- May 2013
- Northern Michigan Vacations: Kid-Friendly Summer Activities in Leelanau
Northern Michigan Vacations: Kid-Friendly Summer Activities in Leelanau
Northern Michigan Vacations: Looking to keep the little ones busy this summer? Outside, and in, there are activities aplenty in Leelanau County!
Jun 14, 2013 Angela Brown
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Unleash the creativity
Let the natural landscape that has inspired countless artists spark your own family creations, at children and family programs offered all summer at The Old Art Building and Community Cultural Center in Leland
), or in Glen Arbor
, where the Glen Arbor Art Association (GLENARBORART.ORG
) offers art classes for kids and adults. Drop-in classes at Glen Arbor’s Smock Paper Scissors lets imaginations soar.
Education that feels like fun
Kids will never know they’re visiting a museum, not at historic Glen Haven
, where marine history is taught through a historically accurate surf rescue (of a doll), a blacksmith who forges tools from molten iron, and an old-time general store stocked with vintage candy (NPS.GOV/SLBE
In Suttons Bay
’s Inland Seas Education Center, the popular touch tank and Zebra Bike exhibits, or the chance to look up-close at critters like Spiny Water Fleas, offer a fun, hands-on way to learn about Great Lakes invasive species. Watch underwater life and diving birds through the under-dock camera that sends images into the building. (SCHOOLSHIP.ORG