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  • The Joe Lewis Arena in Detroit
    This huge arena is just on the banks of the Detroit River and until now has hosted the Stanley Cup Champion Detroit Red Wings 11 times. It is the home of the town’s hockey team they are very proud of, and additionally the area around the [...]
    D: 1.5mi00
  • A fountain on Belle Isle
    As a big island on the Detroit River, Belle Isle has been a heavenly getaway for people who are in the middle of the city’s busy everyday life. Many see it like an oasis in the middle of a metropolitan area and are happy to finish [...]
    D: 2.7mi00
  • Cultural city tour in Detroit
    Choosing the Cultural Center tour of Preservation Wayne was a great choice for me, because this way I was able to get a bigger picture of Detroit’s cultural heritage. It is wise to arrive early and dress properly because due to space [...]
    D: 2.3mi00
  • Public Transportation in Detroit
    As its name also suggests, this local tourist transportation moves people from one attraction to the other. The railway is up high in the sky, so the view from the train is something worthwhile. You are given an insight into the city’s [...]
    D: 1.2mi00
  • Comerica Park - Home of the Detroit Tigers
    This park is the home of the Detroit Tigers. It has a huge stadium where you can watch the match. The old seats were changed; the new ones are much more comfortable and your view is not obstructed anymore either. The baseball cuisine is [...]
    D: 1.1mi10
  • Motown Historical Museum in Detroit
    The most amazing historical museum regarding music I’ve ever seen and experienced. The first thing our guide showed us was Berry Gordy’s house with its surrounding rooms which later was transformed into the Museum. We were explained how [...]
    D: 3.7mi00
  • A visit at Detroit Institute of Art
    It was a new experience to go to a museum and take part at activities and ‘concerts’. I went with a group of friends to visit the museum and we were lucky that it was Friday night because we were told there are interesting [...]
    D: 2.5mi00
  • Merriot - Great place to stay in Detroit
    It may be one of the most expensive hotels, but Detroit Marriot Renaissance Center is the best place where you can stay in an air-conditioned room on a hot summer day and enjoy a breathtaking view of the town. This was my first thought as [...]
    D: 0.8mi00
  • Hard Rock Cafe in Detroit
    I could easily say it was one of the worst nights of my life in a restaurant when I decided to go to Hard Rock Café with my friend. First, one of the employees shouted at me when I accidentally bumped into him. Then we were seated at [...]
    D: 1mi00
  • Detroit Princess Riverboat
    The view of the city and the river from the deck of the Detroit Princess Riverboat is beautiful and breathtaking. During the 2.5 hour trip, you can relax, eat, listen to live music and enjoy the view. What’s best that you are not obliged [...]
    D: 0.7mi00
  • Henry Ford Museum in Detroit
    This museum a like a fantasy land. It is full of historical and scientific exhibitions and you don’t even know which one to go see. My first trip was to Greenfield Village which takes you back in time and offers a great tour of [...]
    D: 10.8mi00
  • Knightsbridge Antique Mall
    This store is one of the best places to buy antiques, souvenirs or collectibles. The staff is really friendly, they are willing to help in any way they can, and you don’t have that bad felling that you’re annoying them. For those who [...]
    D: 23.6mi00
  • Tips for Detroit Zoo
    The Detroit zoo is a family attraction though I also enjoyed visiting it with friends. However we were a bit unlucky, because the day we went there it was really hot and there were so many people and screaming children that we [...]
    D: 11.8mi00
  • Benihana - the best sushi in Detroit
    I was a bit excited to go dining to Benihana because it was the first time I have tasted sushi. My friend took me there saying it’s the best Japanese restaurant in town and they serve excellent sushi, so I decided to go with him. It [...]
    D: 7.6mi00
  • Fairly cheap St.Regis
    Trying to find a fairly cheap hotel in Detroit wasn’t an easy task as I imagined, but we managed in the end. There are so many hotels and motels, inns in that city you don’t even know where to look or which one to consider! :) [...]
    D: 3.4mi00
  • Greektown - A Bit of Europe in Detroit
    I was so amazed when I went to see the famous Greektown district in downtown Detroit last summer. I would have never thought a district such as this could survive for so long. It is said that there were Germans who first established the [...]
    D: 1.1mi10
  • Family Get Away
    Family Fun getaway for my family and friends with love [...]
    D: n/a00

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Detroit History

The fort was however not the first to settle in the area.  The issue as who came before was not determined, however traces of Jesuits and Native Americans were seen.  Mound Builders were also present in the area.  They were regarded as the first people who inhabited the Great Lakes.The French Occupation This period was still under the French Rule.  Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac headed to this area intending to invade the North Americas.  This was after all French trading posts closed leading to drastic effects in their economy.  He managed to establish his own trading area in Detroit thus occupying the city.  [...]
Cheap flights to Detroit

Recent Detroit flights found by Travelgrove users

  • $83Spirit Airlines flight Spirit Airlines 
    Boston, MA (BOS)Detroit, MI (DTW)10/27/201608:59 pm
    Detroit, MI (DTW)Boston, MA (BOS)11/03/201607:29 am check price
  • $92Spirit Airlines flight Spirit Airlines 
    Fort Worth/Dallas, TX (DFW)Detroit, MI (DTW)12/06/201608:30 pm
    Detroit, MI (DTW)Fort Worth/Dallas, TX (DFW)12/13/201608:57 pm check price
  • $96Jetblue Airways flight Jetblue Airways 
    Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL)Detroit, MI (DTW)12/02/201608:20 pm
    Detroit, MI (DTW)Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL)12/14/201607:15 am check price

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