Small towns filled to the brim with history, friendly locals, and plenty of places to get lost on purpose are a Michigan specialty. And since you’re surrounded by the Great Lakes on three sides, there’s no shortage of waterfront property here, either. There’s another reward for staying at hotels in St. Clair Shores, MI: You’re just 15 miles north of Detroit. Life in St. Clair Shores flows at a slower pace. On your next getaway, you’ll be more than happy to float along with it.
Literature is filled with great characters who took to the open water, and while you may not “sail forbidden seas" like the famous Captain Ahab, you can sail a beautiful lake or two when you book St. Clair Shores hotels near Miller Marina. Picnic among the pines on Lake Huron or feel the breeze in your hair on a leisurely yacht or adrenaline-fueled speedboat on Lake Erie.
Back on land, meander down to the “Nautical Mile," otherwise known as Jefferson Avenue. Skip the Yelp reviews and just listen closely—of all the jazz and blues, cover bands, and dueling pianos pouring from doorways, something is sure to draw you in. More into Motown? Motor down to “Motor City" with one of our rental cars in St. Clair Shores and check out the Motown Museum, then lose yourself in a dark bar with live tunes and plenty of scotch.
Travelocity has all the information on cheap Detroit hotels, but don’t stop there. Wander north to St. Clair Shores and discover life from a new perspective with waves beneath your feet and the sun on your face. Look into our great selection of places to stay, from marina-view luxury to the best motels in St. Clair Shores, MI. Plus, save cash when you book your hotels and flights together with our vacation packages—so you can charter a sunset yacht excursion or start planning your next journey.