travelgrove Travel Tips
 

The Joe Lewis Arena in Detroit, Michigan

 
00
    
Legend
  • Sports & Wellness travel tip
  • City center
Distance from city center: 1.5mi
Wazling's pictureby Wazling Sports & Wellness travel tip
added on the 14th of August, 2010
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 arena is called ‘Hockeytown’, in tribute to the Red Wings team.

The arena was built in between 1977-1979 and was named after a heavyweight and boxer champion who grew up in the city, Joe Louis. After its opening the arena was called the ‘Joe Louis Warehouse’ but after Marian and Mike Ilitch bought the team in 1982 the building got a new look with fresh, hockey-style design. The whole arena, especially in high season, when the games or other championships are on, is a magnificent sight and an interesting attraction to see.

Address:
600 Civic Center Dr, Detroit, MI 48226, USA

 
A fountain on Belle Isle
 
 
 
Sports & Wellness
tips

Recent travel tips for Detroit

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

Things about Detroit you may be interested in

 
 
 
guides

Recommended

Detroit Nightlife

·   El-Capri Lounge.  Situated at 1673 E. Grand Boulevard, the El-Capri Lounge makes you feel that you belong.  After just several days of visiting the place, a drink may already be named after you.  Their cool DJ’s will spin the music for you as you sway to the beat. Nightlife options in Detroit are actually overflowing.  From north to south, east to west, you will surely see a nightclub [...]
 
 
 

More travel tips you might be interested in

Hvidovre, Denmark
It's a suburb to Copenhagen. Approx. 30 km from the capital.
General: Greve kommune

Derry, United Kingdom
As you may know, Halloween has its roots in the Irish culture. A fine example for that is the Halloween Carnival in Derry, a city in Northern...
Night Life & Entertainment: Derry Halloween Carnival

 

Nantwich, United Kingdom
Train station straight to Manchester airport
Public Transportation: Going to the Manchester airport

Naples, Italy
To experience views of Naples from underneath, it is worth to do a one hour tour of the catacombs of Naples. Especially interesting an bizarre: The...
Sightseeing: Napoli Sotterranea

 

Ostia Antica, Italy
Wenn man in der Gegend ist, sollte man auf jedenfall die antike Stadt Ostia besuchen. Am besten morgens, da es mittags ziemlich heiß werden kann,...
General: Besuchen Sie die antike Stadt am Morgen

Marrakech, Morocco
This burial ground is located in the south of Marrakesh and it is a beautiful example of the Arabic art and architecture. It is a burial place...
Sightseeing: The Saadian Tombs

 

Makati, Philippines
A favorite haven for nature lovers and adventure seekers. An all-in-one tourist destination, you can savor nature at its best... powdery-white...
Sightseeing: Philippines' all-in-one tourist destination

Stockholm, Sweden
It is definitely a must if you are in the area. The museum and the city zoo are together, it's a perfect family program as well. The Skansen...
Outdoors Activities: Skansen open-air museum

 

Presque Isle, Maine
Maine is known as the best place for getting lobsters. Buying hard shell lobsters, in contrast to soft shell, gives you more meat for your dollar.
Food: Lob-'stah'

Tucson, Arizona
For friends or families with younger/older children, Houston's Horseback Riding in Tucson offers the best outdoor activity you can get. Either...
Outdoors Activities: Houston's Horseback Riding

 
 
 
 
   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it 
 
 
*