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Spend A Day in Hell, Michigan

If anyone has ever told you to “Go to Hell” they were clearly talking about Hell, Michigan. This infamous town is conveniently located in Southeast Michigan 20 miles from Brighton in the Pinckney Recreation Area. The town may be small but it’s packed with fun-filled activities, places to eat, and experiences to be had. Check …more

couple cheers beer at hartland brewing co

7 Unique Winter Brighton Howell Area Date Ideas

When the cold front moves in, it might be difficult to find ways to go out. During the winter season, it might be difficult to kind ways to take your loved one out for a romantic date. Whether you’re looking to spend some quality some inside or outside, there are a variety of options to …more

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How to Have Your Happiest Winter in the Brighton Howell Area

Please enjoy this guest blog from Livingston County resident, Em Piro. If you were to google “Happiest Countries in the World”, you would find a list determined by various factors including GDP per capita, life expectancy, and perceived freedom/ generosity in one’s country. Additionally, one cannot help but notice the overwhelming majority of “happiest countries” …more

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Choose Your Own Adventure with MI Playground

Nick and Andy from MI Playground visited the Brighton-Howell Area recently for a choose-your-own-adventure type of day! Watch their video below and check out their whole day for inspiration on your next adventure in Livingston County.

Pumpkin Spice Up Your Fall in Livingston County

Curl up with a hot cup of joe, and fish your favorite pair of fuzzy socks out of the back of your dresser, because fall is here! Pumpkin spice is in the air, and it is making us all want to get out and enjoy all of our favorite fall activities. Need some ideas? Try …more

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Father’s Day Itinerary

Families of all ages enjoy the Brighton Howell area. Fathers of all kinds, nature-buffs, avid gamers, craft beer connoisseurs, paintball warriors, and dedicated golfers may create cherished memories with their families here. Finding Father’s Day activities that are age appropriate may often prove to be challenging, but follow this itinerary and spend less time planning, …more

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A Livingston County Staycation

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, hours and restrictions may change frequently. We are doing our best to keep visitors informed, but encourage confirming with the businesses you are looking at to eat, shop, or explore to be sure you have the most up-to-date information. Sometimes the best vacations are the ones close to home! Why …more

Shopping Day in Howell

Welcome to Howell, Michigan. With unique downtown shops, outlet malls full of brand names, and an Antique mall, the city of Howell is the best place for your next shopping adventure. The number of places to shop in the area can be overwhelming. To help guide you along the way, here is a full-day itinerary …more

A Shopping Day in Brighton

It’s your day off and you’re ready to shop ’til you drop! What’s a day shopping in Brighton look like? Keep reading to find out!

Plan A Girl’s Trip to Livingston County

It’s finally the weekend and time to relax, unwind, and enjoy a mini vacation with your best friends. Ladies, you deserve this girlfriends getaway! Leave the guys at home this weekend and head to the Brighton-Howell area for some shopping, pampering, and delicious local fare!