9 Underrated Towns Around Detroit That Deserve A Second Look

You might think you’ve explored all that Metro Detroit has to offer, but there’s always a hidden gem or two tucked away in the mix. Our region offers everything from quaint waterfront villages to welcoming farm communities that will capture your heart. If you’re searching for fun and adventure near the Motor City, here are nine underrated towns that certainly deserve a second look.

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If you’d like to learn more about one of the spots on our list, be sure to read our feature article about Ypsilanti, the most eccentric town near Detroit.

Address: Milford, Milford Charter Twp, MI 48381, USA
Address: Dexter, MI 48130, USA
Address: Ypsilanti, MI, USA
Address: Metamora, MI 48455, USA
Address: Armada, MI 48005, USA
Address: Algonac, MI 48001, USA
Address: Lexington, MI 48450, USA
Address: Berkley, MI, USA
Address: Southfield, MI, USA