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Let’s Go Tubing! Places to Go Tubing Around SW Michigan

  Are you looking for a new fun and exciting adventure this summer? Summer tubing may just be the adventure that you’re looking for. We’ve got several great summer tubing options in Southwest Michigan and others within a short drive of the Kalamazoo area.   Hastings   U-Rent-Em Canoe Livery 805 W. Apple St. Hastings, MI 49058 (269) 945-3191 The scenic Thornapple River in
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10 Great Toddler-Friendly Parks Around Kalamazoo & Portage

  Now that the warm weather is here to stay, it’s time to get outside! Interested in exploring some of the area parks? We asked our Facebook followers to tell us their favorite toddler-friendly parks. Here is what you recommended to other parents: Here is what you recommended to other parents:   TODDLER-FRIENDLY AREA PARKS   (West Lake Nature Preserve)  1. West Lake Nature
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Places to Get Wet Around Kalamazoo-Swim Spots, Splash Pads, & Pools

  *This article has been updated for 2017. On those hot summer days when you are looking for something to do and your kids are begging to play in the water, it is nice to know that the Kalamazoo area has some great places for you and your family to get wet and have fun together! We have put together a list of places
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Best Trails for Bike Riding With Kids Around Kalamazoo

  Get ready to ride this summer with KzooKids.com’s list of the best bike riding trails in the Kalamazoo area. Check out these trails below and let us know what you think! Helmet up!   Kal-Haven Trail, Kalamazoo   Boasting over 30 miles of limestone path, the Kal-Haven trail connects Kalamazoo with South Haven. The scenic route takes riders through farmland, wooded areas and
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Horseback Riding Lessons Around The Kalamazoo Area

Horses are gentle animals and riding them can be both fun and educational. Does your child ask for riding lessons every time you drive past a riding stable or farm?  If so, below are a few suggestions on places that offer horse riding lessons and/or camps around the Kalamazoo area. This guide updated as of April 2017.   Horseback Riding Lessons   True Vine
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40+ Fun Things To Do During Spring Break around Kalamazoo – KZOOkids Spring Break Staycation Guide

Spring Break will be here soon and we are excited for all of the fun things happening in our area. If heading to warmer climates or a family vacation elsewhere is not in the cards, we have tons of ideas for family-friendly fun during Spring Break right in our own area. Who knew Kalamazoo and SW Michigan would be the place to be this
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Michigan Indoor Waterparks – Fun Adventures For Families

This time of winter makes me long for the hot days of summer. While summer may be a good four months away, there are plenty of opportunities to replicate the warmth of summer by enjoying one of the great indoor waterparks in Michigan. Or venture further out to enjoy one of the great waterparks within a three hour or so drive from Kalamazoo.   Here
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Kalamazoo Area Ice Skating Guide -2017

Grab your gloves and welcome the winter season with frozen fun in Kalamazoo and Portage! We suggest that you call ahead or confirm skate times before you head out. Many of the outdoor locations are weather permitting and some of the indoor locations hours are subject to change. The Ice Rink at Millennium Park Located at 280 Romence Road, Portage, MI. This outdoor rink
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Life-Size Candyland Game at Otsego District Public Library: Fun Your Kids Will Love

Looking for a fun outing during this cold January? Take a trip to the Otsego District Public Library where you and your kids can play a life-size version of the game Candyland, through January 21, 2017. Check in with the front desk, grab a bucket with your game pieces and have some fun! Stroll through peppermint pass, gummy hills, licorice lagoon, candy castle, chocolate
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Hot Wheels: Race to Win Exhibit at Impression 5 Science Center

*Passes to Impression 5 Science Center were provided by the museum for review purposes. All opinions are my own.  Impression 5 Science Center in Lansing, Michigan is designed to give kids of all ages a real hands-on approach to learning using all five senses. If you have a child who loves cars and racing, you’ll want to make a trip to check out their
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