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Detroit Michigan Transportation - Detroit is a beautiful city steeped in its history, including the Henry Ford and Greenfield Village, Motown Historical Museum, and the Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit is called Motor City for a reason – but in recent years, Detroit has grown into much more than that. The city is a stunning metropolis of restaurants, clubs, and of course – magnificent shopping.

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The Detroit Metropolitan Airport (www.metroairport.com) is Detroit’s central airport. Cab service to Detroit is very inexpensive. Additionally, most major rental companies are available – cars are highly recommended to get anywhere in Detroit other than downtown. The SMART bus system offers shuttle service from near the terminals on the outer roadway near the Smith Terminal. (www.smartbus.org).

Detroit doesn’t have any significant public transportation other than the elevated People Mover Train that loops around the downtown area. This is a great way to see the downtown tourist sites, and rides are very inexpensive. However to travel anywhere outside of the downtown area, you will need a car.

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Detroit Interesting Facts

  • Home to Motown sound founded by Berry Gordy Jr. in 1957.
  • Detroit had the first mile of a paved concrete road in 1909.
  • Detroit had the nation’s first urban freeway in 1942.
  • Home to the oldest state fair in the U.S. in 1849.
  • Detroit residents consume the most potato chips than any other city in the world.
  • Detroit has the largest island park within a city in the U.S.
  • Detroit has the world’s only floating post office, the J.W. Westcott II.
  • Detroit had the world’s first auto traffic tunnel between two nations.
  • Detroit is home to the second tallest hotel in North America.
  • The first soda in the United States was created in Detroit by a pharmacist.
  • Detroit was the first city in the nation to assign individual phone numbers in 1879.
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Booking a hotel in Detroit Michigan is simple to do. You can make your online Detroit Michigan hotel reservation here.
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Detroit Map

Detroit Map If you would like to see a map of Detroit Michigan click on the image to the right. Here we have a great interactive city map of Detroit Michigan.

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Detroit WeatherWhy not watch a live broadcast of the weather forcast in Detroit Michigan. You can watch the weather forcast to help plan your vacation.

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