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Archive for the “Outside Activities” Category
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7 Top Instagram Worthy Spots in The Brighton Howell Area

One of the best parts of taking a trip is being able to share the photos with your friends and families. However, getting those perfect Instagram shots can be tricky. That’s why we’ve put this list together for your next Brighton-Howell Area trip to cultivate your feed with the perfect photos at some of the …more

5 Spots to Beat The Heat in The Brighton Howell Area

As summer is officially in full swing here in southeast Michigan, you might be looking for a way to cool off in this summertime heat. Luckily, the Brighton Howell area is loaded with 13 public beaches to cool yourself off. So lather on that sunscreen, pack your beach towels, and check out these 5 spots …more

kayaks and paddleboards in Lake Walden.

Your Guide To “Up North” Camping in The Brighton Howell Area

Summertime in southeast Michigan is the perfect time to create long-lasting memories with friends, family, or yourself. The first step to planning the ultimate summer vacation starts with the best summer tradition: a camping trip. Luckily, the Brighton Howell area boasts a variety of camping options. Pack the cooler, grab your sleeping back, and head …more

Delicious picnic spread with fresh fruit, bread, spicy sausage and cheese spread out on a red and white checkered cloth in a lush spring park

The Recipe for the Perfect Brighton Howell Area Picnic

As Michigan weather can be quite unpredictable, summertime in the Mitten State is not to be taken for granted. Enjoy the sunshine and warm temperatures this summer by packing a basket and spreading out on the many beaches and parks of the Brighton Howell area. Sit back, relax, and rewind while enjoying nature, local eats, …more

Join the Great Michigan Scavenger Hunt in Brighton Howell Area!

Keep a close eye out for hidden treasures this week when scrolling through your social media feed and the Brighton Howell Area! Explore BHA  has teamed up with over 30 destinations around Michigan to celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week for a statewide scavenger hunt! National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW) 2022 is ready to …more

Take a Hike in Livingston County

Livingston County has enough trails to tire out even the most dynamite hiker. Hike all 123 trails or explore our 50,000+ acres of parks. There is outdoor recreation for everyone to enjoy here. Explore these trails via horseback, on a bike, rollerblades, skateboard, or your own two feet. Whatever you do, let us know how …more

Love in LivCo: Date Ideas in the Brighton-Howell Area

Valentine’s Day is coming up and it’s the perfect time to travel to the Brighton-Howell Area for a date! Whether you consider yourself a foodie, a thrillseeker, or an outdoorsman, there are tons of exciting attractions that make for a date to remember. Consider these options as you and your sweetie plan your next rendezvous! …more

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Have Your Happiest Winter in Livingston County

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 year after year the overwhelming majority …more

100 Things To Do in the Brighton Howell Area

The Brighton Howell Area is full of activities for every personality – the foodie, the adventure seeker, or the family-focused traveler. There’s something fun for everyone in every season of the year. Here is our list of 100 things that you can do in Livingston County. Please note, some events have changed or shifted due …more

Mt. Brighton – Know Before You Go!

Winter is upon us and Mt. Brighton is ready to be your hub for epic adventures! We spoke to Heidi Swartzloff, Marketing Manager at Mt. Brighton, about what you need to know before you hit the slopes!   What is your favorite part about being an attraction in the Brighton-Howell Area? The Brighton-Howell community is …more