5 Great Winter Activities in Michigan to Help You Stay Warm

5 Great Winter Activities in Michigan to Help You Stay WarmPublished December 4, 2015 Man Skiing | Blissfield Heating & Plumbing

Winter in Southeast Michigan can be harsh, which can make staying active difficult. However, there are plenty of fun winter activities to do in and around Lenawee County that will keep you busy and warm, despite the cold temperatures and snow. To help you get started, we’ve compiled a list of five winter activities in Michigan that you can enjoy with the whole family.

Whether you are looking for outdoor exercise or cozier indoor events, there are plenty of fun things to do in the Lenawee County area during the cold months. Some of our favorites include:

Hidden Lake Gardens Nature Hike

Held on December 12th , the Hidden Lake Gardens Nature Hike is an excellent way to get out and enjoy the beauty of Michigan in winter. Dress warmly in loose-fitting clothing and enjoy this slow paced two-hour hike through Hidden Lake Garden’s many rolling and wooded trails. Cost is $5 per person, and registration is required. Visit http://hiddenlakegardens.msu.edu/events for more information.

Parade of Lights

Held right here in downtown Blissfield, the annual Parade of Lights is December 12th at 7 pm. Bundle up and head on down for beautiful lights, warm refreshments, and great after hours holiday shopping in area businesses.

Alpine Valley Ski Resort

Skiing and snowboarding are some of the most common and beloved Michigan winter activities, and Alpine Valley Ski Resort is an excellent place to enjoy them. Located about an hour north of Lenawee County in White Lake, Alpine Valley has a fleet of rental skis and prime snowmaking capabilities, making it the perfect choice to get some fun outdoor exercise without having to travel all the way up north. For more information, visit www.skialpinevalley.com

Splash Universe Water Park

Looking for an indoor physical activity that is reminiscent of Michigan summer? Splash Universe indoor water park in Dundee is just the activity for you! Equipped with several pools, giant slides, and tube rides, Splash Universe is one of Michigan’s largest indoor water parks. Visit www.splashuniverse.com for hours and pricing. 

Little River Railroad Holiday Express

Operating throughout the month of December, the Little River Railroad Holiday Express train operates out of Coldwater and features visits with Santa and complimentary hot chocolate.

You don’t need to stay inside all winter just to keep warm. There are many outdoor winter activities in Michigan that you don’t have to freeze to enjoy. Blissfield Heating & Plumbing wants you to stay warm and cozy all winter long. When you’re not out enjoying one of these great cold weather activities, give us a call to make sure that your heater is ready for the season!