Welcome to Welge Travel Report's Detroit city guide. Here you'll find the best of Detroit. WTR's Detroit map shows you the location of our favorite things to do in Detroit - including the Motown Museum and The GM Renaissance Center.
WTR's Carlota Cuisine describes the signature dish at Republic Tavern and what to order at Wright & Co.
Welge Travel Report Notables in Detroit
Getting around in Detroit
Public Transportation in Detroit
WTR's Tony Transit is sad to report the best way to get around Detroit is by car.
Shopping areas in Detroit
Our Shari Shopper says the best shopping is in the mid-town area. Shari says it has become a “shopper’s paradise”. Look for Shinola, Willys, Hugh and Nora and others.
People Watching areas in Detroit
WTR's Francois Flaneur says the best "PW" is Campus Martius Park, Royal Oak Framer’s Market, Greenfield Village and the riverfront
Beverages in Detroit
Cocktails are very popular and there are several wine bars that have small plate offerings. WTR's Winnie Winesnob says the best places to drink are Vertical Detroit, The Detroit Athletic Club, Atlas Global Bistro and Iridescense.
Dining in Detroit
TWR's Carlota Cuisine usually doesn't recommend steak houses but Detroit has the best steaks at the London Chop House - L: M-F, D: M-Sa, 155 W Congress, 313-962-0277
LCH lives up to the tradition of fine steak house.
Nightlife/Entertainment areas in Detroit
Our Shauna Showtime says the best nightlife is Downtown, Corktown and Greektown.
Convention center in Detroit
Cobo Center – 1 Washington Blvd
Business Information in Detroit
Here is help in regard to your business in Detroit: (http://www.degc.org/businesses/starting-a-new-business-in-detroit)
Exchange Rates (http://www.x-rates.com/)
Recognition for Detroit
We extend special thanks to the people who manage and/or own the institutions, museums and restaurants featured in our guides. In some instances we have relied on their descriptions and photos.
WTR' Ernie Exhibit provides information on special current exhibitions for our featured museums such as: The Detroit Institute of the Arts
March 30 to September 16, 2018 see Play Ball! Baseball at the DIA
Take a step back in time and celebrate the great American pastime of baseball at Play Ball! Baseball at the DIA, featuring items from the Michigan-based E. Powell Miller collection and the Detroit Institute of Arts. This exhibition commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Detroit Tigers’ 1968 World Series victory with memorabilia, baseball cards and collectibles. Visitors will also experience the extraordinary opportunity to view more than 500 baseball cards known as the “T206 White Border Set.” Miller’s collection of these vintage cards is noted for its rarity and superlative condition, and includes a Joe Doyle “error card” as well as the coveted and rare Honus Wagner card.