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Nothing gets metro Detroiters in the holiday spirit quite like festive lights. Whether you like to start celebrating in November or prefer to hold off until closer to the holiday season, these four metro Detroit holiday light displays are guaranteed to get you in a light, festive mood:

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Ways to Spend a Fall Day

Football games, the leaves changing color and pumpkins make fall one of our four favorite seasons. Here’s our to-do list for fall fun in The D!

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Westview Orchards
It's always tough to say goodbye to summer here in Michigan. But knowing that cider mill season is just around the corner makes it a bit easier. Westview Orchards & Adventure Farm — located about 45 minutes north of Detroit in Washington Township — arguably offers one of the best cider mill experiences around, with an ice cream and sweet shoppe, seasonal u-pick fruits and vegetables, a cider mill, a farm market, a bakery, an adventure farm and a winery.

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Many photographers argue that a sunrise trumps a sunset. August 19 is World Photo Day, and to show your Detroit pride, Visit Detroit is encouraging you to wake up early and check out these seven breathtaking sunrise photo spots. (Oh! And don't forget to share your morning photos with us via #DepictTheD).

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DequindreBike Bowen
If you’re a biker or a runner, or just looking for a new way to explore the city by foot, you need to check out the Dequindre Cut.

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