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Detroit People Mover

Detroit, MI 48226
313 224 2160
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Ranked #8 of 40 Activities in Detroit
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Scenic Railroads, Sightseeing Tours
Attraction details
Type: Scenic Railroads, Sightseeing Tours
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 6:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri 6:30 am - 2:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 am

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Bay City, Michigan
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

I was a little leary about riding the People Mover but recently used it to get to and from Joe Louis Arena from Greektown. It is easy access, inexpensive, quick and efficient. I traveled it both early evening and later at night and felt very safe. For 75 cents each way, it certainly was cost-effective and efficient, and I didn't... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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153 reviews 153 reviews
43 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is a 3 mile or so loop that gets you around downtown Detroit very quickly... I think it's about 20 minutes to do a complete loop with 13 stops and about one minute in between and 20 seconds at each stop along the way... The most amazing part is that it only costs $0.75 to take a trip... you... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Every large city that has not got underground /subway trains should have one. The great thing about Detroits People Mover is it is outside and the views are brilliant. The price is so cheap .75 cents per ride. If you are visiting and spending more than 3 days in Detroit, just get in contact with Detroit Transportation Corporation, purchase monthly... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

If you've never ridden the People Mover it offers a great aerial view of the City of Detroit. Coming around the curve looking out over the Detroit River is fantastic. For transportation, one can usually walk to one's ultimate destination as quickly as using the PM, but in the winter it keeps you warm and dry. Also very useful to... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The people mover is a great way to give a tour of Detroit to friends from out of town. Each stop has it's own unique charm and artistic decoration. There is a beautiful view of the Detroit River during part of the ride.

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Lexington, MI
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Convenient way to get around the major attractions of Detroit. Not sure about the safety of the trains, or the station.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I had fun being on this and it was nice being able to see different areas thanks a lot. I visited my cousin for her wedding and we had time to see what wasoffered well this was interesting and cool

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Detroit, Michigan
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Whether you are going to a Lions or Tigers game, park at the RenCen (GM World HQs) and take the PeopleMover. For 75 cents each way you can beat it.

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Chicago, Illinois
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144 reviews 144 reviews
62 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The Detroit People Mover is quite inexpensive and makes a loop around the city. It takes only about 10 minutes to make the loop. At only 75 cents it was fun seeing the city from a few floors up.

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Kent, Ohio
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

After a great Renaissance Center tour, we boarded the People Mover to get a feel for downtown Detroit. It was a cold and windy mid-October day and we wanted to walk around as little as possible. For only .75 per person we got up-close and personal with quite a few sections of the center city. The elevated viewpoint was great...we... More 

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