Nearby Recreation and Attractions

Detroit, Michigan

The Fox Theatre

The Fox Theatre is a 1928 movie palace and performing arts center located at 2211 Woodward Avenue in downtown Detroit, Michigan. Located within the Detroit Theater District, the Fox has become one of the most successful theaters in the country combining Broadway shows, concerts, special events and the special classic film screenings.


Considered to house one of the best art collections in the United States, the Institute showcases everything from mummies to modern art and African masks to Monets in its outstanding collection of over 65,000 works. Don't miss the General Motors Center for African American Art, a part of the DIA which showcases 400 pieces, in various media, by African American artists.

Comerica Park

Home of the Detroit Tigers, this is no ordinary ballpark. Combination theme park, ballpark, and baseball museum, it features huge statues of tigers, a Ferris wheel, carousel (with tigers, of course) and a fountain that celebrates each home run with colored lights and music.

MGM Grand Casino

The opulent $800-million MGM Grand Detroit is the first-ever Las Vegas-style destination to open in a major metropolitan core. It has over 4,000 of the latest slots and video poker, over 90 table games, 400 luxury rooms and suites, three celebrity chef restaurants, and the "V" nightclub.

Motor City Casino

A casino where you don't need to gamble? That's the idea at Motor City, designed to satisfy gamblers and non-gamblers alike with its comprehensive gaming offerings and dining and entertainment delights.

Macomb county

Clinton Township

Clinton Township is a northern suburb of Metro Detroit, about 20 miles northeast of downtown Detroit. The area is bustling with many stores and restaurants.

Partridge Creek

Located only minutes from Henry Ford Macomb, this open-air mall is pet-friendly and a great place to walk, shop, eat, and enjoy summer concerts and movies.

C.J. Barrymore’s

This amusement park located in Clinton Township offers indoor and outdoor entertainment such as bowling, arcade games, bumper cars, go karts, and more!

Macomb Center for the Performing Arts

Legendary musicals, world-renowned voices, classical firsts, sidesplitting comedy, and simply the best music and family fun are what you will find at the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts. The Macomb Center is the place for all ages to experience great entertainment with affordable prices.

Lake St. Clair Metropark,

Located in Harrison Township, only 9 miles from the hospital, this park offers plenty of scenic paths for walking and biking, as well as a golf course, olympic-sized swimming pool, and splash pad. This 770-acre recreational facility is a haven for boaters, swimmers, and fisherman. There is also a boat launch and marina.

Stony Creek Metropark

Located in Shelby Township, Stony Creek offers 4,435 scenic acres teeming with opportunities for outdoor recreation all year long. At the heart of the park sits the gorgeous 500-acre Stony Creek Lake, where boaters, anglers, and swimmers can spend time enjoying a day on the water. Surrounding this serene lake, you’ll find lush woodlands, gorgeous wetlands, tallgrass prairies, and expansive fields in every direction. With great paved and unpaved trails for hikers, cyclists, in-line skaters and wanderers. In winter, watch the park transform into a world of snowshoeing, fat tire mountain biking, cross-country skiing and more.

Other places to explore

Windsor, Ontario

Across the Detroit River from Detroit lies Windsor, a border city steeped in the history of international relations between the U.S. and Canada. Browse the city's murals and numerous museums showcasing the rich past of the area.

Traverse City

Known as a four-season playground, is now celebrated for quality cuisine, wine and culture. Miles of sugar-sand shoreline include the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore with romantic lighthouses and coastal villages. The glacier-sculpted landscape of orchards and vineyards includes more than 20 golf courses. Swimming, sailing, paddling, hiking and fishing are favorite warm weather activities, while winter turns the region into a playground for skiers, snowmobilers and snowshoers.

Mackinac Island

Even if you've also experienced in the beauties of a full-tour of the Upper Peninsula, children will say that Mackinac Island is the absolute favorite part of the entire trip. Children and parents alike love the bikes (kids can walk all over and be safe), the fudge (yummy!), lots of shopping (little stuff children can purchase with their pocket money), the water, and being outdoors as a family. It's easily possible to spend an entire day and not leave the main street! There's so much to see. Plus, once Main Street has been completed, there's an entire gorgeous island to ride around and discover together.

Michigan Boating in the Great Lakes

Lift the sails and let the deep waters of the Great Lakes as well as Michigan’s bounty of inland lakes tempt you to while away an afternoon against a backdrop of alluring scenery, mesmerizing sounds and amazing adventure. America’s third coast, Michigan’s 3,200 mile freshwater coastline is a sailor’s delight. The Great Lakes: Huron, Michigan, Superior, Erie and Ontario and Lake St. Clair are spectacular on their own. Add sandy beaches, rocky and forested shores, historic lighthouses, populated and remote islands, waterfront villages and port cities—now you have an irresistible Michigan sailing adventure.

Michigan Snow Sports Destinations

Winters in Michigan offer an abundance of enjoyable recreational outdoor activities, including skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling and ice skating. Michigan is home to more than 36 ski resorts that are within a two-hour or less drive from anywhere in the state, unlike any other state in the nation; and Michigan ski resorts boast a combined total of 42 areas with over 200 chairlifts, 840 runs, 40 terrain parks and thousands of miles of groomed cross-country trails.


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