1565 North Opdyke Road
Auburn Hills, MI 48326
Phone: (248) 370-0200
Fax: (248) 370-0980
A local Pontiac park with something for everyone! With a great location right next to Galloway Lake, there are places for fishing. For the young ones, there are playground facilities and plenty of sports courts. Be sure to stop by if you are in the area and need some fresh air.
Open all year, Civic Center Park in Auburn Hills offers visitors a wide variety of activities they can partake in. For children, this is the perfect place to play and learn in the various activities. Be it nature trails, a fishing pond or a picnic area, visitors have a selection of ways they can enjoy the beauty of the area.
The Palace of Auburn Hills is home to the National Basketball Association's Detroit Pistons. The Palace is a grandiose venue for sporting events with fantastic seating and great options at the concession stands. Besides hosting football and basketball matches, the venue has also carved a reputation for itself for being an upscale event space that stages concerts by artists of international fame. Enjoy a phenomenal performance or game here!
Meadow Brook is the historic home built by one of the automotive aristocracy's most remarkable women, Matilda Dodge Wilson. Constructed between 1926 and 1929, Meadow Brook represents one of the finest examples of Tudor-revival architecture in America. The home has 39 chimneys and is elaborately crafted with hand-carved wood, ceramic art tile, moulded ceilings and ornate fixtures. In the Hall is an extensive collection of lavish paintings, sculptures, furniture and other art objects. Meadow Brook Hall is a cultural center, offering guided tours and special exhibitions, as well as serving as a unique setting for weddings, corporate gatherings, and parties.
Four floors of horror await you at the Erebus 4 Story Haunted Attraction. The name Erebus, inspired by the Greek God of Darkness and the horrific path to Hades, offers nothing less than a trip to the dark side. The scares within the building does not remain the same every year, however, the fear created is always the same. This building held the title for 'the world's longest walk-through attraction' by the Guinness World Records from 2005 to 2009. Check the website for varying admission prices and other details.
Moses Wisner bought the land to this property in 1845 and coined the term "Pine Grove" for the area. He was elected governor of Michigan in 1858 and made changes to his estate to fit his new position. The house is a part of the larger Pine Grove Historical Museum. Please call or see website for details about visiting.
If thrills and frights are what you enjoy and if movies like SAW and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre have you glued to the TV, you will absolutely love The Realm of Darkness. Choose your path, see if you have the courage and the bravery it needs to complete the quest of the evil wizard's castle. Voted as one of Americas best haunts this is a great place to spend some time and get frightened out of your wits or just have a great laugh with buddies. Check website for varying hours of operation.
The Firefighters park totals to about 96 acres (38.8498 hectares) that features plenty of open grass, baseball diamond, sand volleyball court, nine soccer fields, picnic shelter and so much more. Definitely a perfect place for the weekend warriors in all of us.
St. Paul's Albanian Catholic Church is located on Auburn Road in Rochester Hills. Associated with the Archdiocese of Detroit, the church offers daily worship and Sunday masses. The St. Paul's Albanian Catholic Community is also home to the first Skanderbeg monument in United States. Unveiled in 2006, the statue commemorates the 14th-century Albanian noble who resisted the Ottoman Empire successfully.
The Rochester Mills Beer Company is located within the historical Western Knitting Mill on Water Street, and offers something for everyone and for every occasion. With an outdoor patio, billiards, a reservable private lounge and a menu for adults and for kids, this place has it all! Call or see website for more information.
Cranbrook House is one of the oldest manor home in Southeastern Michigan, and has amazing gardens to go along with it. Guests interested in visiting the historic home can partake in guided tours, conducted several times a day, where they can learn all about the history of the house. To visit the gardens, guests can give themselves self-guided tours and explore to their hearts' content. The garden greenhouse is also open for visits and has all kinds of special features like 'living walls' and 'demonstration gardens' so you can draw inspiration for your own.
Bloomer Park is one of the largest parks in Rochester Hills. Built in 1924, this scenic parkland houses several sports fields, playgrounds and a cycling track. Unwind with a picnic or enjoy a hike along the nature trails. The highlighting feature of its landscape is the Mike Walden Velodrome, which is the only oval-shaped track in the state of Michigan and a big draw among cycling enthusiasts.