Pictures of Michigan

2016 in Michigan. From Detroit to Traverse City, from east to west, in the summer, in the winter: I love Michigan.

Christmas fairs and events in Metro Detroit !

Christmas is around the corner! Holiday fairs and events are popping out all around the region. Here is a small list of events this November. Detroit Tree Lighting Ceremony Times : Nov. 18 at 5 p.m. and throughout the week end Cost : Free Place : Campus Martius Farmington Winter Artisan Market Saturdays in November and December…

Shopping Malls in Metro Detroit

Where do Detroiters go shopping ? Here is a list of my 3 favorite malls in Metro Detroit ! 1- Great Lakes Crossing Outlets We’ll start with the best deals in the region at the outlet mall of Auburn Hills. Address : 4000 Baldwin Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326 Number of stores and services: 185 Website :…

The Henry Ford Museum

Welcome to Detroit’s must see/do attraction. Get ready to dive into 3 centuries of history. Discover the first trains that were used to build the United States, the first tractors that settlers used to farm, the first cars that rode the streets. Become part of the Ford adventure ! Though this sounded a lot like…

Visit Franklin

Franklin, also know as “The Town That Time Forgot” is an incredible little gem located about 30 minutes northwest of downtown Detroit. You won’t believe your eyes when you’ll drive through this out of this century place. Castle like mansions nestled in a lush forest, winding driveways and alleys, deer, does and fawns walking in gardens…

Visit Birmingham

The little city of Birmingham is located in Oakland Couty, 30 minutes northwest of downtown Detroit. This little midwest town is the perfect pendant to Detroit’s high rises and boulevards. Detroiters visit Birmingham on the weekend to enjoy this affluent, walkable community and to be seen. Covered parking lots are free for the first two hours, so you can…

Eastern Market – Detroit Farmers’ Market

Every trip to Detroit should include a visit to the Eastern Market. Located in the warehouse district, the market has its own one of a kind atmosphere. Amazing street art covers the walls of warehouses around the main shed. I love to buy a  freshly brewed coffee and a pastry from one of the market vendors and…

Renaissance Center and the Riverfront

Facing Canada, the RiverWalk is one of the main attraction in Detroit. It is a 3.5 miles trail that  includes parks, plazas, pavilions, pathways, open green space, as well as many attractions. Its most iconic feature is, of course, the renaissance center, also known as GM towers. This magnificent building is the home to great…

Free Tours of Detroit !

It’s for free, it takes you everywhere you need to go in midtown and it is extremely interesting ! If you want to get to know the D on foot, you should definitely consider going out on a tour of the Detroit Experience Factory. They have different tours you can sign up for. Here is…

Detroit Institute of Arts

The Detroit Institute of Arts is a must see museum, however, you should at least spend 3 to 4 hours (and you won’t see all). If you are a resident of either Wayne, Oakland or Macomb counties, the entry is free ! The DIA is highly entertaining. It has exhibitions for all taste and you…

Motor City !

If you wanna rock the D, you need to get into the Detroit lifestyle.  Here, cars are everything. Your car defines who you are. You have to love it, cherish it and show it. Every Friday and Saturday nights, Woodward avenue between Bloomfield’s Hills and Royal Oak fills up with old collectible cars from all time…