There are a wide variety of things to do in downtown Detroit and the surrounding metro area including unique attractions perfect for travelers of all ages. From the downtown Casino district, to concert venues and family museums Detroit offers a special mix of history and culture. See all Motor City has to offer when you explore different things to do in Detroit below.
Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village
Henry Ford Museum offers transportation and aviation collections that are some of the finest in the world. Greenfield Village, located within multi-acre complex, is filled with the original homes and shops of different famous Americans.
Detroit Institute of Art
One of the most exciting things to do in Detroit is visit The “DIA”, which gives metro Detroit a sample of world-renowned artwork and features many major exhibits throughout the year. The DIA also offers a museum shop, restaurants and is home to the Detroit Film Theatre, Brunch with Bach and other public events.
Downtown Detroit is home to several world-class casinos giving guest the perfect gaming experience while stay in the Detroit area. MGM Grand Detroit, Motor City Casino and Greektown Casino are located in the immediate downtown area and feature different fine dining restaurants and extensive gaming options. Across the river in Windsor, Canada is Caesars Windsor Casino.
Detroit sports celebrates historic traditions and success in all major sports. Located downtown is Comerica Park (home of the Detroit Tigers), Ford Field (home of the Detroit Red Wings) and Joe Louis Arena (home of the Detroit Red Wings). Each stadium is located within walking distance of each other and many downtown attractions. Located in the north-suburban area is The Palace of Auburn Hills (home of the Detroit Pistons basketball team).
Ann Arbor is another amazing suburb of Detroit located a short drive from Sheraton Detroit Metro Airport. Ann Arbor is home the University of Michigan and features a unique mix of boutique shops, great food and university landmarks.