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Detroit RiverFront

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Address: 600 Renaissance Center, Detroit, MI
Phone Number: +1 313-396-7000
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The river front is nice especially in the summer when concerts are going on. It's a nice play to sit and relax (some people go fishing or get on the Detroit princess boat) you can... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The river front is nice especially in the summer when concerts are going on. It's a nice play to sit and relax (some people go fishing or get on the Detroit princess boat) you can often catch a wedding happening. It's convenient too, next to restaurants, parking structure, Renaissance center, the highway, and of course Canada!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Looks like a good place to go for a run if visiting. It seems to have had a bit of money invested to make it good quality.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The view looking across the river into Canada was breathtaking! I'll certainly be back with my wife and kids!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The riverfront is nice, and will become better in the future as development proceeds. The River is large enough to be impressive, though the Windsor skyline is easily visible.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's nice spot to take a picture with the background of GM office & Canada on other side...boardwalk is awesome on a sunny day...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Detroit has a beautiful waterfront with amazing views. A must to do if in the area.There are lots of things to do and places to eat nearby.The people mover is a great way to see the downtown as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our room over looked the riverfront so we were able to enjoy it 35 floors up as well as on the ground. It's beautiful. The lights are amazing at night. The walk along the River walk is refreshing. Just what you need after sitting in conferences all day.

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While interesting events might take place there, the river front itself isn't spectacular in any way.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The view of our the riverfront and into Windsor was gorgeous at night sunrise and sunset. The area was safe and walkable and clear a police presence without being oppressive.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To say that the riverfront in Detroit has gone through a major face-lift is an understatement. With lounge chairs and Adarondack chairs spread throughout the vast expanse of the riverfront, it is so cozy and welcoming. Such a great spot to walk along or go for an amazing bike ride on all the bike trails including the newly extended Dequindre... More 

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