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Detroit Travel Planning

Explore. Prep. Get the Lowdown.

A little travel planning is a good thing when getting ready to hit unfamiliar territory, right? If you're headed to Detroit for the first time or haven't been to the city in a while, you've just hit the mother lode of resources. This section has the best set of Detroit travel planning tools living on the Web.

Interactive Map

Use this interactive map of metro Detroit to get a handle on all the area has to offer - thank you, great and powerful Google Maps.


Eat, Shop, Stay + Play Downtown Detroit Map

The Eat, Shop, Stay + Play In The D downtown map is a one-stop shop for finding Detroit DMCVB member restaurants, hotels, attractions, nightlife, theater, retail and tours. We update this map twice a year to ensure that the most recent downtown DMCVB members are included. Download a PDF of the map here.

Downtown Detroit Visitors map 

District Maps

View and download these handy district maps:



Greater Novi



Metro Detroit


Parking Options

Here are a few resources that list publicly available parking lots, parking garages and additional information about on-street parking. Some even provide online apps to help get you parked and on your way as quick as possible.

Parkopedia — Detroit

Bestparking — Detroit

Park Detroit - The city of Detroit’s PAY-BY-PLATE on street parking system

Featured parking companies


Deals and Other Resources

Show The D Discount Pass and save 20 percent or more at the best attractions.

Learn insider tips about how to get around town

Request a visitors packet

Sign up for email updates

Get the lowdown on the latest deals and steals for hotels, area attractions and more.

And, here are few more local travel and visitor resources to help you plan your visit.



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Travel Tip

Count the animals you see when you stroll through the Detroit Zoo - there are 3,300 of them representing 280 species.

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