By Kathy Bailey
Detroit
Michigan
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Founded in 1701, Detroit has had over 300 years to develop its legacy: a legacy that boasts of cultural institutions, sports teams, historic sites, natural beauty, vibrant nightlife, fine dining, and music, sweet music! There is something for everyone in Detroit, Michigan.

EscapeWizard.com invites you to book your next vacation to the Motor City. Detroit can be frequented via two local airports: Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) or Coleman A. Young Municipal Airport (DET). Book your flight today to Detroit, Michigan with EscapeWizard.com by following the link to make flight arrangements (www.escapewizard.com/flight.php). Detroit has a wide variety of affordable accommodations within the metropolitan area. When booking your hotel with EscapeWizard.com, please refer to our top selections of hotels, and then viewers can book their hotels by following this link (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl).

Detroit proudly hosts the second largest theater district in the country with more than a dozen performing arts venues, such as the Fox Theater, Fisher Theater, Music Hall, and Detroit Opera House. All of these ornate theaters host various plays, ballets, and operas for your enjoyment. Detroit is also filled with critically acclaimed museums of all sorts, and EscapeWizard.com encourages visitors to frequent as many of these jewels as possible, including the Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit Science Center, Motown Museum, Charles A Wright Museum of African American History, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, and many more. 

Detroit is home to four professional sporting teams, and EscapeWizard.com recommends taking in a sporting event during your stay in the city. Catch a Detroit Tigers games and enjoy one of baseball’s founding teams, with a franchise that dates back to the late 1800s. Or, cheer along with dedicated fans as Detroit roots on their Lions, Red Wings, and Pistons! Many stadiums offer tours for a unique look at the team’s history and home.

Historic sites are plentiful throughout the Detroit area. EscapeWizard.com especially enjoys Fort Wayne, Model T Automotive Heritage Complex, and nearby Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village where you can stroll through the nation’s largest indoor-outdoor museum and even take a tour of Ford Motor Company’s assembly line and factory!

Because of its proximity to the Detroit River, Detroit has breathtaking views and natural wildlife. EscapeWizard.com highly recommends a jaunt on the Riverwalk or a visit to Belle Isle. Many river boat tours are also available for you to get a closer view of the Detroit River and Great Lakes shipping in action. EscapeWizard.com knows the sight of the area’s natural beauty will inspire you.

Detroit has an incredible nightlife scene and fine dining establishments. Corktown, Greektown, and Foxtown are all areas full of fun events and bars that range from small pubs to martini hideaways to large dance clubs. There are over 130 restaurants in downtown Detroit, allowing for many options of amazing food, which include high end dining, ethnic foods, famous hot dogs, and much more. 

Finally, there is music!  From legendary Motown to jazz to rock and rap, Detroit has a long history of making music that the whole world enjoys! EscapeWizard.com encourages you to take in a concert, whether it is a local band or a touring group, and it will literally be music to your ears as you enjoy the tunes that put many Detroit recording artists on the map.      

Overall, EscapeWizard.com can promise you that a trip to Detroit is ideal, providing many activities to meet your needs and interests. Just click the link above and book your next vacation to Detroit with EscapeWizard.com!
Hotels in Detroit
By Tekisha Slack
Holiday Inn Express Southfield-Detroit
25100 Northwestern Highway, Southfield, MI
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Conveniently located near I-696 and Northwestern Highway, and just 40 minutes away from the Metro Airport, the Holiday Inn Express & Suites of Southfield is perfect for business and leisure travelers alike.

Business travelers will love the complimentary wireless Internet, full hot breakfast, on-site business center and central location to Downtown Southfield with more than 9000 businesses and 115 Fortune 500 companies.  The Holiday Inn Express also offers 4 conference rooms with a capacity of up to 120 people. Leisure travelers will love the convenient location to shopping, dining, museums, sports attractions, concerts, theaters and so much more. All travelers will appreciate the separate living areas, with either a wet bar or a full kitchen, large bathroom, and bedroom. Relax in the whirlpool located next to the indoor heated pool or stay fit at the 24 hour fitness center.

The Holiday Inn brand is known for being both budget and family friendly.  The hotel rooms are perfect for a family vacation. Optional full-sized kitchens along with cozy triple-sheeted beds with four pillows each make for a convenient and comfortable stay. Bathroom amenities include full-sized bathtubs and Kohler's continuous flow showerheads. Each of the guest rooms also feature complimentary high-speed internet access, large work desks and multiple two-line telephones with speaker phones, voicemail and data ports. This establishment wants you to feel at home while you are traveling; in each guestroom you will also find many at home every day items such as: ironing board, coffee maker, hair dryer, hamper and separate hanging closets just to name a few. 

