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Detroit

Welcome to Detroit: When you come to our city, you quickly learn that there is way more than what meets the eye. Detroit offers so much to see and do, and being named one of the Best Places to Go in 2024 by Conde Nast Traveler and AFAR.

 

Our Detroit Trip Planner has information on everything you need to know.

 

 

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Discover Detroit

Here in our walkable downtown, alleyways are portals to nights of unbridled entertainment, streets are lined with award-winning restaurants, thriving small businesses, and music playing from buildings that make you dance your way to the next spot. 

Around each corner, the city reveals itself in unexpected and exciting ways, with locals greeting you like family and recommending places to see before you leave. If you're looking for a particular vibe, Detroit has it. More than the 'motor city,' Detroit continues to transform with new boutique hotelsinspiring outdoor spaces, a booming arts and culture district, and more. Come see why Detroit is more than a destination, it's a conversation. 

What is Detroit Style pizza?

Detroit-style pizza is a rectangular pizza with a thick crust that is crispy and chewy. The pizza is baked in rectangular steel trays, modeled off trays originally utilized by automotive suppliers as drip pans. The original locations that make Detroit-style pizza are Buddy's and the Cloverleaf.

What is Detroit most known for?

Detroit is most known for its automotive heritage. Detroit is also referred to as Motown, based on the recording label Motown Records. You can learn more about automotive history and "Hitsville USA" by visiting the Ford Rouge Factory at the Henry Ford in Dearborn and the Motown Museum in Detroit.

What to do in Detroit?

The top attractions in Detroit are the Detroit Institute of Arts, Henry Ford Museum, Detroit Zoo, and Belle Isle. Detroit is home to four professional sports teams - the Tigers, Lions, Pistons, and Red Wings. There are also a number of seasonal festivals and events downtown and in the metro area.

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