Best Places to Visit in Dearborn of Southeastern Michigan

ich history, cultured cuisine and exciting nightlife-these are only a few areas where the city of Dearborn shines bright like a diamond. And with such a broad range of eateries to choose from, the only Arabic you'll need to know is saah-tan (good eating)!

What to see in Dearbon

Arab American National Museum

  • 13624 Michigan Ave.
  • 313-582-2266

The first and only museum in the United States devoted to Arab American history and culture, with Dearborn having the country's largest Arab population, is a resource hub about the city's culture and history. It's also celebrating its 10th birthday with Arab American art in Ten: The Exhibition.

Liv Lounge

  • 21961 Michigan Ave.
  • 313-561-5481

Liven up your night with entertainment, food and dancing at the new Liv Lounge, offering Mediterranean food, hookah (narghile) and a fully functional dance floor with special entertainment Friday and Saturday nights.

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Henry Ford Estate Fair Lane

  • 4901 Evergreen Road
  • 313-884-4222

Fair Lane is known to be more than just Henry and Clara Ford's home-it's a sight for sore eyes. The beautiful estate sits on 350 acres, including a meadow, two gardens, natural wildlife trial and a lake. While the home is closed for renovations, stroll the grounds 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays.

Love it here? Check out the Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village, also in Dearborn.

Where to shop in Dearborn

Dearborn Music

  • 22501 Michigan Ave.
  • 313-561-1000

At this home of new and used CDs, DVDs, Blu-rays and LPs, you can easily spend hours collecting your long-lost favorites from a vast music collection, and it won't clean out your wallet.

Green Brain Comics

  • 13936 Michigan Ave.
  • 313-582-9444

Green Brain Comics includes a diverse selection of comics that will have something for everyone. Buy or rent comics and even meet some of the authors and illustrators at special events scheduled on its website.

Where to eat in Dearborn

Golden Bakery

  • 14526 W. Warren Ave.
  • 313-582-0000

Looking for authentic Mediterranean cuisine? Famous cheese/meat pies and shawarmas can be found right here.

Masri Sweets

  • 5755 Schaefer Road
  • 313-584-3500

Masri Sweets offers meticulously made sweets from the Middle East right here at home. And the shop's baklava and kanafeh (Levantine cheese pastry soaked in sweet sugar-based syrup) should satisfy anyone's sweet tooth.

Ricky's Sub Shop

  • 6460 Greenfield Road
  • 313-582-9410

This hole-in-the-wall shop has been known as "Dearborn's Secret" for more than two decades. And with deliciously blended, authentic subs at $3-$7.50, it's easy to taste why it didn't stay secret for long.

Mango Dearborn

  • 14927 W. Warren Ave.
  • 313-584-5544

Best known for its smoothies, hookah and picture-perfect salads, Mango gives off the casual vibe of a sports bar. Come to study or celebrate with a welcoming staff that makes you feel like family.

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