boats to rent at kensington metropark to cruise the waters of Kent Lake
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boats to rent at kensington metropark to cruise the waters of Kent Lake

5 Spots to Beat The Heat in The Brighton Howell Area

As summer is officially in full swing, you might be looking for a way to cool off in this heat. Luckily, the Brighton Howell Area is loaded with 13 public beaches offering refreshing activities to cool off all while enjoying the charm and beauty of the region. So lather on that sunscreen, pack your beach …more

kayaks and stand up paddle boards on the shore of Silver Lake in the PInckney Recreation Area

Spend Memorial Day Weekend in Brighton Howell Area

Kick off the summer season with the ultimate Memorial Day Weekend in the Brighton Howell Area! With 50,000 acres of parks, 123 trails, 160+ lakes, two downtown areas, and so much more, the area has a plethora of exciting activities and events to fill the entire weekend. Here is how you can spend Memorial Day …more

card saying happy potions for happy people overlooking the patio at ore creek craft cidery in pinckney michigan on a sunny summer day

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

On April 22nd of every year, we celebrate Mother Earth. With 50,000 acres of outdoor recreation space, the Brighton Howell Area is the ultimate place to celebrate this planet we call home. Let’s celebrate Earth Day in the Brighton Howell Area Parks and Recreation Areas this year. Brighton Recreation Area 📍: Brighton Stretching 4,947 acres, …more

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. Staying active and expending excess energy is not limited to children—it’s for everyone to enjoy. Check out these fun ways to burn excess energy. Airborne Adventure …more

Dog-Friendly Spots in the Brighton Howell Area

Don’t leave your furry friend off the guest list when planning your next trip. The Brighton Howell Area is ready to welcome you and your pup to enjoy a variety of attractions, 50,000+ acres of parks, 180 lakes, and multiple pet-friendly hotels. Don’t let your canine miss these dog-friendly spots in the Brighton Howell Area! …more

Couple enjoys apres in restaurant in Mt. Brighton, MI.

Valentine’s Day Date Ideas in the Brighton Howell Area

The holiday of love is on the horizon. Treat your Valentine to something truly special in the Brighton Howell Area this year. Skip the typical dinner and a movie and choose from various activities to show your loved one how much you care. Incorporate these Valentine’s Day ideas in the Brighton Howell Area when planning …more

10 Reasons to Visit the Brighton Howell Area in 2024

Conveniently located between Detroit, Lansing, and Ann Arbor – the Brighton Howell Area in Southeast Michigan has so much to offer. With engaging events, unique attractions, delicious cuisine, and bustling downtowns you can only find here make this destination a must-visit this year. Don’t just take our word for it. Check out these ten reasons …more

100 Things To Do in the Brighton Howell Area

Discover the allure of Michigan’s Brighton Howell Area as your ideal destination for a memorable getaway this year. The region offers many activities, sights, and experiences every season. Explore our curated list of 100 exciting things to do in the Brighton Howell Area in 2024 for adventure seekers, families, food enthusiasts, and beyond. Events: 1. …more

Admire Winter in the Brighton Howell Area Through These 10 Shots

There is something captivating about the Brighton Howell Area when it’s covered in a blanket of white Michigan snow in the winter. Our downtowns sparkle, ice glimmers on the lakes, and skiers can be found gliding down the hills of Mt. Brighton. Stay warm and admire these 10 shots captured by some of our talented …more