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Best Places to Visit in Detroit

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Posted on Sep 18, 2018 Tue /  Comments / 

Best Places to Visit in Detroit

Detroit doesn't have so good impression due to few bad experiences, but keep in mind each bad do have something good, which craves for the attention. The Detroit is setting the new image with the unique museums, the art galleries, and art scenes. Here you can always have a romantic water tour at the riverfront and enjoy some stunning water scenes. The food of the place is luscious and you also can enjoy the one day trip to Major League Baseball Park or visit the first factory of the Ford motors.

5 Great Tourist Attractions to Visit in Detroit

1. Belle Isle Island

Belle Isle island or Belle Isle Park is home to the pure fun and nature. The place is spread over 982 acres and it’s located on the Detroit River. Having the approximately 7 miles of the shoreline, the place represents some picturesque moments.

The place also offers some attractions like Belle Isle Aquarium, the Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory, the Belle Isle Nature Zoo, the Detroit Yacht Club on an adjacent island, Nancy Brown Peace Carillon, the James Scott Memorial Fountain, the Dossin Great Lakes Museum, a Coast Guard station, a municipal golf course and many other monuments.

2. Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit

The Detroit Institute of Arts is the crown jewel of the Detroit city. The place is one of the largest art collections in the United States. Being the top attraction of the Detroit the place is also home to the more than 100 awesome galleries and some fine art pieces.

Spread over more than 658000 square feet and built around 1885, the place is the cultural center of the Detroit. The place also famous as the family destination as it carries some fine performances likes live music and puppet shows, storytelling shows, and art workshops.

3. Comerica Park Tours, Detroit

The Comerica park tours are famous among visitors. Being home to the Detroit Tigers Major League Baseball Team, the park always attracts to the sports lovers. The guided tours are available to explore the park, here, you can find out many other attractions and photography tours too.

While wandering into the park you can also have a look at the Home Dugo, Clubhouse, Batting Tunnel, Champions Club, Ernie Harwell Media Center, Detroit Tigers Walk of Fame and also enjoy views of the Party Suite.

4. Detroit Public Library

To all bookworms, Detroit is indeed heaven. The Detroit Public Library has been first opened in 1865 in the building of the old Capital High School but later in 1921, it’s moved to the current place. The library is 21st largest library system and the fourth-largest public library system in the United States.

Though the library doesn’t have huge collections of the books yet the library building makes the visitors fall in love with it due to the impressive interior. The Detroit public library is listed as United States National Register of Historic Places. Not only to the locals but also for the visitors, the place is a reason to pride.

5. Detroit Zoo

The Detroit Zoo is one of the most popular family attractions in the Michigan. The Zoo is spread over almost 125 Acers and home to more than 3300 animals. Here, you can find out more than 300 species of the animals. There are few events happens in the zoo during the year, which grabs the limelight.

The Detroit Zoo includes the beautiful butterfly garden, the Australian Outback, Amphibiville, the Arctic Ring of Life, wetlands, a wolf habitat, Dinosauria, and plenty of other attractions. The place also has some special attractions for kids like a colorful train and the carousel.

The Detroit is an offbeat destination which is not everyone’s cup of tea, but it’s definitely worth visiting.