Detroit Vacations & Travel Packages!
A city in the US state of Michigan, Detroit is the largest city on the US-Canada border. This city is the busiest inland port in the country and has long been popular as the "metropolis of the automobile". For tourists, there is so much to see and do during Detroit vacation. This city is home to interesting museums, picturesque water views, fun outdoor activities and excellent restaurants. Weather-wise, the best time to visit Detroit is the spring and autumn season i.e. from April to May and October to November. These seasons bring in pleasant average weather. The month of May hosts the one of the most critically acclaimed music celebrations “Movement”, an electronic music festival, witnessing more 100,000 music buffs. Summer season from June to September is the peak-tourist season in Detroit. Summer time remains warm and humid. The outdoor activities such as fishing, boating, biking, can be enjoyed during these months. Winters, from late December to March, are long and severe with occasional snowstorms accompanied with rainfalls. The famous and most visited annual “Auto Show”, held in winters, makes sure the frozen streets to come back to life for two weeks in January. To avoid paying extra, tourists should book their Detroit vacation package in advance especially if traveling during the peak season.
Places of interests in Detroit
Detroit Institute of Arts:
An apt place to visit for art lovers, Detroit Institute of Arts features the permanent collection including art of Africa, the art and culture of the Near East, art of Oceania and Indigenous Americas, exhibits based on American art and culture, and numerous collections from medieval Europe. This collection at this place comprises a number of masterpieces of European paintings, encompassing works by Van Gogh, Rembrandt, Picasso, and Matisse.
Well known as the home of the Detroit Tigers baseball team, Comerica Park is a combination ballpark, baseball museum, and a theme park. A Ferris wheel, a carousel, a museum of baseball history, and a huge water feature in center field are some of the major attractions of this park.
Henry Ford Estate:
Once a home of automaker Henry Ford, Henry Ford Estate is in the Detroit suburb of Dearborn. This estate also comprises a man-made-lake, a summer house, staff cottages, pony barn, skating house, gatehouse, greenhouse, vegetable garden, root cellar, a "Santa's workshop", peony and gardens, and five hundred birdhouses.