Mt. Brighton

Downhill skiing and snowboarding on hills with a 250-foot vertical drop or a bunny hill. There are five chair lifts, five tow ropes, and two surface lifts. Equipment rentals and lessons help beginners get started. Seasonal hours vary, call or visit website.

4141 Bauer Road, Brighton - 810.229.9581

Oh My Lolli!

Steps away from the millpond and children’s playscape, this allergy sensitive candy factory handcrafts lollies right before your eyes. It’s a sweet treat for all your senses. Seasonal hours vary, call or visit website.

421 Mill Pond Lane Brighton, MI 48116 - 810.229.2277

CoBACH Center

Brighton’s Arts, Culture, and History Center building was built in 1879. Home to the Brighton Area Historical Society, Livingston Players, and the Brighton Art Guild. See changing historical exhibits, concerts, artistic displays and events. Hours: Closed Monday, Tues-Sun 5-8pm, Sat 11am-5pm.

202 West Main Street Brighton, MI 48116 - 810.229.2784

Huron Meadows Metropark

An "up north" trail experience awaits you in this oak-hickory forest on 1,540-acres. Rent a row boat or kayak, or cast a fishing line off the pier. Play the 18-hole golf course and in the winter, ski well-manicured trails with stunning views. Hours: April 2-October 31, 7am-10pm; November 1-April 1, 7am-8pm.

8765 Hammel Road, Brighton MI - 734.426.8211

Hell Survivors® Paintball Playfield

Paintball combines the game of capture the flag, a dash of hide and seek, and a dose of adrenaline. Equipment rental is available. Hours: April-October: 9am-6pm, Sat & Sun; November 9am-2pm, Sat & Sun.

619 Pearl Street (D-19) Pinckney, MI - 734.878.5656

Brighton Recreation Riding Stable

Guided woodland trail rides from ½ hour to 2 hours are available for ages 8 and up. Hand-led pony rides are offered for younger cowpokes. Open 7 days 10am-7pm June-August. September-May, trail rides by reservation only.

6660 Chilson Road, Howell - 810.534.5063

Kensington Metropark

Park includes Splash & Blast outdoor lakeside waterpark, 4,481 acres of picnic areas, beaches, boat rental, 18-hole golf course, and a paved 8.5-mile trail surrounding Kent Lake. Farm Center and Nature Center offer self-guided trails and outdoor exhibits. All aboard the Island Queen II, a 37-passenger excursion boat. Sledding, tobogganing, cross-country skiing, ice fishing, and skating fill the winter days. Open year-round, 6am-10pm.

2240 W. Buno Rd., Milford, MI. - 810.227.8910

Arthur Secunda Museum at Cleary University

Internationally-renowned artist, Arthur Secunda, began his career in Detroit, Michigan more than 65 years ago. Known for brilliant collages and graphics, Secunda's one-man shows have been viewed in museums throughout Europe, North America and Asia. Hours: Mon-Thur 9am-6pm. Admission is free.

3750 Cleary Drive, Howell MI - 800.686.1883

Hamburg Historical Museum

Miniature train display depicts everyday life in the 1831 settlement. Thousands of artifacts illustrate 183 years of local history. The Tea Room serves desserts with a personal pot of tea. Hours: Mon 1-4pm, Wed 4-7pm, Sat 11am-3pm.

7225 Stone Street, Hamburg 48139 - 810.986.0190

Hell & Screams Ice Cream

Nestled within 11,000 acres of parks, Hell, MI is an ideal stop to enjoy kayaking and canoeing. Shop the year-round Halloween décor and novelty store. Scream’s Ice Cream serves sinfully delicious ice cream or tempting dishes from Hell’s kitchen. Mail a scorched postcard and play miniature golf. Hours: Sun-Thurs 10am-7pm, Fri & Sat 10am-8pm.

4045 Patterson Lake Rd. Hell - 734.878.2233

Heavenly Scent Herb Farm

Housed in a 1910 barn painted to look like three European storefronts, the shop offers home decor items, candles, cement statuary, body care products, culinary spices and more. Lush landscaping and gardens make the farm ideal for weddings. Select from specialty herbs, perennials, scented geraniums, topiaries and trellising plants in the greenhouse. Hours: Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Jan-Feb; Thurs-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun in May and Dec, 11am-5pm.

13730 White Lake Road, Fenton - 810.629.9208

Howell Nature Center

Wild Wonders Wildlife Park provides refuge to permanently-injured wildlife. Alexandria’s Naturescape features a waterfall, kid-sized spider web, an enormous sandbox, and more. Reservations are required for the two 500-foot zip lines, high ropes adventure course, and Michigan’s tallest outdoor climbing tower. Open daily 10am-5pm.

