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Family Friendly Fun Near Independence Commons

One of the best things about living in our Independence Commons manufactured housing community is that you’ll be living just a short distance away from Lansing. Since Lansing is the capital of Michigan, you can always count on there always being something fun and exciting to see or do there!

If you have young children, you’ll be glad to know there are tons of family friendly things you can do around Lansing that your kids are bound to love! Here are just a few things to look forward to doing:

Potter Park Zoo

Potter Park Zoo has been one of Lansing’s top family destinations since 1915! Covering over 10 acres, the Potter Park Zoo gives people the chance to see animals like penguins, tigers, snow leopards, black rhinoceros, various types of birds, amphibians, and reptiles, and more up close. The Potter Park Zoo is open year round and they have lots of fun activities scheduled throughout the year like their Boo at the Zoo days in October, the Wonderland of Lights event during the holiday season, and special educational events throughout the year. Best of all,

Impression 5 Center

If you want to give your kids the chance to start learning about science at a young age, the Impression 5 Center in Lansing is the place to be! The Impression 5 Center is full of hands-on, interactive exhibits that let children learn about scientific concepts and explore them at their own pace. Many of their exhibits change throughout the year, so there will always be something new to see and explore there. During the summer months, they have day camps where kids can learn even more about science.

Burchfield Park

Independence Commons is also just a short drive away from Holt, Michigan, home to Burchfield Park. Burchfield Park is the largest park in Ingham county, covering over 500 acres right along the Grand River. During the summer months, Burchfield Park is a great place to spend a day having fun on the beach, catching fish in the fishing pond, hiking, boating, playing disc golf, and more! Or during the winter, you can come visit for some ice skating or sledding! They even have a warming lodge where you can stop in to warm up!

In addition to all of these fun things in the area, you’ll have even more great things to do right in your own backyard! Independence Commons has its own swimming pool and playground, so there are lots of ways to have fun with the kids without even having to leave the community! We also regularly host community events like holiday parties, potluck dinners, and ice cream socials so kids will have plenty of ways to make friends with the other kids in the community.

Ready to learn more about what Independence Commons has to offer? Take a look at some of the manufactured homes for sale in this community. If you have any questions or would like to come out and see one of our homes, contact us! We’d be happy to answer any questions you have!

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