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Detroit Surf Co. Skateboard

No visit to Detroit would be complete without a souvenir or two to remember your stay. Here’s a list of the best Detroit souvenirs to pick up while you’re in Detroit this spring:


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Village of Rochester Hills2

The hallmarks of Detroit as a destination — cars, culture, music and sports — echo into the metro area’s Oakland County, an attractive mix of tony suburbs with upscale shopping, dining, entertainment, commerce and industry.

The county is home to the North American headquarters of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Oakland University, transportation services company Penske Corporation and Taubman Centers, owners of regional malls throughout the country. If you’re seeking a meeting destination that’s sure to impress, you’ve found it in Oakland County.


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Eastern Market Shopping Dawn Giblin
Eastern Market is known as the largest historic market in the country that celebrates “the freshest, most wholesome fruits, vegetables, specialty foods, art and music, all undeniably Detroit.” However, many do not realize the retail options that exist both in and around its 4.5 acres.


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Fashion Jacqueline Paetzold You know that old saying “if a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear, does it really make a sound?” The same can be said for fashion in Detroit. Just because people don’t know about it doesn’t mean it’s not here. In fact, it’s everywhere. Detroit is on the cusp of a fashion explosion, and we have seven examples to back up this statement:


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Tourism Windsor

Traveling to foreign lands is always an exotic adventure. Visitors to Detroit (and the locals who live here) are fortunate enough to have adventure at their very doorsteps. With Canada a short hop, skip and a jump away, it’s no wonder that Detroit and Windsor jointly market themselves as a Two-Nation Destination. Grab your passport and uncover the joys of international travel with just a short drive across the river.


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