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Detroit People Mover

Detroit, MI 48226
313 224 2160
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Ranked #9 of 22 Activities in Detroit
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Scenic Railroads
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Bogota, Colombia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

I took the people mover with my wife, my two daughters (10 and 5) and my mom (68) who was visiting Detroit for the first time ever: 1) we parked in front of the Detroit Public Library 2) we boarded the People Mover at the Cadillac Center Station. Only 75 cents per person! 3) the people mover will take you... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I imagine this was more about me being more informed but coming home from a concert and a Tigers game all the doors to the people mover were locked. We tried different spots but they were always locked. Maybe you can only get on from certain points so they keep the train moving. There are also a lot of homeless... More

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Elon College, North Carolina
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90 reviews 90 reviews
26 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

For 75 cents you can train around some popular areas in Detroit. We got on at Greektown and rode a full loop. Got off at the river walk to check out things down there. It was safe and reliable.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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201 helpful votes 201 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

For only 75cents you can get close to anything in the city. It was easy to get on and off and if you want you can take the entre loop and check out places to go and eat. Getting on at Greektown was a bit difficult you had to walk through the casino and there were no signs directing you... More

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Asheboro, North Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This is a fun and cheap (75 cents) way to get your bearings in the riverfront section of Detroit It also allows you to park once and visit several parts of the city. Great facility and very easy to use. The ticket dispenser accepts dollar bills and gives you a token and your change, drop the token in the stall... More

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Michigan
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117 reviews 117 reviews
58 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This is a great way to tour Detroit. At only 0.75 a person it really is. The trains are almost always never packed or full, and it is a great transportation system in metro Detroit.

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Michigan
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23 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We were traveling from Greektown Casino & Hotel to the Fox Theater for a concert. The hotel staff told us the best way was to take a cab, but we thought the people mover would be the way to go. We were right! A ride cost only 75 cents/person. The Grand Circus Park Station was only about a 2 block... More

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Covington, KY
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119 attraction reviews
193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Well, maybe if it went somewhere other than in a circle. But if you're new to Detroit this can be an interesting experience - a 75 cent tour of downtown from above the streets. The system is made up of many 2-car, automated trains. Stops are about 2 minutes apart, at most. And there are many stops. You can access... More

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Butler, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We are so thankful to the DPM for help making our annual convention awesome. The passes for the weekend meant no thinking about change or tokens. And it was easy to use and get around the city.

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London, England
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49 reviews 49 reviews
11 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This is quite simply the perfect way to get your bearings around downtown Detroit! Essentially it's an overhead, two-carriage loop! 13 stops in about 13 minutes. 75c buys you a token for one journey clockwise (me and the D actually did the loop twice 'cause the views are great). Our closest stop was over the way from our base at... More

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