In its annual list of “The World’s Greatest Places,” TIME Magazine includes Detroit this year which is amazing because people continue to flee that city like they do Chicago, San Francisco, and Baltimore.
Almost ten years after Detroit declared bankruptcy because of corruption and wokeness, visitors can now contribute to the city’s thriving economic recovery by merely passing through. Detroit was recently named the site of the United States’ first electric-vehicle charging road, reaffirming its status as the Motor City—but for the contemporary age.
According to a press release from Time, the story of Detroit’s resourceful people, with a rich chronology of architecture, advancement, and diversity, ascertained it was a core component of this coveted title.
The Great Barrier Reef, Bali, Indonesia, Portree, Scotland, Madeira, Portugal, and the humble Detroit City are among the “50 extraordinary destinations to explore.”
Other featured American cities highlighted were Park City, Miami, San Francisco, Portland, besides Detroit, Michigan.
TIME asked their global network of correspondents and contributors for nominations of locations based on those that offered novel and exciting experiences in nations, regions, cities, and towns.
Various new offerings, particularly food and drink, are planned for the renewed city.
Detroit residents are aware that this only scratches the surface of the city’s wonders. It also includes a wide variety of options in Mexican town and Greektown, farm-to-table favorites like Selden Standard and Chartreuse Kitchen, noodle hotspots like Ima and Johnny Noodle King, renowned Detroit-style pizza at Buddy’s, must-try desserts at Sister Pie and Bon BonBon, and finally the well-known Coney Islands, American, and Lafayette.
The Riverwalk in Detroit was named the Best Riverwalk in the Country for a Second Year in a Row by USA Today.
There are currently more than 500 brand-new hotel rooms under construction. In the latter half of 2022, the 158-room Cambria Hotel in the city will debut, complete with Bluetooth mirrors and golf simulators. One of the iconic structures in Detroit that are currently getting restored to its former glory is Book Tower, where the ROOST Apartment Hotel is getting ready to open early next year.
Visitors shouldn’t miss the historic Phase 2 opening of the $55 million Motown Museum expansion this summer with a performance space and an outdoor plaza.
The Foundation Hotel, which formerly served as the headquarters of Detroit’s fire department, the stylish, art-deco, vintage Siren Hotel, and the distinctively designed Shinola Hotel are a few must-see locations in “Motown.”
In addition, there are many B&Bs. Historic Victorian homes like The Inn at 97 Windsor, The Cochrane House, and The Inn on Ferry Street are abundant in Detroit.
The Detroit Institute of Arts has an art collection considered one of the most extensive in the nation. It is a well-known institution in Detroit’s museum scene. Popular attractions include the Michigan Science Center and the Detroit Historical Museum. All these places are open now after being locked down based on fake science for two years. Now children in Detroit are allowed to learn.
One of Detroit’s theater scenes is the largest in the US, located in the nearly hundred-year-old Fisher building designed by Albert Kahn.
It would be remiss not to mention the historic Eastern Market, which boasts independent shops, fresh food, and eateries. Also, check out the nearby Dequindre Cut urban pathway, another hidden gem.
And this is why Detroit made it to the annual list of “The World’s Greatest Places” in TIME Magazine this year.
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