Detroit Holiday Guide

Detroit Travel Information

Tourists have been flocking to Detroit for many years. Known for its cars (hence the name 'Motor Town') and vibrant soul and R&B music scene. Apart from a dizzying array of music hotspots, Detroit also has several museums, cultural venues and charming parks. The MGM Grand Casino is an exciting alternative to the city's thriving clubbing scene.

Start off your visit to Detroit by visiting the remarkable Renaissance Centre, the iconic landmark of Detroit which is home to the General Motors world headquarters and a number of shops, restaurants and movie theatres. But if it's fantastic views of the city and the Great Lakes you are after, go to the top of the building and take in the panoramic sights.

Detroit Tourist Attractions

Fans of Ford cars should definitely make their way to Henry Ford Estate, the family home of the famous Henry Ford, an automotive pioneer. Declared a national historic landmark, the estate is a part of the University of Michigan and boasts lovely gardens to wander around. Those into museums will find themselves busy in Detroit. Choose from the Museum of African American History, Automotive Hall of Fame and the Motown Museum.

Head out to the surrounding areas which boast breathtaking scenery. Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore offers stunning areas to relax while the North and South Manitou Islands are thriving playgrounds for those after rip-roaring outdoor activities. There are many sandy beaches along the western Michigan shoreline where you can work on your tan.

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra and the Michigan Opera Theatre organize a number of quality performances while you can also practice your best James Bond poker face at the newest addition to Detroit's evening options, the MGM Grand Detroit.