Up-and-coming restaurants, a do-it-yourself attitude, new hotels, scenic and social parks, public transit, bike lanes and a walkable international riverfront are redefining Detroit.
Metro Detroit’s “East Side” is a mix of waterfront fun, food, shopping and nightlife. A 30-to-45-minute drive northeast of downtown, this boater’s paradise has friendly restaurants and marinas on glorious Lake St. Clair.
The tree-lined suburbs of Oakland are a 20-to-40-minute drive north of downtown Detroit. From the lively downtowns to the Detroit Zoo, there’s plenty of fun to be had!
Spanning east and west of Detroit’s downtown, this large region is rich with the character of African- and Arab-Americans as well as neighborhoods infused with Mexican, Polish and Italian heritage.
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