Metro-Detroit Spring Break Staycation Ideas
Updated: May 7
Spring Break Staycation Ideas
Children have 10 consecutive, school-free days. Yes, we said 10 consecutive, school-free days. If a Spring Break vacation isn’t on your calendar this year you may be worrying about keeping the kids entertained, but don’t you worry; we’ve got you covered. There are plenty of fun activities that will keep you, the babysitter, and your kids happily, and locally entertained.
Pack up a delicious picnic and Visit the zoo to see how zookeepers keep the animals happy and challenged with different toys, treats and games.
Address: 8450 W 10 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, MI 48067
Phone: (248) 541-5717
Mad Hatter Bistro
If your kids enjoy tea parties this will be the ultimate experience for them. Put their dresses on and head out to Mad Hatter Bistro. This is simply one of the cutest places in Birmingham. The restaurant is Alice in Wonderland themed based. (Hence the name of the restaurant.)The interior design of the restaurant is phenomenal. They have such a large assortment of teas. Along with their Tea special, they give you the opportunity to try different pastries and sandwiches. Check out the downstairs!
Address: 185 N Old Woodward Ave, Birmingham, MI 48009
Phone: (248) 540-0000
Detroit Institute of Arts Museum
Visit on Family Sundays with storytelling, art demonstrations and live performances.
Address: 5200 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202
Phone: (313) 833-7900
Detroit Kid City
Kids will use their imaginations at their finest. You won’t find any IPad or noisy games at this location. The kids will use their imagination and explore the play zone stations that include a post office, school, bank, and auto factory. Detroit Kid City also serves organic coffee and snacks! Must I say more?
Address: 29115 Greenfield Rd, Southfield, MI 48076
Phone: (248) 443-5300
The Ann Arbor Hands-On MUSEUM
The Ann Arbor Hands-On offers a hands-on, interactive, and experience for kids of all ages to learn about the world around them.
Address: 220 E. Ann Street Ann Arbor , MI , 48104
Phone: (734) 995-5439
AirTime Trampoline & Game Park
This place is an amazing concept, and it really is fun to jump around on trampolines! You have several different courts to play and spring up and down until you get dizzy on the trampolines. There is a Staff EMT that walks around to make sure the kids are okay. They offer an evening where a live DJ is there after 9pm. Airtime also has a concession stand and free Wi-Fi.
Multiple Locations Available
Naked Fuel Juice Bar
Grab the kids and head over to Naked Fuel Juice Bar in West Bloomfield. The staff is very friendly and welcoming. The menu allows you to eat gluten free, dairy-free and sugar free drinks with no additives. The boutique atmosphere is designed to be a community resource where you can study each ingredient on display.
Address: 6718 Orchard Lake Rd, West Bloomfield, MI 48322
Phone: (248) 325-9735
Lucky Strike Novi
Kids, families & groups love Lucky Strike Novi! Lucky Strike Novi is a chic, upscale bowling alley & entertainment center that features the very best in dining, arcade experience, and bowling. Got a kid’s birthday coming up? Let them celebrate in style with a couple rounds of bowling, hours of fun with their kid friendly arcade games, and even a ‘Build-Your-Own-Sundae’ bar through the Kids Party Packages!
Address: 44320 Twelve Mile Rd H-160, Novi, MI 48377
Phone: (248) 374-3420
Creative Arts Studio
This is a great place for a number of reasons! You can make this a date night, a friends night out, or a kiddie excursion. People love the Creative Arts Studio because they can paint and be creative, there is more than just pottery painting to do.
Address: 114 W 4th St, Royal Oak, MI 48067
Phone: (248) 544-2234
Trifles - West Bloomfield
Take the kids for a special treat. Trifles is a hidden gem in West Bloomfield. The pasties are amazing and there are so many to choose from! The Cupcakes beautifully decorated. They pay very close attention to detail. Everything is nicely wrapped. This is a perfect place to stop in for a quick treat, a hostess gift, or lots
more because Trifles offers catering.
Address: 6585 Commerce Rd, West Bloomfield, MI 48324
Phone: (248) 698-1800
Pastry House Hippo
Grab the kiddos and head out to one of the coolest bakeries around town! This is the cutest little bakery! They offer everything from custard filled croissants, red bean filled pastries, takoyaki baked inside of bread, to tonkatsu sandwiches! You really can't go wrong with anything you get, everything is delicious! They also offer loaves of bread and a small variety of other pre-packaged baked goods.
Address: 42130 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI 48375
Phone: (248) 347-6408
The Adventure Park at West Bloomfield
Forest recreation center with zip-line trails, climbing platforms & elevated bridges for all levels. A true adventure located behind the Jewish Community Center! This is an experience unlike any other. It's fun, intense, and it gives you a real workout! It’s a great family bonding experience. The different obstacles and zip line is awesome!
Address: 6600 W Maple Rd, West Bloomfield, MI 48322
Phone: (248) 419-1550