If you’re overwhelmed by all of the excitement happening in Detroit, this is the place for you. We’ve broken down our attractions, restaurants, entertainment and sights to give you step-by-step itineraries for your time in The D.
DestinationsDetroitWhen your sugar tooth is begging you for something sweet, it's time for ice cream. With so many places serving the cold, creamy goodness in metro Detroit, it might be hard to choose your right spot to spend a humid afternoon. But that’s why we’re here. We’ve taken a few licks for you and have discovered that our city is full of parlors, bakeries and bars that have perfected the art of making and/or serving ice cream in refreshing fashion.
- Madonna, Eminem, Bob Seger, Aretha Franklin, Kid Rock, The White Stripes. Their common thread? A connection to the 313. Explore Detroit’s music legacy.
FeaturesCoffee, tea, bakeries and moreIn Detroit, independent coffee shops are having a hot and flavorful impact on the area’s unprecedented comeback. A lot of the coffee is roasted right here, with many shops supporting local businesses and artists by selling their pastries and other foods, and/or adorning their walls with their latest masterpieces. Join us on our java jaunt. It promises a taste of what’s brewing in Detroit. And we’re not just talking about a mighty fine cup of joe. We’re also alluding to the other important thing a good coffeehouse can brew — a real sense of community.
DestinationsDowntown Detroit, Midtown, & New CenterThe QLine is a circulating streetcar running 3.3 miles up and down Detroit's Woodward Avenue. Many of the city's main downtown attractions, museums, architectural gems, restaurants and shops can be found at every stop. Here's a quick guide to some of the sights to enjoy right off the QLine's dozen stations.
FeaturesFood, Sports & MuseumsThe best vacation is one that doesn't break the bank. Follow our Detroit on a Dime itinerary for a memorable, budget-friendly day in The D. All activities listed are $10 or less.