Looking for an awesome way to appreciate a break from city life? While we absolutely adore the many attractions of Detroit, there’s something to be said for embarking on a fun-filled weekend adventure with the whole family in tow. While you might not have time to enjoy a full-blown cross-country jaunt, these seven fantastic trips are ideal for a short and sweet getaway near the Motor City.

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