Detroit, United States

Hello Detroit

Detroit Michigan (The Motor City) on the border of the Canadian city, Windsor, offers a diverse culture with both local and international influences. 

Detroit is the birthplace of Motown music and is rich with architectural monuments, theaters, historical sites, sports stadiums, and entertainment venues.

Where to stay when visiting Detroit:

Whether you’re looking for a budget hotel, mid-range hotel, or a luxury hotel, here are the top picks for you to discover: 

Budget Hotels in Detroit- 

  • The Comfort Inn (near Greenfield Village)
  • The Holiday Inn Express (downtown)
  • The Red Rood Inn

Mid-Range Hotels Detroit-

  • Crowne Plaza (downtown riverfront)
  • The Inn on Ferry Street
  • Doubletree Detroit (downtown)

Luxury Hotels in Detroit-

  • Westin Book Cadillac
  • Aloft Detroit at The David Whitney
  • The MGM Grand Hotel

While in Detroit you can find plenty of tours to show you around. Enjoy historical tours, outdoor nature tours, musical tours, and other free tours. If you’d rather explore on your own, here are the top attractions to check out. 

What to Do & See in Detroit:

  • Belle Isle Island/ Belle Isle Aquarium
  • Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak
  • Morley Candy Factory 
  • Detroit Temple
  • Fort Wayne
  • Automotive Hall of Fame
  • Henry Ford Museum
  • Detroit Historical Museum
  • Motown Museum
  • Detroit Public Library
  • Detroit Institute of Art
  • Renaissance Center 
  • Detroit Antique Mall
  • Greenfield Village
  • Comerica Park (home of the Detroit Tigers)

Best Places to Shop in Detroit:

No matter what your budget, there’s always somewhere to shop in Detroit. Start your shopping excursion here:

  • Fairlane Town Center (more than 125 stores & restaurants)
  • Somerset Collection (180 upscale, luxury stores & restaurants)
  • Twelve Oaks Mall (nearly 200 stores to explore)
  • Lakeside Mall (Macy’s, JC Penney, Lord & Taylor, and more)
  • Great Lakes Crossing Outlets

While Detroit may not have the best reputation, it truly is becoming a more popular tourist destination for both the solo traveler and families. Give Detroit a try on your next vacation stop.