47884 D Street Belleville, MI 48111 +1 734 483 4030
Established in 1981, the Yankee Air Museum is a cool place to visit. Unfortunately, a fire in 2007 burned most of the original collection and eight planes that were on display here. However, after six years, they opened their doors to public again with more colorful displays and artifacts. If you're lucky you may be able to ride in one of the vintage WW2 bombers! At an admission price of $5, Yankee Air Museum makes for an interesting visit.
Detroit Industrial Expressway Allen Park, MI 48101 +1 313 202 1800(Tourist Information)
One of the most popular roadside attractions in the United States, Uniroyal Giant Tire has been a landmark for more than four decades now. Located on Interstate 94, near the airport, the mammoth tire was built as a Ferris wheel for New York World Fair in 1964. With a seating capacity of 96 people, the giant wheel catered to more than two million people that year, including Jacqueline Kennedy. It was later moved to Allen Park, MI, where it still stands about eight stories high, drawing many tourists each year.
9565 Musch Road Brighton, MI 48116 +1 810 231 9199
Located on the Musch Road in Brighton, MI is the Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Church, a modest place of worship, serving the community since a long time with regular prayer services and many church related activities. One of the church's most important sites is the Dine With Jesus sculpture in its Serenity Court, that features a life-size stone table with 12 seats, at the center of which Jesus himself is seated. Another important exhibit within the church grounds is the Shroud of Turin Exhibit, a large reproduction of Jesus Christ's burial cloth which actually lies in Turin, Italy.
155 South Main Street Plymouth , MI 48170 +1 734 455 8940
The Plymouth Historical Museum opened its doors to public in 1976. Located in downtown Plymouth, the museum chronicles the history of the town, highlighting its industrial progress and growth in the Victorian era and how it has molded present-day Plymouth. Featuring many interesting exhibits that include a recreation of the Main Street in the 19th Century and the famous Lincoln collection, which is said to be one of the largest Lincoln collections in the country, the museum makes for a great visit. The facility is spread over 26000 square feet (2415 square meters) land, also features a museum store, meeting area, a library and archives. Also worth mentioning is the 37A size, giant shoe of the Guinness Record Holder, Robert Wadlow who towered 8.9 feet (2.72 meters).
525 West Auburn Road Rochester Hills, MI 48307 +1 248 844 2150
St. Paul's Albanian Catholic Church is located on Auburn Road in Rochester Hills. Associated with the Archdiocese of Detroit, the church offers daily worship and Sunday masses. The St. Paul's Albanian Catholic Community is also home to the first Skanderbeg monument in United States. Unveiled in 2006, the statue commemorates the 14th-century Albanian noble who resisted the Ottoman Empire successfully.
Dedicated to the memory of a former mayor of Dearborn, the Mayor Orville Hubbard Statue near the city hall has been a topic of much debate. Given his controversial career and statements, there were many who questioned a monument in his honor. Still, the statue depicting a happy, joyful Hubbard stands right outside the City Hall in downtown Dearborn.
29350 West Chicago Street Livonia, MI 48150 +1 734 427 4311
Established in 1888, Wilson Barn was a prosperous dairy farm established by Ira Wilson. At its peak, the barn was one of the top dairy producers in the region. Pretty much all of the original features of this historic property remain intact today. The facility is host to a wide variety of cultural and community events from farmers' markets and flower shows to concerts and community events. Besides this, the enchanting property, with its surrounding lawns is also available for weddings and private functions. Check website for more.
12375 Woodward Avenue Highland Park, MI 48203 +1 888 784 7328(Tourist Information)
This eye-catching structure on Woodward Avenue was constructed in 1929 and originally housed the congregation for the Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church. Though small, the majestic building with Neo-Gothic influences features striking architectural details. Currently known as the Prayer Temple of Love Cathedral, the building is a prominent historic treasure in the city.
Gibraltar Road Gibraltar, MI 48173 +1 888 784 7328(Tourist Information)
Constructed in 1932, the Gibraltar Road-Waterway Canal Bridge is one of the most prominent canal bridges that dot the Gibraltar Road. A unique feature of this cantilevered-arch bridge is its unusual design, that was devised by the city's road commission in keeping with the aesthetic value of the surroundings.
1320 Beal Avenue University of Michigan - North Campus Ann Arbor, MI 48109 +1 734 995 7281(Tourist Information)
Located within the North Campus of University of Michigan is the Wave Field, a public art by architectural designer Maya Lin. The structure is basically earth that is shaped to look like waves at a sea. The artwork shows fifty waves divided by eight rows, spread over 10,000 square feet (929 square meters) of grass-covered land. Installed in 1995, the Wave Field has become iconic and widely popular, not only in designer circuits but also with tourists.
The Detroit Princess riverboat is about everything grand! Docked on
the Detroit River near Hart Plaza, the ship undertakes both private as well as public cruises and offers separate private charterers too. The cruises are generally two to three ...
The Arab American National Museum, located just east of Detroit
in Dearborn, is devoted to educating people about Arab American culture and history. Exhibits include Coming to America and Living in America as well as other exhibits designed to ...
On Belle Isle, two cannons from the Battle of Lake
Erie mark the entrance to this marine branch of the Detroit Historical Museums. A visit affords a fascinating short course in Detroit's maritime history. Ship models on display range ...