As we transition from the relaxing days of summer to the busy schedules of fall, consider keeping a summer favorite…
Need a change of scenery? Plan a family camping trip. Pop the tent, roast s’mores and make memories for your kids with an over night or weekend trip in Michigan.
COVID-19 Notice: Please contact the individual establishments listed for the most up to date information regarding opening dates, capacity restrictions, booking information, and any other details pertaining to the 2020 season.
SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN + METRO DETROIT
Two general campgrounds, cabins + yurt rentals
Family Amenities: Lower peninsula’s largest recreation area, nature trails, swimming beaches, and boat launch.
Tents, cabins, and RV hookups
Family Amenities: Private beach and swimming lake, heated swimming pool, arts + crafts activities, hiking, family games, movie nights, weekly talent shows, bike trail, zip line, mini-golf, playground, general store, and laundromat.
Two campgrounds, cabins
Family Amenities: Boat launch and rentals, disc golf, sand beach, floating water park, playground, hiking and biking trails, and fishing.
Waterfront campgrounds, rustic cabin rentals, yurts, and RV hookups
Family Amenities: Boat rentals, disc golf course, fishing, hiking + biking trails, swimming, playground, and boat launch.
Tent sites, RV hookups, camper + cabin rentals
Family Amenities: Swimming, fishing lake, playground, basketball + volleyball court, lawn games, golf carts + paddle/row boats + kayak rentals, putt-putt golf, arcade game room, outdoor movies, kids frog and turtle pond, nature trails, sandy swimming beach, and convenience store.
RV hookups, campsites
Family Amenities: General store, swimming pool, sand beach, recreation center and game room, jumping pillow, mini-golf, playground, lawn games, basketball court, and fishing pier.
Cabins, yurts, and group use camping available
Family Amenities: Playground, paved walking + biking trail, boat + bike rentals, disc golf course, swimming.
RV hookups, waterfront sites available
Family Amenities: General store + laundry facilities, four swimming beaches, two-hole golf course, pool table + arcade games, playground, fishing, basketball + volleyball courts, scheduled kids crafts + games, free wi-fi.
Rustic or mini-cabin camping, blacktop pads, and pull-thru sites available
Family Amenities: Playground, hiking trails, swimming beach.
Cabin and trailer rentals or bring your own RV
Family Amenities: Lakeside waterslide, playground, swimming beach, paddle boats, mini-golf, bike rentals, lawn games, and fishing.
Cabin and group use sites available
Family Amenities: Heated indoor pool, private lake, canoe/kayak/paddle boat rentals, hiking trails, camp store, laundry, playground, miniature golf/disc golf, basketball/volleyball court.
RV hookups, rustic campsites, and cabins
Family Amenities: Swimming pool, private lake, fishing, pedal carts and track, jumping pillow, gem mining station, boat rentals, miniature golf, basketball, volleyball, horseshoes, playgrounds, nature trail, arcade game room, general store, and pizza cafe.
RV hookups, group camping, cabins
Family Amenities: Recreation hall, group fire pit, WIFI, laundry, fishing, biking, volleyball, tennis, basketball, shuffleboard, horseshoes, darts, playground, hiking trails.
RV hook up, rustic camping, group camping, grassy campsites
Family Amenities: River trips, heated pool, basketball court, beach volleyball, 2 playgrounds, Recreation room with kitchen, camp store, game room, laundry, sandy beach, children’s games & activities, wagon rides, weekend entertainment, and events.
RV hookups, rustic camping area, and cabins
Family Amenities: Private lake & beach, heated pools, recreation hall, camp store, playgrounds, game room, miniature golf, basketball court, horseshoe pit, fishing, boat rentals, weekend entertainment.
Group use camping, pop up tents, and RV hookups
Family Amenities: Splash pad, wooden play structure, swimming beach, fishing pier, and miles of paved trails on Lake Huron.
RV sites, tent sites, cabins, beachfront sites, and seasonal sites
Family Amenities: Canoe + kayak rentals, fishing, groceries, wagon rides, basketball + volleyball court, playgrounds, lawn games, arcade room, river tubing, paddle boats + bike rentals.
RV hook ups, cottages, cabins, and vintage trailers
Family Amenities: Playground, swimming pool, volleyball + basketball court, mini golf, fire pits, game room, recreational hall.
RV hook ups, rustic campsites, on site trailer rentals
Family Amenities: Outdoor lawn games, playground, basketball + volleyball court, walking trails, golf, community campfires, local lake with public access.
Wooded campsites, cabin and trailer rentals, RV hook ups
Family Amenities: Volleyball court, lawn games, recreation room, playground, heated swimming pool, general store.
RV hook ups, cabin rentals
Family Amenities: Playground, heated pool, swimming beach, fishing, basketball, volleyball, horseshoes, kayak rentals, camp store, cafe.
Modern campsites, cabins
Family Amenities: Sandy beach + swimming, putt putt golf, lawn games, paddle boat + kayak rentals, basketball, jumping pillow, fishing, playground, waterpark, boat rental, water slide.
RV Hook ups, Cabin & Trailer rentals, rustic campsites
Family Amenities: Hiking, lawn games, Volleyball court, biking, swimming, fishing, playground.
Tent, trailer, RV & motorhome sites
Family Amenities: General store, heated swimming pool, game/arcade room, fishing ponds, playground, kiddy train, outdoor games & activities.
Family Amenities: Lighthouse, playground, hiking trails, fishing, sandy beach & beach house
Hook up sites, waterfront sites, rental RV & cabins, group camping sites
Family Amenities: Camp store, ice cream shop, heated pool, splash pad & waterslide, playground, hammock village, kayak rentals, family activities, basketball & volleyball court, sandbox.
Cabin rentals, rustic campground, RV hookups
Family Amenities: Hiking, playground, sandy beach, boat launch.
Cabin rentals, RV hook ups, tent sites
Family Amenities: Lighthouse, sandy beach, hiking & biking trails, playground, fishing, boat rentals, beach house.
RV hookups, tent sites
Family Amenities: Pool, bike rentals, gem mining, jump shot, jumping pillow.
RV sites, log camping cabins, camping cottages, lodges and studios
Family Amenities: Pool, crafts, cafe, volleyball, scavenger hunts, lawn games, playground.
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ABOUT ASHLEY HUBBARD-PORTER
Ashley Porter is a Chicago native who now calls Birmingham home. Ashley and her husband Mike and son Jake love attending local festivals, exploring Detroit’s diverse food scene, and venturing outside of Metro Detroit to enjoy the natural beauty of Michigan. With a background in Early Childhood Education, Ashley loves connecting with and supporting families in her community, which is why she is so excited to be a part of LittleGuide Detroit.