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Splashes, Slides, and Summer Delights at Fuller Pool

Fuller Park Pool is the first public outdoor pool to open each season and the last to close. It typically opens in mid-May and closes in mid-September. It opened for the 2024 season on May 12 Our Visit to Ann Arbor’s Fuller Pool We decided to visit Fuller Park Pool for the first time after […]

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Ann Arbor Buhr Park Pool

Splash Away Summer at Buhr Park Pool

Our Visit to Ann Arbor Buhr Park Pool Our article was originally based on a visit to Buhr Park Pool in 2018. However, we are most familiar with Buhr Park. We used to visit Tot Splash when my teen was young. She swam on the Buhr Park Sharks swim team for several years, and has

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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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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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Peony Paradise: Exploring Peony Garden at Nichols Arboretum

Visiting the Peony Garden at University of Michigan’s Nichols Arboretum has been an Ann Arbor spring tradition for nearly 100 years. The Arb Peony Garden was on my to-do list for several years before finally visiting in 2019. We’ve visited a few more times since then. Peak Bloom Season May 13 – Peak bloom is

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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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Putt Putt Ann Arbor: Swing Away at Putterz Mini Golf!

Back in 2016, my daughter and I visited Putterz in Ypsilanti for an afternoon of Miniature Golf after school. They are open each year from spring through fall. They are open for 2023 – but undergoing some changes. About Putterz Ann Arbor Putterz offers 3 miniature golf courses (18 holes each), an arcade, and batting

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Swing Away: Putterz Batting Cages in Ann Arbor

Are you looking for Ann Arbor Batting Cages? Putterz is a great choice. About Putterz Putterz offers batting cages, 3 miniature golf courses (18 holes each), and an arcade. Over the years we have played mini golf several times. 2019 was the first time I brought my daughter to the batting cages. Previously, we have reviewed

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Wave-filled Delights: Visiting Rolling Hills Water Park

This review of Rolling Hills Water Park is part of our Summer Series: Wednesday Activity Reviews. Rolling Hills hosted us in August 2019 to update our review and we have added 2023 information. The water park has not significantly changed since the 2019 season. Our Visit to Rolling Hills Water Park As always, we had a

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