15 scenic drives near Detroit that everyone should explore


Spring in Michigan has, for the most part, sprung. Flowers are in bloom, the air is sweet, and all we want to do is leave the friggin' house. Lucky for us quarantined folks, gas is at it's lowest and the only two things we can really do are take a walk or take a drive, which is why we've compiled a list of scenic drives an hour or so outside of Detroit that offer something to look at that's not a TV, iPhone, or laptop. We're talking Pure Michigan, baby. These scenic drives have everything: waterfront views, historic homes, urban landscapes steeped in history, kitsch, nature trails, freighters, fudge, a giant tire, and a whole lot of asphalt.  Some of these places are cool attractions that you can drive to see, others are more “It's not about the destination, it's about the journey.” Enjoy!