Local Area Attractions Near Detroit / Ann Arbor KOA Holiday

Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum
Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum

The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, specializes in interactive exhibits with the goal of helping both children and adults discover the scientist within them by promoting science literacy through experimentation, exploration, and education.

220 E Ann St.

Ann Arbor, MI 48104

734-995-5439

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Michigan Firehouse Museum
Michigan Firehouse Museum

The Michigan Firehouse Museum and Education Center is a fire museum dedicated to the history of firefighting in the U.S. state of Michigan. It is located at 110 West Cross Street in Ypsilanti, Michigan.

100 W Cross ST.

Ypsilanti, MI 48197

734-482-7722

Detroit Zoo
Detroit Zoo

The Detroit Zoo is a zoo located in Royal Oak and Huntington Woods, Michigan, about 2 miles north of the Detroit city limits, at the intersection of Woodward Avenue, 10 Mile Road, and Interstate 696. It is operated by the Detroit Zoological Society, a non-profit organization, along with the Belle Isle Nature Center, located within the city limits of Detroit on Belle Isle. The Detroit Zoo is one of Michigan's largest family attractions, hosting more than 1.5 million visitors annually. Situated on 125 acres of naturalistic exhibits, it is home to more than 2,400 animals representing 235 species. The Detroit Zoo was the first zoo in the United States to use barless exhibits extensively.

8450 W 10 Mile Rd

Royal Oak, MI 48067

248-541-5717

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Ypsilanti Automotive Heritage Museum
Ypsilanti Automotive Heritage Museum

The Ypsilanti Automotive Heritage Museum in Ypsilanti, Michigan is a unique automotive museum that is home to cars from the local Willow Run Plant and cars from Hudson Motors. The collection includes the original Fabulous Hudson Hornet and a Tucker automobile movie prop from the movie Tucker: The Man and His Dream. The prop is a feature of a Preston Tucker display. Preston Tucker was from Ypsilanti and did his engineering work a couple of blocks from the museum. The museum is an official site of the MotorCities National Heritage Area, which is "dedicated to preserving, interpreting and promoting the automotive and labor heritage of the State of Michigan."

100 E Cross St.

Ypsilanti, MI 48198

734-482-5200

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University of Michigan Museum of Natural History
University of Michigan Museum of Natural History

The University of Michigan Museum of Natural History is a natural history museum in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. The museum recently moved to a new location at 1105 North University Avenue, in the University of Michigan Biological Sciences Building. It will reopen in April 2019. A unit of the university's College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, the current building is located on the university's Central Campus and has 22,000 square feet of exhibit space in a building that it shares with three research museums. The University Herbarium is administered through the same organization. The natural history collections began in 1837, and the current building, the Alexander Ruthven Museums Building, dates to 1928. The public exhibit museum was founded in 1956!

1105 N University Ave.

Ann Arbor, MI 48109

734-764-0478

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Local Area Recreation Near Detroit / Ann Arbor KOA Holiday

Community Skate Park

Community Skate Park

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Designed and constructed by New Line Skateparks, the Ypsilanti Township CommUNITY Skatepark brings to life the feedback from three community workshops held in 2019. The skatepark, which is approximately 9,000 square feet, combines popular street-style skating and bowl skating features and offers a large bowl, as well as various sized ramps, rails, stairs, and various ledges. Roller skates, bikes, and skateboards are permitted. Photos: Bryan Mitchell

E Clark & Midway Rd

Ypsilanti, MI 48198

Border to Border Trail

Border to Border Trail

Various locations, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

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The B2B trail is a non-motorized pathway that connects cities, parks, and many destinations throughout Washtenaw County. More than 40 miles of trail exist as a part of the BB today with 70 miles planned. In Ypsilanti, you can travel the B2B trail through several Ypsilanti parks including Riverside Park and North Hydro Park.

Website: https://www.washtenaw.org/334/Border-to-Border-Trail

Ypsilanti, MI 48197

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Ford Heritage Park

Ford Heritage Park

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This 106 acre park is centrally located in the Township and is designed as a youth sports & family park. Amenities include a soccer and youth baseball/softball complex, paved and natural trails, a community built accessible playground, a fully accessible picnic area and a wooded area.

8399 Textile Rd, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Ypsilanti, MI

Green Oaks Golf Course

Green Oaks Golf Course

775 E Clark Rd, Ypsilanti, MI 48198(734) 485-0881

OVERVIEW:  You need not be a golfer to appreciate the beauty of the back nine at this township golf course. However, you do have to be a player to enjoy the value of its well-kept fairways, large undulating greens, numerous arbors and the all-around maturity of this 32-year-old course. The challenge the Green Oaks Golf Course brings to the beginner, as well as a seasoned golfer, through its water hazards, sand traps, roughs and pin placement, is unmatched. Township residents and senior citizens receive discounted rates.

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Waterworks Park

Waterworks Park

OVERVIEWFormerly the site of Ypsilanti's water treatment plant, Waterworks Park now features a 9-hole free Disc Golf Course as well as lush, natural areas with plenty of beautiful flora.

20 Catherine St

Ypsilanti, MI 48197

734-483-7700

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