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Detroit RiverFront

600 Renaissance Center, Detroit, MI
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Ranked #13 of 87 Attractions in Detroit
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks
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Jaipur, India
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14 reviews 14 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

I've been to many sea and riverfront but this one is special. Library, chairs, sculptures and greenery are few special things to mention. Emergency posts at almost every 50 feet shows concern for human being. It is so clean, that you wish to visit it time and again.

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Harrow, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
17 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

My wife and I had a long walk in Downtown. We liked the river front with various boats (including an old "mississipi style" 5 deck boat cruising around). There are a couple of restaurants with a view on the river, and a long walk going north. Children were playing with a fountain with water streams popping up from dozens of... More

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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46 reviews 46 reviews
12 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Totally impressed; scenic views of the river which was clean and was having speedboat races! Areas for fishing, concerts, dog walking and a small cafe area. Very nice

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The sun on your face and the river breezes in your hair... the riverwalk is a must experience for that leisurely stroll. The riverwalk is brimming with activities and the river is bursting with freighters, yachts, speedboats, fishing boats, and the like. There are concerts and dinner boats cruises , and of course, the Canadian experience from the Detroit side.... More

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93 reviews 93 reviews
91 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The riverfront is beautiful and there was a jazz fesirival going on when we were there the river is beautiful and feel safe at least walking along the river you can get to the GM building from the riverfront too

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Sacramento
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46 reviews 46 reviews
26 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The view all along the river front of Windsor was great. Lots of bike riders, walkers and runners. Be sure to check it out.

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Detroit, Michigan
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4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great people watching, beautiful river, and the William Millekin park with its wetlands restoration is fantastic.

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Detroit, Michigan
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Beautiful view of Windsor, Ontario Canada. Very serene and scenic area to take a walk. Detroit is truly and upcoming City, there an area where the kids were running in and out the water as well as a park and ample seating for breaks or to sit and enjoy the views.

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Brighton, Michigan, United States
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The Riverfront is such an fun and enjoyable addition to Detroit! it is clean, beautiful scenery and nice to walk along and enjoy.

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Michigan
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58 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Safe place in the motor city. The area is beautiful, and has stunning views of nearby Windsor. This one of the best attractions in Detroit.

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