Experiences In The D | The Blog for Visit Detroit
The Visit Detroit Blog is part of The Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau (DMCVB).
Blog posts tagged in Boating
Most people are aware of and have even experienced "Pure Michigan's Lake Effect" at one or more of the five Great Lakes. However, many do not realize that Michigan also has over 11,000 lakes (and other inland bodies of water), a good portion of which are located in and around Detroit.
If you're keen on staying indoors for the cold winter months, but still want to get out of the house, you're in luck. Metro Detroit plays host to a busy schedule of expos for enthusiasts of all sorts. Here's a look at a few popular shows on the calendar for the first half of 2017.
The Nautical Mile — which spans Jefferson Avenue between 9 Mile and 10 Mile Roads in St. Clair Shores — is the hub of metro Detroit boating.
This mile-long stretch along Lake St. Clair is home to seven major marinas with more than 2,700 slips serving everything from small runabouts to expansive cruising yachts.
But you don’t have to own a boat to enjoy all the area has to offer.