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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SIGHTSEE​

> Canfield between Second and Third in Midtown’s West Canfield Historic District is a cobblestone street with well-maintained and lovely old homes dating to the 1870s.

> Main Detroit Library: Visit the third floor to admire the murals and stained glass. detroit.lib.mi.us.

> RenCen/Winter Garden/RiverWalk fountains; detroitriverfront.org.

> Eastern Market (above) is one of the most vibrant places in metro Detroit on Tuesday and Saturday mornings in season; 313-833-9300, detroiteasternmarket.com.

> Have lunch at a café table in Campus Martius Park and take in the midday people-watching. campusmartiuspark.org.

> Stay at a downtown hotel (reserving a room with the view of your choice) and wake up to vistas of the river or skyline.

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