November 08, 2018

25 places every Detroiter should take out-of-towners

So you have guests staying with you, and they want to see the city... what do you do? Plenty, that's what.

Read on for our 25 picks of things you should do with out-of-towners — you just may find yourself falling in love with the D all over again, too.

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Bad Luck Bar
1218 Griswold St, Detroit, MI 48226
If you’re feeling a little bad, head to this hard-to-find speak easy which makes specialty Tarot-card themed cocktails.
Photo courtesy of @badluckbar

Bad Luck Bar


1218 Griswold St, Detroit, MI 48226
If you’re feeling a little bad, head to this hard-to-find speak easy which makes specialty Tarot-card themed cocktails.
Photo courtesy of @badluckbar
Fisher Building
3011 W Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48202
This Art Deco skyscraper designed by Albert Kahn is New Center’s crowning glory.
Photo courtesy of @brucedamonte

Fisher Building


3011 W Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48202
This Art Deco skyscraper designed by Albert Kahn is New Center’s crowning glory.
Photo courtesy of @brucedamonte
A tour of West Village
Detroit, MI 48214
This adorable Detroit neighborhood is full of cute restaurants, homes, and boutique businesses that you’ll just gush over.
Photo courtesy of @ctdetroit

A tour of West Village


Detroit, MI 48214
This adorable Detroit neighborhood is full of cute restaurants, homes, and boutique businesses that you’ll just gush over.
Photo courtesy of @ctdetroit
Cafe D’Mongos
1439 Griswold St, Detroit, MI 48226
If you want to hear a good story, head to this eclectic downtown bar that is decorated in local Detroit history.
Photo courtesy of @cafedmongo

Cafe D’Mongos


1439 Griswold St, Detroit, MI 48226
If you want to hear a good story, head to this eclectic downtown bar that is decorated in local Detroit history.
Photo courtesy of @cafedmongo
Detroit Vegan Soul
8029 Agnes St, Detroit, MI 48214
This soul food meets vegan fusion is a great destination for foodies.
Photo courtesy of @detvegansoul

Detroit Vegan Soul


8029 Agnes St, Detroit, MI 48214
This soul food meets vegan fusion is a great destination for foodies.
Photo courtesy of @detvegansoul
Belle Isle
East Jefferson Ave, Detroit, MI 48207
The 982-acre island park is Detroit’s greatest recreational gem. With hiking trails, swimming beaches, and an aquarium, Belle Isle is worth exploring year-round. 
Photo courtesy of @belleislestat

Belle Isle


East Jefferson Ave, Detroit, MI 48207
The 982-acre island park is Detroit’s greatest recreational gem. With hiking trails, swimming beaches, and an aquarium, Belle Isle is worth exploring year-round.
Photo courtesy of @belleislestat
Fowling Warehouse
3901 Christopher St, Hamtramck, MI 48211
Football? Bowling? Who knows but it’s a damn good time.
Photo courtesy of @fowlingwarehouse
Gather
1454 Gratiot Ave, Detroit, MI 48207
Gather is leading the small plate renaissance nestled between Detroit’s Eastern Market and Lafayette Park neighborhoods.
Photo courtesy of @gather_collect

Gather


1454 Gratiot Ave, Detroit, MI 48207
Gather is leading the small plate renaissance nestled between Detroit’s Eastern Market and Lafayette Park neighborhoods.
Photo courtesy of @gather_collect
Red Dunn Kitchen
1331 Trumbull Ave #100, Detroit, MI 48216
Located in Detroit’s boutique Trumbull & Porter hotel, Redd Dunn offers a compelling New American food menu.
Photo courtesy of @reddunnkitchen

Red Dunn Kitchen


1331 Trumbull Ave #100, Detroit, MI 48216
Located in Detroit’s boutique Trumbull & Porter hotel, Redd Dunn offers a compelling New American food menu.
Photo courtesy of @reddunnkitchen
Sister Pie
8066 Kercheval Ave, Detroit, MI 48214
There’s pie, and then there’s Sister Pie. Treat your friends to a little slice of heaven.
Photo courtesy of @sisterpiedetroit

Sister Pie


8066 Kercheval Ave, Detroit, MI 48214
There’s pie, and then there’s Sister Pie. Treat your friends to a little slice of heaven.
Photo courtesy of @sisterpiedetroit