Detroit, MI

3 day trips to take from Detroit based on your personality

Mike Kazsyck

DETROIT, MI - Detroit is the city that has it all, from sports to concerts to a plethora of delectable cuisine. However, there are also great places you can travel to just less than 90 minutes away from Motor City.

Find the one area to explore that suits your personality best.

For the history lovers

Learn more about Michigan's history at Lansing. The state capital is home to the Michigan History Center that keeps records of the various eras, from Michigan's first settlers to the pop culture influences in its well-preserved collection of artefacts and exhibits.

You can also stop by the State Capitol Building that shares lessons in the Michigan legislature. If you're more into the story behind the commercial automobile industry, visit REO Town before you go back to the bustling Motor City.

For the artsy beings

If you need a boost to defeat your artist block or any creative burnout, or just simply looking for more inspiration, visit Ann Arbor for all its artsy destinations. From the University of Michigan Museum of Art to the art classes and parties at Ann Arbor Art Center, to the popular Ann Arbor Art Fair, the options are endless.

Refuel your creative energy with some locally produced artisanal food at the Zingerman's. You can also stock up for supplies, try your luck on thrifting, watch an indie flick or film festival at the Michigan Theater or State Theatre.

For the green souls

With plenty of outdoor trails and water activities to offer, Milford is definitely a place to go for nature lovers. Start with the 4,400 acres of recreational area in Kensington Metropark that you can explore by bike, foot, boat, kayak, or canoe.

The park is open all year long, including in winters when it offers ice skating and ice fishing. In warmer seasons, visit its farm to interact with the animals or join the maple tree tapping tours.

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