10 Reasons to #LoveLivCo

March 22, 2019 | Story by: Amelia Ritter

Livingston County is a hub for great dining, unique shopping, and thrilling outdoor recreation experiences. No matter the season, you can fill weekends and weekends with adventure in the Brighton-Howell Area. Just search #LoveLivCo on Instagram and see for yourself! There are hundreds of reasons to love the people and places in Livingston County- here are our top 10!

 

Year-Round Outdoor Recreation

 

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Sun or snow, epic adventure awaits in the Brighton-Howell Area. The thrill-seeker in you will love skiing, fat tire mountain biking, paddle boarding, horseback riding, golfing, and more!

 

Breweries

 

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Enjoy craft brews outside while playing cornhole on a sunny day at Aberrant Ales in Howell, or warm up with a beer and good company in the gorgeous Brewery Becker in Brighton. Take your pick from five breweries in Livingston County.

 

Charming Downtown Areas

 

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Take a stroll down the streets of the Great American Main Street Award-winning downtown Howell, walk around the Mill Pond in downtown Brighton, or enjoy the shops and sweets that Fowlerville has to offer.

Fun Holiday Events

 

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The Brighton-Howell Area is home to events to help you celebrate any holiday! Take part in the Festival of Lights or Holiday Glow, dress up for Witches Night Out, or show your pride at the Hartland Memorial Day Parade.

 

Fresh Food Options

 

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Visit four different farmers markets in Livingston County, as well as farm-to-table fresh food dining options, such as Buon Gusto and The Fuel in Brighton.

 

Summer Fun

 

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Soak up the sun on the beach! Whether you’re kayaking the chain of lakes, lounging on your pontoon boat, or splashing in a friend’s pool, the Brighton-Howell Area provides the perfect backdrop to enjoy the warm summer.

Sweet Treats

 

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To help you cool down from the summer sun, try a tasty cone from Dairyville in Fowlerville or an Instagram-worthy shake from M Street Baking Co. in Howell.

 

Shopping

 

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From the specialty shops in the downtown areas, to treasures found at the Livingston Antique Outlet and other resale shops, to the deals you can score at the Tanger Outlet Mall, you will be proud to show off your souvenirs from your trip to the Brighton-Howell Area.

 

Nature

 

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See gorgeous wildlife in Kensington Metropark, Brighton Recreation Area, and the Howell Nature Center. Learn about the plants and animals around you with classes, camps, and workshops.

 

Fun for the Whole Family

 

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Bring the whole family (furry friends included) to the Michigan Challenge Balloonfest, the park, or to Lu and Carl’s. See a movie with your kids at the new Emagine Entertainment in Hartland. Make memories to last a lifetime with unique attractions like Puzzled Escapes, Mt. Brighton, Screams Souvenirs, or the Brighton Equestrian Center.

 

Do you want to be featured in our next blog? Be sure to include #LoveLivCo in all of our posts from around Livingston County. We love seeing your adventures!



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Aberrant Ales

219 W. Grand River Howell, MI 48843

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Brewery Becker

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Buon Gusto Bistro

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Puzzled Escape

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Dairyville

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Lu & Carl's Bar & Grill

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