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Gems of Detroit – Behind the Scenes



July 18, 2023 $135
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Gems of Detroit – Behind the Scenes

New! – Get a behind the scenes look at some of the most interesting places in Detroit including The Whitney, Detroit Opera House, Federal Reserve and more!

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This morning, visit the Detroit Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Learn about the Federal Reserve System and view the cash processing system. Sitting on 17 acres of land, the $80-million, 220,000-square-foot building is one of the most secure and heavily guarded structures in the city of Detroit.

Tour behind the scenes at the magnificently restored Detroit Opera House, including backstage areas not accessible to the public. You will be amazed to learn the techniques used to restore this historic venue!

Dessert is from Avalon Bakery, well known in Detroit for providing fresh artisan breads made with natural and locally grown foods. Enjoy Avalon’s famous chocolate chunk cookie topped with the finest flake sea salt.

Champagne Tour at The Whitney. Take a guided stroll through the Mansion while sipping Champagne. The Whitney mansion is world famous for upscale dining in Detroit. Completed in 1894, the Motor City landmark retains the exquisite charm of Detroit’s early upper echelon as a venue for all to enjoy. Learn about the mansion’s unique history and architecture.

A full service lunch is included at Joe Muer’s Seafood.

Departure Locations:

  • Canton Summit on the Park -46000 Summit Parkway
  • Southgate Civic Center -14710 Reaume Parkway