The historic neighborhood of Campus Martius Park underwent a major redevelopment phase that wrapped up in 2004. Its renovation was key in convincing suburban residents and visitors to return downtown for entertainment. Campus Matrius features an outdoor movie theater, lush flower gardens, and mesmerizing waterfalls flowing from finely sculpted foundations. Groove to the smooth sounds of the Detroit International Jazz Festival and a slew of concerts in the summertime. Put your earmuffs on snug and indulge in the icy, family-oriented fun of Winterfest during winter months.
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Getting Around Detroit
The best way to get around Detroit is on the Detroit People Mover (DPM), an automated light rail system in downtown Detroit that operates every 3 minutes. Fares are $0.75 per ride. Hours of operation are 6:30 a.m.-midnight Monday-Thursday; 6:30 a.m.-2 a.m. Friday; 9 a.m.-2 a.m. Saturday and noon-midnight Sunday. Hailing a cab from the street is nearly impossible; reserve one instead (try Checker Cab Detroit: 313-963-7000). Taxis charge $2.50 per trip plus $1.60 per mile.
Nearby Airports
  • Detroit Metro Airport-DTW
Airport Taxis
  • $45
Things to Do and See Near Campus Martius Park