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Detroit is home to dozens of beautiful parks, pocket parks, greenways and trails. Add in a dose of Michigan sunshine, some Germack snacks and a basket full of Faygo and you’ve got yourself a perfect afternoon in The D.

To help celebrate National Picnic Month this July, here’s a list of places you might lay out your picnic blanket out at in Detroit:

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If you haven’t stepped foot inside of a library lately, you may be surprised to see just how far they’ve come since the days of Dewey Decimal.

At 150 years old, the Detroit Public Library is a true masterpiece of the city. So much so that it’s been referred to as the community’s “living room.”

A visit to The D is incomplete without seeing firsthand all the Detroit Public Library has to offer. If you’re looking for inspiration on where to get started, here are a few ideas that go beyond putting your nose in a book:

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A fabulous first visit to Detroit has you coming back for more? Here are some ideas of must-sees in The D the second time around:

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One of Detroit’s prized gems, the DoubleTree by Hilton Detroit Downtown – Fort Shelby was recently welcomed into the prestigious Historic Hotels of America organization. Five DoubleTree by Hilton hotels were honored with the title for their historical significance. See all five.

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In Detroit, your dining options are plenty, no matter what type of cuisine you’re after or what time of day you need it. Indeed, your Sunday dining experience need not be relegated to a desperation sandwich, fast food or Saturday’s leftovers. Here’s a handy list of local restaurants that are happy to serve you on Sunday evening:

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