Round 2 of Day Trip Ideas: Detroit | Greater Lansing Area Moms

Our jaunt to Grand Rapids area was fun last week, this week, we sharing some fun while traveling southeast.  With a drive time of less than 90 minutes maybe it will be a quiet time for some to nap.

This week: DETROIT (with a fun stop in Auburn Hills)!  There may be enough to do for a couple family outings.  We hope so!

We had a hard time picking one favorite and decided to share a few of our favorites.   Museums, Aquarium, Drive-in Theatre, Science Center, Legos and much, much more.  There is something for everyone. And some shopping if you are up for it at Great Lakes Crossing. One. Big. Oval.

LEGOLAND Discovery Center website photo

LegoLand Discovery Center  Auburn Hills, the ultimate indoor Lego® experience, 2 hour play time tickets now available, purchase tickets in advance

Great Lakes Crossing website photo

SEA LIFE Michigan Auburn Hills, come face to fin with over 2000 sea creatures at Michigan’s only underwater tunnel, purchase tickets in advance

Detroit Metro Times recent Detroit Zoo article photo

Detroit Zoo Detroit, open daily, hours of operation change seasonally, purchase tickets online

Detroit Metro Times Drive-thru Article photo

DNR Outdoor Adventure Center Detroit, Located on Detroit’s riverfront in the historic Globe Building, the Outdoor Adventure Center gives you a taste of Michigan’s great outdoors in the heart of the city. Experience exciting outdoor adventures with hands-on activities, exhibits, simulators and more.

Ann Arbor Hands On Museum Ann Arbor, A playground for the curious mind, a place that inspires people of all ages to discover the wonder of science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Pre purchase your tickets HERE

Ford Wyoming Drive in Theatre  Dearborn, experience the nostalgia of the drive-in theater with in Metro Detroit, open 7 days a week, purchase tickets on-site

Michigan Science Center website photo

Michigan Science Center Detroit, features over 220 interactive exhibits, LIVE science demonstrations and Michigan’s largest IMAX theater, purchase tickets online

Photo Courtesy of The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation

Peppa Pig World of Play Auburn Hills, Jump into the world of Peppa Pig to snort, giggle and play!

Peppa Pig World of Play Michigan image

The Henry Ford Museum  Dearborn, purchase tickets online, multiple exhibits, something for everyone.

The Henry Ford – Ford Rouge Factory Tour Dearborn, experience the auto industry tour that shares past, present and future ideas, purchase tickets online

Stemville Northville, Play center for children that encourages the use of science, technology, engineering, and math.

If you find any other things to do during your travels, we would LOVE to hear, please send us a message [email protected] 

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