Outdoors

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 2021.

3 Awesome Apple Orchards in Michigan, Indiana and Georgia

There's no better way to celebrate fall than with a trip to an apple orchard and these sweet apple orchards in Michigan and beyond are family pleasers.

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.

Wayne County Parks Marking 100 Years of Family Fun

Whether it's hiking, biking and fishing or waterslides, kids events or disc golf, Wayne County Parks packs in plenty of fun in 2019 – and any year!

Michigan State Parks Celebrating a Century

Discover Michigan State Parks both here in metro Detroit and all around the state during its 100th anniversary year in 2019 – or any year – with your family.

Fun Winter Park Activities in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Check out these cool winter park activities in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor in January and February. They'll give kids a chance to get outdoors despite the chilly weather.

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.

Huron-Clinton Metroparks in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor 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.

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

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 Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

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.
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Family Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Looking for some family fun? Check out our list of events and other things to do this weekend.

Family Fun Things to Do At Home This Weekend in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Looking for some family fun virtual things to do while you're staying safely at home with your family? Check out our list of fun online virtual events happening this weekend — and any time!

10 Examples of Patriotism That Parents Should Teach Their Kids

What should American children know about our country, and how can parents instill patriotism for kids at their home? Teachers share these 10 examples of patriotism.

Cedar Point Hours, Ticket Cost, Rides and More

Here’s everything you need to know about making your yearly trip to America's Rockin' Roller Coast in 2021.

12 Categories of High School Cliques, Identified

A lot's changed since you ran with your friend crew. Research now finds 12 distinct high school cliques. Learn about them and where they rank in the hierarchy.