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Detroit RiverFront

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Address: 600 Renaissance Center, Detroit, MI
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Great way to see the heart of Detroit

Walk along the extended River Walk and see what makes the City of Detroit hum. You will be able to see art work on display, locals fishing along river, water fun to cool off in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Southgate, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Walk along the extended River Walk and see what makes the City of Detroit hum. You will be able to see art work on display, locals fishing along river, water fun to cool off in on a hot day and plenty of shady benches to rest on. On the weekends in the summer your sure to enjoy some sounds coming... More 

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Sand Lake, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Venue is located right on the river and the views are amazing. We attended the Jimmy Buffett concert and seating, view of stage and exits have room for improvement but with that being said Olympia Entertainment is listening to their customers and this will soon be "THEE" outdoor venue in all of Detroit area.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

The Detroit riverfront is a work on progress that keeps getting better. Jimmy Buffet brought a very large crowd to an open field area right along the river. It was fun to be a part of the mostly older crowd attending, hearing the great music and watching large ships navigate the Detroit river. Guessing there will be many more events... More 

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Manton, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Great place to go to a concert. Had a blast watching entertainment last night and enjoying the day long tailgating. (East Jefferson and Fort St area)

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Detroit, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

It is a plain site when there is not an event. It has historical markers along the way, art, there are seasonal facilities and vendors not plentiful. Now, there is a difference if you use it for running, biking or a stroll after dinner then the views are delightful. Yet, the riverfront is lively when there are events. That is... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Fabulous venue for music, festivals in the D. One of Detroit's best attractions! Great to visit, especially in summer!

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Clarkston, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Very nice walk on the Detroit River. One of the nice spots in the city of Detroit. Clean and nice views across to Windsor, Ontario. I haven't been down here at night, so I don't know how safe it is then. The daytime is very safe.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Just like the Canadian-US Boarder area in Niagara, the view from the Canadian side is much better! And that's not an insult to the USA side, it's just that you get a fantastic view of the Detroit River front best from Windsor Ontario in my opinion and we have seen them both. Windsor doesn't look as good as Detroit from... More 

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We strolled the river looking at Canada on one side and the skyscrapers of Detroit on our other side. It was a great day. There was a huge festival downtown with a line to get into it, so we just walked next to the river. It was a nice escape from the city.

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Easton, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Many stages to choose from, lots of vendors, unpretentious...just lots of good (electronic) music and DJs.

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Address: Address: 600 Renaissance Center, Detroit, MI
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit

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