10 Fun and Unique Michigan Amusement Parks

If you're living in Michigan or considering moving to Michigan, you're in for a treat with the state's eclectic mix of amusement parks that offer something for everyone. From the giant dinosaur sculptures at Dinosaur Gardens in Ossineke to the Netherlands-themed adventures at Nelis' Dutch Village in Holland, Michigan's amusement parks are as varied and vibrant as the state itself. Whether you're in the mood for the thrilling coasters at Michigan's Adventure in Muskegon or the immersive night walks at Glenlore Trails in Commerce Township, these 10 fun and unique destinations promise unforgettable experiences. So buckle up and get ready to explore the quirkiest, most entertaining spots the Great Lakes State has to offer!

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Michigan's Adventure, Muskegon

Open: Mon-Sun (11am-7pm)
4750 Whitehall Rd, Muskegon, MI 49445
Ticket: Daily tickets start at $42.99
Website: Michigan's Adventure

Michigan's Adventure, the largest amusement park in the state, is situated in Muskegon on the west side of Michigan. This expansive park features a variety of rides catering to both children and adults, including the exhilarating Corkscrew rollercoaster. For water enthusiasts, the adjacent WildWater Adventure offers thrilling water slides, a refreshing wave pool, and the daring "Snake Pit" slide. Visitors can also find deals that include meal options, enhancing their experience at this fun-filled destination.

Arzo Sports and Fun Park, Alpena

Open: Sun-Thur (12-8pm) | Fri-Sat (12-9pm)
6051 U.S. 23 N, Alpena, MI 49707
Ticket: $30 for five rides (prices may vary per ride)
Website: Arzo Sports and Fun Park

Located in northern Michigan along the scenic Lake Huron, Arzo Sports and Fun Park offers a nostalgic blend of attractions, including go-karts, bumper cars, and a classic carousel. This charming amusement park operates seasonally from May through September, providing a delightful escape for families and thrill-seekers alike. With attractions priced per ride, visitors can enjoy a flexible and affordable day of fun, highlighted by a promotional deal of $30 for five rides, ensuring a memorable experience in a quaint, lakeside setting.

  

Nelis' Dutch Village, Holland

Open: Mon-Sun (10am-6pm)
12350 James St, Holland, MI 49424
Ticket: $16 for ages 3 and up | free for infants under 2
Website: Nelis' Dutch Village

Nelis' Dutch Village in Holland, Michigan, is a delightful Netherlands-themed park offering a unique cultural experience. Visitors can slide down a giant wooden clog slide, reminiscent of traditional Dutch footwear, or enjoy a leisurely tractor ride through vibrant tulip fields. The park also features a charming 1940s-era Ferris Wheel, a friendly petting farm, and a playful pirate-themed water balloon launcher ride. With affordable ticket prices of $16 for ages 3 and up and free admission for infants, Nelis' Dutch Village provides an enchanting day of fun and exploration for the whole family.

Dinosaur Gardens, Ossineke

Open: Mon-Fri (9am-5pm) | Sat (9am-4pm) | Sun (10am-4pm)
Ossineke, MI 49766
Ticket: $10 for walk-through | free for children under 2 | additional fees for putt-putt golf and fossil dig
Website: Dinosaur Gardens

Dinosaur Gardens in Ossineke, a northern Michigan gem, promises an exciting adventure with its array of towering dinosaur sculptures. Established in the 1930s by an artist who transformed the property into a unique attraction, the park features intricately crafted dinosaurs that took years to complete. Guests can enjoy a walk-through tour for $10, immersing themselves in prehistoric wonder, while additional activities like putt-putt golf and a fossil dig offer more fun. Children under 2 can join the walk-through for free, making it a perfect family-friendly outing.

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Wild Frontier Fun Park, Comins

Open: Mon-Sun (10am-5:30pm)
3780 N Weaver Rd. Comins, MI 48619
Ticket: $35 for an unlimited rides wristband | $3.50 per individual ride
Website: Wild Frontier Fun Park

Nestled in north central Michigan, Wild Frontier Fun Park in Comins offers a nostalgic escape with its array of restored vintage rides. Guests can enjoy the vibrant technicolor Tilt-a-Whirl, a delightful kiddie coaster, and classic bumper cars. Conveniently located across from the Cedar Valley Golf Club, it’s a great spot for adults to hit the links while kids play. The park also features an RV area for overnight stays. Visitors can purchase an unlimited rides wristband for $35 or opt for individual ride tickets at $3.50 each, making it an affordable and enjoyable destination for families and thrill-seekers alike.

