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Detroit City Trip - Attractions

Spirit of Detroit statue located along Woodward Avenue in downtown Detroit

What to See & Do in Detroit

Get the details on important landmarks, attractions and resources for your trip to Detroit.



39221 Woodward Ave.
Bloomfield, MI
There are so many options here. Enjoy the special exhibits, wander the extensive gardens, note the outdoor art or visit the home of Eliel Saarinen, Cranbrook's architect in residence for 25 years.

Rivera Court at the Detroit Institute of Arts
Rivera Court at the Detroit Institute of Arts

The Detroit Institute of Arts
5200 Woodward Ave.
Part of the Woodward Avenue cultural corridor and a must see stop for art aficionados.

Detroit Zoo
8450 W. Ten Mile Rd.
Royal Oak
A Detroit gem and consistently voted one of the best.

Detroit RiverWalk
Stroh's Place
A five-mile walk connecting the city's parks, neighborhoods and even the Ambassador Bridge.

Diamond Jack Cruises
Offering several tours on the Detroit River including a dinner cruise.

Guardian Building
500 Griswold
An Art Deco wonder that's been a part of the Detroit cityscape for decades.

Henry Ford Museum
20900 Oakwood Blvd.
Henry Ford's commitment to America's history including technological and innovative contributions is reflected in this one of a kind museum.

Meadow Brook Hall
420 North Adams
Oakland University
Life of the aristocratic auto barons is ornately displayed in the home of John Dodge.

Lively and fun shops, bakeries and restaurants.

Motown Historic Museum
2648 West Grand Blvd.
Anyone who saw the movie "Dreamgirls" needs to see the real thing and it's all here.

Cranbrook and some of its gardens
Cranbrook and some of its gardens

Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit
4454 Woodward Ave.
Epitomizes Detroit's urban contemporary art scene.

Polish Arts Center
9539 Jos Campau
Celebrates the city's vibrant Polish heritage.

Tuskegee Airmen Museum
6325 West Jefferson Ave.
Honoring a unique part of Detroit's contribution to World War II. Hours by appointment.

Detroit RiverWalk
Detroit RiverWalk

Greektown Casino-Hotel
555 E Lafayette Blvd.

Preservation Wayne


For more information, contact the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau, 800-DETROIT,


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* Spirit of Detroit statue image by Vito Palmissano for

(Updated: 05/06/13 CT)

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