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Detroit, MI & Toledo, OH What's There To Do?  
User currently offlineFanoftristars From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 1609 posts, RR: 5
Posted (11 years 9 months 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 1194 times:

Anyone from Detroit/Toledo? I'm here until Tuesday, and I want something fun to do. I already went to the auto show. Any ideas?


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User currently offlineAirworthy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (11 years 9 months 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 1188 times:

Go gamble in Windsor, or go see the Wings pay at the Joe.

My friend goes to college there, it's really boring!


User currently offlineB747-437B From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (11 years 9 months 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 1170 times:

Leave.
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User currently offlineAirlinelover From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 5580 posts, RR: 23
Reply 3, posted (11 years 9 months 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 1161 times:

Well, I live not too far from DTW, but right now, it's really to cold to do anything outside.. Henry ford Museum, if you can drive then the Chrysler museum.. But for food- Definately visit Millers Bar in Dearborn.. On Michigna Ave.. The BEST burgers inthe world.  Smile

Email me if you want..

Chris



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User currently offlineAA777-200 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 322 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (11 years 9 months 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 1162 times:

Yeah I agree with B747-437B.....get out of here while you can!
Anwho are you flying out of TOL or DTW and on what airline?


User currently offlineSoku39 From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 1797 posts, RR: 9
Reply 5, posted (11 years 9 months 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 1152 times:

You can go watch the pistons lose, or drive down 8 mile.  Smile/happy/getting dizzy


The Ohio Player
User currently offlineRedngold From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 6907 posts, RR: 44
Reply 6, posted (11 years 9 months 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 1147 times:

Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village in Dearborn, MI.
Detroit-Wayne County Metropolitan Airport (park on the elephant ramp parking garage and spot from the top, if you can bear the cold)

Go to your local library and get Let's Go Guide to the USA and look up Detroit and Toledo. That's the college student's guide to cheap/free and well worthwhile.

redngold



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User currently offlineNormalSpeed From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (11 years 9 months 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 1149 times:

Ah!

As a former resident of DTW, I have a lot of great suggestions. However, they are all for the summer. I hated the winters when I lived there -- they have skiing, but it's a complete insult if you are from out west, as I am. I'm used to having 4000 vertical feet at my disposal. The Michigan ski areas offer 100 vertical feet of former landfill. Great.

Other than that, there's not much to do in the winter time except freeze your a@$ off, and play indoor b-ball. But then again, there's a cool WWII aircraft museum at the Willow Run airport (KYIP), which is not far from KDTW. In fact, I used to live in Belleville, which is between KYIP and DTW.

'Speed


User currently offlineKROC From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (11 years 9 months 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 1138 times:

While Detroit surely has plenty of things to do, why would you want to be anywhere near Toldeo Ohio? What, was the city dump closed, so you went to the next best thing...Toledo? There is only one good thing about Toledo, and thats seeing it in your rear view mirror of your car as you speed away from it! Hell, Toledo makes Cleveland look like Paris!

User currently offlinePortcolumbus From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 1614 posts, RR: 4
Reply 9, posted (11 years 9 months 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 1136 times:

I was in Detroit this weekend and the bigass auto show was there. Might be interesting to check out, or, as already mentioned, hop across the river into Windsor and gamble.

User currently offlineArsenal@LHR From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2001, 7792 posts, RR: 20
Reply 10, posted (11 years 9 months 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 1133 times:
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Go to Belle Isle.  Big grin



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User currently offlineOuboy79 From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 4605 posts, RR: 23
Reply 11, posted (11 years 9 months 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 1132 times:

If you make it down to TOL - there really isn't much left to do in the winter. The Museum of Art in the Old West End is open daily for free (would highly recommend it), the Zoo is open - admission is half off, and of course the various restaurants around town...TOL has the highest number of restaurants per capita out of all major cities (IOW - no one here cooks). If you like hockey...Toledo Storm downtown is always a good game - just watch out for the flying squid.  Smile

I will echo the remarks above...try the casinos in Windows and Detroit (MGM is the one I usually frequent). This area is really closed down til spring when all the outdoor attractions open back up (the Islands, Mud Hens, Cedar Point, etc.).


User currently offlineN312RC From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 2682 posts, RR: 16
Reply 12, posted (11 years 9 months 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 1126 times:

Not much to do in Detroit.. I live about 25 minutes west of the city down I-96. We dont have fun during the winter, for our fun, we leave here.. Go to places like Florida.


Michigan winter fun:

Eat (get fat)
Hibernate
rent a video
Eat
Sleep
rent a video
Eat
Shovel snow
hibernate
Eat
stare at the clouds
eat again
sleep more
rent another video
eat some more.
hibernate.

*repeat*.... what a boring life.



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User currently offlineAirlinelover From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 5580 posts, RR: 23
Reply 13, posted (11 years 9 months 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 1122 times:

I second what N312RC said. LOL.. That's really about it.

Chris



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User currently offlineN766UA From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 8308 posts, RR: 23
Reply 14, posted (11 years 9 months 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 1110 times:

Go north to Frankenmuth or way north to Mackinac Island or....... yeah just get the hell away from Detroit. Oh wait, here's one. Go grab a nice warm cup of hot chocolate, sit down in a nice big chair, and tune into the amazing broadcasts aired on the Arab Voice of Detroit. Oh yeah now that's living.


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User currently offlineN766UA From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 8308 posts, RR: 23
Reply 15, posted (11 years 9 months 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 1110 times:

Or go see if one of the many giant garbage mounds have iced over. Probably makes for some good tobogganing.


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