Plan Your Group Trip to the Detroit Zoo

The Detroit Zoo is a Michigan favorite for school, church and scouting groups and is open year round. On top of the hundreds of exhibits where students can visit animals in natural settings, The Ford Education Center offers an additional educational opportunity where students experience superior educational programs. The Detroit Zoo isn’t just for children though. With over 125 acres to roam and thousands of animals to view, the zoo is loved by the young and old. People of all types come from all over the country to … [Read more...]

Why the DIA is Detroit’s Favorite Museum

The Detroit Institute of Arts has been Detroit’s cultural center for over 50 years and has something for any art lover’s taste. The DIA collection is considered one of the top six in the United States but in Detroit, its number one. The museum is home to over 100 galleries featuring world famous exhibits including American, European, Modern, Contemporary, and Graphic Art. The museum also houses works of African, Asian, Native American, Oceanic, Islamic, and Ancient art. While the museum holds an enormous collection of … [Read more...]

Home for the Holidays – A Look At Must See Christmas Attractions in Metro Detroit

Metro Detroit is the place to be if you enjoy Christmas and the holiday season. There is something to appeal to everyone and every age group. So grab you friends and families and get out there and take is all the amazing sites! One of the most popular events is Wild Lights at the Detroit Zoo. The event runs on weekends between Thanksgiving and the end of the year. Millions of LED lights cover everything from trees to buildings to the animal exhibits and even the train. Enjoy food, live entertainment and arts and … [Read more...]

History Comes To Life at the Detroit Historical Museum

The Detroit Historical Museum, located at 5410 Woodward Avenue in Detroit is a true gem in the downtown area. First time visitors are pleasantly surprised that this relatively small, donation only museum packs so much history within its walls. Most visitors say it takes between 2 and 3 hours to explore all the fascinating exhibits, which represent the history of Detroit and southeast Michigan. One of the favorite permanent exhibits is the newly renovated “Streets of Old Detroit” which tells how car manufacturing made … [Read more...]

Take a Trip to the Detroit Zoo!

The Detroit Zoo is one of Michigan’s largest attractions, with more than 1.1 million visitors annually. The Zoo is located on 125 acres of naturalistic exhibits, and provides a natural habitat for more than 2,500 animals including birds, reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates representing 280 different species. The first Detroit Zoo opened in 1883 on Michigan and Trumbull Avenues, across from Tiger Stadium however, it closed at that location the following year and the building converted into a horse auction. The … [Read more...]

A Trip Back in Time at Greenfield Village

Greenfield Village is over 200 acres of invention, inspiration and innovation, with over 300 years of history, 26 million artifacts, in an amazing collection started by Henry Ford. If you ever wanted to know what stepping back in time feels like, this is the place. Henry Ford's devotion to preserving American history shows in this wonderful village. Model T Fords drive up and down the streets, steam engines chug down the track and historic homes and buildings make you feel like you’re living in the 1900’s. A great … [Read more...]

Plan a Fall Getaway to Visit Michigan’s Wineries/Vineyards

While Napa and Sonoma may be the most well-known regions for wine in the country, they are certainly not the only ones. A growing number of amazing vineyards and wineries are popping up across Michigan, offering visitors a unique wine-tasting experience, without even losing sight of our great lakes. From the Mission Peninsula to Rose City, Benton Harbor and beyond, Michigan is home to 4 certified American Viticultural Areas, over 100 wineries and more than 15,000 acres of scenic vineyards. Wine trails in these … [Read more...]

2015-2016 Red Wings Hockey Season

As fans of Detroit sports, we have, on occasion, been let down. Certain teams, which shall not be named, get us to the apex of what looks to be an amazing season, only to suffer a devastating loss. Losses or not, there is one team which rarely disappoints, the Detroit Red Wings. It should come as no surprise then, that more than one group enlist the services of Metro Motor Coach to get their group to one of these often amazing games. If you are looking for something to do with your group and a Wings game sounds like the … [Read more...]

Are You Ready For Some Football?

Welcome to the 96th Season of the NFL! Plan a group outing to one of Michigan's most popular venues, Ford Field, and enjoy a Lions Game!  This year, 2015, marks the 96th season of the NFL, and for Lions fans, we wait, hoping this year will finally be ours. Our Detroit Lions have been a fixture in the city of Detroit since 1934, however, they formally joined the NFL as the Portsmouth Spartans in Portsmouth, Ohio back in 1930. Despite an often winning record in past years including four NFL Championships, the Lions … [Read more...]

Take Me Out to the Ballgame – A Trip to Comerica Park in 2015

Baseball is finally back and Tigers fans are patiently waiting for the first home game to begin at Comerica Park. If you are one of the tens of thousands of Tiger’s fans who will be heading to the home opener, April 6th can’t come soon enough. In honor of the big day, Metro Motor Coach invites you to spend a little time with us getting to more about the franchise, its history and what you can expect from the Tigers in 2015, their 121st season in baseball. The Tigers Franchise was founded in Detroit in 1894 making them … [Read more...]