Explore Motorcities: Pick a Place

Welcome to MotorCities National Heritage Area (MotorCities), where you can Experience Everything Automotive! We invite you to join us as we take a drive down memory lane, gaze into the future and share with you an amazing automotive journey.

Pull out a calendar, road map and pen, and let the fun begin! We invite you to browse the many wonderful automotive museums, homes and gardens, tours and sporting events located in MotorCities and plot your path through the heart of the American automotive industry. If you need help, we're ready to jump in! Whether your visit lasts a few hours or a few days, you are guaranteed an exciting variety of places to see and things to do.

With over 100 sites and experiences waiting to be explored, go ahead and choose your category of interest - and get ready to Experience Everything Automotive!

Venue Categories:

Museums and Historic Homes
The grand and elegant homes of early auto barons and the leading area museums offer a glimpse into the lifestyle created by automotive wealth.

Parks, Gardens, and Cemeteries
Experience the romance of the early 19th century by exploring the lush gardens and community parks that dot the landscape, or visit the peaceful resting places of early auto industry legends.

Arts and Entertainment
Whether strolling through the lavish galleries of the Detroit Institute of Art or recapturing the romance of your first drive-in movie, MotorCities offers many ways to rekindle America's love affair with the automobile.

Libraries and Archives
Rich with information and images, these sites offer facts, photos and first-hand accounts for anyone looking to conduct specific research or simply satisfy a curiosity.

Motor Sports
Race fans start your engines! Whether watching professional drivers or local hometown heroes, the speed at our numerous race tracks will leave you breathless.

Auto restaurants, inns, and shopping
A road trip is not complete without experiencing the best we have to offer in food, lodging and shopping.... Auto-style of course!

Additional related attractions
Some places and experiences resist neatly fitting into a particular category...often making them the most unique. Curiousω