1005 Triangle lake Road, Howell - 517.546.0249

Imagination Station

Outdoor 10,000 square-foot playground includes wooden structures which create a fantasy play area. Children enjoy exploring the Tridge, a three-sectioned bridge and boardwalk over the Millpond. On certain Sunday summer evenings, free concerts draw families from near and far. Open year round.

At the Millpond Downtown Brighton - 810.227.5086

Tanger Outlet Center

Livingston County’s No. 1 shopping attraction is an outlet mall where you are sure to find bargains galore. Over 70 brand name stores and convenient parking make shopping a breeze. Tour busses welcome. Hours: Mon-Sat 9am-9pm, Sun 11am-7pm.

1475 North Burkhart Rd., I-96 & M-59 - 517.545.0500

Livingston Centre Historical Village

Tour the 1882 Coughran one-room schoolhouse, 1872 Pere Marquette railroad depot, 1858 Kirkland farmhouse, 1910 Hartland barbershop, a cobbler’s shop and 1906 Iosco Methodist Green Church along with other historical structures. During the Fowlerville Family Fair, buildings are open to the public. Group tours available by appointment. Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.

8800 W. Grand River, Fowlerville (Fowlerville Fairgrounds) - 517.223.8186

Sky Zone Trampoline Park

Sky Zone is the world’s first indoor trampoline park. One of the greatest workouts ever combined with awesome, healthy fun. Experience WOW – the weightlessness of bouncing, flipping and landing in a pit filled with 10,000 foam cubes. We are sky lovers, thrill seekers and people who believe that jumping is freedom. We fly high and keep it safe. We are Sky Zone.

8151 Movie Drive , Brighton, MI 48116 - 810.224.6200

Brighton Outdoor Sculture Exhibit

Over 30 outdoor sculptures enhance the downtown. Year-round outdoor exhibit is a great example of public and private collaboration between the city, the state, residents, volunteers, and artists. Maps are available on-line.

Throughout Downtown Brighton, Brighton MI - 810.225.9244

Spicer Orchards, Farm Market & Winery

The Victorian carriage house includes a bakery, cider mill, gift shop, and farm market. Spicer’s Winery serves wine, hard ciders, soda and water and has a deli menu. Fall activities include, hayrides to pick apples and pumpkins, corn maze and children’s play area. Group tours welcome. Open daily 9am-6pm.

10411 Clyde Road, Fenton - 810.632.7602

Livingston Antique Outlet

Michigan's largest antique mall has 32,800-square-feet showcasing 200 quality dealers. Unique merchandise includes architectural items, primitives, yard items, and furniture. Hours: Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm, Sun 12-5pm.

1825 Burkhart Rd, Howell MI - 517.548.5399

Green Oak Village Place

Nestled in a park-like setting, this lifestyle mall can revitalize your wardrobe. There are also a variety of restaurants from fine dining to a more casual fare. Enjoy unique amenities like large fountains and tranquil landscaping. Hours: Mon-Sat 10am-9pm, Sun 11am-6pm.

US 23 at Lee Rd, Brighton MI - 810.225.0337

Castaway Play Cafe

Climb the largest indoor play structure in Michigan, jump on bounce houses or play state-of-the-art laser tag, with Laser-Blast’s best equipment. Enjoy Create-A-Pal Workshop, an arcade with prize redemption, and an interactive atomic rush game. Hours: Tues-Thurs 10am-8pm, Fri-Sat 10am-9pm, Sun 11am-6pm.

1800 North Burkhart Road - Howell, MI 48855 - 517.545.7386

LeBoutique Upscale Retail

Shop is full of character and variety, and offers clothing ranging in styles from casual to formalwear. Other selections include jewelry, accessories, fragrant pampering products, and nearly-new designer brand handbags. Private group shopping parties are available by appointment. Hours: Tues-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-4pm, closed Mondays.

115 E Grand River, Howell - 517.545.2442

Howell's MainStreet Winery & Pizzeria

Located in Historic Downtown Howell, the winery’s charming ambiance makes you want to linger. Sample wines, share a bottle with a friend, or enjoy a pint of craft beer and a stone-oven pizza. All delicious wine, beer and pizzas are made in-house. Hours: Tues-Wed 12-6pm, Thurs-Fri 12-8pm, Sat 12-7pm, closed Sun-Mon.

201 W Grand River, Howell - 517.545.WINE

The Opera House

This historic downtown building was the area's most prominent entertainment venue until it closed in 1924. Take a tour of the untouched second floor theater and visualize its heyday. Each year hundreds of events, concerts, art shows, and unique special activities welcome visitors. Hours: Mon-Fri 10am-2pm.

123 W Grand River, Howell - 517.540.0065

Lyon School House

This one-room schoolhouse, built in 1885, was the center of learning for almost 70 years. With renovations highlighting its original character, the building is perfect for school field trips and tours. Barrier free. Hours: open Thurs 9am-noon and third Sun of each month 1-4pm.


123 E. Washington Street
Howell, MI 48843


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