Travel Resources for Families

Free Entrance Days in the National Parks

Annual Free Fourth Grade Student Pass

Kids’ Night On Broadway (Free Student Passes)

Amtrak Kid’s Programs

Michigan Activities Pass

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The Michigan Activity Pass offers cardholders at more than 400 participating Michigan libraries a one day pass to explore – at no cost – hundreds of Michigan’s state parks, historic sites, cultural attractions, campgrounds and recreation areas simply by visiting their local library or the Michigan Activity Pass website.

MI Big Green Gym

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Michigan has some of the country’s best parks, trails, and other outdoor recreation facilities. There are endless ways to stay active and spend time with family and community any time of year!
MI Big Green Gym promotes Michigan’s parks, trails and outdoor spaces as places to get active and stay healthy. Hike, bike, paddle, walk, sail, ski, run, swim, climb — you can do it all in MI Big Green Gym! Be sure you share your healthy adventures with #mibiggreengym.

Michigan No Child Left Inside Coalition

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All children in Michigan should have access and opportunity to safely enjoy our state’s outdoor heritage. The members of the Michigan No Child Left Inside Coalition are committed to working to rekindle the connection between children and nature by promoting activities and policies for outdoor play, recreational opportunities, hands-on environmental education and increased knowledge about nature.

Benson’s Literacy Foundation

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