13536 Dixie Highway Holly, MI 48442 +1 248 634 8269
For the best skiing in the area, visit Mt. Holly Ski & Snowboard Resort! With 19 trails that range from beginner to advanced, seven chairlifts and four rope tows, people of every skill level will be able to enjoy the day. Mt. Holly Ski & Snowboard Resort also offers skiing and snowboarding lessons as well as rents equipment. After a fun day of skiing or snowboarding stop by their Bavarian Lodge for a bite to eat or a hot drink.
31300 Metro Parkway Harrison Township, MI 48045 +1 586 463 4332
Located at the Lake St. Clair Metropark, this Nature Center has interesting and educational exhibits about the surrounding area. You'll learn about the wetlands, the lake, waterfowls and more. You'll even see wildlife! The center displays reptiles and amphibians, plus there are feeding stations near the center where you can watch wildlife, like deer and birds, stop by for a bite to eat. The Nature Center also hosts programs and interesting outings, such as hikes and cruises. If you want to go for a hike on your own there are trail maps available at the center.
1455 East 13 Mile Road Madison Heights, MI 48071 +1 248 858 0918
Take a thrilling trip down the Triple Turn water slide, enjoy the wave pool and relax on a tube on the gentle 990 foot (301 meter) long River Ride. Children love the Soak Station with 68 fun-filled features, including water slides and water jets. If you want your toddler to join the action visit the Spray & Play area that is geared towards that age range. Please note that this is a seasonal attraction and will also be closed if there is bad weather. Check website for information about their varying open dates and hours.
Imagine jumping out of an aircraft, experiencing a minute of freefall at 120 miles per hour (193 kilometers per hour) before deploying your parachute and gliding to the ground below! If you're interested in this extreme sport, visit the Midwest Freefall that is known for its skydiving and sport parachuting. Beginners often love Tandem skydiving where your instructor is strapped to your back. The club has a very good safety record.
17845 Savage Road Belleville, MI 48111 +1 734 697 9181
This summer time attraction is a hit with families! People of all ages will love the lap pool and the lazy river, but children especially love the two water slides and the kid's Sprayscape. If you get hungry just head to the laid-back Grille food food and drinks. Open from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day, Turtle Cove Family Aquatic Park is the perfect place to cool off.
4016 Biddle Avenue Wyandotte, MI 48192 +1 734 285 2925
Get to know Detroit by touring the area's rivers, lakes and channels. Riverside Kayak Connection offers a wide range of paddle boats you can rent for the day so explore until your heart's content. The company also offers fantastic tours. Paddle down the Detroit River with your guide or arrange a custom tour where you can request a guided tour in German or Swedish. Take a tour and have an adventure!
4210 Trumbull Street Detroit, MI 48208 +1 313 832 7952
Started in the 1993 by an anarchist group, The Trumbellplex is a multi-purpose venue providing entertainment free of cost. Run with the help of volunteers and donations from patrons, this venue has seen many nights of quality entertainment over the years. Art events, theater, community events are just a few of the purposes for which this theater is used. Call for details and information on events.
7045 Curtis Street Detroit, MI 48221 +1 313 862 2912
The Bailey Cathedral on Curtis Street is famed for its gospel concerts and music shows. Though it is officially known as The Bailey Cathedral Church of God, it is better known as the Bailey Cathedral. The Christian Gospel Center of the Church of God conducts various events like workers' meetings and holy convocations here.
11529 Linwood Avenue Detroit, MI 48206 +1 313 868 2131
Wali Muhammad Mosque is the oldest place of worship of the African American Muslim community. The two-story building was once a Jewish center, but today it has a prayer hall on the top and houses a kitchen and a computer room on the ground floor. The mosque serves as a fundraising center for education and the betterment of the community as well, and sponsors local soup kitchens. Open five times a day for prayers, visitors are always welcome. Call them for more details.
6148 Georgia Street Detroit, MI 48211 +1 313 921 9757
Prayers heal your mind and body. Visit the Madrasa Talimul Qur'an Mosque and be a part of the congregation. Devotees sit on beautiful Persian rugs facing east, in the direction of the holy town of Mecca. Whether Muslim or not, you can always enroll yourself in various learning programs run by the mosque. Learn and memorize the Quran at the madrasa (religious school) held in the mosque. Call them for more details.
With its traces in history, Woodward Avenue is a must
visit on a family outing or just on a stroll with friends. A host of events including arts,entertainment and music are held here. At Woodward Avenue there are beautiful ...
Greater Grace Temple is also known as the City of
David and has existed since 1927. It is a place of refuge for the hurt and the lost and a house of prayer, too. Greater Grace Temple is the ...
On Belle Isle, two cannons from the Battle of Lake
Erie mark the entrance to this marine branch of the Detroit Historical Museums. A visit affords a fascinating short course in Detroit's maritime history. Ship models on display range ...