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  • Hear stories of Diego Rivera’s Detroit Industry murals at the Detroit Institute of Arts.

  • Henry Ford Museum shares America’s past through static and interactive exhibits.

  • Fishing, boating and charter services are abundant on Lake St. Clair.

  • See the rooms where Motown’s greatest hits were recorded in Detroit’s Motown Museum.

  • Shop downtown Rochester, home to some of metro Detroit’s most unique retailers.

Why America's Great Comeback City is Worth Coming - And Coming Back - To

Detroit is America’s great comeback city and the people who live, work and do business here will tell you why. Listen and watch as they describe all the things that are happening at every turn, and why The D’s revitalization and energy make it a great place to plan your next meeting.

Detroit. Discover amazing around every corner.

 

MICHIGAN ASSOCIATION of RECREATION VEHICLES and CAMPGROUNDS - BILL'S STORY | THE COMEBACK CITY

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-Bill Sheffer
Director, Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds

It’s roomy, conveniently connected to the 126-room Hyatt Place hotel and easy accessible by air and freeways. Just a few of the reasons why the Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds chooses Suburban Collection Showplace for their annual show year after year.

 

THE HENRY FORD - LEE'S STORY | THE COMEBACK CITY

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-Lee Cagle
Model T Driver, Greenfield Village at The Henry Ford

Riding in a vintage Model T is just the start of all the exciting experiences Detroit offers. From exploring musical history at the Motown Museum to a ball game at Comerica Park to the famous tastes of American Coney Island, Detroit always has something great to see and do.

 

MOTOWN MUSEUM - ALLEN'S STORY | THE COMEBACK CITY

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-Allen Rawls
Board of Trustees, Motown Museum

Detroit’s influence on the world just begins with the Motown Museum, which preserves the birthplace of a musical legacy that moved the world. The D is rich with stores of creativity and culture around every corner. Explore the energy and entrepreneurial spirit that makes America’s great comeback city such an energized and enriching place.

 

LAKE ST. CLAIR, MI - STEVE'S STORY | THE COMEBACK CITY

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-Steve Remias
President, MacRay Harbor Marina

Lake St. Clair is the heart of the Great Lakes. Its pristine waters and the surrounding area offer visitors a huge variety of outdoor activities. From fishing to boating to biking to great local parks and dining, fun abounds.

 

ROCHESTER, MI - KRISTI'S STORY | THE COMEBACK CITY

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-Kristi Trevarrow
Executive Director, Rochester DDA

From walkable downtowns like Rochester to multilevel malls and premium outlet centers, Detroit-area shopping offers the eclectic, trendy and classic. So whether you’re looking for unique boutiques, big name brands or a surprising discovery, you’ll find it here.

 

… of the arts, history, Cobo Center and total cool factors like @detroitrvrfrnt.
-@bestbybeth

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"Obviously, Detroit is the place to be when it comes to [manufacturing] technology." See Sam's testimonial.


— Sam Canning, Griffith University, Queensland, Australiaachers Association
… of the Motown music!
-@juliepplett

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… I love a great comeback story!
-@hrkest

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… the downtown transformation is truly amazing! Check out America’s greatest comeback city!
-@k2murphy

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… the newly renovated Cobo Center looks amazing and is a great venue for conventions!
-@debrajdraper

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… I want to be part of something amazing, a revitalization of making America great again.
-@cbello

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… I know how hard everybody has worked to make a great comeback.
-@rapoportgayle

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 "The city's industrial past is already giving way to a high tech future, and the excitement we've seen throughout the city ­ as well as the success that new tech firms have already had ­ is making the Big D one of the best places to launch a tech startup this year."


— Dan Blacharski, Techie.com editor-in-chief String

 

 

 

 

… I grew up there. I am amazed at all the new and wonderful things, especially Cobo Center.
-@davidwendya

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Fast Fact

Home of three major casino complexes in the downtown area: Greektown Casino, MGM Grand Detroit and Motor City Casino.