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Looking for inspiration + ideas for things to do with kids in Metro Detroit? Tried and true suggestions that real moms actually do? Here they are! Hungry Howie’s appreciates Moms and joins LittleGuide Detroit in spotlighting a local Mom each week in the #MomLife series. To celebrate Mother’s Day we are pulled together ALL of our Mom features for the ultimate, family activity guide. 

 

Favorite #MomLife Destinations

Belle Isle (Detroit)

This Jewel of Detroit is a top pick for Karina, Alyssa + Amanda

 

Blake’s Orchard & Cider Mill (Armada) 

Sarah + Nicole loves visiting Blake’s for fruit picking and family fun. 

 

Cranbrook Gardens (Bloomfield Hills) 

Laura + Jeannette love this beautiful + FREE garden. 

 

Detroit Riverfront (Detroit)

Lakelia + Robin love exploring the Detroit Riverfront. Valade Park is Jessica’s favorite part and don’t forget to check out Elizabeth’s favorite section – the Dequindre Cut.

 

Detroit Zoo (Royal Oak)

KelseyKatie love visiting the Zoo (and so do we)! 

 

The Henry Ford Museum (Dearborn) 

Lauren + Rana love visiting the Henry Ford Museum + Greenfield Village.

 

Huron-Clinton Metroparks

Autumn – Stony Creek, Andrea – Lake St. Clair  + Erica – Kensington love to hike, play and explore at the Metroparks!

 

Maybury State Park (Northville)

Bella, Christina + Jennifer and Grace love hanging at the farm with their littles. 

 

TreeRunner Adventure Park (Rochester)

Food Blogger, Princess Pinky Girl recommends taking a trip to new heights at the treetop adventure park.

 

Popular Playgrounds

Scarlet’s Playground is a favorite of Chrishinda + Lexus. Wande loves the playground, petting zoo & playground at Heritage Park in Taylor. And Ebony + Monifah love Heritage Park in Farmington Hills. Raven + Zena loves Booth Park in Birmingham. Hess-Hathaway playground and farm are winners for Dr. Kat


Fun At-Home Ideas for Kids


Stop In To Say Hi + Support Mom Owned Businesses 


Mom Must Haves that Make the Perfect Mother’s Day Gifts

 

Our #MomLife Series is Presented by Hungry Howie’s – the Official Pizza of Moms!

 

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About Ashley Hubbbard-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.

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