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Detroit
Motor city is revving its engines again. Revitalised and reinvigorated after decades of neglect, Detroit is reclaiming its place as a cultural and tourist capital. Everything in this old Midwestern city seems new again. The Woodward Avenue theatre district boasts renovated theatres and new shows. The Detroit Tigers opened their new stadium, Comerica Park, in 2000; the Lions now play in adjacent Ford Field. Greektown is now the happening place for food and nightlife. Modern Detroit blends the soul and vision of its pioneers: The Motown Museum is a low-key tribute to the high-energy sound that defined a city and an era. Just outside Detroit, the Henry Ford Museum is a sprawling testament to the spirit of invention... more Motor city is revving its engines again. Revitalised and reinvigorated after decades of neglect, Detroit is reclaiming its place as a cultural and tourist capital. Everything in this old Midwestern city seems new again. The Woodward Avenue theatre district boasts renovated theatres and new shows. The Detroit Tigers opened their new stadium, Comerica Park, in 2000; the Lions now play in adjacent Ford Field. Greektown is now the happening place for food and nightlife. Modern Detroit blends the soul and vision of its pioneers: The Motown Museum is a low-key tribute to the high-energy sound that defined a city and an era. Just outside Detroit, the Henry Ford Museum is a sprawling testament to the spirit of invention that built the city and is refuelling it today. less

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Detroit Institute of Arts
Detroit Institute of Arts
Owner description: Considered to house one of the best art collections in the United States, the Institute showcases everything from mummies to modern art and African masks to Monets in its... more Owner description: Considered to house one of the best art collections in the United States, the Institute showcases everything from mummies to modern art and African masks to Monets in its outstanding collection of over 65,000 works. Don't miss the General Motors Center for African American Art, a part of the DIA which showcases 400 pieces, in various media, by African American artists. less
Attraction type: Art Museums
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Comerica Park
Comerica Park
Owner description: Home of the Detroit Tigers, this is no ordinary ballpark. Combination theme park, ballpark, and baseball museum, it features huge statues of tigers, a Ferris wheel, carousel (with... more Owner description: Home of the Detroit Tigers, this is no ordinary ballpark. Combination theme park, ballpark, and baseball museum, it features huge statues of tigers, a Ferris wheel, carousel (with tigers, of course) and a fountain that celebrates each home run with colored lights and music. less
Attraction type: Arenas & Stadiums
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Motown Museum
Motown Museum
Owner description: This old Detroit home belies the greatness that was born here: the Motown Sound. But one step inside Hitsville, USA, the original house where Berry Gordy lived and recorded the... more Owner description: This old Detroit home belies the greatness that was born here: the Motown Sound. But one step inside Hitsville, USA, the original house where Berry Gordy lived and recorded the Motown hits, and you'll catch the beat and spirit of this booming music era. Photos, costumes, artwork, music and other memorabilia take you back to simpler times. less
Attraction type: Speciality Museums; Historic Sites
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Guardian Building
Guardian Building
Attraction type: Architectural Buildings
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Detroit RiverFront
Detroit RiverFront
Attraction type: Piers & Boardwalks
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Astoria Pastry Shop
Astoria Pastry Shop
Ranked #1 of 1,051 Restaurants in Detroit
Price:
Cuisines: American
Good for: Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Dining options: After-hours, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Pizza Papalis
Pizza Papalis
Ranked #2 of 1,051 Restaurants in Detroit
Price:
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free
Good for: Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Delivery, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Selden Standard
Selden Standard
Ranked #3 of 1,051 Restaurants in Detroit
Cuisines: American
Good for: Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Michael Symon's Roast
Michael Symon's Roast
Ranked #4 of 1,051 Restaurants in Detroit
Price: USD 60 - USD 100
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse, Contemporary, Gluten Free
Good for: Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Full Bar, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Lafayette Coney Island
Lafayette Coney Island
Ranked #5 of 1,051 Restaurants in Detroit
Cuisines: American, Fast food, Diner
Good for: Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

Hostel Detroit
Hostel Detroit
USD 27 - USD 66

Additional nearby recommended accommodations:

Red Roof Inn & Suites Detroit - Melvindale
2.5 of 5
Red Roof Inn & Suites Detroit - Melvindale
USD 75 - USD 137
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Melvindale
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University Place
University Place
USD 30 - USD 53 (CAD 39 - CAD 69)
Ranked #19 of 35 Hotels in Windsor

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Nearby recommended accommodations:

Bexon Rooms
2.0 of 5
Bexon Rooms
USD 68 - USD 85 (CAD 89 - CAD 111)
Ranked #6 of 35 Hotels in Windsor
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Ramada Limited Windsor
2.0 of 5
Ramada Limited Windsor
USD 56 - USD 109 (CAD 73 - CAD 142)
Ranked #9 of 35 Hotels in Windsor
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Lexington Inn & Suites Windsor
2.5 of 5
Lexington Inn & Suites Windsor
USD 75 - USD 109 (CAD 98 - CAD 142)
Ranked #10 of 35 Hotels in Windsor
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

MGM Grand Detroit
4.5 of 5
MGM Grand Detroit
USD 223 - USD 375
Ranked #1 of 34 Hotels in Detroit
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The Westin Detroit Metropolitan Airport
4.0 of 5
The Westin Detroit Metropolitan Airport
USD 167 - USD 336
Ranked #4 of 34 Hotels in Detroit
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Greektown Casino Hotel
4.0 of 5
Greektown Casino Hotel
USD 140 - USD 272
Ranked #5 of 34 Hotels in Detroit
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