Detroit Things to Do

  • Things to Do
    by littlesam1
  • Things to Do
    by machomikemd
  • Things to Do
    by machomikemd

Most Viewed Things to Do in Detroit

  • 1. Comerica Park

    If you visit Detroit during the summer, a great day activity is to catch a Tiger game at Comerica Park. With all the restaurants and bars around the Stadium, as well as, in stadium activities, you can...

    more
  • 2. Renaissance Center

    I visited the central business area and found the beautiful General Motors Renaissance Center on the waterfront. Walking through the Renaissance Center I saw huge food courts with vendors offering...

    more
  • 3. The Henry Ford

    The Henry Ford Museum is incredible! The Dymaxion House is my favorite exhibit. It's a 1946 vision of the future! The Ford offers more than just cars, it's trains, planes, farming equipment, even...

    more
  • 4. Zoo

    If you have a free ½ day or day, the Detroit Zoo is a great way to spend it. We’ve been to plenty of zoo’s around the US, and I think this is one of the best. It is easy to get around and they have...

    more
  • 5. Belle Isle

    our family went to belle isle all the time. it was my younger sisters favorite place so we always had her birthday party there every october. we loved renting a boat and the bikes. it was a clean fun...

    more
  • 6. Detroit Institute of Arts

    Been there a couple of times - pretty interesting place. From time to time it has different exhibits (like 'Camile Clodel and Rodin scuptures' one which I visited and enjoyed last year). For general...

    more
  • 7. Hart Plaza

    Hart Plaza is part of the Detroit International Riverfront at the foot of Woodward Avenue, the most important street in Detroit. In 1701, Cadillac landed here to found the city of Detroit. The Hart...

    more
  • 8. Eastern Market

    It is really nice place to go if you love fruits and veggies they are cheap price and you can also get cheap oils and lotions and they jazz music while you shop its really nice.I dont have any photos...

    more
  • 9. Campus Martius Park

    Among the great gathering centers in Detroit, Campus Martius Park is a circus for seven downtown streets, including Michigan and Woodward Avenues. In winter, there is an open air ice rink and city...

    more
  • 10. Walter P. Chrysler Museum

    This has got to be one of the best kept secrets in Detroit, friend who had lived there did not know about it. It's well worth a visit even if you are only mildly interested in cars. Housed in a modern...

    more
  • 11. Motown Historical Museum

    I'm listing some landmarks for Detroit music fans here. Note: Boys, please don't cry if you don't see Eminem. I claim no responsibility for your dissapointment. Hitsville USA: for those fans of the...

    more
  • 12. Shrine of the Little Flower

    Father Charles Coughlin was an enormously popular Roman Catholic priest who hosted a nation-wide radio show in the 1930s and early 1940s. He was an arch-conservative and rather anti-semitic, yet...

    more
  • 13. Museum of African American History

    This is an award winning museum & is dedicated to African-American History and the contributions that African-Americans have made to our society. "And Still We Rise" is the key permanent exhibit &...

    more
  • 14. Detroit Historical Museum

    When I first wrote this tip in 2006, the DHM was NOT open at that time. Since then it has secured funding through private means and is currently open to the public. It is open every day, see the link...

    more
  • 15. Cranbrook

    Deep in the suburbs of Oakland County, Cranbrook is an oasis of educational and artistic excellence. Cranbrook Academy has challenged, enlightened, and developed generations of students since its...

    more
  • 16. Edward McNamara Terminal of the Detroit Airport

    being the second largest hub of Delta Airlines (the largest is at the Jackson-Hartsfield Airport in Atlanta), the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne Airport is composed...

    more
  • 17. Light Tunnel

    If you happen to be at the Delta Airlines Mc Namara Terminal Hub at Detroit's Metro Wayne Airport, you will see the famous underground light tunnel that...

    more
  • 18. Dossin Great Lakes Museum on Belle Isle

    Good News! As of May, 2013, this museum has reopened on the weekends, for now, anyway! According to "Advertiser Times" June 5,2013 edition; this museum...

    more
  • 19. Indian Village, Part 2

    Indian Village is interesting because it remains an active gas lamp district. By this I mean that not only does this neighborhood have it's original gas fired...

    more
  • 20. Indian Village, Part 1

    North of downtown a couple of miles, between Jefferson and Mack Avenues, is a historic residential development that dates back to 1895, when Detroit was just...

    more
  • 21. Segways2U

    Even as a native of Detroit, I recommend going to Segways2U (located in the GM/Renaissance Center). Segways2U is a great segway tour! It was my first experience...

    more
  • 22. Central United Methodist Church

    This historic church has early history in Detroit and participated in the Underground Railroad movement to transport slaves to freedom in Canada. Unfortunately,...

    more
  • 23. Detroit Opera House

    A matinee or night out at the Detroit Opera Theater could well be time well spent. The building is quite substantial, and it used for a variety of scheduled...

    more
  • 24. Grand Circus Park--Russell A Alger Fountain

    Also just off Woodward Avenue, within view of the Detroit Opera house, and almost directly across the street from the Broderick Tower is a marvelous old...

    more
  • 25. Grand Circus Park--William Cotter Maybury Statue

    Directly opposite the seated Hazen S Pingree statue on Woodward Avenue and Adams Street is the seated statue of another mayor and Michigan congressman, William...

    more
  • Detroit Hotels

    33 Hotels in Detroit

    783 Reviews and Opinions

  • Ask a Question

    Got a question about Detroit? Get an answer from our Location locals and frequent travelers

Instant Answers: Detroit

Get an instant answer from local experts and frequent travelers

83 travelers online now

Comments

Detroit Things to Do

Reviews and photos of Detroit things to do posted by real travelers and locals. The best tips for Detroit sightseeing.

View all Detroit hotels