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Discover Detroit

The city of Detroit, recently featured by Independent in the UK, is buzzing with new life and activity. Detroit is undergoing a major revitalization, bringing renewed excitement and energy to the area. Visit us and experience first-hand the vibrant cultural and sports scenes, an array of unique shops and stores, and the world-class restaurants making the Motor City such a great place to live and learn. There are all kinds of fun things to do and see: Campus Martius, the Riverwalk, the Slow Roll bike ride and Eastern Market, to name a few. Come experience the real Detroit! 

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Detroit on a Dime

Detroit on a dime. Free Things to do in Detroit

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When the Day Goes Dark

When the Day Goes Dark. Nightlife in Detroit

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Ride On! Biking in Metro Detroit

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Friday June 18, 2021
Experience Juneteenth in metro Detroit!
Experience Juneteenth in metro Detroit!
Juneteenth is here and there is much to celebrate, learn and reflect on.   First, ...

Wednesday June 16, 2021
Long night? 5 Delicious Late Night Eats in Detroit
Long night? 5 Delicious Late Night Eats in Detroit
Detroit is the place to be for an incredibly fun night, but we all know ...

Friday June 11, 2021
8 Most Iconic Burger Joints in Metro Detroit
8 Most Iconic Burger Joints in Metro Detroit
There are a lot of places to grab a burger in Detroit and the metro ...

Wednesday June 02, 2021
Bedrock Detroit Presents: ‘Monroe Street Midway’
Bedrock Detroit Presents: ‘Monroe Street Midway’
‘Monroe Street Midway’ to bring sports courts, live DJs and Detroit’s only outdoor roller rink ...

Wednesday June 02, 2021
For the Love of Dessert: Where to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth in metro Detroit
For the Love of Dessert: Where to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth in metro Detroit
We may be known for coneys, Motown music, cars and much more, but the dessert ...

Thursday May 27, 2021
6 Events in Metro Detroit for Memorial Day Weekend 2021
6 Events in Metro Detroit for Memorial Day Weekend 2021
Memorial weekend 2021 in metro Detroit is going to look a little different this year. ...

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Detroit Experience Factory

New to Detroit and ready to explore? The Detroit Experience Factory has a "not your average" tour for you. Both free and ticketed tours will give you an inside look into the neighborhoods, landmarks and businesses that make up Detroit’s past and present. 

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Visit Campus Online, Anytime

Whether you are planning your visit, or awaiting your date to campus, you can always take a sneak peek online with YouVisit. Explore our history and grounds, then scour the vibrant streets of Detroit.

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