If in fiction and in music Detroit is Rock City, in real life it is better known as motor city. After all, this was precisely where it all began, driven by the ideas and enterprise of Henry Ford.
Visit the Henry Ford museum in Dearborn. There you will see collections that retrace automotive history, as well as other important locations like Thomas Edison’s lab. You can also watch a Ford F-150 being built in a construction line.
Stay sharp and save the date: the famous North American International Auto Show is held every January.
• Detroit Institute of Arts, where Diego Rivera’s famous Detroit Industry Murals can be admired.
• The African Holocaust Museum is a memorial for the millions of Africans who were captured during the slave trade.
A Coney Dog – a hot dog overflowing with chili, mustard and onions – downtown, at the Lafayette and at American Coney Islands.
Greektown and Mexicantown are very interesting neighborhoods. In Greektown you will find restaurants serving moussaka at every corner, as well as amazing bakeries. Meanwhile, Mexicantown has an ample selection of stores, markets, and many restaurants. In Corktown, you will find charming bars and many other cool places to spend your time.
Now that you know what to expect in Detroit, you can pack your bags. You can buy your tickets from GOL’s website and fly with our partner, Delta Air Lines. Just visit the site and make your purchase like you normally would. See how easy it is? Hurry and get to know this wonder of a city.