Visit top attractions like the Detroit Zoo near our hotel in Southfield

Take a break from on-site meetings to explore the many things to do near Radisson Hotel Southfield-Detroit, such as the Detroit Zoo. For an afternoon outing with colleagues, you can visit nearby Evergreen Hills Golf Course for a friendly round or head to historic Franklin Cider Mill to munch fresh apple donuts. Here with your sweetheart? Visit Cranbrook House & Gardens for the gorgeous scenery, or enjoy a quiet hike together at green spaces like Heritage Park and Carpenter Lake Nature Preserve. While you’re in the vicinity, check out the music greats at Motown Museum, see world-class works at the Detroit Institute of Arts, or watch the Tigers play ball at Comerica Park—all about 20 minutes away in downtown Detroit.

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Carpenter Lake Nature Preserve

1.72 mi / 2.77 km from the hotel
Bask in the beauty of nature at this 42-acre park that preserves a blend of forests, meadows, and wetlands. You can walk or jog the nature trails, sit down on a bench to read, or spend a few hours fishing in the lake.

Franklin Cider Mill

3.36 mi / 5.41 km from the hotel
Open seasonally, this national historic site has been operating since 1832. Visit to pick up fresh apples or to enjoy delicious apple products such as cider, donuts, and pies.

Park West Museum

2.03 mi / 3.26 km from the hotel
Enjoy works by great artists from the classical to the contemporary eras at this beautiful facility, which is home to one of the largest privately owned galleries in the world. Admission is free.

Motown Museum

13.04 mi / 20.99 km from the hotel
Schedule a guided tour to see the studio, nicknamed Hitsville U.S.A., where greats like Stevie Wonder and The Supremes recorded. You’ll hear insider stories and also see where founder Berry Gordy lived with his family.

Heritage Park

18.59 mi / 29.91 km from the hotel
Take the whole family to enjoy the nature center, splashpad, playground, and winding trails at this popular 211-acre park.

Cranbrook House & Gardens

6.24 mi / 10.04 km from the hotel
Forty acres of gardens surround a meticulously maintained Arts and Crafts-style mansion at this beautiful estate, which was built in 1908 by George and Ellen Booth. Purchase tickets for a house tour, or stroll the gardens for free.

Evergreen Hills Golf Course

2.58 mi / 4.15 km from the hotel
This well-maintained nine-hole golf course offers entertainment for everyone from beginners to pros. You’ll also enjoy the beautiful views of the Michigan countryside as you play.

Comerica Park

15.69 mi / 25.25 km from the hotel
Grab some peanuts and Cracker Jack while you cheer on the Detroit Tigers at their home diamond. You can ride the Ferris wheel or carousel during the seventh-inning stretch.

Detroit Institute of Arts

14.18 mi / 22.83 km from the hotel
Housing one of the country’s most significant art collections, the DIA offers dozens of galleries displaying works from around the world. The building itself is a work of art, now listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Detroit Zoo

6.91 mi / 11.13 km from the hotel
Home to more than 2,000 animals, this 125-acre zoo offers award-winning attractions. Highlights include one of North America’s largest polar bear habitats as well as the Great Apes of Harambee habitat with its silverback gorillas.

Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation

12.79 mi / 20.58 km from the hotel
More than just a world-famous car collection, this museum is a testament to American ingenuity. Climb aboard the bus where Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat, and see the encampment bed where George Washington slept during the Revolutionary War.