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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 1 week ago

    Mike was a great guide who really seems to love and have knowledge the City! It was so exciting seeing all of the positive changes that have occurred in the downtown area. Also, very educational. I have lived in Detroit most of my life and...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Vitinaros
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    It started at the Coffee shop on Broadway Our tour guide was so full of the history and knowledge of Detroit it was so informative We really enjoyed this two hour Sunday morning tour. We got to learn and see and go on the people...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank sanibel210
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Our family really enjoyed our tour with Mike. Not only was he knowledgeable and interesting, but his passion for the city of Detroit was palpable. Despite living in the Detroit area, he introduced us to sites we never would have even known existed without going...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank KMB248
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Highly recommend this, great way to get a feel for an unfamiliar area. About 2 hours to cover the main areas of town.

    Thank E4112FIjosephs
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Well structured, a lot of background information t(e.g. architects, music, early history,, recent developments).

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Idontneednouser
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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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