Quality Inn & Suites
21625 Haggerty Road
Novi, MI 48375
Phone: (248) 596-9800
Fax: (248) 596-9878
Purchased by the City of Livonia in 1976, Greenmead is a historic farm that represents the agricultural legacy of Michigan. The site includes a historical village and many recreational facilities. More recently, it has also been used as an event venue featuring major events in the city.
This charming little track in the western suburb of Northville is the winter site for harness racing in the Detroit area. Racing begins in October, as soon as Hazel Park Raceway closes, and continues to the beginning of April. With some exceptions, racing is five nights a week, with the track dark Wednesdays and Sundays. Bettors can wager on other races from around the country. Views of the track are better in the 3000-seat grandstand than in the 1500-seat clubhouse. The track has been in operation since 1944, but renovations have kept it modern-looking.
Parmenter's Northville Cider Mill has a long history in the city of Northville. It's the second oldest business in the city and has been in operation since 1873. During a visit, sample as many apple products as you can, including caramel apples, apple butter, and apple cider. Gorgeous grounds contain beautiful trees and a stream where adorable ducks reside.
If you are looking for a place where you can practice your golf skills then your search ends at the Oasis Golf Center. Here, amateur as well as professional golf enthusiasts can polish their abilities at the spectacular Golf Dome or at the driving range. The Golf Dome at the Oasis Golf Center is the only one of its kind in Wayne County; it's large enough to accommodate many golfers and leaves no room for complaint. With more than 150 tee stations, artificial and natural grass, the driving range gives an authentic golfing experience. The place also offers miniature golf so get your little ones along and watch them hone some golfing skills.
With a beautiful garden and a Roman-style mausoleum, Oakland Hills Memorial Gardens is a cemetery where loved ones of all kinds, whether they be army officials or a beloved pet, are buried. Burials have taken place here since the early 20th Century. Designed by the Midwest Memorial Group, the cemetery itself is an expanse of garden landscape with tall, shady trees and a lake with pristine, still waters adding to the beauty of the gardens. The gardens are a thing of beauty, especially in autumn when the leaves on the trees leaves turn fiery red and gold.
Pavilion Shore Park, located on the southern shore of Walled Lake is unique both in terms of environmental and historic terms. The park, which has several trails for biking and walking, a picnic area, a pier for fishing and many more facilities, was once the site of the Walled Lake Amusement Park and the Walled Lake Casino. The park had functioned during the early 1900s and casino, which was built in 1917 and destroyed in a fire in 1965, hosted many important musical groups of the time. Today, the area is under the protection of the Pavilion Shore Conservancy, an organization which is dedicated to preserving the ecological balance and historic heritage of the park.
The Livonia Civic Center Library is one of the largest in town. It features a plethora of interesting books and rare publications, and has wireless internet access. This public library is also the venue for an array of children’s programs, workshops, concerts and community events.
The Henry W. Baker House is a fine Italianate structure in Plymouth, Michigan. This house served as the residence of Henry W. Baker, and is declared as a Michigan State Historic Site. This mansion was included in the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.
The Rosedale Gardens Historic District is a historic neighborhood registered under the National Register of Historic Places in 2010. Stretching across eight streets of Livonia in the state of Michigan, most of the houses are one and a half story tall. The dwellings were constructed 1925 and also feature beautiful lawn areas. Over the years, the residents of the district have formed a tight knit community and the neighborhood often organizes various events.
Burgh Historical Park is a picturesque place to pass the time in Southfield. There is an on-site gazebo, which hosts annual concerts in the summer, and multiple flower gardens located throughout the property. See the website for more information on renting the area for private events. The park is open from sunrise to sunset.
Located in the West Bloomfield Woods Nature Preserve, the West Bloomfield Trail goes for 4.25 miles (6.83971 kilometers) through the 28 acre park (135520 yards). In the winter cross country skiing is a common activity on the trail. Wildlife watching can occur no matter the season.
Spread over an area of close to 42 acres, the Bauervic Woods Park is a haven of peace and tranquility amidst the hustle and bustle of Southfield. The heavily wooded park offers an opportunity to reap the benefits of a little outdoor fun without having to venture far from the comfort of your home. While outdoor enthusiasts will find much to rouse their interest along the trails that traverse the park, families with kids will delight in the playground and picnic spots set up here. Keep an eye out for the birds and local wildlife sheltering beneath the verdant canopy of trees, as you make your way through the Bauervic Woods Park. The park is open throughout the year from sunrise to sunset.