Detroit’s international border and walkable riverfront are symbols of this city’s cosmopolitan place in the world. In The D, museums showcase artistic genius and African-American history, the skyline shows our industry and the hangouts blend high style with laid-back cool. Experience three pro-sports teams, upscale casinos, theaters, a thriving cultural district and live entertainment venues that keep the beat all night long.
Detroit has the A to Z in top-notch experiences and to-dos. Have a blast filling your days and nights with a mixed bag of big-city fun, laid-back encounters, cultural wonders and high-octane entertainment. Metro Detroit is an affordable, accessible Midwest destination alive with new and upcoming development throughout the region. From distinctive cultural institutions, new casino hotels and a transformed riverfront, to championship sports, exciting nightlife and delectable dining options, The D is an active area with the utmost in hospitality.
Metro Detroit is sprinkled with a variety of parks and recreational spaces that invite you to chill out and enjoy nature in whatever way you prefer no matter the season. Sun on the beach, splash in the lake, sink a few putts, enjoy a hayride, show off your sit spin on the ice rink or just stop and listen to the birds sing … the list goes on and on.
Lake Erie Metropark
Lake Erie Metroparks offers walking trails, a wave pool and boat access to the mighty Great Lake Erie. (DW)
Oakland County Parks
Oakland County Parks include a baker’s dozen of locations so we’ll just offer the general link so you can scan the impressive list for yourself. (O)
Lake St. Clair Metropark
Lake St. Clair Metropark is home to one of the Detroit area’s best beaches. (M)
The Detroit International RiverWalk
More than five miles of path for walking, biking and just relaxing on the Detroit riverfront (DD)
Campus Martius Park
A central gathering spot downtown with ice rink in the winter and free concerts and festivities in the summer (DD)
Proud Lake Recreation
An outdoor paradise complete with swimming, hiking, fishing, camping and much more (GN)