The ultimate cabin fever reliever- take the kids to an indoor water park and frolic in the waves and water. You'll spend less than 3 hours in the car to get to any of these 6 fun destinations.


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    Great Wolf Lodge- Traverse City

    A three hour trip to Traverse City, this is the farthest destination. Watch the go-pro video for a first-hand preview without getting wet.

  • 2

    Surfari Joe's

    Eighteen thousand square feet of indoor water fun just 45 minutes West of Kalamazoo on I-94 at Watervliet.

  • 3

    Gold Rush Water Park

    On the sweeping grounds of Double JJ Ranch near Rothbury, Gold Rush has Michigan's tallest indoor waterslide.

  • 4

    Splash Universe

    Dundee's indoor waterpark promises a Summery 84 degrees and 100,000 gallons of liquid fun..

  • 5

    Holiday Inn Express

    Just South of downtown Grand Rapids, you could make this an inexpensive day trip. This park is most enjoyable for kids 10 and under.

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    Zehnder's Splash Village

    A 6-story family raft ride is among the attractions at Zehnder's Splash Village in Frankenmuth. Don't forget to stop at Tony's I-75 while you are in the neighborhood.