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Detroit Walking Tour Including Rides on the People Mover

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    What to Expect
    Find your way to a local cafe on Broadway in downtown Detroit at 9:30am. Meet your guide and small group of 12 people, your fellow travelers for the urban walking adventure to discover the 'real' Detroit. 

    Take a stroll around the Broadway area, where you'll see Paradise Valley, Madison Avenue, and Foxtown. Get a look at the Fox Theater and the home of the Detroit Tigers, Comerica Park. Snap photos of the Detroit Opera House and some other landmarks before hopping on the 'People Mover', or Detroit's elevated train, for the ride over the Greektown. Visit an historic church that was a stop on the Underground Railroad, see a casino, and taste some sticky sweet baklava. 

    Hop back on the People Mover and zip over to Civic Center, where you can see the tallest hotel in the Western Hemisphere, the Renaissance Center, and some famous Detroit sculptures. Stop at the art-deco Guardian Building, where you'll get a peek at the impressive lobby and banking room. Pass the landmark Penobscot Building on your way to the American and Lafayette Coney Island restaurants, where you can order a coney dog like a local. 

    One last stop is a hotel dating from 1924, before jumping back on the elevated train to your original departure point.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    1555 Broadway St, Detroit, MI 48226, USA
    Departure Time
    9:30 AM
    Duration
    2h
    Return Details
    1515 Broadway St, Detroit, MI 48226, USA
    Inclusions
    • Local English-speaking guide
    • Fares for rides on the People Mover
    • “Coney dog” or a baklava (or pastry of equal price)
    • Entry/Admission - Detroit Urban Adventures
    Exclusions
    • Any beverages that you may want to accompany your coney dog or your pastry
    • Tips and gratuities for your guide
    • Entry/Admission - Comerica Park
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Dress casually and comfortably. Wear shoes that are good for a fair amount of walking. Depending on weather, you may want to have a jacket, hat, or an umbrella.
    • This is a child-friendly tour.
    • On a very rare occasion, the People Mover or one of the venues that we usually visit may be unavailable.
    • For your urban adventure, you will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 4 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    Reviewed July 29, 2019

    Michael, our tour guide, started us off with a brief history of the rise and fall of Detroit. He told us names and dates of the people that made Detroit what it was and those that are making it what it is becoming. The tour...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
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    Reviewed July 27, 2019 via mobile

    Don’t expect much out of this tour. You will be walking around the whole downtown, and that’s all what you will do. The guide is extremely boring, NOT informative, UN-exciting, and the guide cut corners. Was not a good experience for us! We kept hearing...More

    3  Thank kh_saf
    Reviewed July 26, 2019 via mobile

    Slightly different from the other tours, but again, a great overview to get ones fitting around downtown Detroit. It highlights the area and the guides give good explanations and tips and info about Detroit. Great to familiarize yourself with Detroit!

    Thank Iwuvtraveling
    Reviewed July 24, 2019

    We took Michael’s tour and throughly enjoyed ourselves! It’s the best way to see the city and learn how it’s making a comeback as a hip urban environment for millennials. We enjoyed the part of the tour that we walked through Greektown and sampled the...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Jo G
    Reviewed July 19, 2019

    Jim was a great guide! This tour was interesting, beautiful, and a learning experience! Detroit is such a beautiful city and this tour allows you to see the downtown area while walking with a fantastic guide! Awesome!

    Date of experience: July 2019
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    My sister and I enjoyed the Detroit Walking Tour. The guide was very knowledgable with many interesting facts!
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