Looking for a short reprieve from the challenges of life in a large city? Here in Detroit, we’re lucky to live within driving distance of many outdoor attractions, parks, and other destinations that offer plenty of fresh air. One underrated park near the Motor City feels like its own little slice of heaven, and you’ll want to visit when you’re craving a dose of nature-centric peace. 

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Searching for more outdoor excitement and beauty? You’ll want to explore this peony garden near Detroit.

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