Once the spring weather arrives in Michigan (and actually sticks around) there's nothing like a nice stroll through downtown to soak in a beautiful day and check out the local shops.

Michigan has some gorgeous downtowns to walk through, and not just the big cities of Detroit and Grand Rapids. Smaller towns and suburbs have their own personality to showcase as well.

But it's not just downtown that makes a city walkable. Having large parks and nature walks can help people get outside and see the beauty Michigan has hidden in every corner.

Still, it's always fun to see which cities stand out the most in certain categories. So if you're looking for a new place in the Mitten State to walk around, Redfin recently released a top 10 list of Michigan's most walkable cities.

Redfin graded Michigan cities on a 0-100 scale based on their walking routes to nearby amenities and attractions, the cities' population densities and other metrics such block lengths in downtown.

Most of the cities in the top 10 scored in the high 50s to low 60s on the scale, which seems rather low. But the choices seem pretty spot-on despite the scores.

To round out the top 3, the home of Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, scored a 62. With Depot Town, EMU, downtown and Riverside Park, Ypsilanti has a lot going for it snuggled between the chaotic roadways of Ann Arbor and Detroit.

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Taking the No. 2 spot is Ferndale, a suburb of Detroit up Woodward Ave. Ferndale's downtown scene features tons of shops and restaurants along Woodward and 9 Mile Road. A top attraction would be The Fly Trap, Michigan's top "Triple D" restaurant. Redfin gave Ferndale a 67 walkability score.

Redfin's choice for the top walkable city is one of Michigan's fastest-growing cities, Hamtramck (pronounced ham·tra·mik). The tiny but walkable Detroit suburb scored a whopping 82. The city is only 2.09 square miles, so you could feasibly walk the entire city in roughly a day, but just its downtown will be enough to keep you entertained.

Along with plenty of shops and restaurants, Hamtramck also features a comedy improv theater, the Planet Ant Theatre, a folk art center in Hamtramck Disneyland and Poland Street's beautiful St. Florian Catholic Church.

For Redfin's full top 10 list of Michigan's walkable cities, click here.

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15 Reasons Why Spring Is Genuinely Michigan's Worst Season

What's great about Michigan is that it actually gets to experience all four seasons in the year. But just because we have all four seasons doesn't mean that we have to like them all. Case and point; Spring is the absolute worst season in Michigan. Don't get me wrong, there are definitely some redeeming factors like the fact that plant life starts to bloom again and that we finally start to see warmer weather after a frigid winter. But that doesn't change the fact that spring is the worst season in Michigan, and we have the receipts to prove it. Take a look at the list below for 15 reasons why spring is just the worst.

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