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Thursday's Top 7: Best places to beat the winter blues

Posted at 9:26 AM, Jan 24, 2019

(WXYZ) — With another shot of bitter cold in the weekend forecast, you might be looking for a way to get out of the house.

Whether you want to take in some history or burn off some energy, we have you covered.

In our Thursday's Top 7, here are the best places to beat the winter blues as selected in an online poll by our 7 Action News viewers.

#7 DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS

At number 7 is the Detroit Institute of Arts. The collection consists of more than 65,000 works of art, but also family events, movies and live music Friday nights.

#6 PUNCH BOWL SOCIAL

Coming in at number 6 is Punch Bowl Social in Detroit. It's got food and so much more: bowling, table games and a vintage arcade will keep you busy on cold winter days.

#5 SKY ZONE

Sky Zone is an indoor trampoline park with five metro Detroit locations. It comes in fifth on our viewer poll.

#4 URBAN AIR PARK

At 4 is Urban Air Park, located in Oxford with a Sterling Heights location on the way. Among their offerings are go-karts, laser tag and climbing walls.

#3 DETROIT KID CITY

Detroit Kid City lands in the #3 spot. They have locations on Southfield, Clinton Township And Dearborn. It's a great place for kids 1-8 with a little city for kids with a healthy imagination. Adults can grab a coffee or smoothie while the tikes explore.

#2 TROY COMMUNITY CENTER

Number two on our list is the Troy Community Center! There are fitness classes, a game room, a pool with a giant slide, two gyms and activities for grandkids to grandparents.

#1 THE HENRY FORD

And the top spot to beat the winter blues in metro Detroit is the Henry Ford in Dearborn.

It's a great place to explore America's past. From what we wore to what we drove, how we lived and how we worked. Don't forget to take home a souvenir to remember how you beat the winter blues.