Stop “In the Name of Love” at Motown Museum
Step back in time as you stand in the original recording studio, Studio A, where Motown’s greatest hits were recorded by legends like Diana Ross and the Supremes, Smokey Robinson, The Temptations and Marvin Gaye. See original stage uniforms worn by famous Motown performers, sheet music, vintage promotional materials, rare photos, and other important Motown artifacts.
Explore the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
The largest museum of its kind, the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History houses exceptional collections and innovative exhibits celebrating significant events and the achievements of African Americans. Key Detroiter’s are hailed, and the long-term exhibition, And Still We Rise: Our Journey Through African American History and Culture, features more than 20 galleries that transport visitors through time and across geographic boundaries to experience the horrors the transport of slaves, the metro The railway and the victories of emancipation. Every August, the Charles H. Wright hosts the African World Festival, a three-day celebration attracting more than 150,000 people with music, performances, art, dance, food and more Again.
Lose yourself at the Detroit Institute of Arts
the IAD has been a beacon of culture for the Detroit area for over a century, with more than 658,000 square feet including more than 100 galleries. The DIA’s collection ranks among the top six in the United States and is a must-see when visiting, especially the magnificent Rivera Court, with Detroit industry murals by artist Diego Rivera, painted in 1932 to 1933. Take a short stroll across the street to visit the main branch of the Detroit Public Library and admire the dramatic entrance and wall rooms of this majestic Italian Renaissance structure.
Roar with the Detroit Lions at Ford Field
Home of the Detroit Lions, Ford Field was completed in 2002, seats 65,000 people and hosts events such as concerts, conventions, trade shows, competitions and more. A one-hour tour gives you a behind-the-scenes look at this impressive stadium, including the sight of an athlete on the pitch as you walk through the tunnel to stand on the turf.
Get your last shopping at Great Lakes Crossing
Combining the hottest concepts in entertainment and dining with an unparalleled offering of more than 200 exciting, value-oriented, regularly priced stores, Great Lakes Crossing Outlets features six themed and architecturally distinctive zones in a 1.4 million square feet. Great Lakes Crossing Outlets is the largest enclosed mall in the Detroit metro area and brings many “firsts” to Michigan, including Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World (five football fields of outdoor gear and shopping fun) , Legoland Discovery Center Michigan, Sea Life Michigan Aquarium, Disney Store Outlet, Rainforest Café, Steve Madden, J. Crew Factory, Coach Factory, and Victoria’s Secret Outlet, to name a few.