If you are thinking about visiting or moving to the great border city of Detroit, MI, you should definitely do it soon: Detroit is an unusually attractive city with over 300 years of history that is intricately connected to Henry Ford and the thriving automobile industry. The city is also a sports lover’s paradise. If you’ve only got a few days to spend there, below are some suggestions about things to do in Detroit.
Visit one of the local Museums
If you enjoy learning about history, there are many educational and historic museums with much knowledge to offer about history such as The Michigan’s Women’s Historical Center and Hall of Fame, Holocaust Memorial Center, Motown Historical Museum, Plymouth Historical Society, The Henry Ford, and many more museums that offer a lot of fascinating historical information. Did you know that the famous Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his, ‘I have a dream’ speech in Detroit, Michigan at Cobo Hall? Well, you are about to if you visit these historic gems of Detroit city.
Watch a baseball game at the Comerica Park
All Northern states love their baseball and football teams with a passion, and Michigan is right in the center of the mix. If you are a sports fan, head out to Comerica Park on one of the match days and cheer the Detroit Tigers as they take on one of their MLB opponents. Win or lose, the city’s fans are absolutely rabid: even if you don’t share the same love for the team, you’re sure to get swept away in the fun and excitement.
Have a taste of the Detroit nightlife
You want to hang out with friends and have a night of laughs, entertainment, gambling, and tasty cuisine? Detroit city is home to several prominent casinos such as the MGM Grand Casino located within its downtown district, Motorcity Casino located off Grand River Avenue and Greektown Casino located off of Boulevard.
Some or all the famous casinos have restaurants, nightly live entertainment, slot machines, gambling tables, and diverse crowds. The casinos can provide you many opportunities to win a decent amount of money, and you might get lucky and just get rich, but while you’re gambling you get to enjoy all the other amenities such as the all you can eat buffets, and live entertainment all in one place. It’s almost like a one-stop-shop for fun and entertainment.
The city is also home to great shopping destinations, beautiful parks, family-friendly events, and lots of other fun-loaded opportunities just waiting to be explored.