Sterling State Park
Say the word “picnic” and everyone knows it will be a family day that is spent outdoors. What child doesn’t love pulling out the big, brown picnic basket and filling it with their favorite foods, then packing up the car with blankets, umbrellas, frisbees, soccer balls, games for the day and possibly the dog? This is a perfect day for children, but it can be a nightmare for adults — especially if the adult doesn’t know where to go. Here is a list of quality places for a fun-filled picnic day.
The Coast Guard says it got word early Saturday of a man adrift on an ice floe off Sterling State Park in Monroe County’s Frenchtown Township.
Not the typical beach town, Detroit doesn’t feature many palm trees, surfers or shell-necklace vendors, but you’re never more than six miles from a body of water, 11,000 of which are lakes. The metro Detroit area is no exception. These pleasant public beaches offer more than just sand and water, providing a variety of recreational activities, so keeping the entire family entertained really is a day at the beach.