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Monroe (Michigan)

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Monroe is the county seat of Monroe County.

Understand[edit]

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By air[edit]

Monroe is served by the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport.

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

  • George Armstrong Custer Equestrian Monument, (at Junction of Elm Avenue and North Monroe Street). 24/7. Also called Sighting the Enemy, it's intended to commemorate George Armstrong Custer's actions in the Civil War by depicting him in his Civil War fatigues. Free.  edit

Do[edit][add listing]

  • River Raisin Jazz Festival, St. Mary's Park (at the corner of N. Monroe St. and W. Elm Ave. behind the Gen. George A. Custer Monument), 734-457-1030, [1]. Two and a half days of free live jazz music, a free fine art fair, and free family friendly fun. Concessions provided by the St. Mary Catholic Central Boosters of St. Mary Catholic Central School. Every second week of August.  edit
  • Monroe County Fair, 3775 S. Custer Road, (734) 241-5775, [2].  edit


Buy[edit][add listing]

  • The Mall of Monroe, 2121 N. Monroe St., +1 (734) 242-9150, [3]. Mon. to Sat., 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.; Sun., 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.. Formerly called the Frenchtown Square Mall.  edit


Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Monroe Street Grill, 2 W. Front St., +1 (734) 241-1112, [4]. A contemporary dining room with intact tin ceilings and a commercial grade kitchen. A bottle of its signature homemade strawberry vinaigrette can be taken home for $4.99. Other specialties are the pancake party, the tex-mex burger, and pistachio chicken. $4.99 to 24.99.  edit
  • Joe's French-Italian Inn, 2896 N. Dixie Hwy. (2 miles east off of Exit 15 from Interstate I-75), +1 (734) 289-2800, [5]. Open Mon. to Fri. at 11 a.m.; open Sat. and Sun. at 4 p.m.. Italian and American cuisine since 1930. $2.75 to 23.95.  edit
  • Detroit Beach Restaurant, 2630 N. Dixie Hwy., +1 (734) 289-3122. A small family-run business with Italian food.  edit
  • Pete's Garage, 930 N. Telegraph Road, (734) 243-0343, [6].  edit
  • Studio Z - Cafe and Listening Room, 29 South Monroe Street, (734) 244-5930. Closes at 2 p.m.. Grand opened on June 11, 2012.  edit


Drink[edit][add listing]

  • 129 Lounge, 129 E. Front St., +1 (734) 241-4008. Closed on Sundays, open on other days of the week. One of the venues for the River Raisin Jazz festival.  edit
  • Beek's Bar & Grill, 120 E. Front St., +1 (734) 241-4942. Has wheelchair access.  edit

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Hotel Sterling, 109 W. Front St., +1 (734) 242-6212 (), [7]. With 160 years of history and fresh cosmopolitan décor, it has rooms with en-suite bathrooms for both tourists and business guests. From $112.  edit
  • Sunset Motel, 450 N. Telegraph Rd., +1 (734) 242-3448.  edit
  • Hollywood Motel, 1028 N. Telegraph Rd., +1 (734) 241-7333.  edit
  • Monroe Motel, 15339 S. Telegraph Rd., +1 (734) 241-6443.  edit
  • Comfort Inn and Suites, 6500 E. Albain Rd (off I-75 at exit 11), +1 (734) 384-1500. Pool and hot tub, free breakfast, free wireless internet access, meeting room. Pets welcome for an additional fee.  edit
  • The Lotus Bed & Breakfast, 324 Washington Street (at the corner of Washington & Fourth Streets), (734) 735-1077 (). This bed and breakfast is from a restored 1870 Italianate home. $105.00 a night.  edit

Contact[edit]

The area code is 734.

Here's also Monroe News [8].

Get out[edit]

Routes through Monroe
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