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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Baseball Stadium
“Not just for ballgames. There is a main concourse exhibit, team Walk Of Fame, carousel and Ferris wheel too!”
  • 38 locals recommend
Stadium
“Watch the Detroit Lions play or attend a Concert/Event. Regardless, a good time is to be had here!”
  • 21 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Watch the Red Wings (hockey), Pistons (basketball) or a wide variety of concerts”
  • 25 locals recommend
Park
“Fun and relaxing place during the summer. There’s always something happening with plenty of free and live music. Grab a bite or cocktail at Fountain Bistro or the beach bar. In the winter time the ice rink is available, pop up shops all around.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Casino
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“Gambling in the heart of Greektown, what more could you ask for? I'm not a gambling person, but if you are... this casino is pretty nice.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Theatre
“Beautiful, iconic theatre in Detroit. Must check out the ceiling from the main floor, it's stunning! Huge name acts, great live bands, and incredible cultural shows. Tons of history here.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Building
“Beautiful example of Art Deco architecture from the golden age of Detroit's industrial boom.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Casino
“Posh casino with high energy nightclubs, shopping, and dining, including the Wolfgang Puck Steak restaurant.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Lounge
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“Cannot beat the city's rebirth. There are AMAZING restaurants and always lots of things going on! ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Jazz Club
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“After a long day of exploring the city, you’re going to need a drink. And what better to accompany that drink than some live music. Cliff Bell’s is a legendary jazz club, dating all the way back to the 1930s, and it still carries that roaring vibe with its nightly performances and classic cocktails.”
  • 26 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“One of my top recommendations for a great drink, great meal, and buzzing atmosphere!”
  • 18 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“This Detroit neighborhood is filled with amazing restaurants (Pizzapapalis, Fishbone, Santorini, Wahlburgers), nightclubs (Old Shillelagh, Firebird, Excedus) and a casino! Highly recommended area for a fun night out with friends, bachelor/bachelorette parties or date nights. There is something for everyone.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Brewery
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“The food and beer is top quality! Great place for friends to gather and enjoy a drink.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Food
“As well as featuring a number of historical markers and statues, including the 27-foot (8.2-meter) sculpture of heavyweight champion Joe Louis’s fist and the Horace E. Dodge and Son Memorial Fountain, Hart Plaza hosts many free events during the summer months and is one of the city’s top riverfront destinations.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Excellent cocktail spot for weekends, located on the 2nd floor overlooking Woodward and John R”
  • 18 locals recommend
Opera House
“The largest opera stage in the country inside a beautifully restores building. In addition to opera, they host dance and musical performances. ”
  • 12 locals recommend