Southeastern Michigan

Bixby Marionette Exhibit - Handcrafted by resident Meredith Bixby, whose company of puppeteers performed nationwide between 1930 and 1980. Educational tours and field trips for children and adults offered.

Andy T's Farms - Farm market, bakery, nursery, greenhouse, petting farm. Mint farm tours - see, touch & smell. Bonfire parties, wagon rides to u-pick pumpkins, 7 acre corn maze and more.

Lakes of Taylor Golf Club - A beautifully designed course with rolling hills and lakes. Come relax and get your golf game on here. You may even get a hole-in-one!

Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village - The most remarkable of Henry Ford's restoration projects. The collections at the Henry Ford Museum has its roots in Henry Ford's antique collecting expeditions in the early 1920's, representing American life from colonial to modern times. The village has seven restored mills, as well as several buildings important in Henry Ford's life, including Henry Ford's birthplace.

Yankee Air Museum - The museum includes flyable examples of historic aircraft as well as static displays and display rooms filled with historic artifacts.

Meadow Brook Hall - The fourth largest historic house museum in the United States and is renowned for its superb craftsmanship, architectural detailing and grand scale. Built between 1926 and 1929, the 110-room, 88,000-square-foot, Tudor-revival style mansion is complete with vast collections of original art and furnishings.

Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library - The Library collects, preserves, and makes accessible to the public a rich body of archival materials on U.S. domestic issues, foreign relations, and political affairs during the Cold War era. Current holdings include 25 million pages of memos, letters, meeting notes, reports, and other historical documents. Also there are one-half million audiovisual items.

Holocaust Memorial Center - The first institution of its kind in the United States. Tour the museum and have the unique experience of speaking with a survivor of the Holocaust.

Uncle Johns Cider Mill - Dedicated to family fun. Weekends are packed with special activities, entertainment, craft shows and other great events. Take a train ride through the orchard, visit the gift shop, check out the fun house and take a leisurely stroll through the nature trail. Visitors can experience first hand the making of cider the ol' fashioned way.

Alber Orchard & Cider Mill - This beautiful orchard provides a perfect country get-away in the rolling hills of Manchester. Horse-drawn hayrides, corn maze, a you-pick pumpkin patch, kids play area, tours of the vintage cider press, fall events and entertainment, and delicious, crisp heirloom and family favorite apples.

Abrams Planetarium - The planetarium houses an exhibit hall with a book and gift counter, a blacklight gallery of astronomical art, and a hemispherical domed sky theater. The theater features a Digistar, the world's only computer-graphics-based planetarium projector. It is significantly more versatile than a conventional projector and allows elaborate three-dimensional simulations.

The Detroit Institute of Arts - Sixth largest fine arts museum in the country with holdings of over 60,000 works. Tour any one of the one hundred galleries devoted to the best in painting, sculpting, graphic and decorative arts.

Michigan Firehouse Museum - Preserves and interprets Michigan's fire fighting history. The museum is located in the historic Ypsilanti firehouse constructed in 1898 and used by the city of Ypsilanti until 1975. Museum exhibits focus on the history of fire fighting in the State of Michigan and fire fighting technology.

Walter P. Chrysler Museum - Celebrating the proud American heritage of an automotive original, the 55,000-square-foot Walter P. Chrysler Museum features three stories of more than 65 antique, custom and concept vehicles interspersed with interactive displays and historical exhibits that tell the story of the automaker's contributions to automotive design, technology and innovation, as well as the automobile's impact on American culture.

Lionel Visitor's Center - The Lionel Tour is free and lasts 45 minutes to one hour. It includes a ten-minute video on their production process and a brief history of the company. You will see a 14x40-foot operating layout with ten trains running simultaneously and accessories that visitors can operate by pushbutton.

Freedom Hill County Park - This spacious 100 acre park features an outdoor Amphitheater, festival grounds, outdoor covered pavilions, military displays, playscape and nature trail. Special events are held here throughout the year with a spectacular summer season of festivals and concerts. Use the Freedom trail for biking, rollerblading, walking, running and more.