Bowling alleys are great fun for the entire family.  Whether you're looking to join a Detroit league, watch the latest game, partake in some karaoke or find some after-school activities for children, there are plenty of bowling alleys in the Detroit area to choose from.

Voters choose what they believe are the best Detroit bowling alleys in this year's Vote 4 The Best contest.

VOTE 4 THE BEST:2012 winners of best bowling alleys in Detroit

Woodland Lanes

Celebrating over 35 years of business in Livonia is Woodland Lanes, which tops the list of best bowling alleys across Metro Detroit.

Woodland Lanes says it is Livonia's only family owned and operated bowling center.  They offer 32 lanes, two remodeled lounges, bumper bowling, birthday party celebrations and more.

"Best most friendly bowling establishment in the area," said Jim, who recommended Woodland Lanes in this year's contest. "You will always feel welcome and they have a lot of different events to keep you coming back."

For more information and directions to Woodland Lanes, click here.

5 Star Lanes

Placing second on the list of best bowling alleys across Metro Detroit is 5-Star Lanes.

Located in Sterling Heights, 5-Star Lanes says it offers a clean, comfortable, smoke-free and family friendly atmosphere for all to enjoy.  With 50 bowling lanes, remodeled luxury tables and 37" scoring monitors, 5-Star Lanes also offers a pro shop for professional bowlers.

"They are very friendly and accommodating," said Grace. "The lanes are very well kept up."

Click here to learn how to get to 5-Star Lanes.

Wonderland Lanes

Also making the list of best bowling alleys across Metro Detroit is Wonderland Lanes in Walled Lake.

Wonderland Lanes says it is available for a variety of events, including private birthday parties to larger corporate events.  The bowling alley also provides Glow Bowling, catered buffets, live entertainment and hosts profitable fundraisers for several charities.

They go above and beyond to make everyone feel welcome," said Holly on our contest page. "Very friendly environment, great prices, overall best place to hang out."

You can find directions and more information about Wonderland Lanes by clicking here.

Curious to see which other bowling alleys in Detroit made the list?  Click here to learn more.