbirds south. While apples are at the heart of the fun, cider and doughnuts (cinnamon and sugar, please) are the real draw. So much so, many places forgo the orchard altogether and just sell the essentials, pressing their own cider and cranking up the doughnut machine. Here are our picks for the top ten apple orchards and cider mills in the state of Michigan.