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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).

Detroit 10 Things to Do at the Zoo

The Detroit Zoo is nestled in downtown Royal Oak on 125 acres of land, housing more than 2,600 animals of 265 species. Aside from its impressive size, the Zoo is loved for its wild exhibits and animals that always give a warm metro Detroit welcome. Here are 10 Zoo must-do’s:


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GreenfieldVillageOpening THF

One sure sign that spring is here to stay is the annual reopening of Greenfield Village, part of The Henry Ford – America’s Greatest History Attraction. With opening day of the village planned for Tuesday, April 15, the village staff is getting ready to kick off another busy season with lots of fun in store.


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EasterChocolate DS

Even kids know the difference between the chalky “chocolate” you find at the drug store and the smooth-as-silk, melts-like-butter chocolate you find in a real candy shop — so don’t waste your money on the fake stuff this Easter. A made-in-Detroit Easter basket filled with bunnies from the city’s best chocolatiers is sure to get anyone’s cottontail shaking.


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AprilintheD VitoPalmisano

There’s no time in Detroit quite like when April rolls around each spring and sports fans celebrate the collision of hockey, basketball and baseball seasons. Here’s a quick rundown of Detroit sports and ways you can get in the spirit of April in the D.


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ZooMascots

As if the Detroit Zoo needed another reason to be one of the most beloved attractions in metro Detroit, Michigan and the country, its mascots are celebrating their third anniversary this year. We chatted with Junior Z and the Zooper Heroes to learn a little more about their daily routines, beyond just waving and looking cute.


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