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Detroit Urban Adventures

615 Griswold St, Suite 1624, Detroit, MI 48226-3900
+1 313-701-1900
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Detroits Rise Fall and Renewal
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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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  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“walking tour” (14 reviews)
“amazing city” (3 reviews)
“great guide” (5 reviews)
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615 Griswold St, Suite 1624, Detroit, MI 48226-3900
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+1 313-701-1900
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Great tour of the downtown core area of Detroit. Our guide, Bob, was very knowledgeable on the history of the area and the work in progress that is it's renewal. The tour is not a hard walk, and returning to the starting point by way...More

1  Thank Glenn S
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We took a two hour downtown Detroit tour. The guide did a good job of showing us some of the highlights of downtown, but she didn’t say much about the history of the city (especially recent problems) which I was expecting to hear about. Also,...More

Thank wwl12
Reviewed 13 October 2017

It was so nice to see Detroit through Bob's eyes - and with his knowledgeable insight into the changes from the early 1900s to today. A special touch was a trip to the Ford building (not the Ford of the automobile) and to see the...More

Thank Lisa N
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Unfortunately, the day we took the tour, we were not off to a good start. To begin with, several people were running late. Bob, our guide indicated that we should only have to wait 5 minutes but….5 minutes turned into 15. When the 2 families...More

1  Thank Beadle_07
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed my walking tour with Bob, it is a great introduction to Detroit and the layout of where things are. I went on the ruin and revival tour. Bob had a lot of great maps pictures and diagrams that he shows as you go...More

Thank The_GR_Blade
Reviewed 24 September 2017

I very much enjoyed my morning tour of downtown Detroit with Bob. He is a real local and knows so much about the city. I left feeling like I really understood Detroit and why it is such an important place for American history. Also the...More

Thank Estella G
Reviewed 20 September 2017

The resurgence of downtown Detroit is quite amazing. Bob loves his city and very knowledgeable about it's past, present and future. Tour is fun and we saw a ton of things. Highly recommended tour. Thanks Bob Dan from Ontario

Thank Dan D
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Our tour guide, Bruce was a wonderful host as he is a resident of Corktown and knew the area well. It was lovely walking through the neighborhoods on a beautiful sunny afternoon and seeing the shotgun houses, row houses and the interesting architecture. My friend...More

Thank gwambsgans
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Our guide, Bruce, lives in the neighborhood and tends bar at the Gaelic League. There were four of us on the tour. He gave us an entertaining, insightful and personal tour of the area highlighting the buildings and people. We welcomed the opportunity to have...More

Thank Barbara N
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I are Detroit suburbanites and we're looking for something to do this weekend. So we decided to take the Corktown tour. It was nice because we had a group of six and it was easy to walk and hear Bob, our tour...More

Thank Leslie A
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Jill G
3 January 2017|
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Response from karen g | Reviewed this property |
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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