It's time to put the pedal to the metal, as you get behind the wheel of a full size NASCAR style stock car at the Michigan International Speedway! Strap on your helmet and buckle up for an adrenaline rush unlike anything you've ever experienced!
Fuel up on fun with Detroit experience gifts that make for incredible memories in the "Motor City" — fly high, drive fast, feel cultured, tee up, or kick back with the ultimate in R-&-R!
It goes without saying that Michigan's east side bustles with auto-world excitement. Get in on the action with Detroit events that involve fleets of real, horsepower-hungry cars at the Michigan International Speedway!
Hop into the passenger's seat of an Indy or Sprint Cup style race car for a truly unforgettable ride along experience! Buckle up and hang on tight as a professional driver charges the MIS's 2-mile oval of asphalt at limitless speeds, tackling the track's curves and straightaways with no holding back.
Prefer to put the pedal to the metal on your own? Done! Suit up in racing gear and head for the training session of a lifetime. Learn the ins and outs of car mechanics, driving lines, the geography of the Michigan International Speedway, track communication strategies, safety guidelines, and more. Then head to pit road to prep for one of the most exhilarating things to do in Detroit!
Keep the good times rolling sky-high, too! Check out famous Detroit attractions in a whole new way with a variety of flying experiences. Learn to fly an airplane, helicopter or even a fighter jet! Or take in the stunning sights of the east side on a scenic aerial tour of "The D" by hot air balloon or helicopter.
Want to soak up some R-&-R? Try a serene spa outing with a SpaFinder Wellness Gift Certificate. Get a calming golf fix in on a renowned Detroit course. Or enjoy immersion in the wonderful world of water with things to do in Detroit like scuba lessons and sailing charters.
Boasting a prime location along on Michigan's chain of Great Lakes, enjoy unbeatable ways to explore the cityscapes and shores! Hop aboard things to do in Detroit that go up, up and away, offering unrivaled views of the area's beautiful expanse below.
Do some Detroit sightseeing from the magic of a hot air balloon ride! Glide effortlessly over Northern Oakland County, relishing the peaceful ambiance of sunrise or sunset. Then enjoy a traditional champagne toast upon landing.
Go for an ultra-modern tour of the "Motor City" with an exclusive helicopter tour! Fly over Downtown for a unique perspective of Detroit activities in action. The tour features famous landmarks like the Fox Theater, the Tigers' Comerica Park, Ford Field, and Ambassador Bridge, among others.
Know someone with a big bucket list wish to be a pilot? Check out Detroit experience gifts that put him or her in control of a real helicopter — hover, take-off, land and savor incredible sights beside an FAA certified flight instructor! Or try a Learn to Fly lesson in an airplane, featuring a pre-flight orientation and optimal hands-on instruction once cruising altitude is reached.
And for the most extreme sort of air-venture in Detroit, why not give a fighter pilot mission a go?! Pull some serious Gs, fire laser-"ammo," engage in dogfights, and enjoy some fierce but friendly competition among the clouds.
With things to do in Detroit this weekend and beyond, there's never been more fun to be had under the sun... and in the air up there!
Got a golf guru on your hands, or gunnin' to give a new hobby a try? Cloud 9 Living's Detroit experience gifts come with the par-fect solutions to get out on the green!
Explore golf gifts in eastern Michigan that are great for any level of playing one of America's favorite leisure games — from beginner to 'been playing for a lifetime.'
Treat yourself or the biggest fairway fan you know to a golf lesson with a PGA Pro. An initial meet 'n' greet offers the chance to chat with the Pro about golfing goals, as well as current equipment and abilities. After this initial assessment, the Pro will customize a lesson to polish up any sort of skill set. This exclusive, one-on-one lesson takes place on a practice range, typically highlighting pivotal topics like stance and swing, short-game strategies (chipping and pitching), course and obstacle navigation, ball flight interpretation, putting tips and techniques, and more! For unique things to do in Detroit, this lesson must be at the top of any "to-do" list!
Detroit events that dazzle come via many venues. Try one that gets you playing the links right beside a PGA Pro, hole-by-hole! Focusing on many of the same subjects featured in the practice range-based lesson, this experience puts you on the actual course for on-the-spot course instruction. Grab expert advice from your professional pal for as many holes as the duration of your lesson allows; and enjoy some great golfing company!
Just want to concentrate on perfecting your swing? Experience the exciting efficiency of 3D-motion capture technology with a lesson that assesses the biomechanics associated with hips, shoulders and clubs. Then learn how to improve your game with each set-up, backswing, and downswing!
The greatest golf outing of a lifetime awaits with Detroit experience gifts like these!
Detroit is a happenin' hub for unique (and delicious) urban events in "America's High Five" state.
Dive in to Detroit attractions that tap into the seen and unseen with a phone-in astrology reading from one of the nation's most sought-after experts. Get star-spangled insights to life's great questions of the past, present and future, with one of the most unique things to do in Detroit!
Have a hunger for exploring the city's grand gourmet culture? Satisfy it in a number of delicious ways, thanks to Cloud 9 Living's culinary connections!
Plan the ultimate date night with a special someone. Ditch the mainstream events in Detroit, and go for an intimate dinner for two! It's the perfect way to surprise your sweetheart with unforgettable quality time, from start to finish! Chat with a professional chef to create a customized menu that will tantalize both of your taste buds, tailoring everything to perfectly fit the two of you — from main course, to wine pairings, a delectable dessert, and more. Sit back, relax and enjoy an intimate evening of wining and dining, as your private chef happily takes care of all the details (including clean-up, woohoo!).
Feel like adding more folks to the food and drink fest? Detroit experience gifts like a personal chef dinner party or a day with a Certified Master Sommelier is the perfect way to invite friends and family to join you for extraordinary eats, or fascinating wine education and entertainment.
Want to add some slicing and dicing of your own to the menu of memory-making options? Nothing beats a private cooking class, in the comfort of your own home! Indulge in hot topics with family and friends like ingredients, prepping, cooking, and presenting fabulous dishes to share at your next big gathering!
With delicious things to do in Detroit like these, your taste buds will never be the same!