Detroit is the largest city in the state of Michigan and lies on the northwest bank of the Detroit River. The city is well known for its auto industry, restaurants, museums, theater, and places of historical interest. If you are visiting Detroit for business or pleasure consider touring the city in style by using a luxury limousine service. You can arrange for the knowledgeable professionals at A Limo World to pick you up at the airport, get you safely to your hotel and be available to take you wherever you want to go. There are plenty things to see and do in Detroit.
Detroit Institute of the Arts
Begin your tour with a chauffeur driven limousine ride to the Detroit Institute of the Arts. The museum’s Beaux Arts building is one of the largest with more than 100 galleries. Some of the most impressive works available for viewing include paintings by Degas and Cezanne along with collections by African-American artists. After touring the galleries don’t forget to spend a few moments in the Kresge Court, with a glass of your favorite coffee beverage.
Belle Isle Park Sightseeing
If you are interested in a relaxing drive with a view, plan a trip to Belle Isle Park in a well-appointed limousine. The island itself lies on the Detroit River and can be accessed by a scenic drive across the MacArthur Bridge. You can view some popular attractions including a private yacht club, or take a walk along Belle Isle for a stunning view of cosmopolitan downtown Detroit.
Ford Rouge Factory Tour
The automobile industry will always remain an important part of Detroit’s cultural identity. Take a tour of the Ford Rouge Factory in Dearborn, a comfortable 20 minute limousine ride southwest of Detroit. You can view classic cars including the 1965 Ford Mustang along with watching two short films regarding the History of the Ford plant. Dearborn is also home to a large Middle Eastern community which offers a wonderful array of ethnic restaurants and bakeries for a selection of savory and sweet dishes.
Hitsville U.S.A – Motown Historical Museum
Motown is home to some of the greatest musicians in the music history including Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross and Madonna. Visit the Motown Historical Museum located near Detroit’s downtown area and visit Motown’s first recording studio known as Studio A, along with an assortment of music memorabilia including one of Michael Jackson’s hats.
Drive Through Palmer Woods Historic District; Dorothy Turkel House, Frank Lloyd Wright Usonian & Sherwood Forest Neighborhood
Looking for a relaxing way to spend some time in Detroit? Take a comfortable chauffeur driven limousine ride through Palmer Woods, a beautiful historic neighborhood of neo-Georgian and Tudor Revival homes built in the early 1900’s. Take a drive past The Dorothy Turkel House, a 4.000sq foot Usonian home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built in 1955. Another neighborhood worth visiting is the Sherwood Forest neighborhood located right next door to Palmer Woods.
The Art Deco designed building is one of Detroit’s architectural master pieces. Built in 1928 and designed by architect Albert Kahn, the Fisher Building was originally designed with a second tower but with the coming of the Great Depression, those plans were soon discarded. Today, the Fisher Building is home to several restaurants, cafes, retail spaces, and a theater.