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Rochester Hills

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Rochester Hills

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Rochester Hills [1] is a suburban city in Oakland County, Michigan.

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Rochester Hills is located in the east central portion of the Oakland County region in Michigan. Visitors are able to use an assortment of transportation methods such as by vehicle, bicycle, or foot.

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Rochester Hills offers a variety of events, parks, libraries, museums, & stores.

The Festival of The Hills: Located at 1400 E. Hamlin Road, The Festival of The Hills is an annual festival of fireworks which takes place on June 27th each year at Borden Park. This festival is known to be Rochester Hills' major event of the year attracting thousands of visitors each year. The event usually begins at 6:00 pm starting with family games and live entertainment. This family friendly event is Michigan's 2nd largest fireworks show beginning usually around 10:00 pm each year. A few tips before attending this event: Arrive early in order to avoid traffic & bring an umbrella..Rain or Shine this tradition will occur each year. For more information please contact the festival hotline at 248.841.BOOM.

Bloomer & Yates Park is a 200 acre park located at 345 John R. Road which provides: Picnic areas, Volleyball nets, Horse Shoe Games, Hiking/Mountain Trails, Restrooms, Cross Country Skiing & Fishing. Park Hours are currently 8:00AM to Dusk. Bloomer & Yates Park Pass is available at a price of $30.00 USD. For more information please call Bloomer & Yates Park at 248.656.4753.

Thelma G. Spencer Park & Beach is a 113 acre park with a 38 acre lake located at 3701 John R. Road. This park & beach offers an accessible fishing pier, picnic areas with charcoal grills, play structures, tennis courts, sand volleyball court, horseshoe pits, wooden nature paths, & modern restrooms. Some activities include: swimming, fishing, picnicking, ice skating, cross-country skiing, & hiking. Beach opens starting Memorial Day Weekend til Labor Day. Lifeguards are on duty during park hours which is 10:00AM to Dusk. Rowboats & Paddle boats are accessible as well. For more information please call Thelma G. Spencer Park at 248.656.4657.

Borden Park is a 143 acre park located at 1400 E. Hamlin Road which provides: 4 Softball/Baseball fields, 5 Full Size Soccer fields, Multipurpose field, 4 Tennis Courts, 3 Basketball Courts, 7 Station Batting Cages, 2 Roller Rinks, Picnic tables, Fitness Loop, Vending Machines, & Restrooms. Borden Park is most famous for it's yearly festival which takes place on June 27th ending the day with a bright firework show.

Rochester Hills Museum Located at 1005 Van Hoosen Rd., Van Hoosen Farms is a 16 acre complex which was home to the Taylor Van Hoosen Family dating back to the early 1820's. This dairy barn, originally restored in 1927, provides delicate information on the settlement, industry, evolution of Rochester Hills, and agriculture including several artifacts. Rochester Hills Museums' mission to preserve and collect its history for present and future generations. The Rochester Hills Museums is open to the public Friday through Saturday 1:00PM to 4:00PM or by appointment. Admission costs in order to enter is $5 for adults & $3 for seniors/students. An annual membership is also available which includes free entry, special event & speaker invites. For more information please call Rochester Hills Museum at 248.656.4663.

Black Heath Golf Club located at 3311 Rochester Rd is serving all of Rochester Hills for a pleasant 18 Hole Game. This golf course provides a variety set of games, memberships, tee times, & rates. For more information please visit Black Heath Golf Course or call 248.601.8000.

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Rochester Hills provides several hundred chain restaurants. Some of the city's famous restaurants include:

Kruse & Muer Quality Foods Inc. - Voted City's Most Favorite Restaurant. Located at 327 S. Main Street, Kruse & Meur offers a variety of courses. For more information about menus, hours, events, newsletters, & other locations please visit Kruse & Meur

C K Diggs Bar & Grill - Best Brews. Located at 2010 W. Auburn Road, C K Diggs Bar & Grill is a family owned & operated American Bistro. For more information about menus, hours, events, newsletters, & other locations please visit C K Diggs Bar & Grill

Yates Cider Mill - Family favorite, located at 1990 E. Avon Road which is a water-powered mill which presses Michigan Apples into pasteurized apple cider. For more information about menus, hours, events, newsletters, & other locations please visit Yates Cider Mill

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