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Detroit RiverFront

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Address: 600 Renaissance Ctr, Detroit, MI 48243-1815
Phone Number: 3133967000
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A Must See and Do

I thoroughly enjoyed the riverfront, there are chairs by the plentiful, including lounge chairs and picnic chairs, as an added bonus there is a bike rental shop, and book houses... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Newport News, Virginia
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Newport News, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I thoroughly enjoyed the riverfront, there are chairs by the plentiful, including lounge chairs and picnic chairs, as an added bonus there is a bike rental shop, and book houses sporadically placed, where you can bring a book and take a book... Something for all to do... I even got my faced drawn by a local artist while taking a... More 

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St. Louis, Missouri, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a great day so we bought lunch at Panera and sat under a umbrella and enjoyed the scenery ! Afterwards we walked the riverfront. Enjoyed seeing power boats, sailboats and the river traffic! Great views of Canada too!

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kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We popped to Detroit and stumbled across a jazz festival on the waterfront. The place was buzzing, was a shame we didn't have more time.

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Thank Deb B
Evansville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I felt very safe walking the riverfront. It was a great way to pace yourself walking or walking. I enjoyed looking at the river and watching the water transportation. I enjoyed seeing Canada from this view.

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Oakville, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice place to walk along when you go out for a stroll. Not much was happening when I went Sunday afternoon, but the waters were beautiful!

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Thank AKAshon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved our time here💙💚💜❤️💛 Take a day out to relax.. explore.. take it all in.. born in Highland Park.. been here many times years ago.. the transformation is BEAUTIFUL!

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Thank Karen L
Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at the Crowne Plaza and it was a great weather night so we hopped on the People Mover and got off at the Ren Cen and walked the waterfront back to the hotel. Lots of people were out walking and on bikes. Security was around and it felt very safe. We enjoyed it so much we did... More 

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Thank tygram
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Detroit Riverfront is great for a stroll or run. There are a lot of interesting photos and natural landscape that is well kept and enjoyable. There is a volleyball court there that you can rent for a party and a refreshment /concession stand nearby. Pretty darn cool!

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Thank Mary Ellen B
Jackson, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Two weekends ago we visited Detroit to enjoy the Jazz Festival. (Having attended grad school at Wayne almost 50 years ago, I am familiar with Detroit. I was there during some of its darkest moments--riots--and some of its greatest moments--World Series.). It is a city on the rise. The river front is emblematic of the rise. It is a beautiful,... More 

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Bolingbrook, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The jazz festival had four stages in which 3 of them were near the water. The view was beautiful and so relaxing. You could sit on the pier and listen to music from the closes stage next to the pier. We looked over and so Windsor Canada.

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