We're on a quest to rate the best of the best in Royal Oak. So far, we've asked you about such topics as car repair shops, coffee shops, barber shops, florists, tanning salons, sports bars, bike shops, Asian restaurants and family hangouts (check out all of them at What's the Best in Royal Oak).
Today, the topic is staycations. Why travel to a foreign country when there is so much to do around Royal Oak?
Do you know of a hidden gem in the area where budget-conscious or distance-averse Royal Oakers can spend some time with the kids this summer? Visit Royal Oak Patch Directory to find the 411 on businesses in town. Vote for your favorite place by 9 a.m. Friday, and we'll post a story later that day declaring the winner.
If we missed your favorite place, let us know in the comments section.
Click through to the profile pages of these local businesses and leave your comments there, too:
Patch has an extensive directory of local businesses, and we want all of our readers to benefit from your experience the way your neighbors do so please write a review on you places you have visited.
Because this poll is not scientific, it is not the sole consideration in choosing a winner. The winner will be determined by the Patch editor, based on poll results and reviews on the Royal Oak Patch Directory. Please vote only once per survey, per Patch. For more, check out
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Also, if you own one of these businesses (or any business in Royal Oak ), did you know you can claim your listing – for free? Find out more at