It’s too soon to tell what 2021 has in store but no matter what we’ll have kids with energy to burn and hours of desired entertainment. Save time wracking your brain on the weekend and make your way through this list of activities.


Visit Animals

Kids are enamored by animals and from farm visits to wild adventures, there are options for every kind of animal fan.


Explore A Nature Center

Nature Centers offer great winter fun. From beautiful hiking trails, to animal sightings and special programming, each offers unique amenities and activities.


Outdoor Adventures

Clock in #1000HoursOutside at these nature trails and playgrounds.


Hit The Ice

Bundle up and learn to skate at a rink or on a lake, it’s a winter sports for kids of all ages.


Find A Ski Resort

From bunny hills to big ones, here are the place to ski or snowboard in metro Detroit.


Go Sledding

The best thing about snow days are sledding hills. Here are ones to try around town!

  1. Beverly Hills Village Park (Beverly Hills)
  2. Lincoln Hills Golf Course (Birmingham)
  3. Civic Center Sled Hill (Clinton Township)
  4. Balduck Park (Detroit)
  5. Shiawassee Park (Farmington)
  6. Vernier Hill (Grosse Pointe)
  7. Greenmead Historical Park (Livonia)
  8. Civic Center Park  (Madison Heights)
  9. Maynard “Red” Aurand Memorial Park (New Baltimore)
  10. Cass Benton Park (Northville)
  11. Shepherd Park/Hamilton Hill (Oak Park)
  12. Lost Lake Nature Park (Oakland)
  13. Jesse Decker Park Sled Hill (Orion)
  14. Bloomer Park Sled Hill (Rochester)
  15. Borden Park (Rochester Hills)
  16. Marshbank Park (West Bloomfield)
  17. Hines Drive Sledding Hill (Westland)


Get Creative With The Arts

Explore the galleries, get creative at the studio or at home and enjoy the arts.


Let Them Play

When you need to stay warm and need to get out the house, let them run around a play center.


Learn Something New

Family field trips are full of fun. Visit a museum and learn something new.


Go For A Swim

Make a splash inside and pretend that summer has arrived early at an indoor pool.


BONUS: Hit the road and head to Grand Rapids for the World of Winter Ice Festival!


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About Carrie Budzinski

Carrie Budzinski is the Vice President of LittleGuide Detroit. She grew up in Livonia and Detroit and continues to live life in both cities. Carrie loves exploring the city and finding hidden gems in the suburbs..

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