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Detroit Travel Guide Michigan - When planning a visit to the Motor City, there is much more to discover and enjoy than a history of automobiles and a booming industry in the great city of Detroit. The diversity and pulse of this destination is evident as soon as you enter the city scene. An assortment of kid-friendly activities and tourist attractions are scattered about the city, but there is something truly magical about the area that appeals to adults.

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Maybe it is the casinos in the city, offering the chance to increase the dollar bills in your pocket, or perhaps the excitement of catching a sporting event at one of the many stadiums is enough to catch the interest of tourists. The number of clubs and bars decorating the streets of the downtown section of Detroit, Michigan is also enough to prompt visitors to lengthen their stay in the city.

Extending your vacation and need a place to stay in Detroit? There are plenty of hotels in Detroit that are sure to make your visit all the more pleasant. For starters, you may enjoy a night at the moderately priced Hotel St. Regis, which can be found at 3071 West Grand Boulevard. Many different services await at the Omni Detroit River Place at 1000 River Place, where dry cleaning, laundry, and around-the-clock room service is available. Additional hotels in Detroit to consider includes the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown and the Marriott Detroit Renaissance Center, which is great for travelers visiting the while on business.

When planning an itinerary for the city of Detroit, you will encounter a host of exciting sights to see and events to participate in. For starters, a great tour of the city is recommended to learn of the numerous lesser-known facts regarding this destination. Once you’ve covered some of the major points of the city, you might want to explore indoor venues, such as museums and theaters, including the Detroit Historical Museum and the Detroit Institute of Art.

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Detroit Interesting Facts

  • Home to Motown sound founded by Berry Gordy Jr. in 1957.
  • Detroit had the first mile of a paved concrete road in 1909.
  • Detroit had the nation’s first urban freeway in 1942.
  • Home to the oldest state fair in the U.S. in 1849.
  • Detroit residents consume the most potato chips than any other city in the world.
  • Detroit has the largest island park within a city in the U.S.
  • Detroit has the world’s only floating post office, the J.W. Westcott II.
  • Detroit had the world’s first auto traffic tunnel between two nations.
  • Detroit is home to the second tallest hotel in North America.
  • The first soda in the United States was created in Detroit by a pharmacist.
  • Detroit was the first city in the nation to assign individual phone numbers in 1879.
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Booking a hotel in Detroit Michigan is simple to do. You can make your online Detroit Michigan hotel reservation here.
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Detroit Map

Detroit Map If you would like to see a map of Detroit Michigan click on the image to the right. Here we have a great interactive city map of Detroit Michigan.

Detroit Weather

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