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Detroit: Spirit and History Self Guided Audio Tour

1. Detroit: Spirit and History Self Guided Audio Tour

Experience the spirit and history of Detroit on a self-guided audio tour. See the historical buildings and statues like The Guardian Building, Campus Martius Park, Penobscot Building, and more with the magic of an audio guide. You will receive the download instructions after booking. Download the app and start the tour with your mobile phone as your guide. Start your tour at a famous pizza shop on Broadway, and have a chance to grab a slice of pizza before spending some time in the city. See the golden era buildings and hear interesting stories of the city. Visit the famous like Joe Louis Statue, The Kern's Clock, Parkers Alley, etc. You'll hear stories about the artistic rise of the city and the inventors of the famous Detroit-style pizza. Stroll through the artistic alleyways of the city and discover the hidden gems and historic spots. Explore the city with a smartphone GPS navigated audio tour at your own pace and schedule.

Detroit: Ghosts and Spirits Haunted Walking Tour

2. Detroit: Ghosts and Spirits Haunted Walking Tour

Uncover what lies behind the glimmer of innovation of Detroit on a ghost walking tour. Go beyond a long list of accolades, from its days as “Motor City” to the founding of Motown Records, and explore a dark and seedy shadow world as you visit 8 haunted locations with a guide. Dive deep into the darkest and most haunted corners of the city. Meet your guide at the Alhambra Building, where the ghost of a 1905 arsenic poisoning lingers. From there, wind through 7 other historic, haunted locations. Scan the Grey Ghost Pub for its namesake spirit and hear the gripping story of Houdini’s death. Then, visit one of the most haunted masonic temples in the country. Learn about the violent crimes, riots, and tragedies that once plagued Detroit and lent it the tag of “Murder Capital of the US”.

Detroit: USA eSIM Roaming (Optional with Canada)

3. Detroit: USA eSIM Roaming (Optional with Canada)

Make your trip to Detroit hassle-free with your convenient eSIM. Stay connected on your travels with high-speed coverage in the USA and upgrade for coverage in Canada . Purchase and install your eSIM anytime and anywhere, and choose from a variety of data packages, validity options, and coverage in additional countries. Simply scan the eSIM QR code to access all your essential apps on your trip. Avoid the trouble of managing multiple SIMs with this zero-waste solution. Get one eSIM per device and top up by simply buying and activating additional eSIM plans as you go. Once activated, your coverage will begin according to your selected duration. Most devices released after 2019 are compatible with eSIM (e.g. iPhone XR, XS of models beyond, Google Pixel 4 and beyond). If you are unsure, please check the compatibility guideline photo to confirm eligibility. If you can not connect to the internet after install this eSIM, please follow the Self Help Troubleshooting Guide in your GYG voucher. Carriers to use: USA -T-mobile , Canada -Bell/TELUS

Detroit: Architectural Beauty and Hidden Gems Walking Tour

4. Detroit: Architectural Beauty and Hidden Gems Walking Tour

Whether you're a visitor or a local, you'll be surprised at the variety of attractions there are in Detroit. Take a trip through the city to learn about its diverse musical culture, its influence on the Motown genre, and the rich history of iconic sites, such as the Fox Theater and Fisher Building. Join your local guide on an informative journey through Detroit's less popular attractions and historical gems. Stop at locations such as the Fisher Building, Fox Theater, the Motown Museum, and the site of a recent Super Bowl, to hear the story behind each of them. Walk through the beautifully manicured Belle Isle, with its lush gardens and outstanding views of the city from the water. Explore how the city has influenced and increased the popularity of musical genres like Motown and techno, as well as jazz, hip-hop, rock, and punk.

