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Blogs & Sites
Location: 1005 Van Hoosen Road, Rochester, MI
The 16-acre Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm complex was home to Taylor and Van Hoosen families dating back to 1823 and still boasts structures original to the property from 1840 to th...
Location: 1115 West Avon Road, Rochester, MI
As part of the City of Rochester Hills Parks Department, the Environmental Education Center gives visitors the opportunity to appreciate and understand the surrounding natural environment via i...
Location: 345 John R Road, Rochester, MI
Bloomer Park is a great place for bikers and hikers, with miles of trails that run throughout the park. If you're feeling adventurous, try the Velodrome, a 1/8-mile oval wooden bike trac...
Location: 3554 Walton Boulevard, Rochester, MI
The Meadow Brook Music Festival, located on the campus of Oakland University (OU), is an outdoor entertainment venue that holds events from May through September. The venue is owned by O...
Location: 4393 Collins Road, Rochester, MI
The Paint Creek Trail follows the old Penn Central Railroad up the Paint Creek Valley through highlands, pastures, and wetlands and is used by hikers, cyclists, joggers, equestrians, nature obs...
Location: 1990 East Avon Road, Rochester, MI
In operation since the mid-1800s, Yates offers cider, baked goods, a farm market, a fudge shop, and a picnic area. On the weekends, families can enjoy a small petting farm, pony rides, and a ho...
Location: 333 North Hill Circle, Rochester, MI
Dinosaur Hill is made up of sixteen beautiful acres of wood, meadow, and stream, nestled in the midst of one of Rochester's neighborhoods. The facility offers educational opportunities for pres...
Location: 2200 North Squirrel Road, Oakland University, Rochester, MI
Meadow Brook Hall is the fourth largest historic house museum in the country and is especially known for its fine craftsmanship, architectural detailing, and grand scale. Built between 1...
Location: 407 Pine Street, Rochester, MI
Activities and facilities available in Rochester Municipal Park include sand volleyball, lighted tennis courts, open air shelters, restrooms, a pond (with ice skating in the winter), over a mil...
Location: Third and Water Streets, Rochester, MI
The Downtown Rochester Farmer's Market features only Michigan-grown (or made) products including vegetables, fruits, flowers, container gardens, fresh cut flowers, herbs, homemade baked goods, ...
Location: 816 Ludlow, Rochester, MI
Rochester's Municipal Park offers sand volleyball courts, tennis courts, playgrounds, paved walkways, a pond, and restrooms. Paint Creek winds its way through the park, creating a scenic, restf...
Location: 1400 East Hamlin, Rochester, MI
The park in Rochester Hills features ball fields, basketball courts, tennis courts, a batting cage, playground, two roller hockey rinks, and a wooded area. The park also is home to the annual Festi...
Location: 308 Main Street, Rochester, MI
With its historic buildings, parks, and unique local businesses such as The Painted Pot ceramics studio and The Give Thanks Bakery & Cafe, Downtown Rochester offers families a fun spot to while...
Need to com-MOO-ne with nature? Meet a few cows and learn where milk and ice cream come from? We've got a great national list, and we'd love to hear about your favorites, too!
Brass rings are mostly things of the past, but carousels are still giddy fun for little ones who like motion. Where are the best in the US? We've got a list, of course!