Sightseeing Tours of Detroit's Downtown Districts

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We wanted to provide a personalized way to experience the unique districts of Downtown Detroit, share the City's evolving story, showcase our hometown -- and have some fun. We hope you’ll join us soon for one of our chauffeured van tours.

 

Pat Haller - President & Founder - Show Me Detroit Tours

Launched Detroit Restaurant Week as senior marketing specialist for the Downtown Detroit Partnership. Served as Vice President of the New Center Council business organization, founded Comerica TasteFest 5-day community festival, and managed New Center Park. Planned national meetings for CEOs for Cities, co-founded the Palmer Park Art Fair, and produced numerous meetings and events locally.  Studied fine arts at the College for Creative Studies, is a riverfront resident and a local photographer. 

Visit Pat Haller's Flickr photostream for a look at Downtown Detroit.

 

Some of Our Detroit Favorites:

Architecture:  Guardian Building & Fisher Building

Auto History:  Ford Piquette Plant (first 12,000 Model T’s)

Books:  Belle Isle to 8 Mile: An Insider’s Guide to Detroit (2018), Building the Modern World: Albert Kahn in Detroit (Michael Hodges)

Breakfast:  Dime Store, Parks & Recs, Russell Street Deli

Cookie:  Sea Salt Chocolate Chip (or any of the treats at Avalon Breads)

Cocktails:  Candy Bar, Standby

Dining:  Selden Standard, SheWolf Pastificio Bar

Dining Casual:  Supino’s Pizza, Slows Bar B Q 

Events:  Movement: Detroit’s Electronic Music Festival, Noel Night

Fun:  Saturday mornings at the Eastern Market  

Museums:  Detroit Institute of Arts, Motown Historical Museum, Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation

Music:  Third Man Records, Cliff Bell’s, Willis Showbar

People-Watching:  Marche du Nain Rouge (March) 

Parks:  Campus Martius Park, Beacon Park

Shopping:  Pure Detroit, Shinola, Citybird, DuMouchelle Galleries

Taste-Test:  Lafayette vs American Coney Island restaurants (you decide)

Walk:  Detroit’s International Riverfront

Anticipation:  Atwater Beach (Summer 2019)