Detroit Travel Guide

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Plan Your Detroit Vacation

Founded in 1701 as "la Ville d'Etroit"—the City at the Straits—Detroit is one of the Midwest's oldest cities. Originally a strategic Native American and French trading post, by the mid-19th century the city was compared to Paris because of its scenic parks and beautiful architecture. The 20th century saw Detroit's evolution into the modern Motor City, the city that put the world on wheels.

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Detroit Hotels

In addition to those in downtown Detroit, accommodations are available in suburban Novi, Southfield, and Troy, with their high concentration of corporate...read more

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Detroit Restaurants

Each wave of immigrants to Detroit has made a culinary mark: You'll find soul food in the inner city, a vibrant Mexican community on the West Side, and...read more

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Detroit Experiences

  • Henry Ford Remembered

    In every sense of the word, Henry Ford was a complex man. On one hand, he may have contributed more than any other individual besides his friend... Read more

  • Detroit's Classy Cousin

    Detroit casts a long shadow over downtown Windsor, Ontario, its Canadian neighbor to the south (yes, south). Just across the Detroit River, Windsor... Read more

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