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Experience the culture, history, and dining in Detroit

With an illustrious history in the auto industry, Detroit is the largest city in Michigan and has rightfully earned the nickname Motor City. The city is a major port on the Detroit River and is home to unique museums, delightful water views, and distinctive restaurants. Booking Detroit vacation rentals gives you the chance to explore unique art collections and relax on the waterfront. If you’re still looking for more things to do in Detroit, watch a major league baseball game or get hands-on with science at the Michigan Science Center.

Discover Detroit and all of its delights

Fans of baseball should look into Detroit vacation rentals near the Tour Comerica Park, home of the Detroit Tigers. Some other activities in Detroit to keep you busy include perusing the treat-filled Eastern Market, which offers fresh fruits, vegetables, and lively street musicians to provide the soundtrack to your day. Next, you can decide to immerse yourself in river life with a riverboat tour or explore Detroit on foot. Stroll, bike, or skate along the 3.5 mile, paved RiverWalk trail where you can also picnic, fish, and take in the views of the Detroit River and city skyline.

History comes alive at many Detroit attractions

Take a tour of the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant, which is where Henry Ford first began assembling the Model T. The Fox Theater is another archaic gem that fans of design will love, as it displays a number of extravagant architectural styles. For a day of family fun, travel to the Michigan Science Center to see interactive exhibits, the planetarium, and the IMAX theater. Fans of music history will appreciate the Motown Museum, where you can reminisce with artifacts, memorabilia, and photos. Discover the Detroit Zoo, which is home to over 3,300 animals and was the first zoo to feature bar-less exhibits.

Great Lakes power the Detroit climate

Detroit vacation rentals enable you to experience Detroit’s temperate climate and 4 well-defined seasons. The Detroit climate is greatly influenced by the Great Lakes. The condensation of water vapor from these lakes causes frequent cloud coverage over Detroit. Winters are cold with moderate snowfall and summers are warm and sunny. Summers usually run from May to September and are a wonderful time of the year to appreciate the activities on and around the Detroit River. Winter’s chills will provide you time to experience the wide variety of museums, shops, and theaters.

Detroit has unique geographic attributes

Experience nature in Detroit at the only international wildlife preserve in North America that is located in the heart of a major metropolitan area. The preserve includes islands, coastal wetlands, marshes, and shoals along 48 miles of the Detroit River. Detroit sits north of its sister-city, Windsor, Ontario, and it’s the only city in the United States where you need to travel south to reach Canada. Both Detroit and Windsor sit atop the Detroit Moraine, a broad clay ridge which rises approximately 62 feet above the Detroit River.