- Amtrak, 449 S Eton St. Train service to and from Chicago on the Wolverine Service (5–6 hours, $25–50), with many connections in Chicago. Deeply discounted tickets at short notice are often available at Amtrak's Weekly Specials page.
Travel through Birmingham requires a car. Buses are available, but are advised against due to poor service and safety issues.
Birmingham can be most easily reached by taking Woodward or Maple road. Parking is normally easy and cheap, as there are multiple parking structures and lots that offers free two hour parking.
Shane Park: Located in central Birmingham, in close proximity to the Townsend Hotel, Shane park is Birmingham's main park and community gathering spot. In the center of the park resides famous artist and sculptor, Marshall Frederick's, artistic masterpiece "The Freedom of the Human Spirit", a large 30+ foot bronze statue.
- Uptown Birmingham 8, 211 S Old Woodward Ave, ☎ +1 248 723-6230. Originally a single screen movie theater built in 1927, the Birmingham Theater was expanded in the 1990s to an 8-screen multiplex.
- Uptown Palladium 12, 250 N Old Woodward Ave (entrance on Hamilton Row), ☎ +1 248 723-6240. State-of-the-art 12-screen multiplex movie theater with 4K projection, 3D technology, and stadium seating.
- Mitchell's Fish Market, 117 Willits St, ☎ +1 248 646-3663. seafood
- Flemings Steak House, 323 N Old Woodward Ave, ☎ +1 248 723-0134. steaks, burgers, fine American cuisine
- Hunter House, 35075 Woodward Ave, ☎ +1 248 646-7121. A Birmingham classic, burgers (sliders)
- Big Rock Chop House, 245 S Eton St, ☎ +1 248 647-7774.
- The Townsend Hotel, 100 Townsend Street, ☎ +1 248 642-7900, e-mail: email@example.com. The Townsend, a European-style boutique hotel, provides Forbes 4-Star and AAA 4-Diamond luxury accommodations in Metro Detroit.
- Holiday Inn Express, 35270 Woodward Avenue, ☎ +1 248 642-6200.
|Routes through Birmingham|
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