Best gardens in Detroit

Check out the top gardens in Detroit, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. The Whitney
1. The Whitney
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12 local reviews
4421 Woodward Ave, Detroit
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 313-832-5700
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Andrew
Iconic lumber baron's mansion with exquisite garden serving upscale New American cuisine. I personally…
Bijou
Iconic lumber baron's mansion with exquisite garden serving upscale New American cuisine in a very Romantic…
Ardent
Iconic lumber baron's mansion with exquisite garden serving upscale New American cuisine
1. The Whitney
1. The Whitney
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12 local reviews
4421 Woodward Ave, Detroit
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 313-832-5700
Andrew
Andrew
Iconic lumber baron's mansion with exquisite garden serving upscale New American cuisine. I personally haven't eaten there, but venture up…
Bijou
Bijou
Iconic lumber baron's mansion with exquisite garden serving upscale New American cuisine in a very Romantic Setting
Ardent
Ardent
Iconic lumber baron's mansion with exquisite garden serving upscale New American cuisine
2. Belle Isle Conservancy
2. Belle Isle Conservancy
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8 local reviews
7000 Inselruhe Ave, Detroit
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
(313) 331-7760
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The Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory is a greenhouse and a botanical garden located on Belle Isle, a…
Amber
Catcti house, hot house, fern room, giant palms, outdoor formal garden!
J
Botanical gardens and conservancy
2. Belle Isle Conservancy
2. Belle Isle Conservancy
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8 local reviews
7000 Inselruhe Ave, Detroit
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
(313) 331-7760
Detroit
The Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory is a greenhouse and a botanical garden located on Belle Isle, a 982-acre island park located in the…
Amber
Amber
Catcti house, hot house, fern room, giant palms, outdoor formal garden!
J
J
Botanical gardens and conservancy
3. Belle Isle
3. Belle Isle
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131 local reviews
Belle Isle, Detroit
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Malcolm & Donna
Belle Isle is a beautiful city park across from the beautiful Canadian skyline. The island park features its…
Jennifer
You can get a terrific view of Windsor and the Detroit skyline connected by the ambassador bridge at the same…
Adam
Have a great day at the beach, and enjoy a city gem. The inside garden is beautiful, and they're is a pretty…
3. Belle Isle
3. Belle Isle
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131 local reviews
Belle Isle, Detroit
Malcolm & Donna
Malcolm & Donna
Belle Isle is a beautiful city park across from the beautiful Canadian skyline. The island park features its famous fountain and cherry tree…
Jennifer
Jennifer
You can get a terrific view of Windsor and the Detroit skyline connected by the ambassador bridge at the same time. One of the oldest…
Adam
Adam
Have a great day at the beach, and enjoy a city gem. The inside garden is beautiful, and they're is a pretty cool ship museum on the island…
4. Cranbrook Art Museum
4. Cranbrook Art Museum
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8 local reviews
39221 Woodward Ave, Bloomfield Hills
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
(248) 645-3320
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Contemporary art, design & architecture showcased on an expansive campus with gardens & sculptures
Jackie
Totally recommend. They also have tours of a Frank llyod wright home, their grounds and gardens.
4. Cranbrook Art Museum
4. Cranbrook Art Museum
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8 local reviews
39221 Woodward Ave, Bloomfield Hills
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
(248) 645-3320
Detroit
Contemporary art, design & architecture showcased on an expansive campus with gardens & sculptures
Jackie
Jackie
Totally recommend. They also have tours of a Frank llyod wright home, their grounds and gardens.
5. La Dolce Vita
5. La Dolce Vita
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10 local reviews
17546 Woodward Ave, Detroit
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 313-865-0331
BarRestaurantFood
Bijou
This Elegant and very popular Old-world Italian eatery boasts lively brunch & a cozy space with arched windows…
Ardent
Old-world Italian eatery boasts lively brunch & a cozy space with arched windows & a garden patio.
5. La Dolce Vita
5. La Dolce Vita
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10 local reviews
17546 Woodward Ave, Detroit
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 313-865-0331
Bijou
Bijou
This Elegant and very popular Old-world Italian eatery boasts lively brunch & a cozy space with arched windows & a garden patio.
Ardent
Ardent
Old-world Italian eatery boasts lively brunch & a cozy space with arched windows & a garden patio.
