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Detroit People Mover

Detroit, MI 48226
313 224 2160
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Ranked #8 of 22 Activities in Detroit
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Scenic Railroads
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Jacksonville, Florida
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469 reviews 469 reviews
119 attraction reviews
190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

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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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

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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113 reviews 113 reviews
57 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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46 helpful votes 46 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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118 attraction reviews
184 helpful votes 184 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
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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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11 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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Brampton, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

It was a great way to ride around the city for .75. We stayed at the Marriott downtown, & could access it very easily to get around the major stops downtown. Really worth it for us.

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Decatur, Georgia
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5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Quick way to get certain placed downtown. This need to be expanded to go outside of downtown to get rid of some of the traffic.

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

It was fairly easy for us to use because we stayed at the Ren Cen and the people mover stops there. You see the sights as you get around town. I had my mom and in-laws - Please be careful if you are at all disabled because some stops ONLY have stairs to get down

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