Outside Activities
Close up of biker riding on Mike Levine Lakelands Trail

Fun Ways to Burn Excess Energy in the Brighton Howell Area

Now is the perfect moment to step outdoors and begin shedding that surplus energy. In the Brighton Howell Area, you’ll discover many opportunities to keep active during your visit. It’s advised that individuals aim for a minimum of 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise each week. Staying active and expending excess energy is not limited to …more

the spring mill pond beach. located in the island lake recreation area in brighton michigan.

Spend Labor Day Weekend in The Brighton Howell Area

The telltale sign that fall is coming is when Labor Day Weekend approaches. Don’t let the summer coming to an end keep you down – send off everyone’s favorite season with a getaway to the Brighton Howell Area! This year, spend Labor Day Weekend in the Brighton Howell Area with these fun-filled activities. Head to …more

Downtown Howell Spring Alley Party Decorations

Free Ways to Explore Brighton Howell Area

Planning your next getaway can be expensive, confusing, and ultimately difficult to decide where to go. However, your getaway to the Brighton Howell Area doesn’t have to break the bank. Loaded with free fun-filled activities for the whole family makes it the perfect place for your next vacation. Here are a few free ways to …more

two white water slides at Kensington Metropark Martindale Beach

Brighton Howell Area Kids Water Activities

There is no shortage of ways to stay cool and have fun in the waters of the Brighton Howell Area. This summer, grab the kids to hit the slash pads, waterslides, and lakes to get out of the hot weather. The whole family is sure to enjoy these Brighton Howell Area water activities for kids! …more

Kids kayaking on a lake

Best Brighton Howell Area Beach Spots

The best way to spend your summer is at a sandy beach relaxing with the sounds of lapping water. The Brighton Howell Area is home to 184 lakes and 13 public beaches. You will never get bored exploring new beaches and lakes in the area. Follow this guide to the best Brighton Howell Area beach …more

cleary's pub outdoor patio

Dine at These Brighton Howell Area Outdoor Patios

The warm weather is finally here! Which means it’s outdoor patio season. Now’s the time to enjoy the sunshine and warmer temperatures over a delicious meal and unique cocktail. This season, dine at these Brighton Howell Area Outdoor Patios. The Pound! Bar & Grill 📍: Downtown Brighton View this post on Instagram A post shared …more

Celebrate Earth Day in Brighton Howell Area Parks

Earth Day is April 22nd! With 50,000 acres of outdoor recreation space, the Brighton Howell Area is the ultimate place to celebrate Earth Day. This year, let’s celebrate earth day in the Brighton Howell Area Parks and Recreation Areas. Brighton Recreation Area 📍: Brighton Stretching 4,947 acres, the Brighton Recreation Area is known for its …more

hiking trail sign in the brighton recreation area

Take a Hike in the Brighton Howell Area

The Brighton Howell Area has enough trails to tire out even the most dynamite hiker. Hike the area’s 123 trails or explore 50,000+ acres of parks. With so many trails to choose from, it can be hard to figure out where to begin! So lace up your boots and Take a Hike in the Brighton …more

two men mountain biking

Cycle These Four Brighton Howell Area Biking Trails

There are 50,000+ acres of parks that cover the Brighton Howell Area. The 123 trails make the area the ultimate biker’s dream destination. When planning your next getaway, cycle these four Brighton Howell Area biking trails. 1. Potawatomi Trail | 17.6 Miles 📍: Pinckney Recreation AreaDifficulty: Moderate Located in the heart of the Pinckney Recreation …more

locally grown flowers on a sunny summer day at the howell sunday farmers market

5 Spring Activities in the Brighton Howell Area

When the Spring season takes over the area and the long days come to an end, it’s time to get outside to explore the Brighton Howell Area! Experience the flowers blossom that line the downtown areas, the trees bloom on the hundreds of miles of trails, and the unique events that fill the calendar. There …more