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Lifestyle Things to do in Metro Detroit

5 Things to do with Kids in Metro Detroit this August

August 8, 2021

Kerry Doman, founder of LittleGuide Detroit, rounds up fun events and activities for kids in Metro Detroit this August

By Kerry Doman

Featured photo via littleguidedetroit.com

Summer is almost over, and there’s still lots to do before school starts! Make the most of the time at home with your kids, and follow along with LittleGuide Detroit to discover events, activities and classes near you.

1. Unwind at the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House

The Ford House is one of our favorite places to spend a beautiful day relaxing and exploring with our family – and with the newly opened visitor center, now is the perfect time to plan a visit.

kid in gardenPhoto via littleguidedetroit.com

2. “Get Away” Up North

Plan a last minute family camp trip to the YMCA’s Nissokone Family Camp for an Up North weekend getaway!

kids playingPhoto via facebook.com/YMCADetroit

3. Spend a Day at Belle Isle

With the Belle Isle Aquarium and Belle Isle Nature Center back open – now is the perfect time to head to Belle Isle in downtown Detroit. And while you’re downtown, head over to the Outdoor Adventure Center, which just reopened too!

Belle IslePhoto via @annascrippswconservatory

4. Plan an End of Summer Bash

Since school starts in a few weeks, plan an end of summer fun day full of unique family fun! iFly Detroit just opened and is perfect for adventurous families who want to “fly.” Or pamper your little ones with a fun “mommy + me day”.

iFly detroitPhoto via @iflydetroit

5. Check Out a Car Show

It’s time for the Woodward Dream Cruise, but that’s not the only auto event in the Motor City. Here’s our guide to touch-a-trucks, car shows and cruises.

dump truckPhoto via littleguidedetroit.com

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