The Hidden Beaches Road Trip That Will Show You Metro Detroit Like Never Before

You don’t have to be a bonafide beach bum to appreciate the beauty of the waterfront. Metro Detroit might not be the first place that comes to mind when you imagine shoreline adventures, but you might be surprised to learn that our region houses its fair share of gorgeous beaches. When you’re ready to plot a trip to some of the prettiest waterfront spots within driving distance of the Motor City, check out our road trip route.

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Address: Belle Isle Beach, 2 Inselruhe Ave, Detroit, MI 48207, USA
Address: Walter & Mary Burke Park, 36300 Front St, New Baltimore, MI 48047, USA
Address: Eastwood Beach, Washington Township, MI 48094, USA
Address: Port Huron, MI, USA
Address: E Walled Lake Dr, Walled Lake, MI 48390, USA
Address: 15349 Linden Rd, Linden, MI 48451, USA
Address: 16339 Cone Rd, Milan, MI 48160, USA