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A trip to a local cider mill is practically mandatory for Michigan’s fall. And with U-Pick fruits, fresh donuts and autumn-inspired events, Westview Orchards is definitely a local favorite for seasonal family fun.

But this year, you may want to leave the kids behind and schedule an adults-only trip to the Washington Township orchard. You’ll love the flavors flowing out of Westview’s brand new winery: locally made hard cider and a variety of wines.


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You’ve been hearing how cool Detroit is and finally booked your trip, huh? Summer is a great time to visit, with the sun sparkling on the Detroit River and events, indoor and outdoor, on nearly every corner, every weekend. Depending on the length of your stay, there are some summer highlights you definitely should not miss:


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Wondering what to do with your day off this upcoming Memorial Day weekend? You’re in luck, Detroiters; there are plenty of fun things to do and lively places to hang out at in the Motor City. Kick off your summer in The D with a bike ride, trip to the waterpark, or, if you’re feeling ambitious, create your own adventure with this sampling of Memorial Day must-do’s:


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I’ve been scrambling this week to assemble three Easter baskets, complete with chocolate bunnies, Peeps, jelly beans, nail polish, flip flops, squirt guns and Starbucks gift cards. The contents don’t seem to vary much year-to-year, but some holiday traditions bear repeating! Here are some ideas for other Easter traditions in Detroit:


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The brand-new issue of Visit Detroit magazine, covering content from April-September 2015, highlights all things green and pet-friendly. You’ll read about the acres of gardens popping up in the community fueling the green movement in Detroit. The mag also features the city’s pet perks. From hotel stays to gourmet grub for your pooch, Detroit offers exceptional canine accommodations. Grab the leash and get ready to take your dog to The D!


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