About Detroit


Let's have a look around into background of Detroit
  • County: Wayne County
  • State: Michigan
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 42.3313889
  • Longitude: -83.0458333
  • Time zone: America / Detroit
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -4 hours

Weather in Detroit

  • Climate:  Humid Continental Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: April to May (Spring Season) and October to November (Fall Season)

Location

It is the most populated city of the state of Michigan and 21st most populated city of the U.S.A. with a population of about 677,116 (2015 Census)

Distance from Detroit center to Airport

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport is the main commercial airport of Detroit with Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport handling the general aviation requirements of the city.

Driving Distance: 23 miles / 37 km

Driving Time: 25 Minutes

Languages: English followed by Spanish and Arabic

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport.
  • Rail: Amtrak, National Rail Passenger System.
  • Road: Bus – RelfeX ; Taxi – Detroit Cab Services

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2 

Nearby Tourist Cities




Cleveland

Location

Cleveland is the second most populous city in the US state of Ohio. Cleveland has a total population of 388,072 (2015 Census).

Weather
  • Climate: Continental Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: April and May
Tourist Attractions
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • Cleveland Metropark Zoo
  • West Side Market




Toledo

Location

The beautiful city of Toledo is located in the American state of Ohio.

Weather
  • Climate: Humid Continental climate
  • Best Time to Visit: May to September
Tourist Attractions
  • Wildwood Manor House
  • Historic Old West End
  • Toledo Speedway

Emergency Contact Numbers in Detroit city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: (800) 555-2580
  • Cab: (313) 831-2464 (Detroit Cab Service)
  • Airport: +1 734-247-7678 (Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport)
  • Hospital: +1 313-343-4000 (St. John Hospital and Medical Center)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Detroit.

  • Movement Electronic Music
  •  Gabriel Iglesias: FluffyMania
  • Chrysler Science Stage Show, Michigan Science Center

Tourist Attractions

  • The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant
  • Joe Louis Arena
  • Campus Martius Park

Theatre & Concerts

  • Detroit Opera House
  • Detroit Repertory Theatre
  • Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Visit Top Restaurants in Detroit

  •  Joe Muer Seafood
  •  Michael Symon's Roast
  • London Chop House

Top Shopping Centers in Detroit

  • American Jewelry and Loan
  • Third Man Records Cass Corridor
  • The Detroit Mercantile Co.

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
  • The Heidelberg Project
  • Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Lobster Corn Dog - Joe Muer Seafood
  • Beef Cheek Pierogies - Michael Symon's Roast
  • Ribeye off the bone with Garlic Mash - London Chop House

Sports Club

Home of the Detroit Pistons (National Basketball Association), Detroit Tigers (Major League Basketball), Detroit Lions (National Football League) and Detroit Red Wings (National Hockey League).

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $ 3.12 / 0.33 liter
  • Taxi: $ 2.50 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $ 1,340.91
  • Cheap meal: $ 12.00
  • Gasoline: $ 0.61 / liter
  • 3 course meal: $ 45.00

Information about Rio de Janeiro

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Niteroi
  • Duque de Caxias
  • Sao Joao De Meriti

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Galeão-Antônio Carlos Jobim International Airport for all international & most of the domestic flights and Dumont Airport for short and medium-haul domestic flights, and general aviation
  • Rail: Santos Central Station, or Central do Brasil
  • Road: Bus – Rodoviária Novo Rio (Bus companies include Itapemirim, Penha, Cometa and Expresso Brasileiro)

Airport

Santos Dumont Airport

  • Driving Distance: 7 miles / 11 km
  • Driving Time: 12 minutes
  • Languages: Spanish and Portuguese

 

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10% service fee added to the Bill, no tips given separately

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: R$5 to R$10
  • Housekeeper: R$5 to R$10
  • Concierge: R$5 to R$10

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: R$2 to R$5
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