8+ Free Things to do in Ludington Michigan

  To celebrate our 21 Anniversary (July 22), hubby and I made the 3.5-hour trek to Ludington, MI. We choose Ludington for the beautiful beaches and views of Lake Michigan. As frugal vacationers, we are always searching for fun things to do that are either FREE or inexpensive. During this recent trip, we were able to find plenty of affordable

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iFly Detroit Indoor Skydiving Center Coming Soon

iFly Detroit Indoor Skydiving Center Coming Soon The first indoor skydiving center in Michigan is opening in Novi on Saturday, July 24. Feel the power and thrill of skydiving without actually jumping out of a plane. Safe for all ages, experience levels, and abilities, indoor sky diving at iFLY is a family-friendly activity perfect for an afternoon of fun, date

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Spray Parks, Splash Pads, & Water Parks Updated for 2021

Spray Parks, Splash Pads, & Water Parks  Enjoy a hot summer day with the kids at one of the many water parks in our area! Most parks are open daily and free to the public, but be sure to visit the websites for more information! Oakland County Riverside Park Splash Pad (Auburn Hills) This free splash pad opens is open

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Ticket Giveaway to Jurassic Quest Drive-Thru, DTE Energy Music Theater

Ticket Giveaway to Jurassic Quest Drive-Thru, DTE Energy Music Theater ATTENTION Detroit dinosaur lovers! Once again, our dinosaurs are having a RAWRIN’ good time on the road and want to continue the DRIVE-THRU FUN at DTE Energy Music Theatre, June 18-July 4. Experienced by over 2.5 million guests and as featured in the Wall Street Journal, Jurassic Quest Drive-Thru is

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10 Lazy Rivers in Michigan for Tubing

Last year in the midst of COVID, many people were looking for fun outdoor activities and one popular activity was water tubing! Because of it’s popularity, tubes (or anything to float on) were difficult to find online or in stores. This year, I planned ahead and I already bought a new two person tube. You can find this tube and

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Snow Tubing in Metro Detroit and Beyond

  Although we haven’t had much snow this winter, there is still a lot of winter to come! Be prepared for tubing fun by finding a local hill or plan a road trip within Michigan!  Tubing Hills in Metro Detroit  Bower’s School Farm (Bloomfield Hills)  Tubing is very popular at this park in Bloomfield Hills. In fact, reservations are required

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5 Reasons to Visit Frankenmuth this Holiday Season

Step into Christmas – The holiday season brings greens and garlands, lights, decorated trees, and festive store fronts. Frankenmuth is a charming town year around, but the it sparkles and delights travelers with its holiday magic. Family Style Dinner – With two restaurants that offer a family style chicken dinner, Frankenmuth is a great place to enjoy food and sweets!

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Kayak Rentals in Michigan

  For my birthday this year, I decided to purchase a kayak! I love being on/near the water, therefore, I thought a kayak was a suitable answer. A basic kayak costs about $200 and can be purchased at a local sporting goods store and other major retailer. Another option is an inflatable kayak which can be found on Amazon. My

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Entertainment Ideas for Children “Stuck” at Home

Our world is facing an epidemic right now. The Coronavirus has many panicking and schools in Michigan (and other states) are closing for three-four weeks to help stop the spread of the virus. We’ve been asked to avoid events or activities with large groups of people and to stay home as much as possible. So the question is…what do we

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Best Places to Eat in the Saugatuck Area

When it comes to traveling, food is one of the best parts of the experience! My BFF and I love to travel together because we have similar ideas about what makes a great vacation. On top of our list is food! In fact, searching for restaurants comes right after housing. To find highly recommended restaurants, we rely on the recommendation

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