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Rent a Car in Detroit "DTW"

HISTORY

One of the largest airlines hubs and Michigan’s primary commercial airport facility is the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW). This major international facility covers 4,850 acres and is the busiest airport in Michigan. Michigan’s most populous city, Detroit, is also one of the most populous cities in USA. The Metro Detroit too is the second largest metropolitan area in Midwest United States. Should you find yourself in the city, be sure to make the most out of your time by exploring the city to the fullest.

WEATHER

Detroit tends to have a humid continental climate. The best time to visit the city is between April and June or between August and October. Temperature in Detroit varies drastically and the busiest months for tourism are July, followed by June and March.

 

Things to Do

Arts and History are a particularly popular setting in Detroit, and therefore the best way to start exploring Detroit is by visiting the Detroit Institute of Arts. The facility is home to the art collections from medieval Europe, Oceania, Indigenous Americas and the art and culture of Africa. The Motown museum too is a small shingle-clad building that houses the studio where records of Motown sound were made in mid 20th century. Visit the gallery workshop, studio and ceramics museum at the Pewabic Pottery. Charles H. Wright Museum is also home to African-American historical artefacts; one peculiar thing is the ‘underground railway exhibit’ that originally enabled the slaves to flee off to Canada and is a major attraction for tourists. It is highly recommended for tourists who are visiting Michigan to try the Detroit-Style Pizza, it is an absolute delight.

Places to Drive To

Detroit is a huge city. One can drive to several places, one of them being Comerica Park. The park is a combination of several theme parks, historical baseball museum facility and ball parks. The place is one of the most famous tourist spots in Detroit. For the foodies and history geeks, an excursion to the Detroit’s Eastern Market is an experience in itself. Built in late 19th century, the 43-acre area is the largest historic public market facility in United States. Catching a performance at the National historic ‘Fox Theatre’ is an absolute necessity. Aside from the stunning performances, the theatre also receives great praise for its wonderful architecture. Drive by the Royal Oak to the Detroit Zoo, a famous family attraction and stroll around the 125-acre magnificent facility in Detroit.

Historical Facts

Detroit has a rich history with Paleo-Indian inhabitants settling in the area around 11,000 years ago. The Iroquion, Potawatomi, Huron and Odowa tribes acquired the land later on. French penetrated the region in 17th century after going to war with the local tribes. British intruded after the French missionaries and traders had acquired the land. The British took the entire control of settlement in 1760. The city was however named after the French colonists. After the American Revolutionary War, Britain gave up its claim on the area. Detroit became the capital of Michigan in the beginning of 19th century. The city faced a protracted decline in 20th century; however 21st century introduced

several initiatives for the city's development and resulted in the growth of the city of renaissance, Detroit.

Airport Facts

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport is a major international facility in United States of America. The facility provides service to more than 30 international destinations and to more than 35 states within the country. The airport was regarded as the best airport in terms of customer satisfaction according to a survey conducted by J.D. Power and Associates in 2010. In order to avoid expensive fares in the city, or inconvenience of busses or taxis, it is highly advisable to hire a rental car that adds liberty to find your way around and about the city. Contact Compareautorentals.com to enjoy and explore the city of Detroit without any hassle




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