Category Archives: nature

SEA LIFE Michigan – Activity Review

Sea Life Michigan Aquarium - In the Walkthrough Tunnel

SEA LIFE Michigan is a small aquarium located at Great Lakes Crossing Outlets with over 250 species of sea creatures. Visiting SEA LIFE Michigan, LEGOLAND Discovery Center, and shopping at Great Lakes Crossing is a fun day trip from Ann Arbor.

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Ann Arbor Earth Day 2017 Events & Recycling Options

Ann Arbor Earth Day 2017

Earth Day is fast approaching. Now that Easter is over, I have a chance to look over the upcoming Ann Arbor Earth Day events. I have also included some information on disposal of eWaste, Household Toxins, and Prescription Medication. Ann Arbor Earth Day 2017 Events Each year the big Ann Arbor Earth Day event is the Earth Day Festival held […]

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Disneynature’s Born in China – New Clips

Disneynature’s Born in China features pandas, golden monkeys, and snow leopards. My daughter loves pandas and snow leopards, so she definitely wants to see Born in China. The movie releases on Friday, April 21.  Disneynature’s Born in China Clips Two new clips from the movie have been released. Snow Cha-Cha Clip Walking is Hard Clip About Disneynature’s Born in China Disneynature provided the description below: […]

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Halloween at the Toledo Zoo

Halloween Events at the Toledo Zoo

The Toledo Zoo has three Halloween celebrations: Little Boo, Pumpkin Path, and Jumping Pumpkins in October. Little Boo and Pumpkin Path are trick or treat events through the zoo. Little Boo is designed for toddlers and preschoolers and is offered on Thursday and Friday, October 20th and 21st. Pumpkin Path is an all ages event and is offered on Saturday and Sunday, October 22nd and […]

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Apple Orchards, Cider Mills, and Corn Mazes in the Ann Arbor Area

Apple Orchards, Cider Mills, and Corn Mazes Near Ann Arbor

There are several signs that fall is here…kids returning to school, apple picking, and corn mazes. For years, we have loved visiting the apple orchard or cider mill. More recently, we have also been visiting corn mazes. I’ve updated last year’s listing with information on 2016 opening dates. I have compiled information on several of the local apple orchards, corn mazes, […]

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National Parks – Travel Thursday

National Parks - Rocky Mountain National Park

Today is the 100th anniversary of the US National Park System. I thought I’d combine a Travel Thursday &  a Throwback Thursday with pictures from some of our trips to National Parks. Shenandoah National Park We visited Shenandoah National Park this spring. I’ve already covered it in our Travel Thursday Virginia Road Trip post from June.. Independence National Historical Park Independence […]

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