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If a change of scenery and location is what you’re family is looking for – but not too far away – we suggest making a day trip to Macomb County for outdoor fun, animals, and treats!
Get Ready For Spring @ Blake’s Backyard
Conveniently located on Van Dyke in Almont, Blake’s Backyard is a newly renovated greenhouse with outdoor dining. Pick out flowers, greens and trees for your garden, enjoy a family meal and stock up on cider and donuts for the drive home.
Use your library card to register for a FREE day pass to a Huron-Clinton Metropark with the Michigan Activity Pass. There are 3 in Macomb and you’ll want to visit all of them.
- Lake St. Clair Metropark: A massive playground, beautiful beach, lake side splash pad, waterpark, adventure golf and more – enjoy a full day of fun in the sun.
- Wolcott Mill Metropark Farm Center: The 250 acre working farm has all your littles favorite animals, nature trails and a barn themed playground with a massive tractor for kids to climb on!
- Stony Creek Metropark: Spend the day in nature, on the trails, at the beach or on the playground.
Halmich Park in Warren is a must! The farm theme playground is fun to navigate with lots of fast slides, a maze, swings and ‘corral’. The highlight was the mini-stone ground the boys loved playing in and throwing down the slide (sandals not recommended). Address: 3001 13 Mile Rd., Warren, MI 48092
Want to find more exotic animals? The Reptarium has reptiles or all kinds – including snakes and alligators!
Urban Air Adventure Park
Need to get out the house and let the kids bounce on someone else’s wall? Head to Urban Air Adventure Park for ropes and warrior courses, indoor playground, sky riders and more!
Photo credit: Huron-Clinton Metroparks
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..