When it comes to pro sports, Detroit is passionate and is known as the best sports city for fans. Join the crowd to watch, or get in the game yourself.
Get your cheer on in the Motor City
Detroit Tigers baseball http://detroit.tigers.mlb.com/, Detroit Lions football http://www.detroitlions.com/, Detroit Red Wings hockey http://redwings.nhl.com/ or watch the Pistons play b-ball at The Palace in Auburn Hills http://www.nba.com/pistons/splash_120228.html. (Oakland District)
The Mall at Patridge Creek http://www.shoppartridgecreek.com offers outdoor courts. (Macomb District)
The D is the bowling capital of the world. We love uber-hip Garden Bowl http://www.majesticdetroit.com/garden-bowl-open-bowling/ (Downtown Detroit District), Emagine/Star Lanes http://www.emagine-entertainment.com/ (Oakland District) or Lucky Strike http://www.bowlluckystrike.com/locations/michigan/novi/ (Greater Novi District).
Rolling fairways and majestic hardwoods earn Fieldstone http://www.fieldstonegolfclub.com/ consistent "best public course" ranking. (Oakland District)
Lake St. Clair's winds, water and launch areas make a perfect combo http://greatlakeskiteboarding.com (Macomb District)
State parks http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,1607,7-153-10365---,00.html and metroparks http://www.metroparks.com/ offer miles of hiking, biking, fishing, cross-country skiing, sledding and more.
Hit the slopes, then the lodge, at Mt. Holly Ski and Snowboard Resort http://skimtholly.com/ (Oakland District)
"Bring your bike to the William Milliken State park along the Detroit River and ride up the Dequindre cut to Eastern Market, followed by a trip through Campus Martius to the Ren Cen and along the riverfront. Great experience!!" – Gary L.
Lace up your corset or don your wizarding finery and head to Holly for some jousting, sword-swallowing and general Renaissance shenanigans. Aug. 16-Sept. 28.
Schedule your own guided bike tour and learn about (and taste) Detroit’s brewing past and present. $35/person, 10-person minimum; bike rentals available.
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