Where to Go This Weekend: Vacations from Detroit

By Jackie Dreyer

Detroit has many a claim to fame—as the birthplace of the ice cream soda and techno music, as well as the only city from which you can look south to Canada—but have you ever taken a moment to step and see what's outside of this major city? We have, and let us tell you. It's good.

Friday is here, and you're likely stuck without plans or desperately searching for something new and exciting to try. We know exactly where you need to go this weekend, so grab a Coney dog and get ready to discover all the best vacations from Detroit.

alt Lovely Tree House in Ohio with Views of Mohican Valley Distance from Detroit: Three hours & 17 minutes driving

alt Rustic Cabin Rentals for Large Groups near Lake Michigan Distance from Detroit: Three hours & five minutes driving

alt Serene Lakeside Cabins with all the Amenities in Crooked Lake, Michigan Distance from Detroit: Two hours & 32 minutes driving

alt Rustic Lakefront Camping Cabin near Lafayette, Indiana Distance from Detroit: Four hours & 33 minutes driving

alt Bed and Breakfast Lodge with Amish-Made Log Beds, Michigan Distance from Detroit: Two hours & seven minutes driving

alt Cozy Historical Barn Next to Hamlin Lake, Michigan Distance from Detroit: Three hours & 39 minutes driving

Can't get enough Michigan? Keep exploring from our Michigan Getaways page!