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Detroit RiverFront

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Address: 600 Renaissance Center, Detroit, MI
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+1 313-396-7000

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What a great place to spend the day

I really love visiting the Detroit riverfront area. It's a great place for a walk, a picnic, checking out some historical markers, taking in the views of the river, the bridge... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Detroit, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I really love visiting the Detroit riverfront area. It's a great place for a walk, a picnic, checking out some historical markers, taking in the views of the river, the bridge, and the overall area. It's is very well kept and clean. We like to visit often during spring/summer/fall.

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Hazel Park
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The waterfront is very scenic. The plants were decorative and beautiful. Really clean, not at all like Detroit.

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Grandville, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a nice time walking along the river and checking out the historic plaques in hart plaza. It was a sunny day with great views across the river to Canada and of the ambassador bridge.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

There is a nice area to walk along the river. Best time to go is definitely not in the winter! :) if you want a nice afternoon stroll this could work.

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Thank Christina G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Renaissance Center is a case Study of a Project of how to kill a Downtown. Why? Because, it is not engaging the Pedestrian but is a Monolythic Block of Buildings with access through a Garage. It cost over a Billion , built by Ford...revently bought by GM for its Intl Corporate HQ for a Fraction (120$ Million) of its... More 

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Port Clinton, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to walk and take in Canada from across the water way. Also situated close to the civic center and other attractions.

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Thank Patrick M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This walk was very nice and even comes with a view of Canada (Across the river). There are alot of photo opportunities at close by Hart Square. It was 25° and breezy when we were there so dress warm if you are going in January.

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Jackson, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Ran through the riverfront for a 5K race and spent some time hanging around after. Beautiful walk along the river, even in the winter. Nicely landscaped, well maintained, and plenty of places to stop for a rest. This would be a great hangout on a nice summer day.

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the gems of the cit of Detroit. Continues to develop and grow. Great place to spend part of your day on a beautiful spring, summer or fall day! The city is finally taking advantage of its riverfront, and man what a charm it is! Highly recommended!

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Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lived here all my live very interesting and wild city especially for young 18 to 30 on weekends.Our casino is comparable to Las Vegas casinos since it's huge and always full with great shows.

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