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Christmas Break is the perfect time to get out the house and hit the time, check the final items off your 2020 list and get the new year off on a great start! Here’s a list of 100 places we visit this year (and loved) or check out these other ideas to make the most of your time off school and work.
Brighten Up Your Night
The nice thing about early darkness is that there’s more time to take in the lights before bedtime! There’s something magical about holiday lights and there are plenty of places to find them around town.
- Wayne County Lightfest @ Hines Drive
- Glenlore Trails: Aurora (Commerce)
- Magic of Lights (Clarkston)
- Wild Lights @ The Detroit Zoo
- Taylor’s Winterfest @ Heritage Park
Museums are always fun and these unique exhibits and events make the visit even more special.
- Michigan Science Center
- Light Up Beacon Park
- Winter @ Valade Park
- Explore the DIA
- Celebrate Kwanza @ Detroit Farm + Cider
Hit the Ice Rink
Winter has arrived and ice skating is a fun seasonal sport. Bundle up and go skating at an outdoor rink!
- Blake Farms (Armada)
- The Rink @ Campus Martius (Detroit)
- Dodge Park (Sterling Heights)
- Buhr Arena (Ann Arbor)
- Riley Park (Farmington)
Plan A Park Date
When you can’t gather indoors, bundle up and head out! Go for a nature walk or let kids run around on the playground while you catch up with extended family or friends over the holiday.
- 25 Most Popular Playgrounds In Metro Detroit
- Metro Detroit Family Hiking Guide
- 12 Easy Nature Walks To Do With Kids
Celebrate The ‘Noon’ Year
It’s been a year! Let’s celebrate the end of 2020 and look forward to the new year. Head to the Mitten Drop at Canterbury Village or have fun at home.
Photo credit: Crain’s Detroit Business
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..