Detroit Region of Michigan

Michigan Region 1: Detroit Area includes Monroe, Washtenaw and Wayne Counties

Region 1: Detroit Area

Michigan Life's Region 1

Michigan Life's Region 1 is the southeastern corner of our state and home to our largest city: Detroit. From Detroit's Riverfront you can enjoy both the skyline of the city and of neighbors across the border in Windsor, Canada. Some of the most visited attractions include professional sports teams including the Detroit Lions Football, Comerica Park: Home of the Detroit Tigers Baseball, Travel to The Palace in Auburn Hills to see Professional Basketball with the Detroit Pistons and don't forget the NHL Hockey Team Detroit Red Wings there are also a number of historical attractions including The Henry Ford Museum, Motown Museum and the Detroit Institute of Arts. Families are never lacking family activities such as the Detroit Zoo, Detroit Institute of Arts. star gazing at the Michigan Science Center or a outing to the Detroit Riverfront or any of the Metro Parks.

What to See and Do in Region 1 Detroit Area

It’s time to SCREAM at Detroit's famous haunted house.

2021 Opening Date: September 24th 2021

2022 Dates: TBA

Deranged Haunts opening weekend will be Friday, September 24th and Saturday, September 25th in 2021

Open Daily 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m

The Henry Ford provides unique educational experiences based on authentic objects, stories, and lives from America’s traditions of ingenuity, resourcefulness, and innovation. Our purpose is to inspire people to learn from these traditions to help shape a better future.

Currently Closed For Ongoing Construction

Motown Museum is located on West Grand Boulevard in Detroit—east of Rosa Parks Boulevard and west of Woodward Ave. and the John C. Lodge Expressway (M-10).

The Detroit International RiverWalk spans more than three miles, from Rose Parks Blvd. to the Belle Isle Bridge, along the Detroit River you can spend time walking or biking through the well designed path and gardens to enjoy the nature and fall splendor.

Saturday & Sunday
October 9 & 10, 2021
10am-5pm

Our weekend festival features live music, activities, games, demonstrations and a tractor drawn wagon ride. You can also enjoy delicious eats & treats from one of the visiting food trucks. In our General Store you can purchase beverages, old time candy & other snacks

Labor Day - First week of November

Since 1977, Plymouth Orchards & Cider Mill has been the local cider mill for families to enjoy fresh-pressed apple cider, fresh-made donuts, crispy caramel apples, icy apple cider slushies, fresh organic apples, baked pies and a fun farm experience.

Maybury Riding Stable offer guided horse rentals to the public through Maybury State Park in Northville, Mi. We have Pony Rides, Summer Camps, and Guided Trail Rides. Take a look at our website for more information or give us a call. We are open April - November - weather permitting.

Built in 1931 by Henry Ford as the first airport hotel in the United States, The Dearborn Inn is located on 23 acres of country gardens and is steps from The Henry Ford and Greenfield Village.

The Mitten Cafe & Bakeshop serves breakfast, lunch and is a full service bakery specializing custom cakes including weddings. We’re a family owned business that prides ourselves on our tasty recipes and friendly service.

FEBRUARY 24-27, 2022

Lake time and sunshine abound at The Cottage & Lakefront Living Show. Prepare for summer at this pre-season destination for property and vacation homeowners or those looking to buy, build, rent or maintain cottage and lakefront property.

The structure is in good condition considering it was built in 1906. It stands 40 feet tall and was deactivated in 1963. The octagonal white tower is beautiful, each face is sided with horizontal wood strips like clapboards on an old house. Near the middle the structure angles inward and narrows. The eight sided lantern room is empty now.

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