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Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary
#2 of 27 things to do in Alpena
Hibby and I....Very cool displays of shipwrecks movies and artifacts would definitely recommend it for a rainy day kids seem to love running around on the ship with the storm perfect perfect perfect!!! Educational...
Great place to visit awesome displays educational for kids and adults .
Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center
#1 of 27 things to do in Alpena
There were interactive exhibits, a scavenger hunt (which I think was meant for kids, but mom and I had a blast doing it), a theater with three excellent films on a repeating playlist, and excellent photographs of...
This was very interesting.You will learn all about ship wrecks with pictures and models to look at.Lots of artifacts .If you have children they will love stepping onto the boat for a realistic experience .Lower le...
Alpena Shipwreck Tours
#27 of 27 things to do in Alpena
They have the hull of a huge ship built that is completely accessible to the kids and gives them an idea of what it’s like to be in a ship at that time on the Great Lakes.
Great for families, especially.
Island Park & Wildlife Sanctuary
#3 of 27 things to do in Alpena
My family enjoys taking walks on the island.
Bring your children and let them fish from the covered bridge or just enjoy the birds.
Besser Museum
#4 of 27 things to do in Alpena
Science: a small gem collection, a large taxidermy, leaf and pine cone collection and a family favorite, the fossil garden where we were able to dig through the rubble for small fossils that we were able to take h...
A great outdoor fossil dig kept the kids busy and an added plus they got to keep the fossils they found.
Lakeside Park Rogers City 0.7 mi away
#4 of 10 things to do in Rogers City
Very clean, nice views of Lake Huron, ice cream/sandwiches available in the Pavillion, swings and slides for the kids.
Clean places for kids to roam and play.
Starlite Beach
#6 of 27 things to do in Alpena
There are 3 playscapes for kids to play on, plus a couple of swing sets and monkey bars - lots of space for families to spread out and enjoy.
It is a very nice park with a big playground and a splash pad for the kids.
Rockport State Park
#7 of 27 things to do in Alpena
The kids enjoyed walking the trails and fishing.
Easy fossil finding for kids, too.
Mich-e-ke-wis Park
#12 of 27 things to do in Alpena
Alpena Bi-Path
#8 of 27 things to do in Alpena
I take my kids for walks all the time in the summer!
This trail would probably be too difficult for a child on a smaller bike, though.