Daily tours of Detroit from Downtown to Local Secrets will go throughout the city to see the essentials. Detroit’s best tour guide shows a side of the city that other tour companies miss. Exploring Detroit helped show me what a fascinating and unique city it is. Let's See Detroit together.
A driving and walking overview of Downtown, Midtown, Lafayette Park, Eastern Market, the Riverfront, Belle Isle and Corktown, with visits inside several historic buildings. A good starting point for your own further explorations of our complex and fascinating city.
Devoted to Detroit’s gorgeous collection of buildings including the Guardian Building and the Fisher Building. From Beaux Arts and Art Deco through Modernism and Post-modernism, Detroit is an encyclopedia of architectural masterworks.
Making History In Detroit
In industry, design, automobiles, music, civil rights, and the labor movement, take a look at the places where Detroit’s history of invention and innovation has changed our nation and our world.
The Villages and Towns
A look at Detroit’s neighborhoods from Corktown, Greektown and Mexicantown to the opulent homes of Boston-Edison and Indian Village.
All Albert, All The Time
Albert kahn architecture tour
Architect Albert Kahn, ‘The Builder of Detroit’, designed hundreds of Detroit buildings, from homes and synagogues to skyscrapers and factories. His visionary designs left an indelible mark on our city and world.
We Gather By The River
riverfront & parks tour
The name ‘Detroit’ means a ‘Strait’, and the Detroit River has shaped the city’s development since the beginning. See the parks and canals, the Riverwalk, and the ships that pass along our shared border with Canada.
Off The Beaten Path
local secrets tour
From True North to Harbor Island, from Bob Bon Bon to Shatila Bakery, from the African Bead Museum to Hipster Beach, Detroit has a lot of little places that may not make the guidebooks, but are important threads making up Detroit’s urban fabric.
Public art tour
Murals, sculpture, fountains and art installations are found throughout Detroit. They range from the much-photographed Heidelberg Project, and the Joe Louis memorial ‘The Fist’, to small sculpture parks and mural-lined alleys.
Is there a sight you don’t want to miss? We usually can include special requests on the public tour if they are located in central Detroit. You can also plan a private, custom tour. Private tours are 4 hours or more, and are planned with your interests in mind.