• Bicycling by the Spirit of Detroit
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  • Detroit skyline at night

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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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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Thursday September 24, 2020
Wanna Watch a Game? These Are the Best Sports Bars in Metro Detroit
Wanna Watch a Game? These Are the Best Sports Bars in Metro Detroit
Detroit is one of the best sports cities in the country. We have all four ...

Wednesday September 16, 2020
Where to Safely Celebrate Oktoberfest in Detroit
Where to Safely Celebrate Oktoberfest in Detroit
Oktoberfest rolls around each fall, and you don’t have to be in Munich to celebrate. ...

Tuesday September 15, 2020
10 Uniquely Detroit Start Ups that Give Back to the Community
10 Uniquely Detroit Start Ups that Give Back to the Community
Detroit is a city known for its innovative, scrappy, self-starter attitude. Which means it’s the ...

Friday September 11, 2020
Detroit Rebound Series: Michigan Science Center
We’re excited to talk with Christian Greer, President and CEO of the Michigan Science Center. ...

Friday September 11, 2020
Detroit Rebound Series: Detroit Institute of Arts
We’re excited to see the Detroit Institute of Arts re-open to the public! Listen in ...

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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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