From Ann Arbor to Flint, Macomb County to Livingston, check out these fun places to play all winter long.

Hit the Ice Rink

Strap on some skate and don’t forget your mittens as you take laps around the rink – both indoor and out!

Local Sledding Hills

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! Looking for a top pick – snow tubing is popular at Rolling Hills!

Ski Resorts

You don’t need to go Up North for ski slopes, here are some local resorts.

  • Mt. Brighton Address: 4141 Bauer Rd Brighton, MI 48116
    • $10 million in improvements since the resort was purchased by Vail Resorts in 2015. If you haven’t been there in a while, it’s worth the visit now!
  • Alpine Valley (White Lake)Address: 6775 Highland Rd, White Lake, MI, 48383
    • Alpine Valley offers beautiful surroundings including 25 picturesque tree-lined slopes. Bring the whole family and enjoy the largest and most scenic ski area in southern Michigan right at your own back door.
  • Mt Holly (Holly) – Address: 13536 Dixie Hwy, Holly, MI, 48442
    • Kick back and relax on a 4,200 square foot heated paver patio and centered fire pit, or explore one of 19 trails ranging from beginner to advanced in difficulty, and 3 Snowboard Parks with an assortment of terrain features.
  • Pine Knob (Clarkston) – Address: 7778 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI, 48348
    • Whether you are a beginner or expert, Pine Knob is a great place to hit the slopes with friends and family. The resort offers 2 world-famous Wonder Carpets, 100ft and 300ft, 6 chairlifts and 4 tow ropes.

Indoor Activities

Avoid cabin fever and let the kids burn off some extra energy at these local attractions.

Visit A Museum

Learn something new and have fun at a museum.

Parks & Recreation

Get out of the house and enjoy the fresh air at these local parks. Don’t forget to bring your skis and a sled for snowy fun.

Top Playgrounds: County Farm Park (Ann Arbor), Halmich Park (Warren), River Bends Park (Shelby Township) and Dodge Park (Sterling Heights).

Photo credit: Blake Farms