Just a short drive from Ann Arbor, Detroit boasts an eclectic restaurant scene, culture, sports, music festivals, and world-class entertainment.
A Great American City
There has never been a shortage of fine dining options in Detroit, and now a new generation has ushered in a boon of fresh, inspired cuisine. There’s a restaurant or watering hole for every taste and budget.
Where to Eat & Drink
One of the 10 Hottest Foodie
Cities in America
If you like sports, there are few cities better than Detroit. There are teams in all four of the major professional leagues, each with state-of-the-art venues located in the heart of downtown. In “The D,” you’ll find yourself among fun-loving, die-hard Detroit sports fans as you root for your favorite team.
Where to Catch a Game
One of America’s Best Sports Cities
Enjoy one of the finest art collections in the country at the Detroit Institute of Arts or take in a concert at one of the city’s impressive entertainment venues. Detroit is home to a world-class symphony and opera company and one of the largest independent bookstores in the United States.
Culture and History
Detroit's rich history and ethnic diversity can be found in many of the neighborhoods and cultural institutions in the city and its surrounding suburbs. Have a passport? A trip to Canada is just a bridge or tunnel drive away.
Where to Explore Culture & History
Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
Arab American National Museum (Dearborn)
Canada via Ambassador Bridge and the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel
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Outdoors or indoors, the Detroit area has a number of family-friendly venues. There are many great options — from beautiful parks to museums and educational attractions.