Detroit October 10, 2017
You’ll Absolutely Love These 8 Walking Tours In Detroit
Detroiters are proud of our city, but how much do we actually know about it? Just because we were born here or have lived here for a long time, doesn’t mean we should skip out on some of the amazing walking tours offered here. From learning about Detroit’s stunning skyscrapers to it’s fascinating history, grab a friend or two and take one of these fun walking tours that you’ll absolutely love.
1. Pure Detroit Architecture Tour
There is no doubt that Detroit has some of the most stunning architecture in the United States. This tour allows you to see all of Detroit's wonderful works of art and its beloved skyscrapers. You'll walk through some of the most famous buildings, including the Guardian building and the Fisher building.
2. Detroit Dine Around
If you're not a history buff, you might prefer this food tour, which lets you sample tasty specialties at some of the better-known restaurants in the city. You'll also get to meet the owners or managers while you get your grub on. The tours last approximately three hours, so come hungry!
3. Notorious 313 Tour
If you're in the mood for a spooky tour, check out City Tour Detroit's Notorious 313 tour. You and your friends will get to learn about Detroit's more sinister side through midtown and downtown Detroit. You'll also learn about the frightening and chilling history of the city's past. If you're interested, you can find more information right
4. Detroit Experience Factory
There are a variety of tours to help you explore Detroit offered by Detroit Experience Factory. With art tours, architecture tours, and bar tours, you'll find one that you and your friends will absolutely love. If you don’t feel like walking, you'll also find plenty of bike tours and even a Q-line tour, where you'll ride the city's new M-1 rail streetcar and explore all of the downtown area.
5. People Mover Tour
Detroit's People Mover is rarely enjoyed, but it holds tons of fascinating history that is actually pretty cool. On this two-hour tour, you'll see the millions of dollars of artwork that's in each of the 13 stations, learn why it runs clockwise, and understand why Detroit has its own Times Square. Check out their
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6. Ford Rouge Factory Tour
Cars are a huge part of Detroit's history. Take the Ford Rouge Factory Tour and you'll have the opportunity to view the final assembly process of new Ford F-150 from above. You'll also get to watch a short film about the history of Ford in their Legacy Theatre. You can find more information
7. Seven Point Two Tours
This tour is named after the 7.2 square miles that make up Detroit. There are an array of tours where you'll tour the city's skyscrapers, see amazing street art, and check out great social spots.
8. Detroit Institute of Arts
The Detroit Institute of Arts is among the top six museums in the United States, with more than 100 galleries spanning the globe from ancient Egyptian art, European art, to modern art of today. It is an amazing space that we Detroiters are proud to have in our city. For more information, check out their
Are there any other tours around Detroit that we should know about? Let us now your favorite ones in the comment section below!
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