Detroit It is the largest city in the Michigan state, in the United States and has at its feet the river that bears its name, which is why the city is called that. It is one of the most important cities in the world in the automotive sector and also in terms of popular music, something that earned it the nickname of Motor City or Rock City. The city has almost a million inhabitants although its metropolitan area is close to four and a half million.
Winters are usually quite cold and it is common to reach temperatures below freezing, and in summer it is usually around 30º centigrade. If you go between November and April it is very likely that you will see snow. The Detroit tourist office offers multiple activities to visitors, such as various museums, including the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Detroit Historical Museum or the Science Center, all located around Wayne State University.
If you like sports you have to choose among the most followed in the whole country. You can see the legendary baseball team Detroit Tigers, the Pistons in basketball, the Lions in American football, or the Red Wings on hokey ice. You can also visit the Detroit Zoo, where you will find many kilometers full of animals in their natural habitat, the Cranbrook House and Gardens, Hart Plaza (the nerve center of all activity in the city) or the Campus Martius Park, a spectacular park in the heart of the city where you can spend the day on a picnic or taking a walk.
Furthermore, in the Martius Park Campus you can enjoy the free wifi network, so you will see a multitude of people with their laptops hooked to the network. It is open 24 hours a day, so even if it is at the end of a day full of excursions or visits to various parts of the city, it is a very good option to relax and be in contact with the rest of the world.
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