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Ann Arbor Parks Status Updates for Summer 2020

Ann Arbor Parks has updated their operational status for Spring and Summer 2020. We have split the update into sections on what is currently open, what is opening soon, and what is remaining closed for now. We also have a section for upcoming park events and camps. Information in this article was based on the …

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Peony Garden – Please Don’t Visit in 2020

Visiting the Peony Garden at Nichols Arboretum has been on my to-do list for several years. I finally visited with a friend in 2019 and was looking forward to a return trip in 2020. 2020 Update With COVID-19 still a concern, the Arboretum is discouraging visitors this year. When we visited last year the peony …

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Visiting the UM Museum of Natural History – Activity Review

The University of Michigan Museum of Natural History re-opened in their new building on April 14, 2019. Most of the museum is open now. The rest of the museum opened on November 10, 2019. We made an initial visit on a day off in April 2019. Check out this video from that visit. In February …

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Ann Arbor Apple Orchards & Cider Mills

One of my favorite fall activities is picking apples, enjoying cider and donuts, and enjoying a fresh baked apple pie. I’ve compiled a list of Ann Arbor Apple Orchards and Cider Mills. I have split the list into those offering U-Pick Orchards and those that do not. I have compiled information on several of the …

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