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Small Group Walking Tour Corktown is Popping in Detroits Oldest Neighborhood

Discover what makes Corktown pop on this epic tour chocked full of the best historic landmarks and local haunts. Explore the diverse sites of this Irish enclave, from the awesome modern-era “ruins” of Michigan Central Station to the colorful Victorian homes, and learn why everyone is coming to Corktown these days. Along the way, find out where to go for some of Detroit’s best brews, BBQs, burgers, bagels, and more!


2 hours


Mobile ticket

  • What's included :
    • Local English-speaking guide
    • Half-pint of draft beer or complimentary soft drink
    What's excluded :
    • Food and additional drinks
    • Souvenirs and items of a personal nature
    • Tips and gratuities for your guide
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Michigan Central Station, 2405 W Vernor Hwy, Detroit, MI 48216-1515

    You’ll take in the contrasting views of Detroit’s highs and lows. We’ll walk toward the massive Michigan Central Railroad Station, left for ruin and a symbol of the decline of Detroit. We’ll get a good look at this hulking structure, which has been ranked as one of the “must-see” abandoned buildings in the world.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Corktown Historic District, Trumbull St. Michigan Ave., Detroit, MI

    Strap on your walking shoes for what’s sure to be the most epic tour of Detroit’s historic Corktown this side of Michigan Avenue. We’ll start on a block that has been key to Corktown’s revival, where BBQ, burgers, coffee, and craft cocktails beckon crowds of hungry and thirsty Detroiters.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Detroit Urban Adventures, 615 Griswold St Suite 1624, Detroit, MI 48226-3900

    We’ll continue our Detroit walking tour past the charming, colorful Victorian houses of residential Corktown. This is Detroit’s oldest neighborhood, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Along the way, your local guide will point out an early 19th-century church that’s one of oldest churches in Detroit.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Gaelic League Irish American Club, 2068 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48216, USA

    Our colorful tour ends at a pot of gold in the Gaelic League Irish-American Club of Detroit. You may be a wee bit thirsty, so we’ve got you covered with a complimentary half-pint.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    2163 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48216, USA
    Departure Time :
    1:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    2068 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48216, USA
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Please wear shoes that allow you to comfortably walk a couple of miles. Please also consider a hat and/or sunscreen on sunny days, and bring a jacket on cooler days, and an umbrella if it’s calling for rain.
    • For your Urban Adventure you will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • All tours follow the latest local health authority advice, including mask usage and social distancing. Urban Adventures has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which recognises companies that have adopted health and hygiene global standardised protocols.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.



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Organised by Urban Adventures USA

Activity ID: V-5713P37

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