June 8, 2020 | Story by: Shelby Rochowiak
A picnic is a state of mind and can be made anywhere. Picnicking is a great way to unwind, sit back and enjoy nature. Bring good company, tasty food and your picnic will be peachy! Here are some recommendations to help create a charming picnic in Livingston County.
Walnut Street Marketplace and Howell Holiday Boutique is a three day weekend market in downtown Howell featuring beautifully painted furniture, home decor, funky junk and fabulous finds!
Carriage House Designs is a charming store located in Downtown Howell. They offer household items, gifts, plants and more. A unique item they carry are fairy gardens!
Step 2: Find delicious snacks.
Let Culture Beer & Cheese help you find your new favorite cheese, as well as all the accoutrements, jams, honey, olives, cured meats, and of course, the perfect beer pairing to make your picnic complete!
Livingston County’s Farmers Markets feature fresh produce, baked goods, plants, flowers, handmade crafts, food, and entertainment. Come and enjoy the harvest of local farmers and delight in the seasonal varieties.
Jonna’s Market is your neighborhood gourmet destination market. Let them do the cooking so you can focus on the picnicking.
Simply Fresh Market offers the healthiest options for groceries, meat, catering and carry out, in town!
M Street Bakery Company offers fresh made pastries, coffee, soups, sandwiches, and an endless variety of macaroons.
Step 3: Find a comfortable picnic spot.
26 miles of hiking trails, boat launch, fishing, campsites available.
Boating, fishing, equestrian trails, nature trails and kayaking.
Picnic tables, benches, scenic views, 100 acres of public recreation use.
Baseball/softball/ T-ball diamonds, soccer fields, playgrounds, model airplane runway, picnic areas, hiking, biking, and disc golf.
Golf, fishing, bird watching, three picnic areas.
Step 4: Share your Instagram-worthy picnic spread using the hashtag #LoveLivCo for a chance to be featured on our page!
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