Fodor's 5 reasons to "go to Detroit right now" - Dallas News | myFOXdfw.com

Fodor's 5 reasons to "go to Detroit right now"

Posted: Updated:
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (myFOXDetroit.com) -

Shoutout to the "D!" Fodor's, a popular travel blog, lists five reasons tourists should take a trip to Detroit.

The Art

Fodor's highlights the impressive art scene here in Detroit, recommending the DIA, the Heidelberg Project, and the "Iron Teaching Rocks How to Rust" installation outside MBAD's African Bead Museum.

The Music

Music fans unite! Motown lovers or not, Detroit has musical history like no other city. Fodor's recommends, naturally, The Motown Museum and Bakers, the world's oldest jazz club.

The History

Detroit offers a wide range of museums. Fodor's recommends the Detroit Historical Museum, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, the Henry Ford Museum, and Greenfield Village.

The Sports

Detroiters sure do love our Lions, Tigers, Wings, and Pistons - and our spirit is showing. The article's writer also checked out a lesser-known sport in Detroit, feather bowling, at the Cadieux Cafe.

The Food

Going beyond the obvious Coney Dog, Detroit has so much more to offer your palette. (Hint: Think Mexicantown, Greektown, etc.) Specific restaurants Fodor's calls out are Green Dot Stables, Jacoby's, Supinos Pizzeria, The Whitney, Roma Cafe, Roasting Plant, Astro Coffee, Sugar House, and Slow's BarBQ. And, of course, if you're feeling like cooking up a meal of your own, visit Eastern Market.

For the full article click here.

What do you think? Comment below.
Did Fodor's hit the mark? Any place else you think deserves a shoutout? 

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • VP Joe Biden speaking in Detroit on Labor Day

    VP Joe Biden speaking in Detroit on Labor Day

    Monday, September 1 2014 10:29 AM EDT2014-09-01 14:29:13 GMT
    Vice President Joe Biden is in Detroit on Labor Day for the second time in three years. He addressed the crowd earlier this morning.
    Vice President Joe Biden is in Detroit on Labor Day for the second time in three years. He addressed the crowd earlier this morning.
  • RECALL: Kraft American Singles Cheese Slices

    RECALL: Kraft American Singles Cheese Slices

    Monday, September 1 2014 8:05 AM EDT2014-09-01 12:05:15 GMT
    Kraft voluntarily recalled 7,691 cases of its American Singles cheese product Friday because an ingredient was stored improperly by a supplier.
    Kraft voluntarily recalled 7,691 cases of its American Singles cheese product Friday because an ingredient was stored improperly by a supplier.
  • Minimum wage hike launches this Labor Day

    Minimum wage hike launches this Labor Day

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:30 AM EDT2014-09-01 11:30:54 GMT
    Minimum wage workers across metro Detroit and the rest of the state are getting a small raise this Labor Day.
    Minimum wage workers across metro Detroit and the rest of the state are getting a small raise this Labor Day.
Powered by WorldNow

KDFW FOX 4
400 N. Griffin Street
Dallas, Texas 75202

Main Station Directory:
(214) 720-4444
News Fax:
(214) 720-3263 or (214) 720-3333

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices