Travel from Saint Paul to Detroit on the cheap

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.

Whether you’re trying to get away ASAP or you’re looking to plan your trip around the future’s cheapest fares, take a look at these forthcoming flights between Saint Paul and Detroit, which we pulled from travel site Skyscanner.

We've also included popular hotels, restaurants and attractions in Detroit to get you excited about your next excursion.

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Flight deals to Detroit

Currently, the cheapest flights between Saint Paul and Detroit can be found if you leave on March 1 and return from Michigan on March 5. Spirit Airlines currently has tickets for $79, roundtrip.

There are also deals to be had in May. If you fly out of Saint Paul on May 3 and return from Detroit on May 6, Spirit Airlines can get you there and back for $103 roundtrip.

Top Detroit hotels

To plan your accommodations, here are some of Detroit’s top-rated hotels, that we selected from Skyscanner's listings based on price and customer satisfaction.

The MotorCity Casino Hotel (2901 Grand River Ave.)

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For an all-around top recommendation, 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 Fox Theatre.

The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit (1114 Washington Blvd.)

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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 the GM Renaissance Center, Campus Martius Park and Joe Louis Arena.

The Atheneum (1000 Brush Ave.)

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A third option is The Atheneum. The 4.7-star hotel has rooms for $129/night.

Featured Detroit restaurants

If you're looking to snag a bite at one of Detroit's many quality eateries, here are a few popular culinary destinations from Skyscanner's listings that will help keep you satiated.

Green Dot Stables (2200 W. Lafayette Blvd.)

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For a popular option, check out Green Dot Stables, which has an average of five stars out of six reviews on Skyscanner.

"Each slider, side, salad or dessert you order ranges from $2 to $3," reviewer Kenny wrote. 

Slows Bar BQ (2138 Michigan Ave.)

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For another popular option, check out Slows Bar BQ, with 4.8 stars from 22 reviews.

"If you love baby back ribs, this spot offers them sliding off the bone," wrote reviewer Lou.

New Parthenon Restaurant (547 Monroe Ave.)

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One of Detroit's most popular restaurants is New Parthenon Restaurant. With five stars out of five reviews, the spot is a local favorite.  

Featured 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.)

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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.)

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Ford Field is another popular destination.

Not a stranger to huge events, Detroit’s Ford Field hosted Super Bowl XL in 2006. Its maximum capacity ranges from 65,000 to 80,000 spectators, depending on the event. The stadium hosts concerts, banquets and corporate events as well.  

The Henry Ford Museum (20900 Oakwood Blvd.)

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Finally, consider checking out The Henry Ford Museum.

The building offers exhibits ranging from early aviation to famous inventions. Car-related pieces include Ronald Reagan's limousine and the last known 1896 Duryea model.

"When you visit the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, you will come away with a memorable experience that will last a lifetime," wrote visitor Steve.  

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