The city and surrounding areas of Detroit have a lot to offer; there are many entertainment options and a lot of great places to eat. Enjoy the view and sounds of Detroit's international waterfront as freighters and leisure craft make their way on the Detroit River between the city and Canada.
Detroit’s Entertainment District is located within walking distance of Comerica Park and Ford Field. The Max Fisher Center for the Performing Arts is the home of The Detroit Symphony Orchestra
. The Detroit Opera House
features a full season of opera and special performances of dance, theatre and major entertainers. The Fox Theatre
is a showcase for major entertainers, musicals, and special attractions that visit Detroit. A few miles down Woodward Avenue at Grand Boulevard is the Fisher Theatre
, it is a theatrical showcase for Broadway entertainment.
Detroit is home to three casinos that are located in the heart of the city. Greektown is one of the city’s most popular downtown neighborhoods. It hosts several restaurants, bakeries and the Greektown Casino with plenty of entertainment and gaming. The MGM Grand Detroit has around the clock music and celebrity restaurants in addition to numerous slot machines and table games. Motor City Casino is another destination for gaming, entertainment, and dining. Each casino offers free valet parking as well as free parking in the casino's parking structure.
Metro Detroit Area Attractions
The Detroit Zoo is located in Royal Oak, approximately 15 minutes from downtown Detroit. It is situated on 125 acres with many naturalistic exhibits and is the largest family attraction in Michigan with over one million visitors each year. It is home to over 1,500 animals of 260 species and accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.
The Henry Ford Museum is one of Michigan’s top tourist attractions dedicated to Americana. It is the ultimate place to explore what Americans past and present have imagined and invented. Located in Dearborn it is a remarkable destination that brings American ideas and innovations to life. The Henry Ford Museum is home to things such as The Lincoln Chair and the limousine that President Kennedy rode in when he was assassinated. Greenfield Village, located within the multi-acre complex, is filled with the original homes and shops of famous Americans including Thomas Edison’s Menlo Park.