39221 Woodward Avenue Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303 +1 248 645 3361
One of the area's most prestigious avant-garde art museums is located on the campus of the Cranbrook Schools. Acclaimed contemporary painters and sculptors are featured along with promising new artists, including students at the Cranbrook Academy of Art, in challenging and cutting-edge exhibitions. The museum's permanent collection highlights the accomplishments of decades of Cranbrook graduates working in many different mediums. This is a popular gathering spot for local artists and art critics and is the center of a vibrant artistic community. It's about a 40-minute drive from downtown Detroit and an hour from Metro Airport.
39221 Woodward Avenue Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303 +1 248 645 3200
This popular museum on the suburban campus of Cranbrook Schools is worth the drive, especially for a family outing. A USD31 million expansion in 1996 included a new Dynamic Earth exhibit, which features a full-size T. Rex dinosaur skeleton. Well-known for its observatory, planetarium and laser light shows, the well-respected Cranbrook Institute imparts natural history and science education in creative ways that blend old and new approaches. Outdoor activities, including eclipse viewing and maple tree tapping, are frequent. Live animals are on display at the Nature Place exhibit.
4655 Arrowhead Road West Bloomfield, MI 48323 +1 248 451 1900
Located in the West Bloomfield Woods Nature Preserve, the West Bloomfield Trail goes for 4.25 miles through the 28 acre park. In the winter cross country skiing is a common activity on the trail. Wildlife watching can occur no matter the season.
3951 West Maple Road Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301 +1 248 644 2500
Golf enthusiasts will find this an ideal spot to enjoy live action. An award winning venue with two 18-hole courses, it is host to professional golf tournaments and tickets sell like hot cakes. Tree lined fairways, smooth, rolling greens and loads of hazards make it a spot for some challenges. The north course opened in 1924 and is exclusively for members, while the south course has been witness to some winning thwacks during the 1924, 1937, 1961, 1985 and 1996 U.S. Opens and also hosted the 2008 PGA championships. The clubhouse itself is a replica of George Washington's Mt. Vernon home and is worth a visit.
16980 18 Mile Road Clinton Township, MI 48038 +1 586 228 2222
Mirage Elegant Banquet and Catering is a private event space and a catering service for those looking to have a memorable marriage or even a party. The stylish interiors and modern facilities create a dreamlike ambiance for that perfect celebration. Their exquisite menu is a lavish treat for the senses. Guests attending an event are sure to have a memorable experience with the kind of hospitality served here. Check the website to learn more.
Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
The world's largest museum of African American history and culture,
this impressive building opened in 1997 and is named after the local doctor and activist who first established it. With 120,000 square feet of exhibit space, the Charles H. ...
Golf enthusiasts will find this an ideal spot to enjoy
live action. An award winning venue with two 18 hole courses, it is host to professional golf tournaments and tickets sell like hot cakes. Tree lined fairways, smooth, rolling ...
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 ...