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Top Things to Do with Kids in April in Northwest Michigan

Easter Egg Hunts, Earth Day, Petoskey Stones and more! Browse the top things to do with kids in Northwest Michigan this April!

Easter Egg Hunts
  • Easter is Sunday, April 9! Click here to browse over 30 Easter Egg hunts and events happening in Northwest Michigan!

Earth Day
Hunt for Petoskey Stones

Spring (particularly after a storm or while it's raining) is the best time to find Petoskey stones! Make sure you bring a bucket to collect treasures you find on the beach!

Top Places to Find Petoskey Stones

  • Charlevoix

    • Mt. McSauba

    • Lake Michigan Beach

    • Beaver Island

    • Fisherman’s Island State Park

    • North Point Nature Preserve

  • Petoskey

    • Petoskey State Park

  • Frankfort

    • Pt. Betsie Lighthouse

  • Leelanau County

    • Empire Beach

    • Leelanau State Park

    • Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

  • Manistee

    • Orchard Beach State Park

Maple Sugaring

Maple sugaring events continue into April! Children can learn about the maple syrup production process and see how syrup is made from tapping maple trees. Plus, tasting fresh maple syrup is a sweet treat that kids are sure to love.

Indoor Activities

During April showers, find an indoor activity to keep your littles busy! Top Indoor Activities for Kids in Northwest Michigan


Are we missing your favorite April activity or event? Let us know!


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