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Detroit RiverFront

Address: 600 Renaissance Center, Detroit, MI
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Ranked #11 of 69 Attractions in Detroit
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks, Sights & Landmarks

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Detroit, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Extremely !!!!!!!! PEACEFUL, for me water helps me to relaxed i this ever moving micro - wave society. So, when i want to unwind l drive to the Detroit River Front & enjoy the VIEW.

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Olathe
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96 reviews 96 reviews
38 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Parking garage right at the gm bldg. across the street from the river walk, Its beautiful and well maintained. Well lighted although I wasn't there at dark but I could see all the lights. Nice to take some skyline photos of Canada at Windsor too.

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Detroit, Michigan
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

It is a great place to walk, think and just look at the beautiful Detroit river. The apartments are just magnificent and when I lived here I never wanted to leave because the people mover was near by, joe louis arena and so many other downtown events. Still the fact that I had my own marketplace and own eatery made... More 

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Houston, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We were in Detroit for half a day to catch a connecting flight to Europe and rented a car to drive around the city. Needless to say, we were very much surprised to see the city's decay. (Mind you, we were worn of this but seeing it with our own eyes and camera lens made it more impressionable). Driving around... More 

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Southfield
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Here is a beautiful place to relax and enjoy your day! There is bike rental for riding, carousel ride, hot dogs and ice cream to eat. Fun place to go anytime of the year.

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Detroit, Michigan
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9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Though you may drive through some unsavory neighborhoods to get there this is the place to start if you want top show anyone the best side of Detroit. Park at the "Free Parking" between the city and Bell Isle, then walk towards the Renaissance Center, take a look at the GM display downstairs and one walk through the food court... More 

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Amanda, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

My son had fun riding his bike on the path and seeing the sights. It's very nice here and it's kept clean, which was a surprise to me. With such a big city I had feared that it would be trashy like NY, I was mistaken.

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Brandon, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We took a driving tour of Lake Erie, Dearborn, Detroit, etc on a weekend during our visit to Detroit, and this was a noteworthy site. It's really nothing worth a special trip, but worth a stop to say you saw it if seeing other places downtown like Belle Isle, Ford Field, and some of the landmark buildings. To be fair,... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

If you like to walk and I do... Detroit's RiverFront walking path is the best place in the city to do this. It's a total of 3 miles (just under 5kms) of length from GM's Ren Cen to Belle Island. There are a few stops and photo points along the way and in warm weather then you can even hang... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Detroit has struggled for years with its economy. And is fighting to bring this wonderful and historic city back to a thriving community, for businesses, for tourisim and for families. Visiting the city in November was encouraging because after our experience....we want to go back!!!

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