Troy is referred to as one of safest cities in Michigan, with an exemplary school system. It’s also known for its fun-filled attractions. Here are some of the best things to do if you're thinking of relocating to, or considering Troy for your next new home.
Troy Historic Village
Ideal if you love museums and delving into the lifestyles of those who lived here years ago. The village is also a hive of social activity for families. Join the Teas at Two program, and listen to lectures of the rich history of Troy. You’ll also be served an array of delectable cookies and teas.
You could learn how to be a blacksmith at the wagon shop here, where you’ll learn 19th century forging methods. They also have a scarecrow row workshop, which teaches families the art of scarecrow-making, as well as a barn quilt workshop, and Tai Chi classes, for those who love to keep moving.
Ideal for the sporty, Jaycee Park comprises picnic spots, volleyball facilities, several soccer fields, two ball diamonds, and some barrier-free play structures. You could also play a round of golf at Raintree Park, or take a scenic walk through the woods via the walking trail.
If you’re a fan of league play, visit the Donald J. Flynn Park. You’ll also find concession stands here. The Firefighters Park offers shore fishing, and Boulan Park has a 1.25-mile walking trail.
Troy Family Aquatic Center
Have fun here with the tube and slides, kiddies' mesmerizing waterfall, playground, and the kiddies' slide and splash pad. If you’re a volleyball fan, this center has a large sand volleyball pit. They offer swimming lessons too, and delicious snacks at Harvey’s Hut.
The Children’s Museum of Science and Technology
This interesting nook will keep your little ones’ mind occupied for hours. They offer field trips comprising fun informative activities regarding animals, the weather, and other scientific phenomena.
You could also enroll your child for their after-school science crew program where they over topics relating to ecology, nanotechnology, engineering, counter top chemistry, ecology and magnetism and electricity. This is complementary to what they are taught in their academic year, and is guaranteed to bolster their performance.
The Somerset Collection
If you want to shop, be sure to visit The Somerset Collection. Somerset Collection is an upscale, luxury, super-regional shopping mall, located Troy, Michigan with more than 180 specialty stores. From Sephora to Neiman Marcus, you will be sure to find something that fits your style. There are also plenty of dining options as well including from casual favorites like Chik- Fil- A and upscale dining like The Capital Grille.
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