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Introducing Explore Brighton Howell Area

Trails that entrance your inner naturalist. Days defined by the sun’s blush on your face and the sand’s kiss between your toes. The captivating scent of barley and hops when the craft beers flow. The anticipation that grows when the door jingles open at a downtown shop full of fabulous finds.     Discover the …more

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Instagram-Worthy Spots Around Livingston County

Do it for the ‘gram! We’ve put this list together for you so on your next trip to the Brighton-Howell Area, you can cultivate your feed with the perfect photos at some of the most Instagram-worthy spots around the county. So grab your selfie stick and pick the best filter for the quintessential Livingston County …more

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Join The Scavenger Hunt – National Travel and Tourism Week 2021!

Keep a close eye out for hidden treasures this week when you’re scrolling through your social media feed! To celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week, the Livingston County Convention & Visitors Bureau has teamed up with over 30 destinations around Michigan for a statewide scavenger hunt! National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW) 2021 recognizes the …more

Howell Carnegie Library with a bright blue sky

Celebrate March Reading Month at Local Libraries and Bookstores

“The more you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Suess   The beloved Dr. Suess was born on March 2, which is why every March we honor him by designating March as National Reading Month. Reading is enjoyable at any age and …more

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National Plan for Vacation Day: Looking Ahead to Brighter Days

The Livingston County Convention & Visitors Bureau is excited to announce it is supporting National Plan for Vacation Day (NPVD), the annual day for Americans to plan their vacation for the entire year at the start of the year, on January 26. Though many Americans are not ready or able to take a trip just …more

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2020 Fan-Made Itinerary

For National Travel and Tourism Week, we turned to our Instagram followers to create something special. You voted for your favorite things to do around Livingston County, now here’s your perfect itinerary!

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Giving Back in Livingston County

Throughout the last month, the Livingston County community has rallied together to support local businesses, health care professionals, and other essential workers. We are committed to sharing resources and ideas to for continued support of those in our community who need it most. Your acts of kindness and generosity are greatly appreciated. You can continue …more

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Brighton-Howell Area Kids Activities

Enjoy all the fun of the Brighton-Howell Area without ever having to leave your home! We all are looking forward to welcoming you back soon for events, biking, shopping, and good eats in the summer sun! For now, here are some activities to get the whole family excited to plan your next trip to Livingston County. …more

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Take a Virtual Visit to Livingston County

 UPDATED: April 16, 2020 3:38pm EST Though we encourage visitors to practice social distancing as much as possible, avoiding crowds, and washing hands often, there are still ways to support Livingston County businesses. As developments around COVID-19 continue to unfold, please follow refer to guidelines from the public health authorities including the CDC, Michigan …more

Celebrate Female-Owned Businesses in the Brighton-Howell Area

To celebrate International Women’s Day, the Livingston County Convention & Visitors Bureau spoke to some of the female business owners in our communities about their company’s story, inspiration, role models, and advice. A community is stronger when its members build each other up and support each other and that’s what these business owners do. We …more