Detroit Travel Guide
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.
In addition to those in downtown Detroit, accommodations are available in suburban Novi, Southfield, and Troy, with their high concentration of corporate...read more
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
Things To Do in Detroit
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
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
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Finally, we arrived in Bayfield and checked into the lovely Old Rittenhouse Inn for two nights. Read more
After we left MC, our first stop was the 10am two hour boat tour of the Soo Locks in Sault Ste Marie ( the largest waterway traffic system on earth and the boat travels along the international shoreline Read more