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Blogs & Sites
Location: 42700 Utica Road, Sterling Heights, MI
Live reptiles and amphibians are displayed along with mounted birds and mammals found in Sterling Heights. Touch tables give children a hands-on chance to investigate nature. The center offers nature ...
Location: 15100 Hubbard Road, Livonia, MI
The facility offers a wide variety of amenities for families, including a large pool, courts for basketball and volleyball, a fitness center, climbing wall, tree fort, child care center, and party roo...
Location: 2800 Watkins Lake Road, Waterford, MI
Waterford Oaks County Park is a unique 145-acre park near Pontiac. The park features platform tennis courts (a game similar to tennis but different in some rules and with the benefit of ...
Location: 14 Mile and Garfield, Fraser, MI
Fraser's Steffens Park offers ball fields, two basketball courts, a gazebo, and the Fort Fraser children's playground. In the winter, an outdoor ice skating rink is available. Plus, the park is...
Location: 12803 Pardee Road, Taylor, MI
Owned by the city of Taylor, the Heritage Park Petting Farm gives families a chance to interact with farm animals such as goats, donkeys, pigs, sheep, and ponies.
There is a vis...
Location: 315 Detroit Street, Ann Arbor, MI
The readers of the Ann Arbor News voted the open-air Ann Arbor Farmers' Market the "Best Place to Buy Produce."
The market features locally grown produce, flowers, plants, honey...
Location: North River Road between I-94 and N. Gratiot, Mount Clemens, MI
Farmers markets are the best place to find the absolute freshest fruits and vegetables in metro Detroit. The Mount Clemens Farmers' Market offers a good variety of locally grown produce, baked ...
Location: 45300 Mound Road, Utica, MI
Location: 29350 Northwestern Highway, Southfield, MI
Housed at the Franklin Athletic Club, the Franklin Academy is a fitness center and licensed day care with a preschool program.
Two large gyms with moonwalks, a rop...
Location: 1702 Scott Lake Road, Waterford, MI
Waterford Oaks Waterpark features a barrier-free access wave-action pool, a children's water playground, and a dual-flume waterslide. A group raft ride starts at a height of three stories and c...
Location: 24 Frank Lloyd Wright Drive, Ann Arbor, MI
This is a large petting farm that houses more than 100 animals, including many rare breeds. Hayrides are included with admission.
Birthday packages are available on weeke...
Location: 400 East Lincoln Street, Birmingham, MI
The Birmingham Family YMCA offers a variety of services to members of the community. There is a pool, fitness center, gymnasium, and sauna. This branch of the Y also has a babysitting program a...
Location: Picnic Way, Detroit, MI
Imagine a 985-acre historic island park with a beach, conservatory, and lighthouse on an island in downtown Detroit. First-time visitors to the city are shocked that such a jewel exists. But me...
Location: 5565 Merritt Road, Ypsilanti, MI
Wiard's is a 200-acre orchard with a cider mill, country fair, and country store and bakery.
The country fair runs Wednesdays through Sundays starting in late September and feat...
Location: 3001 13 Mile Road, Warren, MI
The park in Warren features ball fields, tennis courts, picnic areas, a playground, tennis courts, and a natural ice rink in season.