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Detroit RiverFront, Detroit

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Pier / Boardwalk · Tourist Spot
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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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  • Detroit river side front is one the best place for walk beautiful and safe clean and wonderful must to see ! 
    Detroit river side front is one the best place for walk beautiful and safe clean and wonderful must to see !  more »
  • Easy walking along the Detroit River waterfront overlooking Windsor Canada. Good place for a bike ride. 
    Easy walking along the Detroit River waterfront overlooking Windsor Canada. Good place for a bike ride.  more »
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  • Got up early for a few sunrises while there on my visit. Great spot to watch the sun come up over Canada to wake up Detroit.
  • Yes, I'm not a local so I won't be up to speed on the myriad problems that plague the city of Detroit. But I live in Los Angeles, a city that will crumble under the weight of its unsustainable policies in the next two decades, and all you hear about LA is wonderful things. So I think I can say that the Riverfront in Detroit was bomb.

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