Quality Time Series: Harbor Country

When it comes to Harbor Country, the activities you and the family can enjoy together are endless.  We’ve put together a list of some of the best activities in the area, activities every member of your family is sure to enjoy. If you take your family to any of these activities every one is sure to be telling you that you made some great picks.

For the Explorer: 

Harbor Country is filled with beautiful sights and sounds, and a perfect way to take them in is by visiting the Galien River County Park! Explore this mix of wetland and upland habitats as you walk along the 300’ canopy walkway or look from above as you stand on the 60’ high marsh overlook tower. This park isn’t just for sightseeing, as there is also a river viewing and fishing platform.

Galien River County Park

So you and the family are explorers but you also happen to be animal lovers…we’ve got just the activity for you! Check out horseback riding at Red Arrow Stables.  Adults and children of all ages have the opportunity to enjoy a horseback ride thanks to the many offerings Red Arrow provides. Whether it’s a short fifteen-minute ride or a ride on their 4.5-mile trail, there’s something for everybody in the family here.

Red Arrow Stables

Fun on the Water:

High speed cruising and a history lesson?! Where do we sign up?! This experience can be all yours if you check out Harbor Country Adventures’ Sea Rocket Adventure!  Enjoy high speed cruising on Lake Michigan while you get to hear intriguing stories about Harbor Country’s maritime heritage.

Harbor Country Adventures - Sea Rocket Adventure

If guided tours really aren’t your thing and you’d like something hands on, look no further than Oselka Marina. At Oselka your own water adventures await as you can rent either a boat or jet ski’s for the day. If boats or jet skis don’t cut it, you can always check out their yacht cruises!  With the help of Oselka Marina you’ll definitely be boating in style.

Oselka Marina

Kid Paradise:

If after all the above your kids still aren’t satisfied, you may have no choice but to check out one of these kid paradises. First up is Captain Mike’s Fun Park.  Captain Mike’s truly has it all for the kids, from go-karts and mini golf to bumper boats and batting cages.  The opportunities for fun are endless here, you might want to stay only a couple hours but your kids will surely keep you here all day!

Captain Mike's Fun Park

Rounding out our kid paradise suggestions is Kid’s Quest which is located inside of the Four Winds Casino. At Kid’s Quest, your kids will have the chance to enjoy things like arts and crafts or shoot some hoops in the gym.  Keep in mind that this is located inside the casino…your kids are supervised having a blast while you have the chance to have a great time of your own.  Sounds like a win-win to us.


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