This Natural Wonders Road Trip Will Show You Metro Detroit Like You’ve Never Seen It Before

Don’t let Detroit’s status as the largest city in Michigan keep you from appreciating its natural beauty. After all, our beloved Motor City is chock full of peaceful destinations, surrounding splendor, and plenty of outdoor gems. If you’re ready to experience our region like never before, hop in the car and take this natural wonders road trip through Detroit and its neighboring communities.

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During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.

So, there you have it: a natural wonders road trip through Detroit that leads to some of the area’s most marvelous attractions. Have you visited any of these pretty places during previous outings with loved ones? Which of your favorites made (or didn’t make) our list? Share your thoughts with us by leaving a Facebook comment or recommend another natural wonder in Metro Detroit by filling out our nomination form here.

Looking for another unique adventure? You’ll want to read about this manmade waterfall near Detroit.

Address: Blue Heron Lagoon, Detroit, MI 48207, USA
Address: Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge Humbug Marsh Unit, Trenton, MI 48183, USA
Address: Milliken State Park Lighthouse, 42°19'57.0"N 83°01'28.8"W, Atwater St, Detroit, MI 48207, USA
Address: Eliza Howell Park, 23751 Fenkell Ave, Detroit, MI 48223, USA
Address: Nichols Arboretum, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA