Short and long, tough and easy, Wheelhouse offers a variety of guided tours for cyclists of all abilities and stamina level. What’s your interest? Detroit architecture...public art...automotive heritage...Eastern Market or other neighborhood excursions...urban agriculture...We can even craft a custom tour for your business or family!

We design many of our neighborhood tours in concert with a community partner organization. This way, we can be sure that the most accurate -- and interesting -- information can be shared with our riders. Community partners also receive a portion of our tour proceeds, so your money is going back into the neighborhood you've visited!

Here is our 2014 Tour Listing. We will populate our 2015 roster in spring.

We also offer private group tours. To find out more, click HERE or give us a call 313-656-BIKE (2453) or email info@wheelhousedetroit.com.

How about a Wheelhouse bike tour for a gift? A tour gift certificate is perfect for the history buff or cycling fanatic in your life. Most tours cost $30 per person without a rental bike or $40 with. They can choose to put the certificate towards any tour of their liking!


For answers to Frequently Asked Questions such as, "Can my child ride with me?" or "What happens if it rains?" head to our FAQ Page.

You might also want to check out our blog for dates and times of other local rides.

Hamtramck (April)

Hamtramck (April)

date: Saturday, April 25, 2015
time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
tour price: $25.00 with bike rental: $35.00

Hamtramck is one of the most diverse and lively communities in Michigan. This popular tour will explore its many angles: artsy, historic and multi-cultural, including Hamtramck Stadium, the Polish Art Center, the must-see-to-believe Hamtramck Disneyland, the Power House that is getting national media attention and a Buddhist Zen Center. Riders will also get a chance to grab a treat at the charming Cafe 1923! Ride Distance: 15 miles. This tour will be repeated monthly through September.

Corktown - April

Corktown - April

date: Sunday, April 26, 2015
time: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
tour price: $30.00 with bike rental: $40.00

Get inside info on the oldest neighborhood in Detroit. Check out Victorian homes, historic churches and buildings, vibrant and dynamic businesses and urban farms. Stops include Most Holy Trinity, Ponyride, North Corktown and several of its community gardens and urban farms, the site of Tiger Stadium, Michigan Central Station and Roosevelt Park. This tour includes a refueling stop at St. Cece’s (food/bev not included in price of tour). Tour distance: 10 miles. This tour is repeated monthly through September.

Urban Agriculture: Farm to Fork (may)

Urban Agriculture: Farm to Fork (may)

date: Wednesday, May 13, 2015
time: 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
tour price: $25.00 with bike rental: $35.00

Ever wondered what a local food system actually looks like? Between Eastern Market, Gleaners Community Food Bank, and the 1,000-plus gardens and farms participating in the Garden Resource Program, Detroit offers a unique view of a local food system at work. Spend the afternoon touring local foodways on bicycles! This tour will give you the opportunity to engage with farms and gardens growing food, ride the streets this food travels, and experience the spaces where food reaches consumers forks. Approximately 12 miles. Community Partner: Keep Growing Detroit. This tour will be repeated monthly through September.

Architecture - May

Architecture - May

date: Saturday, May 16, 2015
time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
tour price: $30.00 with bike rental: $40.00

This informative, architect-led overview of significant architecture in and around Downtown Detroit is one of our most popular tours. The discussion centers on architecture in relation to urban planning, past and future developments and the social implications of architectural design, good and bad, in Detroit. Sites include Elmwood Cemetery, Lafayette Park, Brush Park, Wayne State University and the Medical Center. Ride distance: 15 miles. This tour repeats monthly through October.

Auto Heritage (May)

Auto Heritage (May)

date: Sunday, May 24, 2015
time: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
tour price: $30.00 with bike rental: $40.00

Discover how Detroit became the center of industry on this tour. The tour takes in the Globe Building, Dequindre Cut, Packard Plant, the GM Detroit-Hamtramck (Poletown) Assembly Plant, Milwaukee Junction with a stop at the Piquette Plant, New Center (old GM Headquarters and Fisher Building) and TechTown, where we will learn how industry is evolving with advanced technology. On the return trip, we will pass the Michigan Theatre, the location of Ford’s original workshop, the Bagley Garage). This tour is conducted in partnership with Ford Piquette Avenue Plant. This tour is conducted monthly through September.

Urban Agriculture: Farm to Fork (june)

Urban Agriculture: Farm to Fork (june)

date: Wednesday, June 10, 2015
time: 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
tour price: $25.00 with bike rental: $35.00

Ever wondered what a local food system actually looks like? Between Eastern Market, Gleaners Community Food Bank, and the 1,000-plus gardens and farms participating in the Garden Resource Program, Detroit offers a unique view of a local food system at work. Spend the afternoon touring local foodways on bicycles! This tour will give you the opportunity to engage with farms and gardens growing food, ride the streets this food travels, and experience the spaces where food reaches consumers forks. Approximately 12 miles. Community Partner: Keep Growing Detroit. This tour will be repeated monthly through September.

Hamtramck (June)

Hamtramck (June)

date: Saturday, June 13, 2015
time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
tour price: $25.00 with bike rental: $35.00

Hamtramck is one of the most diverse and lively communities in Michigan. This popular tour will explore its many angles: artsy, historic and multi-cultural, including Hamtramck Stadium, the Polish Art Center, the must-see-to-believe Hamtramck Disneyland, the Power House that is getting national media attention and a Buddhist Zen Center. Riders will also get a chance to grab a treat at the charming Cafe 1923! Ride Distance: 15 miles. This tour will be repeated monthly through September.

Corktown (June)

Corktown (June)

date: Sunday, June 14, 2015
time: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
tour price: $30.00 with bike rental: $40.00

Get inside info on the oldest neighborhood in Detroit. Check out Victorian homes, historic churches and buildings, vibrant and dynamic businesses and urban farms. Stops include Most Holy Trinity, Ponyride, North Corktown and several of its community gardens and urban farms, the site of Tiger Stadium, Michigan Central Station and Roosevelt Park. This tour includes a refueling stop at St. Cece’s (food/bev not included in price of tour). Tour distance: 10 miles. This tour is repeated monthly through September.

Architecture (june)

Architecture (june)

date: Saturday, June 20, 2015
time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
tour price: $30.00 with bike rental: $40.00

This informative, architect-led overview of significant architecture in and around Downtown Detroit is one of our most popular tours. The discussion centers on architecture in relation to urban planning, past and future developments and the social implications of architectural design, good and bad, in Detroit. Sites include Elmwood Cemetery, Lafayette Park, Brush Park, Wayne State University and the Medical Center. Ride distance: 15 miles. Please note: This tour is repeated monthly through October.

Auto Heritage - June

Auto Heritage - June

date: Sunday, June 28, 2015
time: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
tour price: $30.00 with bike rental: $40.00

Discover how Detroit became the center of industry on this tour. The tour takes in the Globe Building, Dequindre Cut, Packard Plant, the GM Detroit-Hamtramck (Poletown) Assembly Plant, Milwaukee Junction with a stop at the Piquette Plant, New Center (old GM Headquarters and Fisher Building) and TechTown, where we will learn how industry is evolving with advanced technology. On the return trip, we will pass the Michigan Theatre, the location of Ford’s original workshop, the Bagley Garage). This tour is conducted in partnership with Ford Piquette Avenue Plant. This tour is conducted monthly through September.

Hamtramck (july)

Hamtramck (july)

date: Saturday, July 11, 2015
time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
tour price: $25.00 with bike rental: $35.00

Hamtramck is one of the most diverse and lively communities in Michigan. This popular tour will explore its many angles: artsy, historic and multi-cultural, including Hamtramck Stadium, the Polish Art Center, the must-see-to-believe Hamtramck Disneyland, the Power House that is getting national media attention and a Buddhist Zen Center. Riders will also get a chance to grab a treat at the charming Cafe 1923! Ride Distance: 15 miles. This tour will be repeated monthly through September.

Corktown (July)

Corktown (July)

date: Sunday, July 12, 2015
time: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
tour price: $30.00 with bike rental: $40.00

Get inside info on the oldest neighborhood in Detroit. Check out Victorian homes, historic churches and buildings, vibrant and dynamic businesses and urban farms. Stops include Most Holy Trinity, Ponyride, North Corktown and several of its community gardens and urban farms, the site of Tiger Stadium, Michigan Central Station and Roosevelt Park. This tour includes a refueling stop at St. Cece’s (food/bev not included in price of tour). Tour distance: 10 miles. This tour is repeated monthly through September.

Urban Agriculture: Farm to Fork (july)

Urban Agriculture: Farm to Fork (july)

date: Wednesday, July 15, 2015
time: 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
tour price: $25.00 with bike rental: $35.00

Ever wondered what a local food system actually looks like? Between Eastern Market, Gleaners Community Food Bank, and the 1,000-plus gardens and farms participating in the Garden Resource Program, Detroit offers a unique view of a local food system at work. Spend the afternoon touring local foodways on bicycles! This tour will give you the opportunity to engage with farms and gardens growing food, ride the streets this food travels, and experience the spaces where food reaches consumers forks. Approximately 12 miles. Community Partner: Keep Growing Detroit. This tour will be repeated monthly through September.

Architecture (july)

Architecture (july)

date: Saturday, July 18, 2015
time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
tour price: $30.00 with bike rental: $40.00

This informative, architect-led overview of significant architecture in and around Downtown Detroit is one of our most popular tours. The discussion centers on architecture in relation to urban planning, past and future developments and the social implications of architectural design, good and bad, in Detroit. Sites include Elmwood Cemetery, Lafayette Park, Brush Park, Wayne State University and the Medical Center. Ride distance: 15 miles. Please note: This tour is repeated monthly through October.This informative, architect-led overview of significant architecture in and around Downtown Detroit is one of our most popular tours. The discussion centers on architecture in relation to urban planning, past and future developments and the social implications of architectural design, good and bad, in Detroit. Sites include Elmwood Cemetery, Lafayette Park, Brush Park, Wayne State University and the Medical Center. Ride distance: 15 miles. Please note: This tour is repeated monthly through October.

Auto Heritage - July

Auto Heritage - July

date: Sunday, July 26, 2015
time: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
tour price: $30.00 with bike rental: $40.00

Discover how Detroit became the center of industry on this tour. The tour takes in the Globe Building, Dequindre Cut, Packard Plant, the GM Detroit-Hamtramck (Poletown) Assembly Plant, Milwaukee Junction with a stop at the Piquette Plant, New Center (old GM Headquarters and Fisher Building) and TechTown, where we will learn how industry is evolving with advanced technology. On the return trip, we will pass the Michigan Theatre, the location of Ford’s original workshop, the Bagley Garage). This tour is conducted in partnership with Ford Piquette Avenue Plant. This tour is conducted monthly through September.

Hamtramck (August)

Hamtramck (August)

date: Saturday, August 1, 2015
time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
tour price: $25.00 with bike rental: $35.00

Hamtramck is one of the most diverse and lively communities in Michigan. This popular tour will explore its many angles: artsy, historic and multi-cultural, including Hamtramck Stadium, the Polish Art Center, the must-see-to-believe Hamtramck Disneyland, the Power House that is getting national media attention and a Buddhist Zen Center. Riders will also get a chance to grab a treat at the charming Cafe 1923! Ride Distance: 15 miles. This tour will be repeated monthly through September.

Corktown (Aug)

Corktown (Aug)

date: Sunday, August 2, 2015
time: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
tour price: $30.00 with bike rental: $40.00

Get inside info on the oldest neighborhood in Detroit. Check out Victorian homes, historic churches and buildings, vibrant and dynamic businesses and urban farms. Stops include Most Holy Trinity, Ponyride, North Corktown and several of its community gardens and urban farms, the site of Tiger Stadium, Michigan Central Station and Roosevelt Park. This tour includes a refueling stop at St. Cece’s (food/bev not included in price of tour). Tour distance: 10 miles. This tour is repeated monthly through September.

Urban Agriculture: Farm to Fork (aug)

Urban Agriculture: Farm to Fork (aug)

date: Wednesday, August 12, 2015
time: 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
tour price: $25.00 with bike rental: $35.00

Ever wondered what a local food system actually looks like? Between Eastern Market, Gleaners Community Food Bank, and the 1,000-plus gardens and farms participating in the Garden Resource Program, Detroit offers a unique view of a local food system at work. Spend the afternoon touring local foodways on bicycles! This tour will give you the opportunity to engage with farms and gardens growing food, ride the streets this food travels, and experience the spaces where food reaches consumers forks. Approximately 12 miles. Community Partner: Keep Growing Detroit. This tour will be repeated monthly through September.

Architecture (August)

Architecture (August)

date: Saturday, August 15, 2015
time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
tour price: $30.00 with bike rental: $40.00

This informative, architect-led overview of significant architecture in and around Downtown Detroit is one of our most popular tours. The discussion centers on architecture in relation to urban planning, past and future developments and the social implications of architectural design, good and bad, in Detroit. Sites include Elmwood Cemetery, Lafayette Park, Brush Park, Wayne State University and the Medical Center. Ride distance: 15 miles. Please note: This tour is repeated monthly through October.

Auto Heritage - August

Auto Heritage - August

date: Sunday, August 23, 2015
time: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
tour price: $30.00 with bike rental: $40.00

Discover how Detroit became the center of industry on this tour. The tour takes in the Globe Building, Dequindre Cut, Packard Plant, the GM Detroit-Hamtramck (Poletown) Assembly Plant, Milwaukee Junction with a stop at the Piquette Plant, New Center (old GM Headquarters and Fisher Building) and TechTown, where we will learn how industry is evolving with advanced technology. On the return trip, we will pass the Michigan Theatre, the location of Ford’s original workshop, the Bagley Garage). This tour is conducted in partnership with Ford Piquette Avenue Plant. This tour is conducted monthly through September.

Urban Agriculture: Farm to Fork (sept)

Urban Agriculture: Farm to Fork (sept)

date: Wednesday, September 9, 2015
time: 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
tour price: $25.00 with bike rental: $35.00

Ever wondered what a local food system actually looks like? Between Eastern Market, Gleaners Community Food Bank, and the 1,000-plus gardens and farms participating in the Garden Resource Program, Detroit offers a unique view of a local food system at work. Spend the afternoon touring local foodways on bicycles! This tour will give you the opportunity to engage with farms and gardens growing food, ride the streets this food travels, and experience the spaces where food reaches consumers forks. Approximately 12 miles. Community Partner: Keep Growing Detroit. This tour will be repeated monthly through September.

Architecture (Sept)

Architecture (Sept)

date: Saturday, September 12, 2015
time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
tour price: $30.00 with bike rental: $40.00

This informative, architect-led overview of significant architecture in and around Downtown Detroit is one of our most popular tours. The discussion centers on architecture in relation to urban planning, past and future developments and the social implications of architectural design, good and bad, in Detroit. Sites include Elmwood Cemetery, Lafayette Park, Brush Park, Wayne State University and the Medical Center. Ride distance: 15 miles. Please note: This tour is repeated monthly through October.

Hamtramck (sept)

Hamtramck (sept)

date: Saturday, September 12, 2015
time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
tour price: $25.00 with bike rental: $35.00

Hamtramck is one of the most diverse and lively communities in Michigan. This popular tour will explore its many angles: artsy, historic and multi-cultural, including Hamtramck Stadium, the Polish Art Center, the must-see-to-believe Hamtramck Disneyland, the Power House that is getting national media attention and a Buddhist Zen Center. Riders will also get a chance to grab a treat at the charming Cafe 1923! Ride Distance: 15 miles. This tour will be repeated monthly through September.

Corktown (Sept)

Corktown (Sept)

date: Sunday, September 13, 2015
time: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
tour price: $30.00 with bike rental: $40.00

Get inside info on the oldest neighborhood in Detroit. Check out Victorian homes, historic churches and buildings, vibrant and dynamic businesses and urban farms. Stops include Most Holy Trinity, Ponyride, North Corktown and several of its community gardens and urban farms, the site of Tiger Stadium, Michigan Central Station and Roosevelt Park. This tour includes a refueling stop at St. Cece’s (food/bev not included in price of tour). Tour distance: 10 miles. This tour is repeated monthly through September.

Auto Heritage (Sept)

Auto Heritage (Sept)

date: Sunday, September 27, 2015
time: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
tour price: $30.00 with bike rental: $40.00

Discover how Detroit became the center of industry on this tour. The tour takes in the Globe Building, Dequindre Cut, Packard Plant, the GM Detroit-Hamtramck (Poletown) Assembly Plant, Milwaukee Junction with a stop at the Piquette Plant, New Center (old GM Headquarters and Fisher Building) and TechTown, where we will learn how industry is evolving with advanced technology. On the return trip, we will pass the Michigan Theatre, the location of Ford’s original workshop, the Bagley Garage). This tour is conducted in partnership with Ford Piquette Avenue Plant. This tour is conducted monthly through September.

Architecture (October)

Architecture (October)

date: Saturday, October 3, 2015
time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
tour price: $30.00 with bike rental: $40.00

This informative, architect-led overview of significant architecture in and around Downtown Detroit is one of our most popular tours. The discussion centers on architecture in relation to urban planning, past and future developments and the social implications of architectural design, good and bad, in Detroit. Sites include Elmwood Cemetery, Lafayette Park, Brush Park, Wayne State University and the Medical Center. Ride distance: 15 miles. Please note: This tour is repeated monthly through October.