4393 Collins Road Rochester, MI 48306 +1 248 651 9260
Paint Creek Trail is more than just a trail, it is commonly described as a "8.9 mile linear park", as each step is scenic and filled with natural beauty. The path itself was a part of the Penn Central Railroad, and its appeal draws many visitors each year, including hikers, cyclists and horse back riders. The trail mostly follows the natural route of Paint Creek, letting you admire the water and the trees surrounding it. Take a moment to stand still and enjoy the noise of the babbling creek and the birds singing at this gorgeous spot.
Located across the Annapolis Street, The Bearcave is a trendy music venue. This DIY venue features amateur, established artists/bands, and you can hear different music genres here. The idea is to have a music venue, where you can enjoy music sans any hassles and watch your favorite artists perform. You can even bring your own beer at the venue, as most of the events allow BYOB.
25331 Trowbridge Street Dearborn, MI 48124 +1 313 561 4527
Located in Dearborn, this academy dedicated to all things glass is just a few miles from Detroit off of Highway 12. Founded by artists Michelle Plucinsky and Chris Nordin, the academy strives to promote and educate on the art of glass blowing. Various programs and courses on this unique art are offered throughout the year, as well as a variety of workshops and events. A one-of-a-kind attraction, find out more about this fragile medium by paying a visit to the academy.
15801 Michigan Avenue Ford Community & Performing Arts Center Dearborn, MI 48126 +1 313 943 2354
The Michael A. Guido Theater in Dearborn hosts a wide variety of performing arts events throughout the year. The 1200-seat theater features all the most modern technology and can also be rented out for private events. Visit their website for a complete schedule of events.
Jokers Motorcycle Club or Jokers M/C, as known popularly is a unique event venue. As the name suggest, it also serves as the city's largest motorbike clubs. For more on the events, please visit the website.
4381-91 Larkins Street Detroit, MI 48210 +1 313 843 5233
A part of the Holy Cross Council, Knights of Columbus Hall is a two-floored building used for cultural events as well as for other occasions. This well maintained venue is used for meetings, seminars and more. While the upper floor is more bigger and is known as 'the Floor', the ground level is called the Lounge ans us used for more casual events such as a get together.
15801 Michigan Avenue Dearborn, MI 48126 +1 313 943 2350
The Dearborn Ford Community and Performing Arts Center is a blend of all that you could possibly imagine in a community center. The Padzieski Art Gallery is a showcase of local art and culture and holds regular exhibitions for budding local talent. The Center has a Michael A. Guido Theater, a 1201 seat auditorium with all the latest in light and sound technology. It is the perfect location for community arts programs. Besides these, there's also a sports center, a climbing wall, and a swimming pool! If all these activities leave your tummy rumbling, grab a bite at the Au Bon Pain Center Court Cafe. Fees and hours vary depending on which facility you wish to patronize.
20900 Oakwood Boulevard The Henry Ford Dearborn, MI 48124 +1 313 982 6001
All tours begin on the historic grounds of The Henry Ford. Buses depart for the factory every 20 minutes. During this self guided tour you have the opportunity to experience five separate elements: The Legacy Theater, The Art of Manufacturing Theater, the Observation Deck Tour, the Legacy Gallery, and the Assembly Plant Walking Tour. While you're in the manufacturing plant, you have the opportunity to witness new Ford F-150s being put together from an elevated walkway. Note that actual vehicle production will vary on a daily basis, so if you are set on this portion of the tour please check ahead to make sure you avoid coming on a day when the assembly line is at a stop.
20900 Oakwood Boulevard The Henry Ford Dearborn, MI 48124-5029 +1 313 982 6001/+1 800 835 8237 (Toll Free)
Located in Dearborn, the Henry Ford Museum showcases the fascinating history of American innovation. You'll find a 1909 Ford Model T on display, as well as the bus that Rosa Parks made a stand on in 1955. See a kitchen from the 1930s, a locomotive, and the chair in which Abraham Lincoln was sitting when he was assassinated. The range of items in the museum is wide, featuring interesting pieces relating to manufacturing, transportation, entertainment, and technology.
Located just 30 miles (48 kilometers) outside of Detroit, Maybury State Park is the perfect place to get outdoors and get back to nature. The park features over 1,000 acres (404 hectares) of rolling hills, dense mature forests, open meadows and plenty of walking and riding paths. In the winter the park serves as a cross-country skiing area, while in the spring and summer the park is mainly used for hiking, fishing, picnics and equestrian riding.
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 ...