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20 Best Hiking Trails in Michigan

A local hiking expert and author selects his top trails in the state, from family-friendly to the toughest trail of all

Five Iron Golf to Open in Detroit and Shelby Township

The new locations will provide state of the art golf simulators, custom club fitting, a full bar and kitchen, and more

Leslie Science & Nature Center to Open First Phase of New Playscape

The Ann Arbor nonprofit announces community challenge to fund further construction
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8 Outdoor Fitness Activities to Try in Detroit This Summer

Enjoy the season with yoga, running, volleyball, dancing, and more
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Want to Play Pickleball? Here’s What You Need to Know

What equipment do you need? Where can you play? We answer these questions and more.
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Pickleball Isn’t Just for Seniors — Just Ask Stanley Cup Champ Kris Draper

The former Red Wing is just one of many who have taken to the fastest-growing sport in the U.S.
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Metro Detroit Bucket List: Get Active at These Recreation Spots

In our 2022 City Guide, we roundup what every local must do in their lifetime. Here's where to hike, golf, rock climb, and more.
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10 Great Places To Go Sledding at in Metro Detroit

Check out Shiawassee Park, Civic Center Park, Rolling Hills Park, and more
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What To Expect This Year at Metro Detroit Ski Areas

Here's what's going on at Mount Brighton, Alpine Valley, Pine Knob, and Mount Holly
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5 Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks to Visit in Metro Detroit

Lake up your ice skates and embrace the Michigan chill
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What to Know Before Visiting These Southeast Michigan Beaches

Up North and west-side beaches are all well and good, but there are plenty of places to dip your toes closer to home. Here are the beach basics to keep in mind before you check out these local spots.
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Enjoy the Great Outdoors With a Stay at One of These Campsites

These nearby spots offer plenty of activities and amenities
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6 Southeast Michigan Bike Trails

Get a ride in at these local spots
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Inside One Man’s Quest To Create an Epic Upper Peninsula Bike Tour

This year's Tour Da Yoop runs Aug. 6-15, beginning and ending in St. Ignace
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6 Metro Detroit Beaches to Visit This Summer

Grab your sunscreen and towel and head to these hot spots
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Release Your Frustration at These Local Rage Rooms

Our reporter let loose and discovered why these venues of mass destruction are, well, all the rage

Let Your Pup Play at These 9 Metro Detroit Dog Parks

Acres and acres of fun await
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Inside Detroit’s New Climbing Gym

It boasts purple walls and challenges for all skill levels
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Want to Try Zip Lining? Check Out These Local Spots

Clip in, step off, and conquer your fears
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Bike the Upper Peninsula with This Cycling Challenge

Riders who participate in Tour Da Yoop, Eh can bike up to 1,2000 miles in 10 days

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