The small, quaint village of Brooklyn, Michigan is known as the “Heart of the Lakes,” as there are more than 50 lakes within a 15-mile radius. It has its origins as a former stagecoach stop for travelers between Detroit and Chicago. Nowadays you will find a delightful town with eclectic shops all set to the backdrop of the rolling green Irish hills.
Brooklyn itself is a cute, cozy village to explore, with its antique stores and unique one of a kind gift shops, wineries plus places to eat and drink. Visitors can easily spend some time strolling around and enjoying the scene.
Getting out into nature will help visitors to experience the beauty of the Irish Hills and the lakes with all their water sport activities. There's golf, sky diving, hiking, and cycling in the area plus Brooklyn is also home to the Michigan International Speedway.
For interesting information about the history of southern Michigan and the Irish Hills area check out the Walker Tavern, and its old barn complete with covered wagon.
Visit Brooklyn in spring and summer to experience the beauty of the green hills in all their glory.