Detroit Itinerary: Ways to Spend A Day or Two in the 'D'

Adventures aren’t limited to faraway vacation spots. From tours and sightseeing, dining and shopping, to hotels and cultural activities, there’s a whole lot to see and do right in our own backyard. So make a day (or a weekend) of it with this trek of Motown. Just remember to bring a pair of comfortable shoes.



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HAPPY HOUR

(A SIP/SAMPLING)

> Roast (in the Westin Book Cadillac): Called the best happy-hour deal in Detroit by The New York Times (but we already knew that, didn’t we?), this spot is known as much for the reduced-price bites as it is for the libations; 313-961-2500, roastdetroit.com.

> Cliff Bell’s: The meticulously restored Art Deco interior is as attractive as the drink specials and $3 appetizers; 313-961-2543, cliffbells.com.

> For some, it’s always happy hour at the casino. But SaltWater (inside MGM Grand Detroit) ups the ante with $6 Belgian beers and cocktails alongside discounted seafood “snacks”; 313-465-1646, mgmgranddetroit.com/restaurants/saltwater.

> The Whitney: Feel like the owner of a grand mansion (we can pretend, can’t we?) during happy hour in the garden; 313-832-5700, thewhitney.com.

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