18 spring things you haven't done in Detroit — but should

Spring has sprung in metro Detroit and it's finally warm enough to emerge from the cold and enjoy the nice weather. While most of us do the usual spring things, why not do something new and different this spring?

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Detroit's warm-weather answer to the Campus Martius ice rink is a leisurely stroll on the River Walk.
Photo via IG user @detroitriverfront
Detroit's warm-weather answer to the Campus Martius ice rink is a leisurely stroll on the River Walk.

Photo via IG user @detroitriverfront
Greenfield Village comes out of hibernation in the spring for all to enjoy. If you live in metro Detroit and have never seen Henry Ford's vision of early 20th century America, what's the hold-up?
Photo via The Henry Ford Facebook page
Greenfield Village comes out of hibernation in the spring for all to enjoy. If you live in metro Detroit and have never seen Henry Ford's vision of early 20th century America, what's the hold-up?

Photo via The Henry Ford Facebook page
A hidden gem in Taylor since the early 2000s is the Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, which offers programs for both youth and adults, and an exquisite variety of flowers.
Photo via Taylor Conservatory and Botanical Gardens Facebook page
A hidden gem in Taylor since the early 2000s is the Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, which offers programs for both youth and adults, and an exquisite variety of flowers.

Photo via Taylor Conservatory and Botanical Gardens Facebook page
Sanders is a Michigan staple and is tempting even in the Winter. Cream Puffs are definitely the classic, but there are plenty of other goodies to be had at any of the several locations in Metro Detroit.
Photo via Sanders Facebook page
Sanders is a Michigan staple and is tempting even in the Winter. Cream Puffs are definitely the classic, but there are plenty of other goodies to be had at any of the several locations in Metro Detroit.

Photo via Sanders Facebook page
Pictured is one of the irresistibly adorable Red Pandas at the Detroit Zoo. One of the biggest exhibits right now is the educational and entertaining Penguin Consertation Center.
Photo by Patti Truesdell
Pictured is one of the irresistibly adorable Red Pandas at the Detroit Zoo. One of the biggest exhibits right now is the educational and entertaining Penguin Consertation Center.

Photo by Patti Truesdell
You know it's spring when you walk into your local haunt and see Oberon on tap.
Photo via Bell's Brewery Facebook page
You know it's spring when you walk into your local haunt and see Oberon on tap.

Photo via Bell's Brewery Facebook page
New Center Park is host to a variety of spring and summertime activities, one of which is film screenings, pictured above.
Photo via New Center Park Facebook page
New Center Park is host to a variety of spring and summertime activities, one of which is film screenings, pictured above.

Photo via New Center Park Facebook page
It's garden season, so check your ambition (growing corn in your backyard just isn't worth the effort) and get some plants from your local gardener. Above is Detroit Farm and Garden.
Photo via Detroit Farm and Garden Facebook page
It's garden season, so check your ambition (growing corn in your backyard just isn't worth the effort) and get some plants from your local gardener. Above is Detroit Farm and Garden.
Photo via Detroit Farm and Garden Facebook page
America's most beloved sport and Michigan's most beloved baseball team, need we say more? Come see a Tiger's game!
Photo via Detroit Tigers Facebook page
America's most beloved sport and Michigan's most beloved baseball team, need we say more? Come see a Tiger's game!

Photo via Detroit Tigers Facebook page
Eastern Market has something for everyone, and is really brought to life by the sun rays of spring. The annual Flower Day is May 21 this year, so come out to peruse the healthy variety of flowers.
Photo via Eastern Market Corporation Facebook page
Eastern Market has something for everyone, and is really brought to life by the sun rays of spring. The annual Flower Day is May 21 this year, so come out to peruse the healthy variety of flowers.
Photo via Eastern Market Corporation Facebook page