Detroit tours and excursions

Detroit tours

Boat tours

Diamond Jack's River Tours offers a two-hour narrated cruise of the Detroit River from on-board a 27m (90ft) ship. Sights include the Detroit skyline and Belle Isle. Your choice of two tours depart either from Rivard Plaza or Bishop Park in Wyandotte.

Telephone: +1 313 843 9376.
Bus tours

Detroit Tour Connection can be contacted for guided bus tours for groups. Tours can be themed – for example and cover everything from black history and sports history to buildings by specific architects. They also offer themed walking tours at 6pm on Mondays, which cover topics such as “Art, Architecture, History” and “Courts, Cops, and Lawyers.”

Telephone: +1 313 283 4332.
Walking tours

Preservation Wayne, Detroit's oldest architectural preservation organisation, arranges Detroit heritage walking tours every Saturday morning around the Downtown area and the Eastern Market. They also offer periodic themed tours and tours of Midtown and the Cultural Center. Tours run from May through September.

Telephone: +1 313 577 3559

Excursions from Detroit

Ann Arbor

Less than one-hour's drive from Downtown Detroit, this student-heavy city offers quaint cafe-lined streets, bookshops, and numerous record shops. It's easily accessible by car from the I-94, or by train or bus.

Telephone: +1 734 995 7281
Grand Rapids

The second largest city in the state, this is a great walking city and the perfect base to explore the region’s wineries. There is plenty of culture on offer here, as well as some of Michigan’s best spas.

Telephone: +1 616 258 7388 or +1 800 678 9859
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