Here are our most popular private tours. Contact us for information on other tours, and fill out the form linked below to set up a custom private guided tour for your group. Cost will be determined on a case by case basis. Contact us for a customized quote.
Live Detroit Walking Tour
What if your morning commute was only a 5-minute walk? What if you never had to worry about parking when going to a baseball game or opera? This tour will take you inside some of the fabulous examples of Downtown living – from artsy lofts to high-rise apartments. We’ll also show you where you can shop, drop off your dry cleaning and get a great haircut. Whether you’re just dreaming or ready to sign, you’ll get the insider’s take on living in the D.
Tour Length: 2 hours
Work Detroit Walking Tour
Working Downtown means that you have access to over 150 restaurants & bars and over 200 shops & services within blocks of your office. Whether you’re new to working downtown or have been here for years this tour will give you the inside scoop on where to go for a great haircut, an amazing lunch or the best happy hour. From shopping to relaxation to networking, we’ll show you how to do it all without even getting your car out of the parking garage.
Tour Length: 2 hours
Live, Work, Play Detroit Bus Tour
Detroit is an amazing city. With its vibrant nightlife, world-class museums, championship sports teams and unparalleled architecture, it’s no wonder the New York Times named Detroit one of the 53 places to Go…in the World! Whether you’ve lived in Detroit your whole life, or are visiting for the first time this tour will show you a Detroit that defies your expectations.
This tour covers Downtown, Midtown and Eastern Market and goes beyond the major landmarks to show you the best places to eat, drink, shop and more. Highlights include the Guardian Building, Rocky Peanut Company, Canfield Retail District, Lofts at Merchants Row and Rivard Plaza. By the end of the tour you’ll have an Insider’s perspective on how to get the most out of living, working and playing in Detroit.
Tour length: 2 hours
Engage Detroit Bus Tour
The themes that are shaping Detroit right now are community, collaboration and opportunity and on this tour you’ll see how those themes are woven throughout the city. The route includes Earthworks Urban Farm, the Heidelberg Project, Rivard Plaza/Dequindre Cut, Belle Isle, Eastern Market, and much more. By the end of this tour you’ll have an insider’s perspective of Detroit’s rich history, current Renaissance and most importantly how to become a part of its limitless future.
Tour Length: 2 hours
Engage Detroit Outing
Downtown Detroit has over 130 bars and restaurants, more than 13,000 theater seats, 3 sports stadiums and multiple public parks. It’s pretty easy to have a good time, but this tour will help you feel like an insider by taking you inside 3 of the locals’ favorite places.
This tour is about more than great drink specials. It’s about spending time meeting and conversing with the owners, bartenders and neighbors that are part of the Detroit community. Besides introducing you to great Detroit folks, this tour will also teach about how the small businesses and neighbors are connected to their community and how you can be too.
Sample Bars: Downtown
Anchor Bar — 450 W. Fort — 313-964-9127
A true neighborhood bar & grill that has been a Detroit tradition for decades as the hub for newspaper reporters and sports fans alike. You’ll be a regular after your first time there.
Grand Trunk Pub — 612 Woodward — 313-961-3043
In an atmospheric, century-old railroad ticket office, Grand Trunk Pub serves freshly-made sandwiches, salads and entrees using local ingredients and offers over 100 Michigan-made beers.
Pulse — 156 Monroe — 313-420-0313
One of Downtown’s cooler spots this simple yet sophisticated cocktail lounge has a great environment and an even better martini menu. Though martinis are their thing, the friendly staff make it more a corner bar than martini lounge.
Tour Length: 3 hours
Backseat Driver Tours with Joseph Krause
Take a tour of the Motor City in your own personal vehicle with Joseph in the backseat. Each tour is customized to your interests and background. For more information and to make arrangements, visit his website.
Will be provided by Segways2U in 2012, please feel free to contact them at Toll Free 855-U-SEGWAY (873-4929)