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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> Rent a bike on the RiverWalk at Wheelhouse Detroit. wheelhousedetroit.com.

> Walk or bike the Dequindre Cut, a non-motorized trail running from the Detroit River to Gratiot. detroitriverfront.org/dequindre.

> Dance (and dine) at Mario’s Italian Restaurant; 313-832-1616, mariosdetroit.com.

> Knock down some pins at Garden Bowl in Midtown; 313-833-9850, majesticdetroit.com/garden-bowl.

> Rent a swan paddleboat on Belle Isle. fobi.org.

> Feather-bowl at the Cadieux Café; 313-882-8560, cadieuxcafe.com.

> Watch neighborhood vs. neighborhood in Detroit Futbol League soccer competition. Games run through August at Belle Isle. For a schedule: detroitcityfutbol.com.

> Hunt for the gravestones of famous Detroiters: Lewis Cass, Antoine Beaubien, Joseph Campau, and Jerome Cavanagh, among others, at Elmwood Cemetery and Mt. Elliott Cemetery; elmwoodhistoriccemetery.org, mtelliott.com.

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