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The Detroit Bus Company

Open today: 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM

The Detroit Bus Company
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We are The Detroit Bus Company and we're here to shake schtuff up. We do authentic tours for people who hate feeling like tourists. We immerse folks in adventures, stories and real places that show the whole story on the city we love. We're also a...more
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Detroit, MI 48216
+1 313-444-2871
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All reviews school bus tour guide holiday lights tour christmas lights dive bars highly recommend this tour favorite stops love history a lot of fun great tour great event fun night street art super fun interesting history an absolute blast friday night
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had over 20 people in our group and all of us agreed it was a super fun time! The driver and tour guide, Monique, were really great! We can’t wait to go again!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jessica V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Drunks of Antiquity tour was a ton of fun and the tour guides were very knowledge about Detroit history. I highly recommend it for a fun evening out!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank traveler33307
Andy D, Owner at The Detroit Bus Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your feedback! We appreciate you!

Reviewed 28 January 2019

We had an amazing time. The bars and stories were interesting. Monique, our guide, was very entertaining & knowledgeable.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Deborah F
Reviewed 23 January 2019 via mobile

Lots of fun! Our host/MC was very friendly. Our driver was very kind and cautious in the inclement weather. Great event for any group. Had fun even as a group of 2.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LF017
Reviewed 27 December 2018

My family of 4 had a great time on this tour, we did not factor in post lions game traffic and crowds when deciding to have dinner in Greek Town, but the bus company was super cool and looked for us at their first stop...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mariekN8583KE
Reviewed 22 December 2018

I took my boyfriend on this as a birthday gift, we had a blast! Our driver was Anthony and our tour guide was Maurice, they were fantastic! Anthony got us to all of the bars safely and quickly. Maurice provided some interesting history of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Catherine V
Andy D, Owner at The Detroit Bus Company, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2018

I'm so glad you had an awesome time! Please come and see us again soon!

Reviewed 18 December 2018

I went on the Merry & Bright: The Detroit Holiday Lights Tour with a friend of mine. We went to 4 destinations and had a great time. The tour guides were entertaining, we had good snacks and the destinations were fun. Could have used a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 18 December 2018 via mobile

My friends (19 of us!) and I did the Merry & Bright: Holiday Lights Tour. It was well organized, fun and gave us the opportunity to see Christmas lights at several venues all in one night. Roasting s'mores, ugly sweater contest and more added fun...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DMax2009
Reviewed 17 December 2018

The 8 of us had a blast with this tour. I love history and drinking so the two of them together was awesome! I really enjoyed hearing the history of these bars. We had a great tour guide although I can't remember his name. I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bridget C
Reviewed 17 December 2018

The 4 of us had a wonderful time on the bus tour last night. We would definitely do another fun filled tour with DBC!!!

Date of experience: December 2018
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15 January 2017|
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Response from snyderr | Reviewed this property |
I believe they change it up every week but sort of follow a routine thru the month. Our stops were small places and I'm sure they don't want outsiders showing up. They are very friendly on the phone and I'm sure they would... More