25 Hidden Treasures in Macomb County

From Stony Creek Metropark to Lake St. Clair, and from restaurants in St. Clair Shores to Shelby Township, Macomb County offers plenty of things to do for families and individuals.

All this week, editors from Clinton Township, Macomb, New Baltimore-Chesterfield, St. Clair Shores and Shelby-Utica compiled a list of the top five hidden treasures in their communities.

Today we’ve gathered those lists together to highlight the hidden treasures of Macomb County.

What would you add to the list, both from these communities and the others in Macomb County? Let us know in the comments below.

Clinton Township

  • Take Me Out to the Vintage Baseball Game
  • Clinton-Macomb Public Library
  • The Green Lantern Pizzeria
  • The Mall at Partridge Creek
  • The Clinton River

Macomb Township

  • Macomb Township Recreation Center
  • Suburban Ice Macomb
  • Macomb Corners Park
  • Clinton-Macomb Public Library-North Branch
  • Golf Courses

New Baltimore and Chesterfield Township

  • Walter and Mary Burke Park
  • Brandenburg Park
  • Grand Pacific House Museum
  • Chesterfield Historical Village
  • Stahl's Automotive Foundation

St. Clair Shores

  • Whistle Stop Hobby Shop
  • Great Lakes Surf Shop
  • Celina's Polish Kitchen
  • Variety Donuts
  • 9 Mile Boat Ramp

Shelby Township and Utica

  • Little Italy
  • Fishing at River Bends Park
  • Shelby Township Heritage Trail
  • Stony Creek Metropark 
  • Erma’s Original Frozen Custard

Did we miss your favorite hidden treasure in Macomb County? Tell us in the comments section below.

John Hetzler February 03, 2013 at 03:06 PM
What "hidden treasure" would you add to this list?
Cheryl Navaroli February 03, 2013 at 03:08 PM
As far as BEST Italian restaurants in Shelby Township, my husband and I believe that Da Fratellis on Van Dyke SHOULD be included in the listing. THEIR spaghetti sauce is OUTSTANDING!! Much better than other nearby Italian restaurants , much much better and tastier. Been going there for MANY years.
Berto July 25, 2013 at 11:50 AM
Can you add some captions to the pictures... the canoe trip looks fun and but it's still 'hidden'
Gregory Krzeminski April 27, 2014 at 01:31 PM
There's a really cool hidden treasure in Harrison Township. It's called Pedego Junction. They have really cool Pedego Electric Bikes for Sale, Rent or, you can go on a tour if you are not familiar with the area. Check it out here: www.pedegojunction.com


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