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DETROIT ECLECTIC - Art + Design ... Old and New

Detroit through the lens of a rich cultural and design history. See the spots that continue to inspire children of all ages.

9 stops · 8 hrs by Driving
Created by Jody Levy
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Hamtramck, rock city.

Party afternoon. Hamtramck once had more bars per capita than anywhere in the US, and there are still some great ones. Do this tour on a Friday sometime after 3:00pm and don't plan on doing anything else that day.

9 stops · 7 hrs by Walking
Created by Zak Pashak
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An Oddball Day (According To NY Mag)

This tour is copy-and-pasted from NY Mag's Detroit Tour suggestions: http://nymag.com/travel/weekends/detroit/index4.html . And I quote: "Take a break from food tourism and spend a day checking out the city’s renegade public-art scene."

9 stops · 6 hrs by Driving
Created by Jerry Paffendorf
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Eastern Market Saturday Mornings

Welcome to the largest historic public market district in the United States. You'll eat, you'll shop, take some photos, and go home happy and take a well-deserved nap. Start this tour before 9AM if you want the best selection of stuff, or start later for the best selection of people-watching.

10 stops · 5 hrs by Walking
Created by nicole
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National Register of Historic Places listings

The locations, descriptions, and pictures in this tour are taken from Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Register_of_Historic_Places_listings_in_Detroit,_Michigan . "This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Detroit, Michigan. It is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places located in Detroit, Michigan, United States but outside of the Downtown Detroit and Midtown Detroit neighborhoods."

49 stops · 5 hrs by Driving
Created by Jerry Paffendorf
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HR Outing summer 2012

Summer outing Detroit tour

18 stops · 4 hrs by Driving
Created by Danielle Bates
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Mary's Super Awesome Tour For Mom's And Dogs!

Dogs are happy almost anywhere. But your mom probably wants to know that Detroit is safe, and that your friends are nice. So here's a list that is (friendly) dog friendly and mom safe.

3 stops · 3 hrs by Walking
Created by Mary Lorene Carter
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Greater Downtown Community Bus Tour

[Note: This tour is by http://d-hive.org, posted here with permission (Jerry typing). Jeanette was awesome enough to share it so we can seed some great content and start thinking about how to better feature tour providers. OK, now on with the tour...]

28 stops · 3 hrs by Driving
Created by d-hive
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Detroit Soccer Tour

Motown's suddenly got a lot going on soccer-wise. 2011 saw the creation of a co-ed citywide Detroit City Futbol League http://detroitcityfutbol.com , followed by an indoor league during the fall and winter, and now a legit minor league soccer team called Le Rouge http://detcityfc.com . This tour points out some of the places where people play along with the neighborhoods represented in the Futbol League. Let's kick some balls, people!

28 stops · 3 hrs by Driving
Created by Jerry Paffendorf
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Detroit Statue Tour

With a RoboCop statue on its way to somewheresville in Detroit, I was curious to see where he'd fit into Detroit's existing statueverse. Thanks to http://detroit1701.org/Public%20Art%20and%20Sculpture.html for listing many of these statues and images. If you see something missing, please email me at jerryp@gmail.com.

17 stops · 3 hrs by Driving
Created by Jerry Paffendorf