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Top Things to Do with Kids in May in Northwest Michigan

Updated: Jun 6, 2023

Cherry blossoms, morel mushrooms and more! Browse the top things to do with kids in Northwest Michigan this May!

See Cherry Tree Blossoms

Cherry blossoms can be enjoyed for a few weeks in May. Take a drive up M37 on Old Mission Peninsula or on County Road 641 through Leelanau County for beautiful views of the blossoms!

Go To A Traverse City Pit Spitters Game

Opening Day for the Traverse City Pit Spitters is Monday, May 29th! Check out the 2023 schedule and head to Turtle Creek Stadium for a fun night of baseball!

Hunt for Mushrooms

May is for mushrooms! Head out to local forests to search for mushrooms (including the delicious morel), or go to a festival to learn more about mushrooms and walk trails with experienced guides.

Business Openings

Many local businesses open for the season in May! Here are the top kid-friendly businesses to check out in May!

Indoor Activities

Find an indoor activity to keep your littles busy on rainy days! Top Indoor Activities for Kids in Northwest Michigan


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


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