6. Cranbrook Academy of Art
6. Cranbrook Academy of Art
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3 local reviews
39221 Woodward Ave, Bloomfield Hills
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
(248) 645-3300
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Nicole
Local art academy with events, a museum, lovely House and Gardens tours, and more. Really really worth…
Brad
Science museum for kids, art museum for adults, garden tours most of the year… Public treasure for sure.
6. Cranbrook Academy of Art
6. Cranbrook Academy of Art
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3 local reviews
39221 Woodward Ave, Bloomfield Hills
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
(248) 645-3300
Nicole
Nicole
Local art academy with events, a museum, lovely House and Gardens tours, and more. Really really worth seeing!
Brad
Brad
Science museum for kids, art museum for adults, garden tours most of the year… Public treasure for sure.
7. Detroit Zoo
7. Detroit Zoo
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55 local reviews
8450 West 10 Mile Road, Royal Oak
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 248-541-5717
ZooPoint of interestEstablishment
Lauren
A great afternoon outing. The Detroit Zoo has many beautiful gardens and enclosures. If the weather is nice…
7. Detroit Zoo
7. Detroit Zoo
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55 local reviews
8450 West 10 Mile Road, Royal Oak
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 248-541-5717
Lauren
Lauren
A great afternoon outing. The Detroit Zoo has many beautiful gardens and enclosures. If the weather is nice it is about a 20 minute walk…
8. Edsel & Eleanor Ford House
8. Edsel & Eleanor Ford House
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10 local reviews
1100 Lake Shore Road, Grosse Pointe Shores
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 313-884-4222
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Rebecca
The Edsel & Eleanor Ford House sits on acres of lush gardens by the lake. The home is a museum, and is one of…
Tricia
Tour the home and its gardens.
8. Edsel & Eleanor Ford House
8. Edsel & Eleanor Ford House
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10 local reviews
1100 Lake Shore Road, Grosse Pointe Shores
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 313-884-4222
Rebecca
Rebecca
The Edsel & Eleanor Ford House sits on acres of lush gardens by the lake. The home is a museum, and is one of the few places in the Detroit…
Tricia
Tricia
Tour the home and its gardens.
9. Cranbrook Institute of Science
9. Cranbrook Institute of Science
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6 local reviews
39221 Woodward Avenue, Bloomfield Hills
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 248-645-3200
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Catherine
Cranbrook has a lot to offer including the a science and art museum, theater, gardens and estate tours and…
Agnes
Cranbrook House & Gardens, Cranbrook Institute of Science
9. Cranbrook Institute of Science
9. Cranbrook Institute of Science
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6 local reviews
39221 Woodward Avenue, Bloomfield Hills
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 248-645-3200
Catherine
Catherine
Cranbrook has a lot to offer including the a science and art museum, theater, gardens and estate tours and academy grades k - 12.
Agnes
Agnes
Cranbrook House & Gardens, Cranbrook Institute of Science
10. Detroit RiverWalk
10. Detroit RiverWalk
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33 local reviews
Detroit RiverWalk, Detroit
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Bucky
What was not long ago an industrial riverfront is now one the countries best riverwalks. It expands (with some…
Michelle
The riverwalk offers opportunities for city sightseeing, biking, quiet reflection time, and walking along the…
10. Detroit RiverWalk
10. Detroit RiverWalk
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33 local reviews
Detroit RiverWalk, Detroit
Bucky
Bucky
What was not long ago an industrial riverfront is now one the countries best riverwalks. It expands (with some interruption) for miles with…
Michelle
Michelle
The riverwalk offers opportunities for city sightseeing, biking, quiet reflection time, and walking along the riverfront with beautiful…
11. Riverfront Trail
11. Riverfront Trail
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6 local reviews
Riverfront Trail, Windsor
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Katrina
Windsor's riverfront and view of the Detroit skyline is about a fifteen minute walk (or 7 minute jog) from our…
Jeffrey
The Riverfront trail extends from the Ambassador Bridge to the Edge of Walkerville. It features a sculpture…
11. Riverfront Trail
11. Riverfront Trail
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6 local reviews
Riverfront Trail, Windsor
Katrina
Katrina
Windsor's riverfront and view of the Detroit skyline is about a fifteen minute walk (or 7 minute jog) from our house—along the water there's…
Jeffrey
Jeffrey
The Riverfront trail extends from the Ambassador Bridge to the Edge of Walkerville. It features a sculpture park, gardens, fountains, and…