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Best Hiking Trails in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Looking for the best hiking trails in southeast Michigan? Check out these scenic spots in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties in 2018.

Lake St. Clair Metropark Offers Fun for All Ages

For families interested in outdoor entertainment, Macomb County's Lake St. Clair Metorpark has a playground, scenic bike trail, splash pad and much more.

Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor Golf Courses for Families and Kids

If you're curious where the metro Detroit and Ann Arbor golf courses are, our 2018 guide for Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties can help.

Outdoor Birthday Party Places in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Pizza parlors and bowling alleys offer all-season fun. But when the warm weather hits, birthday boys and girls who have summer DOBs have awesome options.

Grand Rapids Hiking Trails for Family Fun

Looking for the best trails to hike in Grand Rapids? Check out these recreational trails in the city and beyond.

Fun Things to Do in Ann Arbor With Kids

Home to the Big House and famous for its big-city, small-town charm, this Washtenaw County college town is never dull. Here are spots to take the kids when you're looking for fun things to do in Ann Arbor.

Best Family Nature Centers in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Experience the great outdoors and learn about the wonders of nature at these southeast Michigan nature centers in Metro Parent's 2018-19 guide.

Metro Parent Camp Expo

Find details about Metro Parent's Camp Expo to help plan your child's summer experiences in southeast Michigan and beyond.

2017 Solar Eclipse Viewing Events in Southeast Michigan

The 2017 Solar Eclipse will shroud America in darkness on Aug. 21. Head to one of these local spots to safely watch and learn the science behind it.

Let’s Go: Fishing Spots for Families

Go Fishing Day is June 18. Find a place to fish with the kids nearby or farther away.

8 Ways to Connect Kids to the Outdoors This Summer

These eight destinations offer fishing, hiking, biking and other outdoor fun. Check them out and immerse your kids in nature this summer.

Benefits of Having an Annual Family Membership

Have you ever wondered what the perks are and what an annual membership fee runs? We break things down for six local kid-friendly spots.
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Letterboxing in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor for Families

Here's everything you need to know to get started on this unique, kid-friendly pastime. Plus, check the roundup for a few spots for letterboxing for kids.

The Pros and Cons of Exotic Pets for Kids

Thinking of expanding your family with mice, snakes or geckos? A local pet store owner weighs in on the pros and cons of exotic pets; plus things for families to consider before purchasing.

Ways to Celebrate Earth Day from Home

Earth Day is right around the corner. Take care of Mother Earth and celebrate Earth Day from home with one of these fun and green activities.

How to Get Your Child to Sleep Without a Nightlight

Is your child refusing to sleep in the dark? Two experts shed some light on how to get your child to sleep without a nightlight.

ASMR and Kids: What is It, and What are the Pros and Cons?

YouTube has exploded with videos of people whispering, rustling buttons and even eating pickles – all to elicit a calm feeling. Can ASMR and kids be a good mix?