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Experiences In The D | The Blog for Visit Detroit

The Visit Detroit Blog is part of The Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau (DMCVB).

NationalMargaritaDay
Who's ready to raise a glass to sunnier days ahead? A perfect margarita should do the trick. In Detroit, you're never far from a chance to sip this classic cocktail. As National Margarita Day approaches in Detroit, we found the best places try a margarita in Detroit this Feb. 22:


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Heading to an event at the Palace of Auburn Hills? Don't leave without exploring some of these other local sights and attractions.


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QLINE Streetcar

Trips to the big city rarely require a rental car and now the same can be said for Detroit, America's great comeback city. With the addition of the QLine and Detroit Bike Share program, The D has been deemed a spot for car-free vacations for the urban traveler by The New York Times.


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Eldorado General Store Chris Miele
Michigan Avenue begins in downtown Detroit but its history offers a tale all its own. What we see as a mighty path through Corktown and west dates back to the 1820s. Before it was designated as U.S. 12, this route for pioneers had earned the name Old Chicago Road. Let's take Michigan Avenue block by block and see what it holds today.


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This year, Feb. 28 is Fat Tuesday, the last day before the season of Lent where many Christians refrain from indulgent treats. For Detroiters it’s better known as Paczki Day, when local bakeries serve up dozens of traditional Polish pastries as a last chance to enjoy a sweet treat. Whether or not you observe Lent, you won’t want to miss the opportunity to try a “paczek,” as a single Paczki is called.


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