Whether traveling to Michigan for business or pleasure, the Holiday Inn Express & Suites of Southfield can offer you the best accommodations for your dollars. With its convenient location to the Metro Airport and central location to Downtown Southfield, you can’t go wrong. EscapeWizard.com invites you to book your stay at the Southfield Michigan Holiday Inn Express today. Just use the following link (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl) to get started.
Hotels in Detroit
By Shaina Amienyi
MGM Grand Detroit
1777 Third Street, Detroit, MI
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The MGM Grand Detroit is a great choice for hotels in the Motor City. This hotel has everything guests would want—restaurants featuring celebrity chefs, a casino, world-class accommodations, and more—easily within reach. Check in and out times at this deluxe hotel are 3pm and 11am.

All accommodations come with a king bed and a 42-inch plasma digital IP television provides entertainment for guests. Bathrooms are also equipped with a plasma TV on the flush-mounted mirrors as well as a large marble shower with dual rain shower heads. Executive rooms include garden tubs, wet bars, and 42-inch plasma digital IP TVs in the bedrooms and sitting rooms.

The Concierge Level is an exclusive area of the hotel featuring access to a private elevator, the full service Concierge Staff, wireless internet, and a 60-inch HDTV in their rooms. Concierge Level guests also receive complimentary food and non-alcoholic beverages.

Choose a 1,000-square foot Corner Suite for the ultimate luxury. You walk in to a marble foyer that opens up into the living room, where you will find a wet bar. Rooms feature floor-to-ceiling wrap-around windows presenting 90-degree views of the city. The upgraded bathroom has a deep-soaking whirlpool tub and a dual rain-head shower.

The casino is arguably the highlight of the hotel, with its 90 game tables, over 4,000 slot and video poker machines, and non-smoking poker room. Gambling is not the only entertaining activity at the hotel. Live performers and DJs bring the energy to five lounges and bars and vacationers can have a great time sipping cocktails or dancing to the pulsating rhythms.

The spa facility has everything to keep your body fit and feeling great. There is a full-service salon and treatment rooms offering botanical and aromatherapy facial and body treatment packages. While in the spa facility, stop by the fitness center with its state-of-the-art treadmills, stationary bikes, cross-training machines, weight machines, and free weights.  After a visit to the spa, head to the indoor infinity pool, where you can rest in one of the quiet, private cabanas.

The MGM Grand Detroit is in a great location close to major entertainment and sports venues and 20 minutes from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW). The hotel offers elegant restaurants and numerous activities that will please both business and leisure travelers. Booking your stay at this hotel is as simple as clicking on the link (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl) to EscapeWizard.com.

Hotels in Detroit
By Keleigh M. Quinn
Westin Detroit Metropolitan Airport
2501 Worldgateway Place, Detroit, MI
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Convenience and luxury abound at the Westin Detroit Metropolitan Airport. The hotel, located in the Edward H. McNamara/World Gateway Terminal, offers a private security entrance to the terminal for guests, as well as a complimentary, 24-hour shuttle to North Terminal. In addition to the location’s convenience for travelers arriving by airplane, the hotel is also close to other area hotspots such as the Detroit RiverWalk, the Detroit Institute of Arts, casinos, stadiums and nightlife.

There are over 400 guest rooms and 10 suites to choose from, including the Parlor Room, perfect for small gatherings and complete with complimentary evening appetizers and bottled water, and the expansive, two-bedroom Three-Bay Suite. All rooms offer superior surroundings, including a 42-inch flat screen TV with cable channels and on-demand movies, the Heavenly Bed® and the Heavenly Bath/Shower® which features a dual-head shower with different settings to choose from. Enjoy the complimentary Starbucks® coffee and Tazo tea, as well as the available 24-hour room service. Business travelers are sure to be pleased with the work station and ergonomic desk chair, as well as high-speed internet access available for a small additional daily cost. You can check in at 3 p.m., and check-out time is 12 p.m.

The Westin Detroit Metropolitan Airport offers on-site dining at DEMA, featuring a contemporary, serene atmosphere and a blend of Asian and American cuisines. DEMA is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and also has a children’s menu. DEMA Lounge is also available for cocktails and small plates. If you are looking for coffee or snacks, you can stop by the Red Cup Gift Shop.

Other features include a state-of-the-art workout facility and indoor, heated pool. There is also a Business Center, and the Westin Executive Club Lounge.  The Westin Detroit Metropolitan Airport also has 34 meeting spaces and a large ballroom, perfect for a wedding reception. Event experts are available to plan and run events of any size.

Allow EscapeWizard.com to help you plan your trip by clicking here (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl), and be sure to take advantage of all of the convenience and comfort the Westin Detroit Metropolitan Airport has to offer.