Detroit, a major metropolis in the US state of Michigan, has had a profound impact on the world. From the advent of the automotive assembly line, to the Motown sound, to modern techno and rock acts, Detroit continues to shape both American and global culture. The city has seen many of its historic buildings renovated, and is bustling with new developments and attractions that complement its world class museums and theatres. The city offers a myriad of things to see and do. Detroit is an exciting travel destination filled with technological advance and historic charm.
Detroit is the largest city in the U.S. to offer casino resorts. The 3 major casino resorts include MGM Grand Detroit, Greektown, and MotorCity. A 4th major casino is just across the river in Windsor, Canada.
Detroit Metro Airport is one of the few to offer world class hotel and meeting facilities inside the terminal. The Renaissance Center and the Southfield Town Center are among the nations finest mixed use facilities for large conferences. Downtown Detroit serves as the cultural and entertainment hub of the metropolitan region, Windsor, Ontario, and even for Toledo, Ohio residents, many of whom work in metropolitan Detroit. While most of the regions attractions are in the city of Detroit, tourists will find that nearly all of the shopping malls are located in suburbs, such as Troy.
Detroit is known as the worlds Automobile Capital and Motown (for Motor Town), the city where Henry Ford pioneered the automotive assembly line, with the worlds first mass produced car, the Model T. During World War II, President Franklin Roosevelt called Detroit, the Arsenal of Democracy. Today, the region serves as the global center for the automotive world. Headquartered in metro Detroit, General Motors, Ford, and Chrysler all have major corporate, manufacturing, engineering, design, and research facilities in the area.
Windsor is located south of Detroit, is separated from that city by the Detroit River, and has views of the Detroit skyline. Windsor is known as The City of Roses and residents are known as Windsorites.
Windsor tourist attractions include Caesars Windsor, a lively downtown, Little Italy, the Art Gallery of Windsor, the Odette Sculpture Park,and Ojibway Park, . Windsor was a major entry point into Canada for refugees from slavery via the Underground Railroad and a major source of liquor during American Prohibition.
Windsors nickname is the Rose City or the City of Roses and the city is noted for the several large parks and gardens found on its waterfront.
GM Renaissance Center
Rising 73 stories above the Detroit River, the GM Renaissance Center dominates the glittering downtown Detroit skyline. The Ren Cen is five and a half million square feet in size, has seven towers, dozens of stores and services, four movie theaters, a financial center, two foreign consulates, a 1,300 room Marriott hotel, four of the citys hottest restaurants and an 1,100 seat food court.
The Ren Cen is about business too. It is General Motors global headquarters with 6,000 GM employees, as well as over 4,000 additional people who work in the Ren Cen for tenant companies, retailers, restaurants and professional service organizations.
And it is all about having a great Detroit experience. Dine, shop, play and stay and tour at the Ren Cen and enjoy the new 3-mile RiverWalk, concerts on the Plaza and leisurely riverboat cruises. Hop on the People Mover and discover all the fun The D has to offer - great music, theaters, festivals, restaurants, gaming, sports and more.
Comerica Park - Ballpark Stadium - Detroit Tigers.
2100 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI.
Music Hall Center - The Performing
350 Madison, Detroit, Michigan 48226.
Motown Historical Museum,2648 W. Grand Boulevard, Detroit, Michigan 48208.
Fox Theatre, 2211 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI.
Detroit Science Center, 5020 John R St, Detroit, MI.
Detroit Historic Fort Wayne, 6325 W Jefferson Ave, Detroit, MI.
MGM Grand Detroit Casino, 1777 Third St., Detroit, MI.
Greektown, 532 Monroe St, Detroit, MI.
Grand Circus Park, 1601 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI.
Detroit Historical Museum, 5401 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI.
Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory, On Belle Isle, Detroit, MI.
The Henry Ford Museum and Ford Rouge Factory Tour, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, Michigan
Detroit Princess Riverboat, 201 Civic Center Drive, Detroit, MI 48226.
Motor City Casino , 2901 Grand River Avenue, Detroit, MI.
Detroit-Windsor Tunnel and Ambassador Bridge crossings
Come see whats unique about the southernmost part of Canada.
GM Renaissance Center
Westin Book Cadillac Hotel
Wayne County Building
Detroit Institute of Arts.
People Mover is Completed in 1987, fully automated, elevated rail system that runs a three mile loop in the downtown area.
A view of the city from Belle Isle Park.
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