Detroit offers plenty to enjoy, from the Detroit Riverwalk to free tours of Renaissance Center, the international flavor of Greektown, three casinos, Detroit Tigers baseball action and bustling Eastern Market. Within blocks of each other in the Cultural Center are the Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit Historical Museum, Detroit Science Center, African American History Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit.
Music fans from around the world visit Hitsville USA, The Motown Museum, proving that the Motown Sound is as much a part of the area’s identity as its automotive history. The Henry Ford complex includes the indoor collection of American artifacts at Henry Ford Museum and significant homes and workshops in Greenfield Village.
In Lansing you can take a free tour of the State Capitol, visit the free Michigan Historical Museum, and stand in line for a scoop or two of ice cream from the Michigan State University Dairy Store.
Stroll the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor and check out the Museum of Art and the Exhibit Museum. Explore the Southeast Michigan Pioneer Wine Trail and spend some time in Jackson at the Ella Sharp Museum and take in the show at the historic Cascades musical fountain. Monroe, near the shore of Lake Erie, is the site of one of the bloody engagements of the War of 1812; visit the River Raisin Battlefield and museum.