Winter Wonderland in Motor City

Group 6 Detroit, Michigan
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About the location

Detroit might not be an obvious choice for a quick weekend getaway but the newly reborn city has so much to offer. The winter months offer some of my most favorite 'must see' experiences! The cultural revolution that Detroit is undergoing is amazing to see and brought the city beautiful art, unique foodie favorites, and boutique lodging options that are sure to make an impression!

Guide Highlights

Unique Museum Experiences!

The expansive museums of Detroit have something for everyone. This guide outlines some of the most unforgettable seasonal experiences! 

Wide Variety of Eateries!

Detroit has an extremely diverse culture and this guide features 3 full pages of restaurants and food experiences for you to choose from!

Guide Summary

This is a complete city guide, focused on activities that you can do in winter. Most of the restaurants listed have a seasonal menu section so you can try out some holiday treats!
Included in this guide:

- Description of the Detroit neighborhoods with recommendations- Encompassing list of places to stay including AirBnB's, boutique hotels, and unique lodging options
- Three full pages of food suggestions
- List of the best museums and non-traditional museum experiences
- Things to do
- All the best public art and murals the city has to offer in one convenient list
- Sample itinerary

I've spent many Christmas breaks visiting family in the greater Detroit area, and winter is actually my favorite season to visit and has some of  my most favorite holiday traditions!

Featured in this guide

Local food
Healthy food
Photo spots
Group 31 Museums
Foodie favorites
Group 39 Art
Group 14 Hidden Gems
Group 38 Bike-friendly
Group 32 Historical
Group 33 Walkable
Group 13 Public transportation

Great for these trips

Cultural / Historical
Family with kids
Family without kids
Weekend Getaway


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  • Guide Architect

    Marie Hetherington

    Marie Hetherington

    Constantly looking to plan my next adventure! Also a wife, mining engineer, Harry Potter fanatic, chocolate lover, and cat + lizard mom :)

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