26111 Telegraph Road
Southfield, MI 48034
Phone: (248) 368-6130
Fax: (248) 368-6143
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.
Southfield Public Library is a great place to sit back and read and also be a part of the latest community events. There are regular Story Times for children scheduled in the event calendar, as well as comedy shows, and informational classes covering a range of topics. This three-storied glass encased book-house is a haven for book lovers of all genres and ages.
Shain Park is the home of Wednesday evening concerts during the summer months. There are also several community events, art shows and the Village Fair held each year at Shain Park.
Sullivan Park offers 31.5 acres of leisure time for the whole family, with picnic areas and a playground for children. The park is located west of Woodward Avenue, at Parkway Drive and Normandy Road. See the website for more information.
Enjoy the beauty and activities of this eight acre lake and surrounding areas.
Established in 1895, this library provides over 120,000 books as well as audiovisual items, magazines, educational toys, newspapers, books on tape, adult services and a youth room.
With its traces in history, Woodward Avenue is a must-visit on a family outing or just on a stroll with friends. A host of events including arts,entertainment and music are held here. At Woodward Avenue there are beautiful churches, museums, art galleries and auto heritages. This place is a popular tourist attraction because of its rich cultural heritage. For any further details about this place, visitors can contact Woodward Avenue Association.
A historic neighborhood in north-western Detroit, the Rosedale Park is a National Register of Historic Places site since 2006. With 1533 structures, this neighborhood is one of the the largest historic districts in the sate of Michigan. Most of the houses in the area are brick houses and the first houses were designed by Albert Kahn in 1916. Subsequent additions were made to the district, where a combination of architectural styles like Colonial Revival, Tudor Revival, American Foursquare, Arts and Crafts, Dutch Colonial can be found among many others.
Cranbrook House is one of the oldest manor home in Southeastern Michigan, and has amazing gardens to go along with it. Guests interested in visiting the historic home can partake in guided tours, conducted several times a day, where they can learn all about the history of the house. To visit the gardens, guests can give themselves self-guided tours and explore to their hearts' content. The garden greenhouse is also open for visits and has all kinds of special features like 'living walls' and 'demonstration gardens' so you can draw inspiration for your own.
Starr Jaycee Park has everything you need for a fun, active day. Make use of a football field, picnic areas, play structures, a volleyball court, and other amenities.
The Detroit Zoological Park is one of the nation's oldest and most stately zoos. Its huge main campus is located on land situated in the suburb of Huntington Woods but owned by the city of Detroit. Renovations of many of the zoo's older buildings and new exhibits have modernized the zoo. Popular exhibits include the new Amphibiville, home of the National Amphibian Conservation Center, a Wildlife Interpretive Center and adjacent butterfly/hummingbird gallery, a chimpanzee exhibit, a penguinarium and a model farm. The grounds are large and a free train is often crowded in summer.
Detroit Zoo Carousel is located inside the Detroit Zoo and was inaugurated in 2011. The carousel gives the pleasure of riding exotic and brilliantly hand-painted and hand-carved animals, birds, reptiles and amphibians and they also have a peacock chariot. Your two minute ride is well complemented with gentle music as 300 LED lights twinkle over your head. The zoo also rents the carousel for special occasions and birthday parties.