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Detroit RiverFront, Detroit

4.5
Mingle with the locals, enjoy the views, and go for a stroll along Detroit RiverFront. This is one of the most popular hangout spots in the city, and you'll see many people fishing, jogging, and riding bikes next to the water. It's hard to beat this spot's views of Windsor, Ontario, on the Canadian side of the Detroit River. Choose a restaurant for a meal or a drink, or hop onto one of the boat tours if you're up for some sightseeing. The riverfront regularly hosts different events, celebrations, and music festivals. Check the events schedule online if you want to plan your visit accordingly, and join the party at the riverfront. Plan my day in Detroit using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.
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  • When I was young the entire lakefront was pretty much taken up by factories with big chimneys. Little by little, the chimneys have disappeared and a path starting roughly at Hart Plaza now follows the...  more »
  • Nice easy place to walk with great view of river and Canada to the south. Paved path and lots to see. Relaxing place to stroll.  more »
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  • The riverfront in Detroit is a beautiful place to go for a walk and enjoy the outdoors. Even in August the walkway wasn't that busy so my girlfriend and I were able to enjoy a peaceful walk right along the river. There are a number of places that you can sit down and relax along the way. The scenery is beautiful and the views of Windsor are amazing! Would love to return with a bicycle and further explore the Detroit Riverfront. Definitely recommend visiting if you're looking for something to do in Detroit during your trip.
  • Our family spent a wonderful hot day at the Riverwalk. The breeze was cool, the sun was shining, ice cream and slushies were refreshingly cold. The little one played in the fountain jets until cold and had a great time. A must for future family outings.

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