The north has a reputation for being friendly. Michiganders, especially. Complete strangers will go out of their way to see how your day is going, to wish you well, and the like. And not only are we friendly-friendly, but we're also family-friendly.
Being family-friendly is a bit different than just being regular old-friendly. Family-friendly makes sure that not only are the adults receiving friendly treatments and enjoying friendly activities, but the kids are too.
Family-Friendly Activities in Michigan
If you have kiddos, you're probably always on the lookout for places to go where you can all enjoy activities. Especially ones that don't cost you an arm and a leg. That's where Travel Pulse comes in.
Travel Pulse published a list of the most family-friendly city in every state, taking into account things like museums, national monuments, gorgeous outdoor spaces to explore, zoos, and the like. And the city that topped the list for Michigan is...
Ann Arbor Most Family-Friendly City in Michigan
Travel Pulse lists Ann arbor as Michigan's most family-friendly city. They acknowledge that while Ann Arbor is a top college town in the state, that "it’s also one of the most diverse, eclectic and family-friendly cities around."
What makes it so family-friendly? Travel Pulse points to Ann Arbor's amazing school districts, awesome music scene, and lest we forget, its outstanding college sports.
Ann Arbor is also home to a slew of delicious restaurants, gorgeous biking paths, and a hands-on museum where kids can take an active part in learning. A pretty fun place, all things considered!
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