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RARA OFFERS INDOOR PLAY, SPORTS, CAMPS AND MORE IN ROCHESTER

The Rochester Avon Recreation Authority – aka RARA – is a powerhouse in the Rochester community. With a mission “to strengthen community through play”, the organization provides a multitude of..

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Explore Kensington Metropark a whole new way. Via Horseback!

Our Huron-Clinton Metroparks offer such a large variety of activities. But did you know they had equestrian trails too? It’s no secret we love our Huron-Clinton Metroparks. We recently discovered..

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Winter Storybook Walking Trails in Metro Detroit

Storybook walks make the perfect outdoor adventure for kids to engage in literacy and for families to spend time together outside. If you’ve never been before, pages of children’s picture books..

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The Best Places To Take A Dinosaur Lover In Metro Detroit This Summer

Dinosaurs are timeless favorites. If your kids can’t get enough of the prehistoric creatures, here are the best places to find dinosaurs throughout Metro Detroit during the year and at special events..

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Storybook Walking Trails In Metro Detroit

Storybook walks make the perfect outdoor adventure for kids to engage in literacy and for families to spend time together outside. If you’ve never been before, pages of children’s picture books..

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Outdoor Music, Yoga, Art & Story Sessions In Metro Detroit

Soak up the sun and have family fun outside this summer with a weekly or drop-in class for music, yoga, art or simply story time! Music Time (Milford) Music Time of Milford meets at Fairgrounds Park..

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Explore The Bridges and Islands at Crosswinds Marsh Nature Preserve

Put on your walking shoes, pull out your camera and get ready for a picture perfect trip to Crosswinds Marsh Nature Preserve in New Boston. Crosswinds Marsh Nature Preserve is the most picturesque..

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10 Best Trails To Explore In Metro Detroit

National Trails Day is Saturday, June 5th and the perfect excuse to get out the house and take in Mother Nature, here are the best trails to explore in metro Detroit.    We spend a lot of..

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Nature Centers

Explore Nature, Walk The Story Book Trail + Attend Classes or Camp at E.L. Johnson Nature Center

Families love exploring the 40-acres of beauty at E.L. Johnson Nature Center in Bloomfield Hills. It is my family’s go-to “escape” when we need a place to stretch our legs, get some fresh air and..

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Kid-Friendly Events For Michigan’s FREE Fishing Weekend

It’s FREE Fishing Weekend in Michigan on June 12 & 13th and communities across metro Detroit are celebrating with fun family fishing events! It’s Free Fishing Weekend and all fishing license..

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Outdoor and Indoor Skate Parks in Metro Detroit

Do you have a daredevil at home? Put on the helmet and knee pads and let them show off at the skate park.   OUTDOOR SKATE PARKS Friends of Ann Arbor Skatepark – Ann Arbor 350 N. Maple, Ann..

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Plan The Perfect Family Day at the Ford House

Put the  Edsel & Eleanor Ford House on your summer must list to explore the gardens, attend a class and check out the brand-new lakeside Visitor Center!    The Ford House has..

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Outdoor Storytime Sessions In Metro Detroit This Summer

Soak up the sun, listen to good books and get up to dance at a local story time session! Here are outdoor story times in metro Detroit.   Reading and Rhythm on the Riverfront (Detroit) Head to..

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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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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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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..

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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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Michigan State Parks Offer Winter Activities + Fun for All Ages

Take time to explore Michigan State Parks this summer. For less than $20 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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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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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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