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Detroit Trip

Trip to Detroit

The Motor City awaits you. If you’ve never been to Detroit, you’re missing out on a huge representation of American culture. Not only is Detroit home to The Motown Historical Museum and the Ford Plant, but it is also one of the best beer brewing states in the US. Our route to Detroit drops you right off in the center of downtown, close to hundreds of shops, restaurants, and hotels. It’s no wonder why Detroit trips attract millions of visitors annually from all over the globe. Why should you take a bus trip to Detroit? Rev your engine and read on for our favorite things to do on a Detroit trip!

Top 5 things to do on a Detroit trip

  1. Check out the Detroit Institute of Arts
  2. Visit Campus Martius Park
  3. Shop in the Detroit Eastern Market
  4. Take the Ford Rouge Factory Tour
  5. See the Motown Historical Museum

If you’ve never been to Detroit, you owe yourself a proper adventure of exploring the history and culture it provides.

For the nature lovers and outdoorsmen, Detroit is home to plenty of beautiful parks such as Campus Martius Park.

In addition, numerous tours can help you navigate downtown and there are plenty of attractions, such as shopping in Greektown, Detroit Eastern Market, or the Motown Historical Museum.

Throughout Detroit you’ll be able to marvel at its historic architecture, shop and dine downtown, visit museums, and much more.

We’ll try to help simplify your Detroit trip by providing some our favorite hotels, shops, and restaurants listed below!

Transportation options in Detroit

Our bus to Detroit takes you to either the Rosa Parks Transit Center or W Forest Ave between Cass Ave. and Woodward Ave.

A few of our most popular routes in Detroit include:

Upon your arrival, getting around on your Detroit trip will be a breeze.

The Detroit Department of Transportation or DDOT offers mass transit bus service throughout Detroit. The best way around downtown is the People Mover elevated rail system.  

Alternatively, taxis and ride shares are readily available as well.

Learn more about Megabus' top bus routes.

Best places to stay in Detroit

After your long exhaustive day of sight-seeing, you’re going to need a place to crash. Detroit is widely known for its amenities and extensive hotel accommodations.

There are plenty of hotels to choose from, making a Detroit trip accessible for any traveler.

The most lavish hotels in Detroit would be Westin Book-Cadillac Hotel or the Atheneum Suite Hotel, putting you in a central location to many of the city’s sights.

Alternatively, many hotels such as Hostel Detroit, Holiday Inn, or other rentals are available at a lower cost and offer plenty of travel options for your trip to Detroit.

Nightlife in Detroit

Known for a robust music scene, Detroit offers plenty of venues to choose from. In addition, Detroit is known as one of the greatest beer-brewing states in the US.

If you’re looking for a local renowned microbrewery, make sure to visit Motor City Brewing Works.

Visit the Skip downtown for a swanky cocktail bar and chic atmosphere.

For a more unique experience, check out the Ghost Bar for beautiful architecture and history.

For live music, check out Cliff Bell’s for a great venue to round out your Detroit trip or catch a show in the Fox Theatre.

Where to shop on your Detroit trip

Whether you’re seeking retail therapy or looking to represent your team, downtown Detroit will be sure to meet your needs.

There will be no shortage of shopping options while you’re in the limits of Detroit, whether you’re Midtown or Downtown.

Greektown, known as Detroit’s most ethnic neighborhood, offers an incredible nightlife as well as plenty of boutique and specialty shops.

The Riverfront Shops inside the GM Renaissance Center offer a wide array of shopping options as well.

No trip to Detroit would be complete without visiting the historic Detroit Eastern Market. You’ll find over 150 food vendors and specialty shops, offering up some of the greatest food in the city.

Best free things to do in Detroit

  1. Detroit Historical Museum
  2. Detroit RiverWalk
  3. Visit Greektown
  4. Marvin’s Marvelous Mechanical Museum
  5. Campus Martius

Even the most frugal of travelers will find something to love on their Detroit trip.

Home to many lakes and parks, the outdoor attractions and public architecture are of no cost to you such as the Detroit RiverWalk.

In addition, many of the Detroit museums are free to the public, such as the Detroit Historical Museum.

You can even soak in the culture on your trip to Detroit by walking through the Greektown, where it often will be buzzing with activity.

Benefits of taking a bus trip to Detroit

  • reserved seating
  • fares starting at just $1*

When booking a Detroit trip, you’re looking for the lowest costs, trip flexibility, and the best means to arrive comfortably and safely.

Look no further, because Megabus offers the easiest and most affordable options for traveling to Detroit, with fares as low as $1*.

With the money you save on bus tickets to Detroit, you’ll be left with more to spend on your upcoming Detroit trip.

Megabus serves more than 100 cities and university campuses across North America, allowing you to choose the bus stop nearest to you and select your flexible schedule for your Detroit trip.

This will ensure that when you arrive, you can immediately begin exploring the beauty of Detroit.

On your Detroit trip, you’ll be offered the highest level of comfort and safety as well as amenities such as onboard restrooms, individual power outlets, three-point seatbelts and reclining seats.

So if you’re planning on taking a Detroit trip, book your ticket with us today to reserve your seat and see our first-class amenities firsthand.