Detroit. We’re a city on the comeback; eager to show visitors why we are a destination not to be missed.

New restaurants and retail are popping up everywhere. A transformed downtown riverfront is walkable, scenic and full of activity. Our nightlife and theater scenes are eclectic and the streets are high energy with year-round festivals filled with music and fun.

We’ve got classic cultural attractions and a few exclusives worth a top spot on any traveler’s dossier. The Henry Ford, America’s greatest history attraction; the Motown Historical Museum and the Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit’s architectural wonders are easy to appreciate from the roadside. Three Vegas-style casinos are open 24/7 and there’s so many tasty eats – Greek, Mexican, Middle Eastern – that you’ll have trouble deciding what ethnic plate to try first.

Come and feel Detroit’s irresistible energy. And make a few new friends. Detroiters are our greatest assets; ready to help you enjoy everything this noble city offers.

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Activities

Shopping

From the gigantic Mall of America – the largest shopping and entertainment centre in the US – to the stores on Chicago’s tree-lined Magnificent Mile, from outlet centres with terrific prices to hip shops with unique clothes, the Great Lakes states are a paradise for shoppers.

Trip Ideas

The Great Lakes region offers a great selection of trip ideas. You can preplan your routes, have a a look at our suggested itineraries, or be spontaneous and free and just jump into the car and venture out to – a winery, a sandy beach, a cosy bed and breakfast, a secluded trail – the choice is yours.

Events

Festival time in the Great Lakes states means decision time for visitors – because there are so many to choose from.

Attractions

Soaring skyscrapers and roaring motorbikes, the US’s largest shopping and entertainment centre and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, the home of Abraham Lincoln, America’s most-famous president, and the music of Motown – they’re just some of the great attractions the Great Lakes states have to offer.

Golf

Whether you are planning a golf trip to an isolated gem in the wilderness or just want a quality round while traveling on a business trip then the Great Lakes has them all.

Outdoors

Fancy a wander through some terrific scenery in Illinois? Then, head for the Starved Rock State Park in Utica, which overlooks the Illinois River and has rushing waterfalls, towering trees and awe-inspiring canyons. Two million visitors a year explore its scenic trails and enjoy the panoramic views from tall bluffs.