Places to Go in Detroit, MI

Taking a day off from class?
Enjoy one of these active adventure destinations in Detroit.


1. The Riverfront

When is the last time you took some time to enjoy the riverfront? You can walk, run or ride a bike from Eastern Market straight to the riverfront and get glimpses of great public art in the process.

2. Belle Isle Park

2 Inselruhe Ave
Detroit, MI 48207

Looking to participate in some outdoor activities? This is the place to be. And don’t forget, there is a zoo, aquarium and conservatory to visit. 

3. Greenfield Village

20900 Oakwood Boulevard
Dearborn, MI 48124

If you want to tap into the area’s history, there’s no place better than Greenfield Village. Plus, there are a ton of events happening during the season. 

4. Detroit Zoo

8450 W 10 Mile Rd
Royal Oak, MI 48067

Connect with your inner-child by spending a day at the Detroit Zoo. Did you know? The Detroit Zoo was the first zoo in the United States to use barless exhibits extensively.

5. Eastern Market

This list wouldn’t be complete without mentioning Eastern Market. It is one of the oldest and largest year-round public markets in the United States.


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