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Kids Guide to Michigan

Top 10 Things for Kids to Do in Michigan

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Throughout the state of Michigan there are many fantastic activities for kids to enjoy. The state offers excellent recreation. Michigan's cities have fascinating museums, exciting attractions and much more. Here are a few of the state's best activities that kids won't want to miss.

- Visit the Walter P. Chrysler Automotive Museum to see the many cars and learn about America's automotive history

- Take the Factory Tour at The Henry Ford, and learn about the making of the first cars

- Learn about Michigan's Dutch heritage in Holland, especially during the Tulip Festival

- Explore the 35 miles of sandy beaches, enjoy the treasure hunt of looking for Petoskey Stones at the Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes National Lakeshore

- Stop in at Greenfield Village in Dearborn to see the historic buildings, including Thomas Edison's Lab, and see horse-drawn carriages and more

- Go to the Paul Bunyan Festival at Oscoda in August, watch the chainsaw carving contest as well as the lumberjack show and more

- Visit Michigan's first sate park, Mackinac Island State Park and enjoy watching the reenactments at Fort Mackinac

- Keep an eye out for the moose at Isle Royale National Park, and also explore the island's shipwrecks

- Hike to the beautiful waterfalls at Tahquamenon Falls State Park

- Tour a real submarine and other ships at the Great Lakes Naval Memorial Museum