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5 Reasons To Visit Detroit With Kids This Summer

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It’s not the summer in the city we’re used to but Detroit is always a fun place to be. Beat the heat on a hot day at a museum or have fun in the sun outside, there’s plenty to do in Detroit.


Have Fun On The Detroit Riverfront

Take a family stroll or bike ride along the Detroit Riverfront and take in the sites of the city. Sit back and relax for a picnic in the new Robert C. Valade Park.

Tour A Museum

The Michigan Science Center, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit Historical Museum and the Motown Museum all reopen in July. Escape the high temps and enjoy a good time exploring the arts and culture in Detroit.

Spend Saturday Morning @ Eastern Market

Stock up on fresh food, delicious treats and beautiful flowers at Eastern Market on Saturdays. The Market has remained open throughout the COVID-19 crisis and has implemented safety measures to ensure the health and well-being of vendors and visitors.

Take A Sightseeing Tour on The Detroit River

Go for a (big) boat ride with the kids on a Diamond Jack’s River Tour. Show the kids Detroit and Canada and learn fun facts about life on the Detroit River.

Soak Up The Sun On Belle Isle

Fly a kite, go fishing walk the trails, visit the Great Lakes Museum (opening July 24th) or make a splash at the beach. Belle Isle State Park is beautiful and there are plenty of activities for the entire family to enjoy.



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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..

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