Fall in Love All Over Again at these Detroit Anniversary Hot Spots

Story by Lori Bremerkamp | Photos by Bill Bowen, MotorCity Wine

Whether you want a candlelit dinner in an elegant restaurant or to enjoy nature’s beauty, the Motor City has plenty of romantic spots for you and your significant other to celebrate your anniversary. Plus, most of these locations are within walking distance to other sightseeing destinations. Start planning now!

  1. Enjoy a romantic dinner for two at The Whitney or on the patio at La Dolce Vita. If you’d rather do brunch, start the day with stuffed French toast at Royal Oak’s Café Muse.
  2. Book an overnight stay at The Inn on Ferry Street in Midtown, where you can choose from 40 boutique rooms, each individually designed and decorated.
    The Inn on Ferry Street
  3. Plan a date day at Belle Isle Park. Explore the wooded trails, stroll along the beach, visit the Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory and more.
  4. Sip specialty cocktails at Cliff Bell’s, which hosts live music nightly and offers a swanky interior. Stay for full dinner service.
    Cliff Bell's live music
  5. Sample some vino and nibble on Artisan-made cheeses in a relaxed atmosphere at MotorCity Wine. Enjoy live or vinyl jazz playing in the background.
  6. Head to MGM Grand Detroit. Dress up for a night at the club, book a treatment at IMMERSE spa, dine in style at a four-star restaurant or try your luck at the casino.
    Dancing in Detroit
  7. Revitalize together in the Couple’s Suite at D.Tour Spa inside the MotorCity Casino Hotel. The package includes a sense-awakening body scrub followed by a soak together in an illuminated hydrotherapy tub and an application of warm mud. Step into the Rain Room for an hour-long rinse, and finish with the signature MotorCity massage.
  8. Catch a classic film at Detroit’s beautifully renovated Redford Theatre. Enjoy a live organ intro a half hour before your show and be sure to visit the award-winning concession counter, stocked with more than 50 varieties of goodies, including popcorn with real butter.

    The Organ at the Redford Theatre

    The Organ at the Redford Theatre by Jason Vaughn

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    The Whitney
    4421 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48201
    313-832-5700
  2. 2
    The Inn on Ferry Street
    84 E. Ferry St., Detroit, MI 48202
    313-871-6000
  3. 3
    Belle Isle State Park
    99 Pleasure Drive, Detroit, MI 48207
    313-821-9844
  4. 4
    Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory
    Belle Isle State Park, 900 Inselruhe Ave., Detroit, MI 48207
    313-821-5428
  5. 5
    Cliff Bell's
    2030 Park Ave., Detroit, MI 48226
    313-961-2543
  6. 6
    Motor City Wine
    1949 Michigan Ave., Detroit, MI 48216
    313-483-7283
  7. 7
    MGM Grand Detroit
    1777 Third Ave., Detroit, MI 48226
    313-465-1777
  8. 8
    MotorCity Casino-Hotel
    2901 Grand River Ave., Detroit, MI 48201
    866-782-9622
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    La Dolce Vite
    La Dolce Vita, Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI, United States
    313-865-0331
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    Cafe Muse
    Cafe Muse, South Washington Avenue, Royal Oak, MI, United States
    248-544-4749
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    Redford Theatre
    Redford Theatre, Lahser Road, Detroit, MI, United States
    313-537-2560