Northville is a small city located in Oakland and Wayne counties in Michigan and is a suburb of Metropolitan Detroit. Northville was thriving city during the Victorian era, which is evident in the Queen Anne style architecture around downtown. Maybury State Park is a popular destination for outdoor recreation for the local residents and guests from Detroit. Nearby Maybury Farm offers fun among farm animals, hay rides, corn maze, sheep shearing and other working farm activities. The Art House is located in the historic Scout Building, and it offers exhibitions, manages the artisan store and organizes various interactive art events.


1.Maybury State Park

Maybury State Park
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Maybury State Park is located in Northville Township, Wayne County, Michigan. The park covers 944 acres of gently rolling hills, open meadow and dense mature forest. The park is a popular destination for the residents of the nearby metropolitan areas to enjoy outdoor activities. The park offers great pond fishing, playgrounds, picnicking, stables and miles of well-maintained trails for hiking, biking, cross-country skiing and horseback riding. Next to the park is Maybury Farm, once a quarantined city for Detroit’s residents sick of tuberculosis. Today the farm provides a range of educational programs, hay rides, corn maze, sheep shearing and other farming demonstrations for visitors.

20145 Beck Rd, Northville, MI 48167, Phone: 248-349-8390

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2.Maybury Farm

Maybury Farm
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Maybury Farm is an educational working farm near Northville, Michigan. The farm offers fun for the whole family and a day of recreation among the farm animals. Maybury Farm covers 85 acres of land used as a farm-themed playground, picnic area, and general store. The Farm offers Maple Syrup Tours on the weekends in March and is closed from the end of October. There are also educational tours and field trips for students that are meant to inspire and educate children and their families about the importantce of animals and agriculture in everyone’s lives. The Farm General Store sells honey from the farm’s hives, jams and jellies made from local fruits, Michigan maple syrup, educational toys for children and more.

50165 Eight Mile Rd, Northville, MI 48167, Phone: 248-916-3033

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3.Northville Art House

Northville Art House
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The Northville Art House is a non-profit organization and a governmental department of the City of Northville, Michigan. It was opened in 2005 in order to further the art and cultural activities of the community through the Northville Arts Commission. The Art House is located in the historic Scout Building, the Colonial Revival mansion constructed in 1963 as a home to the Northville Boy and Girl Scouts. At some point, the Scout Building became a Senior Center, before becoming the Northville Art House. The Northville Art House offers exhibitions, manages the artisan store and organizes various interactive art events. The art exhibitions increase the public awareness of fine art and artists exhibitions in the Exhibition Gallery, on the Emerging Artist Wall and in neighborhoods. Monthly exhibitions and consigned artwork in the Artisan Store showcase works of established, emerging and student artists in a variety of mediums and styles.

215 W Cady St, Northville, MI 48167, Phone: 248-344-0497

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4.Genitti's Hole in the Wall

Genitti's Hole in the Wall
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Genitti’s Hole in the Wall is a landmark Italian restaurant and dinner theater established in downtown Northville in 1971. What started as a meat and grocery store grew into a popular entertainment venue and a place to get really good Italian meal. Geniti’s is also a popular wedding venue. Their formula is simple: providing excellent food, a comfortable, relaxed venue and constantly changing dinner show. The seven-course family-style Italian dinner is a special treat. It includes lots of hot, delicious food, starting with homemade Italian wedding soup, followed by pasta, antipasto salad, Italian sausage with green peppers and onions, then Italian steak with potatoes, baked chicken with zucchini and cannoli for dessert. Reservations are a must. Genitti’s also organize children’s lunch theater perfect for birthday parties.

108 E Main St, Northville, MI 48167, Phone: 248-349-0522

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5.Benihana

Benihana
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Benihana is an American chain of 116 Japanese restaurants located all over the world. Their signature dishes are meats and seafood grilled on hibachi grills by a chef that cooks at each guest table, producing quite a show and a lot of flair besides great food. Benihana Northville location is spacious and beautifully decorated with pale wood walls and room dividers. The guests are seated in groups, at communal tables where a chef performs the ancient art of Teppanyaki. Guests watch in fascination as he slices and dices and knives are flying preparing a dish guests ordered, tender steak, juicy chicken or succulent seafood. Benihana also offers super fresh sushi and unique specialty cocktails. The restaurant is great venue for private parties, corporate meetings and big birthdays.

21150 Haggerty Rd , Northville, MI 48167-9077, Phone: 248-348-7900

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6.Pizza Cutter

Pizza Cutter
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Pizza Cutter was founded in 1978 by 22-year old Jim DeLano in a small, refurbished 1917 gas station. In 2016, after making 2.5 million pizzas, the original owner retired and passed the ownership to Jack Mastantuono who still uses the original pizza recipe. Pizza Cutter is located in downtown Northville, Michigan and is famous for its square pizzas, delicious subs, pastas, salads and wings. Pizzas are also available round, with thin crust or whole wheat, in all sizes and with a huge range of toppings. They offer delivery and have a nice outdoor patio seating for those warm summer days. Pizza Cutter is also catering big and small parties.

340 N Center St, Northville, MI 48167, Phone: 248-348-3333

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