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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PHOTO OPS

> Fist of a Champion sculpture by Robert Graham honoring Joe Louis.

> Paws, the Detroit Tigers’ large, furry mascot.

> The Spirit of Detroit sculpture by Marshall Fredericks at the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center.

> Kids playing at the pop-up fountain on the RiverWalk GM Plaza and Promenade behind the GM RenCen.

> Lafayette or American Coney. You pick.

> The Guardian Building’s dramatic tiled lobby. guardianbuilding.com.

> Beneath the Fox Theatre marquee.

> Michigan Soldiers and Sailors Monument at Campus Martius.

> The ornate Fisher Building lobby, which was constructed with 40 types of marble.

> The Streets of Old Detroit exhibit at the Detroit Historical Museum; detroithistorical.org.

> Roosevelt Park (in front of Michigan Central Depot); rooseveltparkrevival.org.detroitriverfront.org/dequindre

> The giant Tiger guarding the entrance to Comerica Park (above).

> Heidelberg Street; heidelberg.org.

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