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Spring Break in GR – Things to Do

Where to Take the Kids?


Looking for something to do as a family over spring break? The options are vast in West Michigan, many for free or nearly free. For your convenience, we’ve included school and community education resources, where applicable.

Farther afield (as in, outside school), grkids.com put together this handy-dandy guide to non-bank-breaking springtime family stuff, organized by category such as outdoors, road trips and camps. Highlights include a list of local hiking trails kids will love, 30 Days of April Fun calendar and spring break camps and classes for children and teens.

Below is a list of several resources for events over spring break. If you think we’re missing any, let us know!

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Morgan Jarema
Morgan Jarema
Morgan Jarema is a reporter and copy editor, covering East Grand Rapids, Forest Hills and Northview. She is a Grand Rapids native and a product of Grand Rapids Public Schools, including Brookside and West Leonard elementaries, City Middle/High School and Ottawa Hills. She found her tribe in journalism in 1997 and has never wanted to do anything but write. For 15 years she was a freelance journalist for The Grand Rapids Press, covering local schools and government, religion, business, home & garden and lifestyles. She and her husband, John, think even those without kiddos should be invested in their local schools and made to feel a part of them. Read Morgan's full bio

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