A cure for cabin fever can be just a few minutes or maybe a couple of hours away. We found 11 indoor water parks where the kids (and the big kids) can splash and play all day.

Indoor water parks are just as much fun for adults as they are for kids with their giant water buckets, slides, and lazy rivers. When our kids were younger, we had a blast spending countless hours at Splash Village and Great Wolf Lodge playing in the water.

And there are two awesome things about indoor water parks that you may not have considered:

  • Nobody really cares about body image. Seriously, it's a place where everybody can put on a bathing suit and have fun without any worry about what the world may see.
  • At the end of the day, everybody is exhausted! The kids will sleep like babies, and so will you.

We've ranked 11 indoor water parks located in Michigan and Northern Ohio by distance from Flint, starting with two that are generally just a half-hour drive from the Flint area. If you're feeling adventurous and want to make a weekend out of it, there are a few choices on our list that are all within about a three-hour drive.

Amenities vary by location, of course, and you'll find some that offer day passes if you just want to play for the day and head back home, and some offer special accommodations specifically designed for those on the autism spectrum.

10 Indoor Waterparks That Are All Within Driving Distance of Flint

Even when it's cold outside, it's usually about 72 degrees inside any of these indoor water parks.

We've ranked them by location, starting with two in Frankenmuth that are just a hop, skip, and a splash away.

$5M Home with Secret Harry Potter Bedroom is Every Kids Dream

This home in Florida is truly beautiful. With its grand 25 foot entry with Crystal Chandeliers, floating double staircase with glass railings, this 8 bedroom, and 10 bathroom home is spectacular, to say the least. Still....that's not even close to being the "wow" factor of this 8.986 square foot home. Believe it or not, what makes this home so amazing is the kid's bedrooms. Not just any bedrooms, but themed bedrooms that are masterpieces in themselves.Specifically the Harry Potter-themed bedroom. Wizards and muggles will love the Harry Potter-themed room that you enter through a rotating brick wall to a train station. Then on platform 9 ¾, you will find a life-sized Hogwarts Express train with incredible sleeping quarters complete with a life-size Harry Potter, Dobby, Dragon, and Whomping Willow. For the little princess in your life, there is also a Beauty & The Beast-themed room with a Princess Belle’s Luxurious bedroom. And we can't forget the massive Marvel-inspired game room. Of course, the home is located just a few miles from Disney and Universal Studios, situated on a Jack Nicklaus golf course in Reunion, Florida. This home is definitely something you need to see! Take a Look!

Flint + Saginaw's Most-Popular TV Anchors - Where Are They Now?

A lot of highly talented people have sat behind the anchor desks at the area's TV stations.

We're taking a look at some of the area's most popular news, weather, and sports anchors who have visited our homes electronically and then moved on.