7 Places In Metro Detroit That Are Like A Caribbean Paradise In The Summer

While Detroit and its surrounding areas are a far cry from the tropical paradises many of us dream about vacationing in, they’ve still got plenty of spectacular scenery and pretty perks during the summer months. If you’re ready for a virtual getaway that won’t require a plane ride or a huge chunk of change, check out these seven unique destinations in and around the Motor City that conjure Caribbean vibes.

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Are there any other attractions, beaches, or eateries in Metro Detroit that offer Caribbean vibes? Which of the items on our list have you checked out in person? Share your experiences with us by leaving a Facebook comment or recommend another tropical-inspired locale by filling out our nomination form here.

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