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Top Locations for Fall Family Photo Sessions

It’s hard to believe but holiday season is right around the corner. Get a jump start on holiday cards and schedule a photo shoot for the family at one of these local destinations.  The Ford..

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Outdoor Activities

Outdoor Activities For 4 Seasons In Metro Detroit

Michigan has four beautiful seasons and plenty of ways to have fun outside all year long.  Playgrounds Gallup Park (Ann Arbor) Lower Huron Metropark (Belleville) Oxford Park (Berkley) ..

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Nature Trails

Carpenter Lake Nature Preserve is Hidden Gem Worth Exploring

You don’t have to go far for an adventure, head to Southfield for a family day that will ROCK at Carpenter Lake Nature Preserve. The Carpenter Lake Nature Preserve is one of the coolest places to..

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Toledo Zoo Offers Aerial Adventure Course FREE With General Admission

As if you needed another reason to visit the Toledo Zoo, the popular Midwest destination is now offering its Aerial Adventure Course FREE with general admission.    The Toledo Zoo has it all –..

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Kid Fishing Events + Local Spots To Go Fishing In Metro Detroit

Reel in the fun this summer and teach the kids how to catch fish at a metro Detroit fishing event! The timeless waterfront activity is a perfect family fun. Saturday, June 11 Fishing For Beginners..

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Find The Best Places To Picnic in Metro Detroit

Summer time is the greatest opportunity to pack up a basket and dine al fresco as a family! Make dinner an outing and an experience as you picnic in one of these top places throughout Metro..

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Family-Friendly Places To Go Fishing In Metro Detroit

Reel in the fun this summer and teach the kids how to catch fish! The timeless waterfront activity is a perfect family fun. Here are local parks with fishing docks for you to enjoy. Blossom Heath..

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Drive-In Theaters In Metro Detroit & Why We Love Them

Growing up, I loved our family trips to the drive-in. We got to stay up late, eat in the car and enjoy two movies (if we could keep our eyes open). This popular pastime has made a comeback and if you..

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15 Disc Golf Courses in Metro Detroit

Pick up some frisbees at the local sports store (or resale shop) and put on your walking shoes. This free activity offers an afternoon of fun as you toss a frisbee into the net. Bandemer Park //..

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Walk, Ride, or Play on Hines Drive during Summer Saturdays

Pull out your bikes, strollers, and scooters and head to Hines Drive for Saturday morning recreation at Hines Drive in Westland. Wayne County Parks’ popular Saturday in the Park program is back for..

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Find A Secret Forest and Free Family Fun at Toledo Botanical Gardens

When you need a new place to getaway, head to the Toledo Botanical Gardens for beautiful sites and a cool treehouse playground. Botanical Garden trips aren’t ususally kid’s top pick, but your..

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Tree House Trips Your Kids Will Love

If you’re looking for tree top fun, we’ve got it for you. From tree houses to stay and play to nature inspired playset for an afternoon of fun – here are the best ‘tree house’ destinations in metro..

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Nature Centers

Heritage Park Offers Family Fun All Year Long In Farmington Hills

Heritage Park in Farmington Hills has everything you need for outdoor family fun. Hiking trails, playground, nature activities and seasons favorites including sledding hills, a splash pad and wagon..

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Michigan State Parks Offer Winter Activities + Fun for All Ages

Take time to explore Michigan State Parks this summer. For less than a year you gain family access to hundreds of sledding hills, ice rinks, playgrounds, ski trails, and more. Here’s your guide..

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Holidays

Glenlore Trails Offers Enchanted Light Show For The Holidays

Bundle up and make the most of the early darkness with a family stroll through Glenlore Trails’s Aurora, the winter display returns on Thursday, November 17th. Stay up past bedtime and take a magical..

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Nature Centers

Explore the Great Outdoors with Kid’s Classes + Programming at Stage Nature Center

Get out into nature and enjoy the beauty of autumn at Stage Nature Center in Troy for trails, classes and popular Halloween events! Stage Nature Center is one of my families’ favorite places to..

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Outdoor Activities

10 Family-Friendly Places To Fish In Metro Detroit

Reel in the fun this summer and teach the kids how to catch fish! The timeless waterfront activity is a perfect family fun. Here are local parks with fishing docks for you to enjoy. Blossom Heath..

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Best Family Kayaking in Metro Detroit

Spend family time on the water and plan a maritime adventure in a canoe or kayak this summer. Here are our favorite places for kayak rentals, tours or rivers to explore in Metro Detroit. Skip’s..

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Nature Trails

Explore Nature, Trails + Waterways at Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge

The Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge runs from the lower Detroit River, 20 miles south of the city, and 48 miles along the western shore of Lake Erie. It consists of 6,000 acres of land in..

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Outdoor Activities

Where To Find Fairy Doors In Metro Detroit

Go on a magical fairy door scavenger hunt in Metro Detroit with your little ones. These amazingly creative displays are fun for kids to find and make a perfect outdoor adventure for this..

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