Flights to Detroit: need to know
Cheap airline tickets to Detroit
Detroit is a city that hasn't gotten the attention it deserves. Home to Motown and America's automotive industry, it’s an interesting and quite alternative place to spend your vacation! Start with cheap flights to Detroit Metro Airport (DTW) onboard Spirit Air, US Airways, United Airlines, Airtran Air, among others.
When to book the cheapest flights to Detroit
It's best to book flights to Detroit at least 2-3 months in advance to secure the best price. As for the best time to visit, summers are ideal, unless you like the bone-chilling cold and snow up to your shoulders!
- Peak season: Summer, typically June to August.
- Low season: Winters are very cold and snowy in Detroit, so it’s best to avoid them.
A flight to Detroit from New York takes 2 hours.
Experience Detroit: sights, tours and activities
Detroit is experiencing a total regeneration right now and has so much to offer with new attractions, museums and a buzzing theatre and performing arts scene. Detroit is the birthplace of American electro music, so get ready to party with the industry's greatest DJs!
Essentials in Detroit
Downtown architecture: Detroit is a great place to see stunning works of art in the street. The Wayne County Building is the best surviving example of Roman Baroque architecture in the country while the Fisher Building is a fine example from the Art Deco era. The Guardian Building mosaic interior is also a must-see.
Corktown: This is the oldest part of Detroit and was home to many of the country’s first Irish immigrants as they arrived in the US to settle in the New World. Michigan's Central Station is located here, along with the Tigers Stadium.
Greektown: As you can guess, there are plenty of Greeks living in this part of the city. If you're looking for the best Greek cooking outside of Athens, you'll find it here along with some of the city's best nightlife. Great food and great parties, what else could you want?
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Hotels and accommodation in Detroit
Detroit offers a wide selection of hotels in all ranges. Styles range from riverside elegance, old world charm to modern, chic and luxurious. It's best to book your hotel in Detroit as far in advance as possible to avoid disappointment.