- TripBuzz found 61 things to do with kids in or near Howell, Michigan, including 48 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Ann Arbor, South Lyon, Chelsea and Novi.
- From Taylor's Beach Campground to Castaway Play, the Howell area offers 75 different types of family activities, including: Bowling, Family Fun Center, Movie Theaters and Theaters.
- Known for its many festivals throughout the year is the city of Howell. Drawing tourists from surrounding areas the area hosts the Michigan Challenge Balloonfest, Howell Melon Festival and the annual Pink Party in support of breast cancer research. Other attractions include shopping, dining art museums, farmers market and nightlife.
Taylor's Beach Campground is a family campground on Cook Lake with overnight, weekly, monthly, and yearly rentals. The campground offers shuffleboard, horseshoes, volleyball, basketball, natural trails, paddleboats, fishing, and an arcade room.
Family-friendly entertainment and amusement is provided at Castaway Play that offers a large indoor play structure, bounce houses, an extensive laser tag arena, arcade, and on-site cafe. The entertainment complex also has party packages for birthdays.
Offering community-oriented bowling programs has characterized Striking Lanes operations for 20 years. Activities include: open, league and moonlight bowling; automatic bumpers for children; 40 inch LED screens; arcade games; and a lounge for refreshments.
Open since 1946, Howell Bowl-E-Drome Lanes is a 20-lane bowling center that offers open and league bowling as well as party hosting. It provides arcade games, a full bar, a pro shop and a restaurant with food and drinks.
Featuring a combination of hills and lakes, the Brighton State Recreation Area offers many amenities and activities for visitors. Visitors can play disc golf, fish, ride horses, hike, hunt, or venture out on the lakes with a rented boat.
The latest renovation of Howell Theater has preserved the institution's 87 year historic past. Cinemaphiles will appreciate viewing digital screenings in surround sound of independent and classic films or seeing live entertainment for community events.
Organizing paddleboard retreats, Paddle the Mitten SUP Michigan combines the sport of stand up paddleboarding with yoga in its group workshops. Instructors take visitors to Triangle Lake for these lessons.