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Experience Detroit on the cheap. It doesn't take lots of cash to have fun here. All you need is a little creativity and these suggestions from visitdetroit.com

Belle Isle Conservatory
http://www.belleisleconservancy.org/
Walkable island park with fountain, conservancy and public beach. (Downtown Detroit District)

Galleries
It's always free to admire the masterworks at the Glass Academy http://www.glassacademy.com/, and Pewabic Pottery  http://www.pewabic.org/. (Dearborn/Wayne & Downtown Detroit District)

GM Ren Cen Tour
http://gmrenaissancecenter.axisportal.com/happening/tourrencen.axis
Free tours of Detroit's landmark skyscraper include GM history, world's tallest glass sculpture and breathtaking views. (Downtown Detroit District)

Morley Candy Factory Tour
http://www.sanderscandy.com/factory-tours-a/250.htm
Free jaunt includes history of chocolate, views of Sanders candy being made, and yummy samples. (Macomb District)

Outlet Shopping
Window shop Great Lakes Crossing Outlets, with 25 stores found nowhere else in the state. http://www.greatlakescrossingoutlets.com/ (Oakland District)

Travel Tip

“Make sure to try Bucharest downtown – and Park Bar. The food is fantastic, and they always have interesting Michigan beers on draft. Cheap too!” – Sam B.

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