60 West Wattles Road Troy, MI 48098 +1 248 524 3570
At the Troy Museum and Historic Village you are able to explore 10 historic buildings that have been carefully restored. Artifacts that are displayed have a history that date back to as far as 19th and early 20th century. Open year round, the museum and village is a perfect look back to the the city of Troy's rich history.
415 South Lafayette Avenue Royal Oak, MI 48067 +1 248 541 6430
Arguably metropolitan Detroit's most accomplished community theatre group, Stagecrafters operates out of the beautifully restored vintage neighborhood theatre, the Baldwin. It's located in downtown Royal Oak. On a main stage and a second stage, the group presents a variety of classic plays and musicals, with regular youth theatre performances. Organ-accompanied silent movies are also occasionally shown. It's an affordable alternative to grander theatres, and the performances are consistently good. Afterwards, you're in a great position to walk to a dining or drinking establishment on Main Street.
6685 Coolidge Highway Troy, MI 48098 +1 248 524 3567
The Lloyd A. Stage Nature Center sits on 100 acres of land that is meant to educate everyone young or old about the world of nature and out-doors. The underlying focus of the center is being to spread knowledge and encourage passion for nature for all those that walk through their doors.
3425 Civic Center Drive Troy, MI 48084 +1 248 524 3514
Whether if it's just you and a few friends, or if it's a large scale party, the Troy Family Aquatic Center is the ultimate summer fun zone. Swimmers can either buy a one-day pass or for the avid adventure seekers, there is the seasonal pass also available. Tube slides, water trees, sand area, a deck with lounge chairs, the aquatic center is a paradise. Hours are seasonal - please check the website for more details.
1411 West Webster Road Royal Oak, MI 48073 +1 248 439 1501
The Royal Oak Historical Society is the place to go for those who want to learn more about this town's past. The museum has many different collections, including a photography collection and a World War II exhibit. The historical society also hosts and plans multiple events throughout the year. In addition to its regular hours, the museum is also open on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month from 1p to 4p. Call or see the website for more information.
Sullivan Park offers 31.5 acres of leisure time for the whole family, with picnic areas and a playground for children. The park is located west of Woodward Avenue, at Parkway Drive and Normandy Road. See the website for more information.
Burgh Historical Park is a picturesque place to pass the time in Southfield. There is an on-site gazebo, which hosts annual concerts in the summer, and multiple flower gardens located throughout the property. See the website for more information on renting the area for private events.
1800 West Square Lake Road Troy, MI 48098 +1 248 524 3484
There are five major parks in Troy, and Firefigher's Park is one of them. The park totals to about 96 acres that features plenty of open grass, baseball diamond, sand volleyball court, nine soccer fields, picnic shelter and so much more. Definitely a perfect place for the weekend warriors in all of us.
1300 South Telegraph Dearborn, MI 48124 +1 313 563 4653
Dearborn Hills Golf Course has 18 holes of championship golf and is Southeast Michigan's premier public golf course. Built in the early 1920s, the grounds have a historic charm. After you play, stop by the bar for a drink. You can even swing by the pro shop in case you need something to improve your game on this challenging course. The beautiful clubhouse is also available to rent out for events.
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. ...
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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 ...