'Solitude', Rock Harbor at remote Isle Royale National Park, located in northwestern Lake Superior, MI; photo by Jill Odice

'Solitude', Rock Harbor at remote Isle Royale National Park, located in northwestern Lake Superior, MI; photo by Jill Odice

Itinerary for an overnight getaway in Detroit. Shop at a historic public market, stroll along the landscaped RiverWalk, watch a Tigers game and see one or more of the area's excellent museums. Details: http://www.midwestliving.com/travel/michigan/detroit/two-day-getaway-to-detroit/

Two-Day Getaway to Detroit

Itinerary for an overnight getaway in Detroit. Shop at a historic public market, stroll along the landscaped RiverWalk, watch a Tigers game and see one or more of the area's excellent museums. Details: http://www.midwestliving.com/travel/michigan/detroit/two-day-getaway-to-detroit/

Isle Royale Greenstone (Chlorastrolite), the state gem of Michigan, is a bluish-green stone with a pattern of slender, star-like crystals which results in a 'turtle back' pattern.

Isle Royale Greenstone (Chlorastrolite), the state gem of Michigan, is a bluish-green stone with a pattern of slender, star-like crystals which results in a 'turtle back' pattern.

Corktown is the oldest neighborhood in Detroit, Michigan, although the city of Detroit is twice as old. Current boundaries include I-75 to the north, the Lodge Freeway to the east, Bagley and Porter streets to the south, and Rosa Parks Boulevard (12th Street) to the west.The neighborhood was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. Many Irish from County Cork who fled the Potato Famine settled here, and the neighborhood became known as Corktown.

Corktown is the oldest neighborhood in Detroit, Michigan, although the city of Detroit is twice as old. Current boundaries include I-75 to the north, the Lodge Freeway to the east, Bagley and Porter streets to the south, and Rosa Parks Boulevard (12th Street) to the west.The neighborhood was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. Many Irish from County Cork who fled the Potato Famine settled here, and the neighborhood became known as Corktown.

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