9 Out Of This World Summer Day Trips To Take From Detroit

There’s still plenty of summertime left to appreciate here in the Motor City, whether you’re a fan of beachfront excursions, outdoor dining, or forested hikes. While there’s plenty of fun to be found within Detroit’s city limits, we’re suckers for a good day trip – and there’s no better way to soak up the season than embarking on an outing with the family in tow. Here are nine must-experience day trips that belong on your Metro Detroit summer bucket list.

Have you and your loved ones checked out any of these awesome Detroit day trips before? Did we leave any of your favorites off the list? We’d love to hear from you, so drop us a line in the Facebook comments or recommend another fantastic adventure within driving distance of Detroit by filling out our official nomination form here.

Not in the mood to leave the city limits? Be sure to read about this pretty beach right in Detroit.

Address: Matthaei Botanical Gardens & Nichols Arboretum, 1800 N Dixboro Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
Address: Port Huron, MI, USA
Address: Lexington, MI 48450, USA
Address: Bay City, MI, USA
Address: 1455 E Thirteen Mile Rd, Madison Heights, MI 48071, USA
Address: Frankenmuth, MI, USA
Address: 20900 Oakwood Blvd, Dearborn, MI 48124, USA
Address: Detroit Zoo, 8450 W 10 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, MI 48067, USA
Address: TreeRunner Adventure Park West Bloomfield, 6200 Drake Rd, West Bloomfield Township, MI 48322, USA