Detroit deals for your next vacation
As Michigan's biggest city, Detroit is a central location for business, finance and rich culture. Along with hosting a wide array of world-famous music festivals, Motown is home to a multitude of museums, restaurants and other attractions that make for an entertaining getaway. Rent one of our Detroit rental cars to traverse America's automobile industry hub. Thrifty has special Detroit deals for the Michigan traveler; book yours today and start planning your next trip.
Explore the many galleries and exhibits
People rarely think of first-class museums when they think of this city, but Detroit is home to an array of institutions preserving its complex and intriguing past and culture. Art lovers will enjoy the Detroit industry collection by painter Diego Rivera housed at the Detroit Institute of Arts, while music fans won't want to miss the Motown Historical Museum. The Michigan Science Center offers an array of hands-on learning activities through the 110,000-square-foot facility, not to mention a planetarium and IMAX Dome Theater. Drive your Detroit car rental down to the Detroit Historical Museum, where you can browse through artifacts dating back to more than 300 years ago. Highlight exhibits include "Streets of Old Detroit and Motor City" and "America's Motor City."
View the Heidelberg Project
Over in the McDougall-Hunt neighborhood, you'll find the Heidelberg Project, an outdoor art installation that combines colorful pastels with found objects, like toilet seats and a phone booth. It was created in 1986 by artist Tyree Guyton, who was encouraged by his grandfather to brighten up the rundown street on the city's East Side. Along with being a form of creative expression, this piece also takes a political stand, providing stark contrast to the surrounding decrepit and boarded up housing that became iconic of the area after the 1967 riots.
Get Grecian in Greektown
Take your Detroit car rental
to the city's bustling Greektown. You might not expect to find this unique cultural district in the heart of downtown Detroit, but this stretch of Monroe Street has been home to the city's Greek immigrant community since the early 1800s. The food is the first thing to experience here - Mediterranean delights like gyros and souvlaki are available at Pegasus Taverna, Plaka's and the many other restaurants lining the street. There are also casinos and plenty of pubs to keep you entertained.