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HOTELS:

Downtown-

Westin Book Cadillac - 1114 Washington Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48226. Webpage

Greektown Hotel - 555 E. Lafayette Ave., Detroit, MI 48226. Webpage

MGM Grand - 1777 Third Street • Detroit, MI 48226. Webpage

The Atheneum Suites - 1000 Brush Ave., Greektown, Detroit, MI 48226. Webpage

The Motor City Hotel - 2901 Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI 48201. Webpage

Courtyard Marriott Detroit – 333 East Jefferson, Detroit, MI 48226. Webpage

Detroit Marriott at The Renaissance Center Detroit – 400 Renaissance Drive, Detroit, MI 48226. Webpage

Aloft Hotel at the David Whitney Building -One Park Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226. Webpage

Crowne Plaza Detroit Riverfront - 2 Washington Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48226. Webpage

 

Birmingham (15 miles/20 minutes out of Detroit)-

The Townsend – 100 Townsend Hotel, Brimingham, MI 48009. Webpage

 

Troy (16 miles/20 minutes out of Detroit)-

Detroit Marriott Troy- 200 West Big Beaver, Troy, MI 48084. Webpage

 

Southfield (15 miles/20 minutes out of Detroit)

Detroit Marriott Southfield – 27033 Northwestern Hwy, Southfield, MI 48034. Webpage

The Westin Southfield – 1500 Town Center, Southfield, MI 48075. Webpage

 

Airport-

The Westin Detroit Metropolitan Airport - 2501 Worldgateway Place, Detroit, MI 48242. Webpage

 

ATTRACTIONS:

Henry Ford Museum/Rouge Ford Factory Tour - 20900 Oakwood, Dearborn, MI 48124 Webpage

Greenfield Village - 20900 Oakwood, Dearborn, MI 48124 Webpage

Motown/Hitsville U.S.A. Museum - 2648 W Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48208 Webpage

Detroit Institute of Arts – 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48202 Webpage

Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History – 315 Warren Avenue East, Detroit, MI 48201 Webpage

Belle Isle: Conservatory & Aquarium – East Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, MI Webpage

Fisher Building & Theatre - 3011 West Grand Blvd., Detroit, Mich.48202.

Fact: Detroit is home to the second largest theatre district in the USA, after Broadway in New York! For information on shows in Detroit Theatre District Click Here

Edsel & Eleanor Ford House - 1100 Lake Shore Road, Grosse Pointe Shores, MI 48236 Webpage

Meadowbrook Hall (Home of the Dodge Family) - 480 South Adams Road, Rochester, Michigan 48309 Webpage

 

Tours:

Feet on the Street Tours - http://enjoythed.com/

Show Me Detroit Tours - http://www.showmedetroittours.com/_index.php

Back Seat Detroit- http://www.backseatdetroit.com/

 

OTHER PLACES/AREAS TO VISIT:

Comerica Park – home to the Detroit Tigers.

Ford Field – home to Detroit Lions.

Grosse Pointe – Lake St Clair Shores (by the Ford House)

Ann Arbor – home to University of Michigan. A buzzing university town.

Birmingham – a walkable European style suburb with super restaurants.

Ferndale - trendy, upcoming city with great restaurants, bars and home to the Valentine's distillery 

Lansing - the capital of Michigan and home to Michigan State University

 

DRINK DETROIT, MICHIGAN:

Valentine Distillery (Vodka & Gin) – 161 Vester Avenue, Ferndale, MI 48220 Webpage

Detroit City Distillery (Whiskey, Vodka & Gin) - 2462 Riopelle St, Detroit, MI 48207 Webpage

Two James Spirits (Whiskey, Vodka & Gin) - 2445 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48216 Webpage

Grand Trunk Pub - 612 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226 Webpage

Motor City Brewing Works - 470 W Canfield St, Detroit, MI 48201 Webpage

Jolly Pumpkin Brewery - 441 W Canfield St #9, Detroit, MI 48201 Webpage

Griffin Claw Brewery - 575 S Eton St, Birmingham, MI 48009 Webpage

 

SHOP DETROIT, MICHIGAN:

Shinola Detroit - 441 W Canfield St, Detroit, MI 48201 Webpage

Pure Detroit - Guardian Building, 500 Griswold Street, Detroit MI 48226 Webpage

Detroit Hustles Harder Clothing - As worn by Sir Richard Branson on a recent visit. Eastern Market Webpage

Bon Bon Bon - Fabulous chocolates, handmade on site, with the most unusual & unique packaging. 719 Griswold St #100, Detroit, MI 48226 Webpage

Detroit Artists Market - 4719 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201 Webpage

 

Eat Detroit:

In view of the constant changing and ever growing restaurant scene in Detroit and around it is impossible to list all the fabulous restaurants on the current scene.

Detroit Eater gives most current quarterly updates. For most recent click here

Beyond Detroit:

Michigan has so much to offer! Here is a snap shot of places to consider on a highly recommended vacation!

Grand Rapids, Michigan Webpage

Holland, Michigan Webpage

Petosky, Michigan Webpage

Harbor Springs, Michigan Webpage

Traverse City, Michigan Webpage

Old Mission Penninsula & wineries, Michigan Webpage

Mackinac Island, Michigan, the island with no motorized vehicles! Webpage

Windsor, CANADA - with only tunnels and bridges to connect us, a trip across the water with the best veiws of the Detroit Skyline, Canada is only a short hop! Don't Forget Your Passport! Webpage

Golf Michigan: With hundreds of amazing courses to choose from, you will never be short of a place to play Click Here For the Golf Michigan Directory

Kayak Michigan: Click Here For Details

Fish Michigan: Click Here for Details

For any other tourist information, go to http://www.michigan.org/