Visiting Detroit for the first time? Be sure to pack your walking shoes and allow plenty of time. Sample some of our top attractions here.
Motor City. Motown. Detroit Rock City. Welcome to Detroit, the capital of urban cool.
Free weekly papers like the Metro Times (www.metrotimes.com), and Real Detroit Weekly and daily papers like the Detroit Free Press (www.freep.com) and Detroit News (www.detnews.com) list local event times.
There's much more to Detroit than its swanky northern suburbs, the Detroit Pistons and January's annual wintry blast during the North American International Auto Show.
Quietly, for the willing explorer, the city has long afforded a goldmine of undiscovered cultural gems. Think Detroit is boring? Don't believe the hype. Detroit is full of compelling, entertaining and plain old fun activities fueled by its car-driven culture and a historically spirited arts scene.