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Car Rental Detroit Metro - Thrifty

Places to Visit After Picking Up Vehicle from Thrifty Car Rental Detroit Metro Airport

As Michigan’s largest city, Detroit offers a variety of opportunities for excitement and exploration. Just a short drive away from the Detroit Metro Airport are a number of museums, shops, restaurants, parks, and other fun things to see and do. If you’re planning a trip to Detroit, be sure to check out the fun attractions below after picking up your vehicle from the Thrifty Car rental Detroit Metro Airport location.

Detroit Institute of Arts

The Detroit Institute of Arts (20.5 miles from Thrifty Car rental Detroit Metro Airport) houses what is arguably one of the best art collections in the U.S. The Institute has a diverse collection, showcasing everything from modern art to mummies to Monet. This location has over 65,000 works of art, and it is home to the General Motors Center for African American Art, which displays 400 pieces in a variety of media by African American artists.

Guardian Building

If you love architecture, you need to stop by the Guardian Building (21.9 miles from Detroit Airport Thrifty Rental Car) during your trip to Detroit. This beautiful art deco building is a nice place to explore if you have an hour to spare. There is a self-guided tour of the lobby area where you can see the stained glass windows and tiled ceilings of the building.

The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant

The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant (20.5 miles from Thrifty Rental Car) really is a must-see while you’re in Detroit. This unique location allows you to experience the world’s oldest auto plant that is open to the public. The plant is a three-story New England-style mill building, with each floor divided into sections that allow you to walk the floors of where Henry Ford and his team developed the Model T.