Detroit Metro Area for Families
Collected by Max Power
Detroit is a city with a fascinating history that’s once again on the rise. Get an education at the Automotive Hall of Fame, taste the city’s multicultural cuisine, and check out the local art scene, and you’ll find more than enough reasons to come back.
23811 Eureka Rd, Taylor, MI 48180, USA
Dare you dig into Dave’s "All-American BBQ Feast"? Loose pants and a hefty appetite are essential for this gargantuan feed that takes in a hefty selection of the menu, from ribs and brisket to a country-roasted chicken, plus a cavalcade of sides...
North Terminal, Gate D14, Detroit, MI 48242, USA
Embrace the fun at this "pack ‘em in and pile ‘em high" casual dining spot in the heart of the entertainment district. On match and concert days it’s a crazy scene, so expect lines and just enjoy the people-watching opportunities. On the menu,...
12710 W Warren Ave, Dearborn, MI 48126, USA
Al-Ameer restaurant has one of the finest reputations in the metro Detroit area for Middle Eastern cuisine. And that's saying something in a neighborhood that's home to America's largest Arab American community! Owners recommend visitors order the...
3600 Heidelberg St, Detroit, MI 48207, USA
Detroit artist Tyree Guyton took a look around his neighborhood and was unhappy with what he saw. So he decided to do something about it. The Heidelberg Project, a public art display exploding across Heidelberg Street in eastern Detroit, is the...
114 W Lafayette Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226, USA
Philly has its cheesesteaks; New York, its bagels with lox. Locals in these places are seemingly born with a precise vernacular and ingrained cultural etiquette on how to order these food items. Detroiters are not left without their regional...
2200 W Lafayette Blvd, Detroit, MI 48216, USA
With just over a year in business, Green Dot Stables is still new, but owner Jacques and his wife took over a building in Corktown that isn't. Instead, they took it from abandoned and historical to historical but fresh. The interior still retains...
1340 Atwater St, Detroit, MI 48207, USA
Sure, Detroit is known for automobiles. But to get under the hood of the city, head to Wheelhouse Detroit, the epicenter of the city's cyclists. Wheelhouse can provide rental bikes and gear for independent-minded travelers looking to explore their...
23700 Michigan Ave, Dearborn, MI 48124, USA
Ground beef, a bun, and some melted Velveeta - the famous burger at Miller's Bar in Dearborn, Michigan, doesn't aspire to be anything but delicious. It's been named "Best Burger" multiple times by the Detroit Hour and earned the title of "Best...
Eastern Market, Detroit, MI, USA
The eat-fresh, know-your-farmer trend that's sweeping the United States hasn't skipped over Detroit. But lest you think Eastern Market is just like the pokey farmer's markets cropping up all over the country, know this: Eastern Market is an entire...
440 Burroughs St #129, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
D:hive is a walk-in center for residents of Detroit and visitors to the city, conveniently located on Woodward Avenue in the heart of downtown. A large wall map highlights the different sections of the city and what each has to offer, pop-up shops...
5200 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
New York, Washington D.C., and Chicago get a lot of the good press when it comes to the arts and art museums, but the Detroit Institute of Arts helps Detroit give these cities a run for their money. The diverse collection is spread out over 100...
14300 W Warren Ave, Dearborn, MI 48126, USA
The word “bakery” implies a small, cozy place stocked with loaves of bread; the phrase “baked goods emporium” might be more applicable to Shatila, one of metro Detroit’s most beloved institutions. In fact, it's so beloved by locals and visitors...
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