If you’re dreaming of spring weather right know, you’re not alone. While the calendar may say spring, the gloomy, rainy, chilly days feel more like fall. However, with all these April showers, May flowers will be showing up quickly. So let us spring forward and start a bucket list of things to do once the weather breaks. Here are some of my top picks to make the most out of spring in Detroitish (Southeast, Michigan). Feel free to leave a comment to add some of your own ideas to the list.
Explore Detroit Zoo
You’re never too old to explore the zoo.
Catch a baseball game
There’s nothing better than enjoying a baseball game with friends. Visit downtown Detroit to catch a Tigers game or visit downtown Utica for a USPBL game and see the Utica Unicorns, Eastside Diamond Hoppers, Birmingham Bloomfield Beavers or Westside Wolly Mammoths.
Visit the Anna Scripps Conservatory on Belle Isle
This beautiful space that makes up the Anna Scripps Conservatory is filled with five different flower rooms that are sure to leave you amazed.
Bike or walk along the Dequindre Cut Greenway
The Dequindre Cut is a two-mile recreational path is known for its graffiti and artwork. Along the way be sure to stop at Eastern Market and end your trip near the Detroit Riverfront.
Entrances to the greenway are located at Atwater Street, Franklin Street, Woodbridge Street, Lafayette Street, Gratiot Avenue, Wilkins Street, and Mack Avenue.
Spend Saturdays at Eastern Market
Eastern Market allows you to purchase fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers and so much more.
Enjoy the Detroit Riverwalk
The Detroit Riverfront offers beautiful views of the city and Canada, not to mention is surrounded by delicious food and attractions.
Visit the Detroit Institute of Arts
The Detroit Institude of Arts (DIA) is home to amazing works of art and is the perfect place to hang out on a rainy spring day.
Bring out your competitive side
Head to C.J. Barrymore’s for a round of mini golf, go-karts, batting cages and more.
Get out an hike
Visit one of the Huron-Clinton Metroparks.