The 22 best things to do in Detroit with kids

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From the Detroit Institute of Arts to the Motown Museum, Detroit is full of intriguing spots sure to impress any seasoned traveler or local; but what about families with kids? The city may not have the flashy kid-centric tourist traps like Disneyland, but there’s still plenty for the younger crowd.

We’ve rounded up the 19 best spots that will keep the entire family happy while exploring the Motor City. Whether it’s checking out the aquarium on Belle Isle or munching on snacks in the Eastern Market, there’s something for everyone on the list.

Traveling to other cities with your kiddos? Don’t miss Curbed’s maps of the best family activities in Washington, D.C., Boston, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Chicago, Miami, Los Angeles, Seattle, San Francisco, New Orleans, Austin, and New York City.

Note: Map points are ordered west to east.