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Best Water Trails in Southeast Michigan

Kayaking and canoeing are great summer sports for the whole family. Check out these local water trails where you can do both here!

Best Places to Go Hiking in Southeast Michigan

Looking for the best recreational trails in southeast Michigan? Check out these scenic spots in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties in 2017.

Family Bike Events and Fun in Southeast Michigan

Looking for a family-friendly thrill? Check out these upcoming bike races, rides, shows and safety rodeos in Macomb, Oakland, Wayne and Washtenaw counties.

Best Family Nature Centers in Southeast Michigan

Experience the great outdoors and learn about the wonders of nature at these southeast Michigan nature centers in Metro Parent's 2017-18 guide.

Petting Farms in Michigan

Wondering where to take the kids to get friendly with farm animals? We've got you covered with this list of local petting farms – in southeast Michigan and beyond.

Huron-Clinton Metroparks in Southeast Michigan for Family Fun

There are 13 amazing spots for kids and parents to explore all year long in Livingston, Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties.

Fun Winter Park Activities in Metro Detroit

Check out these cool events and winter park activities happening in January and February that give kids a chance to get outdoors despite the chilly weather.

Beyond the Taste: 5 More Reasons to Get Your Produce from...

Metro Detroit farmers markets and CSAs offer families a deeper look at how their food is grown and who's growing it, plus a chance to learn about produce.

Ways Families Can Explore Wildlife in Southeast Michigan

Here are some suggestions from The National Wildlife Federation Great Lakes office in Ann Arbor for hands-on ways kids can learn about wildlife.

Inside the Farm Center at Kensington Metropark

This Milford Metropark has much to explore at its Farm Center, packed with rural-life learning opportunities like farm animals and family activities, too.

Helping Preschoolers Learn Through Animals

When it comes to creatures, find out what your toddler likes and go with it. Follow these suggestions to inspire at-home learning all about animals.

Education at Milliken State Park and Harbor in Detroit

This spot near downtown Detroit is fun and it's also teeming with educational opportunities. Here's what you'll learn at this Michigan State Park.

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