C.J. Barrymore's, Clinton Township

Open: Mon-Tue (2-10pm) | Wed-Sun (11am-11pm)
21750 Hall Rd, Clinton Twp, MI 48038
Ticket: $49 for an unlimited rides wristband
Website: C.J. Barrymore's

C.J. Barrymore's in Clinton Township, part of metro Detroit in Macomb County, stands out by offering extended hours, staying open until 11 p.m. on weekends. This versatile amusement park features a vibrant indoor arcade, bowling alleys, and laser tag. Outside, visitors can experience thrilling attractions like multiple go-kart tracks, a drop tower, a roller coaster, and a zipline. Whether you're living in Michigan or moving to Michigan, the park provides endless entertainment for both kids and adults, with unlimited ride wristbands available for $49, ensuring a full day and night of excitement and fun.

   

Glenlore Trails, Commerce Township

Open: Mon-Fri (9am-5pm)
3860 Newton Rd, Commerce Charter Twp, MI 48382
Ticket: Range from $15 to $25
Website: Glenlore Trails

Glenlore Trails in Commerce Township, part of metro Detroit, offers a unique evening amusement experience with its "immersive night walk." This enchanting park features various themed experiences, such as the Haunted Forest, where visitors can wander through eerily lit trees and enjoy captivating projections, like a giant pumpkin. Open seasonally, Glenlore Trails provides a magical nighttime adventure perfect for all ages. Tickets are priced between $15 and $25, making it an accessible and memorable outing for families and friends seeking a different kind of amusement park thrill.

Avalanche Bay Indoor Waterpark, Boyne Falls

Open: Mon-Sun (11am-8pm)
1 Boyne Mountain Rd, Boyne Falls, MI 49713
Ticket: Day passes start at $36 for juniors | $44 for adults
Website: Avalanche Bay Indoor Waterpark

Nestled within Boyne Mountain Resort in northern Michigan, Avalanche Bay Indoor Waterpark promises a splashing good time for visitors of all ages. This expansive indoor waterpark features thrilling slides, a surf simulator, and a relaxing lazy river, ensuring fun and excitement in any weather. Day passes are affordably priced at $36 for juniors and $44 for adults, providing access to a wide range of aquatic attractions. Whether you're seeking adventure or a leisurely float, Avalanche Bay offers a delightful escape for families and water enthusiasts alike.

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LegoLand Discovery Center, Auburn Hills

Open: Mon-Sun (10am-6pm)
4240 Baldwin Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326
Ticket: Tickets start at $19.99
Website: LegoLand Discovery Center

Situated in metro Detroit, LegoLand Discovery Center in Auburn Hills offers an indoor haven for Lego enthusiasts of all ages. This center is one of 13 LegoLand Discovery Centers in the United States and features engaging rides like the "enchanted cart," a captivating 4D theater, and a vibrant play zone where young builders can craft their own Lego masterpieces. The center also hosts themed adult nights, providing a unique experience for those aged 18 and above. With ticket prices starting at $19.99, LegoLand Discovery Center promises a creative and entertaining adventure for the whole family.

Mystery Spot, St. Ignace

Open: Mon-Sun (8am-9pm)
N916 Martin Lake Rd, St Ignace, MI 49781
Ticket: Guided tours start at $7; zipline admission is $20 for ages 5 and up
Website: Mystery Spot

Located in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, the Mystery Spot in St. Ignace offers a peculiar and kitschy amusement experience. As legend has it, the site became famous in the 1950s when surveyors found their equipment malfunctioning on the property. Today, visitors can explore this quirky roadside attraction featuring a tilted structure, a zipline, mini golf, and a maze. Guided tours, which delve into the intriguing history and peculiarities of the spot, start at $7, while zipline admission is $20 for everyone over the age of 5. The Mystery Spot provides an entertaining and mysterious adventure for curious minds of all ages.

  


Whether you're living in Michigan or contemplating moving to Michigan, these 10 unique amusement parks offer a dazzling array of adventures that are sure to ignite your sense of fun and wonder. From the nostalgic thrills at Wild Frontier Fun Park in Comins to the mind-bending mysteries of St. Ignace's Mystery Spot, there's no shortage of quirky and captivating experiences awaiting you. With each park offering its own distinct charm and excitement, Michigan proves itself to be a playground for both the young and the young at heart. So pack your bags, gather your loved ones, and dive into the extraordinary amusement parks that make Michigan an unforgettable place to live or visit!


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