At the heart of the Great Lakes region, Detroit was one of Conde Nast's must-visit destinations for 2018. Not only is Detroit known as a leader of American industry, the city's diverse communities also boast major contributions to music, art and architecture. Detroit was the first U.S. city to be named a "City of Design" by UNESCO, and is known as the home of Motown Records and the birthplace of techno. The city also offers many historic museums and arts institutions.
Using travel site Skyscanner, we’ve sifted through the cheapest flights between Greenville and Detroit in the next few months, including some top-rated hotel options and highly reviewed local attractions.
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Flight deals to Detroit
Currently, the cheapest flights between Greenville and Detroit are if you leave on Jan. 25 and return from Michigan on Jan. 27. Allegiant Air currently has tickets for $239, roundtrip.
There are also deals to be had in February. If you fly out of Greenville on Feb. 27 and return from Detroit on March 3, Delta can get you there and back for $242 roundtrip.
Top Detroit hotels
Regarding where to stay, here are some of Detroit’s top-rated hotels, according to Skyscanner, that we selected based on price, proximity to things to do and customer satisfaction.
The MotorCity Casino Hotel (2901 Grand River Ave.)
If you're looking to treat yourself, consider The MotorCity Casino Hotel. The hotel has a 4.7-star rating on Skyscanner, and rooms are currently available for $178.
This Detroit casino hotel is near the Masonic Temple and the Fox Theatre.
The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit (1114 Washington Blvd.)
Another 4.7-star option is The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit, which has rooms for $179/night.
This hotel is located close to the airport. Attractions in the neighborhood include Campus Martius Park, Joe Louis Arena and the GM Renaissance Center.
The Atheneum (1000 Brush Ave.)
A third option is The Atheneum. The 4.7-star hotel has rooms for $129/night. Situated in Detroit, this family-friendly hotel is near Campus Martius Park, GM Renaissance Center and Ford Field.
Local restaurant picks
Don't miss Detroit's food scene, with plenty of popular spots to get your fill of local cuisine. Here are a few of the top-rated eateries from Skyscanner's listings.
Slows Bar BQ (2138 Michigan Ave.)
First things first: where to get a drink and some ribs. For a popular option, check out Slows Bar BQ, which has an average of 4.8 stars out of 22 reviews on Skyscanner.
"Finger-licking good barbecue! From sandwiches and ribs, to smoked meatloaf and jambalaya, it's smoky goodness all the way!" wrote visitor Nika.
New Parthenon Restaurant (547 Monroe Ave.)
If you're looking for a local favorite restaurant pick, head to New Parthenon Restaurant.
"As a former Detroiter, this is a place I love to visit when I come back," wrote Richard, who recommends starting with the flaming cheese before moving on to the lamb. "This is my favorite place to go in Greektown!"
Public House (241 W. 9 Mile Road)
Finally, there's Public House.
"Cute little place that serves awesome sliders for a super low price," wrote Megan. "If you know what's good for ya, you'll get at least three sandwiches!"
Top Detroit attractions
Detroit is also full of sites to visit and explore. Here are some popular attractions to round out your trip, again from Skyscanner's listings.
The Detroit Institute of Arts (5200 Woodward Ave.)
First up is The Detroit Institute of Arts.
Visit the Detroit Institute of Arts for a chance to immerse yourself in beautiful artwork and robust collections. The museum features over 60,000 pieces, including collections from America, Asia, Africa and Europe.
"What a fantastic house of art and culture," wrote visitor Dj. "This has to be one of the most unique and special museums in the USA. ... A must stop for all visiting or living in Detroit."
Ford Field (2000 Brush St.)
Ford Field is another popular destination.
Not a stranger to huge events, Detroit’s Ford Field hosted Super Bowl XL in 2006 to a stadium full of football fans. Constructed of steel and glass, Ford Field rises prominently in Detroit’s downtown entertainment district.
The Henry Ford Museum (20900 Oakwood Blvd.)
Lastly, consider checking out The Henry Ford Museum.
Surround yourself with a vast collection of items of historical significance at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan. The building is packed with exciting exhibits featuring themes that range from early aviation to famous inventions. Stand next to a 50-ton Gothic steam engine, Abraham Lincoln's rocking chair or one of George Washington's camp beds. Car-related pieces include Ronald Reagan's limousine and the last known 1896 Duryea model.