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Ann Arbor Parks for Splashing

While there are plenty of great pool options in and around Ann Arbor, warm temperatures can happen before they open for the summer or after they close. Fortunately, there are several parks and playgrounds that have creeks, rivers, or lakes that can be visited year round. This list includes only locations without a vehicle admission […]

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Unlock Adventures: The Secret to Tubing at Argo Cascades

For years I heard about the Argo Cascades for tubing or kayaking but I have to admit I didn’t even know where along the Huron River they were. In 2017, friends took us on our first trip and taught us their secrets to a fun outing. Since then we’ve returned many times. I’ve had other

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Ann Arbor Area Farmers Markets

Fresh Local Delights: Ann Arbor’s Top 9 Farmers Markets in 2024

When looking for an Ann Arbor Farmers Market, it is easy to stop with the Farmers Market in Kerrytown. But, there are several other farmers markets in Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Dexter, and surrounding townships. There are a couple schedule changes for 2024, so don’t just rely on your memory from last year. Check the schedule

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2 Thrilling River Trips: Kayaking to Gallup Park

The Argo Park Canoe & Kayak River Trip from to Gallup is now one of my daughter’s favorite summer activities. In summer 2018, we took our first family river trip before my daughter would be going with classmates. My daughter’s first kayaking experience was in still water at Gallup Park on Huron River Day. Due

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Ann Arbor Kayaking and Stand Up Paddleboarding

This review of Ann Arbor Still Water Boating and Stand Up Paddleboarding is part of our Summer Series: Wednesday Activity Reviews. My daughter’s top priority at Huron River Day 2018 was to go boating. She also took the opportunity to try Stand Up Paddleboarding. She discovered she loves kayaking (and SUP). She has done it

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Eco-Friendly & Free Hazardous Waste Disposal Near Ann Arbor

Washtenaw County’s Home Toxics Reduction Program offers a FREE option for household hazardous waste disposal near us. This toxic drop off near Ann Arbor is only for waste generated at home and not from the workplace. Home Toxics Reduction Program Are you wondering where there is paint and oil disposal near Ann Arbor? Are you

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Skate Your Heart Out: Unmissable Ice Skating Near Ann Arbor

There are several Ice Skating Rinks Near Ann Arbor. These both indoor ice rinks available year round, seasonally, and outdoor skating rinks open in winter.  As a child my favorite part of winter was ice skating. When I lived in Illinois, our neighborhood park offered outdoor ice skating. My school bus took me by the park on

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