This is the site of many free summer weekend festivals and concerts. While there, check out the sculpture of Joe Louis' mighty fist.
It's another communal hot spot downtown, with an outdoor ice rink in winter, and eating areas, concerts and films in summer.
GM's glossy, cloud-poking headquarters is a fine place to mooch off the free wi-fi, take a free hour-long tour (Monday through Friday at...
Joe Louis Arena
The much-loved Red Wings play pro ice hockey at this arena where, if you can wrangle tickets, you might witness the strange...
Lafayette Coney Island
The 'coney' – a hot dog smothered with chili and onions – is a Detroit specialty. When the craving strikes (and it will), take care of...
People Mover information
As mass transit, the monorail's 3-mile loop on elevated tracks around downtown won't get you very far. As a tourist attraction, it's a sweet ride providing great views of the city and riverfront.