Midsummer Detroit is the heart of the antique car cruisin’ season. Whether one owns a classic, defined as any vehicle 25 years or older, to show off or one loves looking at them to dream about ownership or childhood car memories, there are few cities that can top Motown for the variety and authenticity of so many numbers matching vintage cars. From St. Clair Shores to Novi, Monroe to Flint, four websites chronicle the best of the 2014 Motor City area cruisin’ season.
- In preparation for the 20th annual Woodward Dream Cruise, the largest demonstration of car culture in the world, WoodwardDreamCruise.com prominently displays the hours, minutes, and seconds to this year’s event starting August 16th. The site is loaded with helpful information, maps, car clubs, hotels, and restaurant information. Classic car enthusiasts can upload their own auto pictures and can join the discussion via facebook.
- Cruis’news.com, an independent cruising magazine leads the pack with the latest details on special cruising events, local cruise nights, car repair discounts, classifieds, and classic car owner news. The Sterling Heights based publisher also offers a print version of the site that can be delivered to homes monthly.
- At MichiganHotRod.com, site visitors are immediately greeted by a weekly cruise schedule and for those who admire drag racing, drag strips their locations and offerings also are available.
- MichiganClassics.com features its blend of cruise night calendaring as well as other points of interests such as antique car museums.
The sites listed here had up to date 2014 listings. So if you live in metro Detroit or are planning to visit, be sure to examine any of these Websites for your choice of classic car events. It’s wise to contact each venue to be sure dates and times are still accurate. If you're able and have not been to the Woodward Dream Cruise, it is highly recommended. You’ll be captivated by thousands of classic cars that extend from 8 Mile Road through downtown Pontiac. Have fun!