Detroit: Detroit Pistons Basketball Game Ticket

5. Detroit: Detroit Pistons Basketball Game Ticket

Immerse yourself in the heart and soul of Detroit's sports culture with tickets to a Detroit Pistons NBA basketball game live at the Little Caesars Arena. Enjoy the action on the court and join the electric crowd in cheering on the home team. Choose from budget, regular, and premium seats. Experience the spirit of Detroit and its unwavering love for the game of basketball. Enjoy the pre-game festivities, a spectacle in their own right, with entertainment that includes the Pistons' mascot, Hooper, and halftime shows that keep the excitement going even during breaks in the game. Witness passionate Pistons fans create an infectious atmosphere, making you feel like part of a dedicated basketball family. Marvel at the arena’s modern design, featuring stunning architecture and fantastic sightlines that ensure you won't miss any of the dynamic action on the court. Explore the arena's concessions to treat your taste buds, with a diverse range of culinary delights from classic stadium snacks to Detroit's signature creations. After the game, discover Detroit's rich history or vibrant arts scene as the arena is conveniently located in the heart of the city.

Detroit: US/ North Americas eSIM Roaming Mobile Data Plan

6. Detroit: US/ North Americas eSIM Roaming Mobile Data Plan

Say goodbye to the hassle of physical SIMs and finding mobile network operator stores with our e-SIM service. After purchase, you'll receive a QR code that you can scan on your compatible device to install the e-SIM wherever and whenever you need it. Choose from a range of data volumes, validity periods, and coverage options in different countries to stay connected with ease. Most iPhone models beyond XS support e-SIM, and follow our instructions in the photo session to check compatibility for other devices. Share the QR code via AirDrop or scan it to another device. Install the e-SIM by connecting to WiFi or a network, and remember to turn on roaming for the e-SIM. If you have trouble connecting to the network, consult our self-troubleshooting guide. lf you have a connected trip in North America, just simply select the 3 North America countries option, which covers:United States, Canada, Mexico. If your data is used-up? Simple, just buy another e-SIM to top-up. APN (Access Point Name): iboots Local Network:AT&T/T-Mobile

Detroit: Scavenger Hunt Adventure Self-Guided City Game

7. Detroit: Scavenger Hunt Adventure Self-Guided City Game

Discover Detroit with a self-guided photo scavenger hunt using your smartphone. Solve riddles and challenges to complete on the scavenger hunt app and see the sights of the city as you complete the accompanied challenges to get points. You'll have a remote host that will be communicating with you during your game via a chat feature on the app if you need help or have a question. They can also give you hints and additional *mystery* challenges! Find all the items, earn your way to the top of the leaderboard, and more importantly, have fun with family and friends! Discover the major sights of the city and explore downtown in a fun and interactive way.

Detroit: Private Scavenger Hunts

8. Detroit: Private Scavenger Hunts

Gather your friends, family, colleagues, and kids, we’ve got an adventure in store for you. Feeling competitive? Divide into multiple teams and race against the clock to be crowned the winner. Or unite as one team to beat our leaderboard - the choice is yours! Select a game in your chosen city and we’ll add up to three personalized challenges as per your request. All you need is a charged smartphone with a camera, GPS, and internet access. Mind-boggling missions and creative clues will guide you through the city, taking you on a tour of hidden gems and bucket list locations. Online scavenger hunts are the ultimate team builder. Show off your artistic, communication and problem-solving skills with unlimited opportunities to break the ice. Your host will cheer you on as you go, awarding plenty of points before the highest scorers win.

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What people are saying about Detroit

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 8 reviews

I grew up in Detroit and came back after many years away. Dildora was so informative and gave a wonderful history lesson about the history of Detroit. The architecture is incredible but Dildora brought it to life. Highly recommend

Diladora, our tour guide was exceptionally well informed and enthusiastic and exceeded all of our expectations for what the tour should be. Highly recommended!

Dildora was an excellent guide . She knows the history of Detroit and made it very interesting. Wonderful restaurant recommendations.

Dildora was a very knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide sharing the architectural hidden gems of Detroit and its history.

Well paced, attentive to the needs of the participants, and VERY informative! I would highly recommend this tour.