Unique Detroit Tours
See a different side to Motor City than you may have expected. Yes, you can discover why Detroit is the Automobile Capital of the World on these tours, but you can also see so much else! Experience all the marvelous sights, sounds and even tastes of Detroit first-hand, and learn about how the history and culture of this city have made it the urban force it is today.
Hop aboard Diamond Jack’s River Tours
for a relaxing two-hour cruise on an international waterway. This narrated river cruise departs from the Rivard Plaza Detroit Dock as well as the Bishop Park Wyandotte Dock, and travels down the sparkling Detroit River for some of the best views in two countries. Drop by Thursday through Sunday for public tours, or book a special cruise online.
Address: 13000 Denmark St., Detroit, MI 48217 - MAP
Phone: (313) 843-7676
Put your pedal to the metal and bike through the most interesting parts of Detroit. Wheelhouse Detroit
, a cycling shop on the RiverWalk, offers specialized two-wheel tours that range from a short trip down the River Walk to day-long excursions to Detroit’s Underground Railroad, the Dequindre Cut, Heidelberg Project and much more.
Address: 1340 E Atwater St., Detroit, MI 48207 - MAP
Phone: (313) 656-2453
What would Motor City be without Henry Ford and his famous automobile? Learn all about the history of this great American production at the Henry Ford, and then pop over to the Ford Rouge Factory Tour
for a chance to see and experience the assembly line. Walk through the industrial production area, see historical artifacts and immerse yourself in the multi-sensory theater.
Address: 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, MI 48124 - MAP
Phone: (313) 982-6001
Go on a decadent tour of the city with Culinary Escapes
. Treat your taste buds on three of the most mouth-watering walking tours: True Downtown Dining, Cutting Edge Cuisine and Hidden Gems. Get a chance to sample foods from several eateries as you learn about Detroit; the local cuisine creates a tasty backdrop for the architecture, history and culture you’ll encounter.
Address: 35560 Grand River Ave., #320, Farmington, MI 48335 - MAP
Phone: (248) 331-7296
Have a sweet tooth? You’ll definitely want to add the Sanders & Morley Candy Makers Factory Tours
to your list of must-see opportunities. This famous local sweet shop has grown exponentially since it first opened its doors in Detroit. Look down along the 100-foot observation walkway and see the candies being made below you. End your tour with a delicious souvenir!
Address: 436 S Main St., Rochester, MI 48307 - MAP
Phone: (248) 656-2590
Get the whole inside scoop about today’s must-visit venues with Inside Detroit
, the insightful and interactive tour that supports local economic development. Travel by bike, bus, foot, people mover or Segway to visit Detroit’s landmarks and architectural gems. Whether you live, work or play in Motor City, stop by the Welcome Center to find a completely unique take on Detroit as well as on guided tours (such as the bar hopping tour or the scavenger hunt).
Address: 1253 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48226 - MAP
Phone: (313) 962-4590
Detroit Princess Riverboat
Address: Detroit, MI 48218 - MAP
Phone: (877) 338-2628