Take a look at some of our most popular customized tours below, or contact us to chat about your ideal Detroit tour experience!


Detroit Experience Factory Customized Tour Process


Discover Downtown Walking Tour

Highlights include: Campus Martius Park, Guardian Building, Theater District, Second Baptist Church/Greektown, Capitol Park

Highlights include: Campus Martius Park, Guardian Building, Theater District, Second Baptist Church/Greektown, Capitol Park

Our most popular walking tour is the Discover Downtown Walking Tour. On this tour, you’ll see all the major developments, as well as unique shops, one-of-a-kind restaurants, and recently renovated residential options. You will also see some of Detroit’s oldest historical spots and its world renowned architecture.


Bus tours are a fun and engaging way to expand the area of your tour and see more of Detroit. They can be customized to fit any length of time and themed to fit any topic of Interest. Our three most popular Bus Tours are:


Downtown and Beyond

Highlights include: The Guardian Building, The Riverwalk and Rivard Plaza, Heidelberg Project, Willis/Canfield Retail District

Highlights include: The Guardian Building, The Riverwalk and Rivard Plaza, Heidelberg Project, Willis/Canfield Retail District

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 an overview of the people, places, and neighborhoods that make up Detroit’s core including Downtown, East Riverfront, Midtown, New Center and Eastern Market. You’ll also see distressed neighborhoods surrounding the core that are developing unique solutions to the challenges they face. Whether you’ve been in Detroit a day or a lifetime this tour will give you a better understanding of Detroit’s past, present and future.


 

Northwest Neighborhoods Tour

Possible stops include: Historic Avenue of Fashion including Good Cakes and Bakes, Old Redford Historic District including Motor City Java and Artists Village, Brightmoor Farmway and Artesian Farms

Possible stops include: Historic Avenue of Fashion including Good Cakes and Bakes, Old Redford Historic District including Motor City Java and Artists Village, Brightmoor Farmway and Artesian Farms

Although Greater Downtown is the most talked about area of Detroit, there’s a lot happening throughout the city. On this tour you’ll get an overview of the people, places and neighborhoods that make up Detroit’s Northwest side. This route will take you through neighborhoods such as Palmer Woods, Sherwood Forest, Grandmont-Rosedale, Old Redford and Brightmoor. You’ll see new development, middle class enclaves, small businesses and innovative solutions citizens are using to combat blight and other issues they face. After this tour you’ll have a better understanding of the past, present and future of Northwest Side.


Detroit Innovation Tour

Possible Stops include: Detroit Bikes Factory, Ponyride, Detroit Labs, Artesian Farms, Earthworks Urban Farm, Techtown

Detroit has become a hotbed of innovation. On this tour, we will take you inside Detroit’s most innovative projects where you’ll have the opportunity to meet the people reinventing Detroit. By day’s end, you’ll have an insider’s perspective of where Detroit has come from and more importantly, where it is going.


Downtown Detroit has over 125 restaurants to choose from so why pick just one? On the Taste of Detroit tour you and your group won’t have to because we will take you to three of Detroit’s top spots for one price.

You’ll get appetizers and light entrees at two places before heading to a third for dessert.

You’ll get appetizers and light entrees at two places before heading to a third for dessert.

You’ll get a tour of the sights and information on the Detroit community along the way

You’ll get a tour of the sights and information on the Detroit community along the way

This tour can be done on foot if we stick to a certain neighborhood or by bus to explore a larger area, either way you will leave this tour full of great food and Detroit Information!

This tour can be done on foot if we stick to a certain neighborhood or by bus to explore a larger area, either way you will leave this tour full of great food and Detroit Information!


On our Bar Tours we’ll take you to three local favorites and get you and your group VIP treatment at each place by introducing you to the owners or staff, drink specials and fun information along the way.

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Team building doesn’t get much better than this. On a Scavenger Hunt, participants will not only have a great time, but they’ll create bonds and also learn about what Detroit has to offer. Prizes included for the winning team.

Teams of 3 or 4 will be given clues, and they’ll have to scour downtown to find the answers.

Teams of 3 or 4 will be given clues, and they’ll have to scour downtown to find the answers.

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Create your own experience

We are always ready and willing to help you explore this beautiful city. If you have an idea, just fill out the form below so we can help you start building your customized tour.






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