Category: Royal Oak

Wintertime at the Detroit Zoo

Well, you might be asking yourself, isn’t it too cold for a trip to the zoo?  And you might be right, but if you can get out on warmer winter day most of the animals will be on display.  If it is too cold outside, the Wildlife Interpretive Gallery, Free...

Cummingston Park – Royal Oak

Cummingston Park is located on Torquay & Leafdale, north of 14 Mile between Crooks & Coolidge.  This park contains over 25 acres of nature/hiking trails and also includes a play structure, picnic area and multi-purpose fields. Rosa and I visited this park today.  While she enjoyed playing on the structure,...

McDonald’s – Royal Oak: 11 mile west of Washington
McDonald’s – Royal Oak: 11 mile west of Washington

Today we check out the McDonald’s in Royal Oak, on 11 Mile, just west of Washington.  The play structure is really neat with three main levels of play.  There are tons of tubes for the children to climb, two big space ships, a set of staggered steps and a big...

Wild Summer Nights at the Detroit Zoo

Wild Summer Nights are in full swing at the Detroit Zoo.  Throughout the month of July and August, the Zoo hosts a live concert and is open until 8 p.m. on Wednesday evenings.  Zoo members receive free admission to the Zoo for this event, and non-members get a great rate...

A Trip to the Detroit Zoo – how to make the most out of your trip using baby signs.
A Trip to the Detroit Zoo – how to make the most out of your trip using baby signs.

A Trip to the Detroit Zoo – How to make the most out of your trip using baby signs. The Detroit Zoo is a great learning experience for children of all ages. Make the most of your trip with your young child by following some of these great tips from...

Too Cold for the Zoo?

See a Polar Bear up close!!! Well, I haven’t done it this year, but I have visited the Zoo in the past during the winter months.  According to the Detroit Zoo website, the hours of operation are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. until March. Ring of Life Arctic Exhibit Well, you...

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