Detroit Quick Guide
As one of the nation's hotspots of industry and innovation, Detroit, Michigan is a city with a proud past and a bright future. Its economy is driven by health care, manufacturing and retail industries.
Visitors can go to any number of museums that provide an in-depth look at the city's history and involvement with the automobile and music industries, including the Automotive Hall of Fame; the Detroit Historical Museum; the Henry Ford Museum; and the Motown Historical Museum, which pays homage to many of the industry's greatest performers.
Many city offices and departments are located at the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, located at 2 Woodward Avenue. Additionally, there are several "Neighborhood City Halls" that serve residents in districts throughout the city. And, like many other popular cities, Detroit also operates a landline-based 311 telephone system to help residents navigate the city's many offices and departments.
Getting Around or Getting Away
Map your Detroit driving directions to popular area destinations.
Need a flight to or from Detroit? Find a Detroit travel agency. Need to get to the Detroit Metro Airport? Try these airport transportation services. Need a place to stay? Also find Detroit Hotels on TripAdvisor.
Making Detroit Your Home
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Where to Go in Detroit
The Motor City is known for its ties to the automotive industry, as well as the Motown musical phenomenon. Detroit is a city of people from different cultures, which has resulted in a vibrant, active city with endless opportunities for exciting things to do and see.
Visit one of many historic sites including Fair Lane, the Henry Ford Estate in nearby Dearborn, or the Eastern Market in downtown Detroit. Take in a night of gaming at the Greektown Casino, while art aficionados will find their appetite for the arts whetted in Fox Town.
Things to Do in Detroit
The Detroit Yellow Pages is your source for sports and entertainment choices in the Motor City. Find tickets for sporting events and root for your favorite sports teams, including the Detroit Lions, Pistons, Tigers and Red Wings.
Music fans will want to head over to the Fox Theatre, one of Detroit's most popular concert venues, or for a more intimate setting, check out the Magic Bag in nearby Ferndale.
For a taste of home, visit the Royal Oaks Farmer's Market, or spend the day at the Detroit Zoo.
Popular Detroit Attractions
- Birmingham Principle Shopping District
- Detroit Institute of Arts
- Edsel and Eleanor Ford House
- Holocaust Memorial Center