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The Detroit Bus Company

137 reviews
About The Detroit Bus Company
We are The Detroit Bus Company and we're here to shake schtuff up. We do authentic tours for people who hate feeling like tourists. We immerse folks in adventures, stories and real places that show the whole story on the city we love. We're also a not-just-for-profit triple-bottom-line public transit company that provides free rides to kids in Detroit. Taking our tours supports this mission. THANK YOU! xoxo
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an amazing time. The bars and stories were interesting. Monique, our guide, was very entertaining & knowledgeable.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Deborah F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of fun! Our host/MC was very friendly. Our driver was very kind and cautious in the inclement weather. Great event for any group. Had fun even as a group of 2.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LF017
Reviewed December 26, 2018

My family of 4 had a great time on this tour, we did not factor in post lions game traffic and crowds when deciding to have dinner in Greek Town, but the bus company was super cool and looked for us at their first stop...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mariekN8583KE
Reviewed December 22, 2018

I took my boyfriend on this as a birthday gift, we had a blast! Our driver was Anthony and our tour guide was Maurice, they were fantastic! Anthony got us to all of the bars safely and quickly. Maurice provided some interesting history of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Catherine V
Andy D, Owner at The Detroit Bus Company, responded to this reviewResponded December 23, 2018

I'm so glad you had an awesome time! Please come and see us again soon!

Reviewed December 17, 2018

I went on the Merry & Bright: The Detroit Holiday Lights Tour with a friend of mine. We went to 4 destinations and had a great time. The tour guides were entertaining, we had good snacks and the destinations were fun. Could have used a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GadgetGirl248
Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

My friends (19 of us!) and I did the Merry & Bright: Holiday Lights Tour. It was well organized, fun and gave us the opportunity to see Christmas lights at several venues all in one night. Roasting s'mores, ugly sweater contest and more added fun...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DMax2009
Reviewed December 17, 2018

The 8 of us had a blast with this tour. I love history and drinking so the two of them together was awesome! I really enjoyed hearing the history of these bars. We had a great tour guide although I can't remember his name. I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bridget C
Reviewed December 16, 2018

The 4 of us had a wonderful time on the bus tour last night. We would definitely do another fun filled tour with DBC!!!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Aliforever
Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

The Bus Company employees were ALL so friendly and fun. They were informative and fun. Lots of laughs 😃

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dawn D
Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

Had a GREAT time on the Merry & Bright Tour! There were 8 in our group - all ages. Started our trip at the bus garage/office where there was free parking right out front. Had the BEST driver (John) and two AWESOME hosts Heather and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from snyderr | Reviewed this property |
I believe they change it up every week but sort of follow a routine thru the month. Our stops were small places and I'm sure they don't want outsiders showing up. They are very friendly on the phone and I'm sure they would... More
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