This is the Motor City and cars are a timeless favorite for kids (of all ages). If your littles love…
Head to Trenton this fall for FREE autumn and Halloween delights.
Treat yourself for a stroll through a fun neighborhood and take a stroll through nature to enjoy fall colors at their finest while taking in the fresh water air. If you’re looking for a reason to head Downriver, this is it!
Take a Stroll Down Pumpkin Lane
Need a reason to smile? The neighbors on Boxford Street (and Strohm) have hung hundreds of pumpkins from the trees to create a delightful Halloween stroll. Pictures don’t do it justice and the community decor will brighten anyone’s day so when you’re in Trenton be sure to take the detour. The school is at the end of the street with two large playgrounds too!
Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge
Explore nature at the only international wildlife refuge in North America. The Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge is located along the Detroit River and features new and establish trails and watch points. Look for birds or watch the boats in the relaxing oasis. The newly finished John D. Dingell Visitor Center is not currently open to the public but you can relax on the patio. There are also portable bathrooms for those who need them.
Go on an island adventure and visit Elizabeth Park. The 162 acre island has nature trails (with picture perfect bridges), playgrounds, skate park and great views of the Detroit River.
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..