Updated: Jul 6
Are you looking for some great activities to do with your family this summer? We have terrific news! Not only are you able to find awesome destinations close to home, but you can save money. Read on to learn more!
Did you know that your library card allows you to do more than check out great books, movies, etc from your library? You can also check out an "activity pass" that allows you to visit local and regional Michigan destinations at a discount (or FREE).
Here is just a tiny sampling of the fun that's in store for you (note: descriptions and details provided by MAP website ):
Feeling adventurous? Check out this offer from Skydive Tecumseh! MAP pass holders will receive a $20.00 discount off the regular price of a Tandem Skydive OR AFF (Accelerated Freefall) First Jump Course. CLICK HERE for a pass.
Get your daily dose of fresh air by packing lunch and enjoying Dexter-Huron Metropark. Walk the trails. Enjoy a picnic. Go fishing. Or set sail in your kayak or canoe. Click HERE to get your FREE 1-day car pass! Note: There are MANY state and Metro parks enrolled in the MAP program! Click HERE for a full list.
Howell Nature Center
Pass holders enjoy free admission for a family of four to Wild Wonders Wildlife Park: take a self-guided tour of more than 70 exhibits of native Michigan animals, enjoy the hands-on Nature Zone, play in The Tree House at Alexandria's Naturescape, and hike our miles of trails. And show your MAP pass in the Welcome Center and receive 10% off your Gift Shop purchase. Click HERE to get your pass!
Dearborn Hills Golf Course
Ready to hit the links? Make reservations at Dearborn Hills on a Friday, and bring a guest for free. Two golfers play a 9 or 18-hole round for the price of one! Click HERE to get your pass! Note: There are many other golf courses enrolled in the MAP program. Click HERE to see a full list!
Riley Archery Range
Pass holders enjoy one FREE 1 Hour of Archery with Equipment Rental , when a second 1 Hour of Archery with Equipment Rental (of equal or qreater value) is purchased. Click HERE to get your pass!
Check out this aerial adventure park in the Metro Detroit area. With over 210 exciting obstacles, 45 zip lines, 6 difficulty levels, and 14 different trails. MAP pass holders will receive $5.00 off the regular admission price using code MPASS20! Click HERE to get your pass!
Kids N Stuff Children's Museum
Kids 'N' Stuff (in Albion) provides fun, hands-on learning experiences for all children and families through interactive exhibits and programs. MAP pass holders receive 50% off regular admission price. Click HERE to get your pass!
The Detroit Institute of Arts
The Detroit Institute of Arts collection is among the top six in the United States. Pass holders get one free general museum admission when they buy one. Click HERE to get your pass!
Michigan Science Center
The Michigan Science Center is yours to discover...from our five theaters-Michigan's only Chrysler IMAX Dome Theatre, Dassault Systemes Planetarium, Toyota Engineering Center, Chrysler Science Stage and DTE Energy Sparks Theater-to hands-on exhibit galleries focusing on life, space, engineering, physical science and more. MAP pass holders will enjoy $3.00 off general admission--includes live stage shows, hands-on exhibits, lab activities, Spark!Lab from the Smithsonian and more! Limit 4. Code: MAP.
Hidden Lake Gardens
Peaceful natural areas, picturesque landscape scenes, and impressive collections of dwarf conifers, hosta, bonsai, and other flowers, trees, and shrubs. Six miles of paved roads and 15 miles of hiking trails. MAP pass holders who purchase one regular admission receive one regular admission free. Click HERE to get your pass!
So there you have it! Bust out that library card and hit the road. We've just given you a head start with these10 awesome destinations you can visit with your library card and a Michigan Activity Pass!
Ready for the next step? Visit the Michigan Activity Pass web page to start. Select the Clinton Township Public Library, the distance you would like to drive, and hit Search to discover your next adventure.