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Detroit Urban Adventures

133 reviews
Detroit, MI, USA
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About Detroit Urban Adventures
Detroit Urban Adventures is offering three great 2-hour walking tours in 2015 so you can have your best day ever in Detroit. Space is limited and advance reservations are required. Register online for: "The D You Must See" (9:30-11:30am, Tues-Sun, Mar-Nov) "Corktown is Popping!" (1-3Pm, Tues-Sun, May-Oct) and "Detroit's Rise, Fall & Renewal" (4-6pm, Tues-Sun, Mar-Nov)
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35 reviews
See why this city that's officially filed for bankruptcy is still one of America's greatest underdog stories on a tour that showcases the rise, fall and renewal of Detroit. Follow your local guide through the sights and landmarks and learn about the history, architecture and art of the incredible Motor City.
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$29.00 per adult
12 reviews
Gain an understanding of the 'real' Detroit during this 2-hour walking tour of the city. Ride the 'People Mover' (Detroit's elevated train) to Lafayette Coney Island, among the sculptures of Civic Center, and through Greektown. This small group tour is limited to 12 people or fewer to ensure personalized attention from your guide. Train fare and snacks included.
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$21.75 per adult
Small Group Walking Tour Corktown is Popping in Detroits Oldest Neighborhood
7 reviews
Explore Detroit’s historic Corktown neighborhood on a 2-hour walking tour of city landmarks, local haunts, and classic architecture. You’ll see a block at the heart of the ‘Corktown Revival,’ with hip restaurants, cocktail bars, and cafes, then take in the ruined Michigan Central Railroad Station, long a symbol of Detroit's golden age. This 2-hour Corktown walking tour includes a half pint of beer at an Irish American club, and it’s limited to 12 people for a personalized experience.
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$29.00 per adult
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a fabulous walking tour of Detroit! We visited a fair amount of buildings around a 1/2 mile radius of Downtown. Bob shared lots of history as we glanced at some buildings, entered a few others. It ended with a 1/2 pint beer at...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This walking tour was a great overview of downtown Detroit. I had never been there so it was good to learn the history of the city and the plans for renewal. Our guide Bob was a long time resident and had some great insights on...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend and I took this tour while visiting Detroit. Bob is full of knowledge and the locations are interesting: the Guardian Building, Renaissance Center, the David Whitney, the Compuware building and was able to talk about the history of other buildings as well. My...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bob was a knowledgeable and passionate local guide with a deep understanding of the history and and renewal of Detroit. He took us on the people mover, which was great and we wouldn't have taken otherwise. We went to a number of interesting buildings -...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Mathieu G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bob was a fantastic tour guide. I highly recommend this tour when you visit the Motor City. Not only did he educate us on landmarks, but during and after the tour he continued to give us little nuggets of information that made the city all...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bob is a fountain of Detroit knowledge. He leads a fantastic and edifying tour of the city. The architecture is stunning and the history behind it, fascinating. The views outside are great, and you get to enter a handful of buildings whose interiors leave you...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Michael gave a thorough history of Detroit and could answer all our questions as we walked throughout downtown Detroit including Greek Town & the Renaissance Center & saw the inside of buildings as well. He is very enthusiastic to share how the city has changed...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bob was extremely knowledgeable and prepared. The tour was informative, interesting, and fun. We saw several buildings downtown - venturing into lobbies and catching glimpses of the skyline from the People Mover.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Amy F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely tour, it definitely went over the two hours (which our guide warned us about), but there was no problem with me leaving at 12 for an appointment. I recommend this tour for anyone visiting Detroit to learn more about the history of the city...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Erin N
Reviewed May 6, 2019

Bob was a great guide! Very personable. Lots of great info on the buildings and such in Detroit. Very well organized and informative. We enjoyed the entire tour especially the included cold beer at the end at the Detroit Beer Co.!

Date of experience: May 2019
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January 2, 2017|
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they do not take us into abandoned buildings, but they did take us into a parking garage which used to be fancy art theater and it is chilling to see what happened to the theater
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