Cadillacs blaring Motown once lined these streets, but Detroit is moving on from its Motor City days with turnpikes turned to bike trails, pioneering urban farms around Eastern Market, and bargain dining and drinking in interethnic Greektown—a far cry from the 8 Mile urban jungle of Eminem rap fame, though you can still find Tigers in Comerica Park and Lions in Ford Field.
Read more about Detroit on Hipmunk's Detroit City Guide.
Yes, they've heard all the Portlandia jokes, but Portland stands by its quirks, indie bookstores, Alberta Arts District circus performers, reclaimed Rebuilding Center decor, Downtown farmers markets, and organic food carts, even after tastings of local gin on Distillery Row.
Read more about Portland on Hipmunk's Portland City Guide.
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