There are lots of great things to do in Detroit Michigan whether you are looking for a great hotel, romantic getaway or a family-friendly vacation.
While some people may just know about the great nightlife for singles and couples, Detroit can also be a really great place to take a family vacation especially if you want to combine learning, enjoying art, and having just plain fun.
There are literally hundreds of things to do in this city and here are 10 Thing to do in Detroit Michigan to get you started planning for that really great vacation.
1. Henry Ford Museum
Detroit has a long history of making quality cars and it just wouldn't be a trip to Detroit without visiting the Museum named after the man who started it all. The Henry Ford Museum is a great place to not only learn about the history of cars but also aviation. Here you can see Rosa Parks bus, limousines used by various Presidents, and Abraham's Lincoln's chair and much more.
2. Comerica Park.
Henry Ford Museum Home of the Detroit Tigers this park however is more than just baseball park it also is a mini amusement park and sports museum as well. You can watch a ball game, see statutes of some of Detroit's and America's greatest baseball players, or ride a Ferris wheel or the Tiger carousel.
3. Take a Cruise
There are a couple of dinner cruises available that will give you an even of dinner and entertainment on the Detroit River. The Princess dinner cruise offers dinner, entertainment and a great view of both the sparkling lights of Detroit and Windsor, Canada.
4. Take a Walk on the Wild side
The Detroit zoo offers many exciting animals to view over 270 species. It is the home of the largest Polar bear exhibit in the world and some animals such as peacock's are allowed to wonder around and mingle with visitors.
5. Have a Date With Lady Luck
For those who enjoy games of chance Detroit offers a number of Casinos for you to try your luck at including the MGM Grand, Motor City Casino, and the Greek town casino. Anyone who loves casinos will have no problem finding plenty of things to do in Detroit!
6. Enjoy of a Night of Music
The forth oldest orchestra in the United States the Detroit Symphony offers an evening of superb music in the wonderful atmosphere of the Fisher Music center.
7. Hands on Science
The Detroit science center offers a variety of hands on exhibits that both kids and adults will enjoy as well as a look at outer space, mummies, and much more.
8.Visit Belle Isle
If you are looking for great things to do in Detroit, no trip would be complete without a visit to beautiful Belle Isle. This island park was designed by Olmsted the same man who designed central park and offers a variety of fun activities such as nature trails, paddle boats, a beach, a zoo and a Great Lakes Museum.
9. Charles Wright Museum
The Charles Wright Museum is the world's largest black history museum in the world. There is not only a wonderful underground railroad collection available to view but visitors have the opportunity to see what being on a slave ship was like. For most this is a startling and touching experience that simply shouldn't be missed.
10. Detroit Institute of Art
For those who love art this is a must see museum containing exhibits of some of the world's most renown artists. There is much more to see and do in Detroit but these ten suggestion will give a idea of all that there is to see and explore.