Why We Love It
Detroit, nicknamed Motor City, is known as an American automotive center as well as the birthplace of Motown music. Built over a salt bed, the people of Detroit are proud of their city, including its waterfront views, historic buildings, and the famous Henry Ford Museum. In random facts, Detroit supplied 75% of liquor during Prohibition - thank you, Detroit.
Free (or Almost Free) Stuff To Do
A vibrant and popular downtown neighborhood in with restaurants, bars and casinos.
A farmers market with artisan foods, local cafes, food trucks, shops, events, and even an area to tailgate.
A paved riverfront walking, running and biking path surrounded by green space, parks, plazas, and local entertainment.
|Campus Martius Park|
A public green space with landscaped gardens, water fountains, entertainment stages, and winter skating rink.
|High - 82°F (28°C)||Low - 63°F (17°C)|
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW)
Amtrak Detroit Station (DET)
|Atheneum Suite Hotel||4.9 mi (7.9 km) from start/finish|
|Courtyard Detroit Downtown||4.6 mi (7.4 km) from start/finish|
|Crowne Plaza Detroit Riverfront||5.1 mi (8.2 km) from start/finish|
|DoubleTree Detroit Downtown||5.4 mi (8.7 km) from start/finish|
|Hilton Garden Inn Detroit Downtown||5.3 mi (8.5 km) from start/finish|
|Holiday Inn Detroit Downtown||5.3 mi (8.5 km) from start/finish|
|MGM Grand Detroit||http://www.mgmgranddetroit.com/|
|The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit||5.4 mi (8.7 km) from start/finish|