This Weekend: Free Drinking Detours (6/9–11)

Alex Park
Jun 8, 2017 · 4 min read

To celebrate our launch of 120 new tours, we’re making one drinking tour in each of our cities free between now and Sunday.

See what’s featured in your city, grab some friends, and enjoy. Cheers! 🍻

Free until Sunday night in the Detour app (iOS/Android).

Free this weekend in the USA

Discover how Art Larrance & a handful of passionate home brewers, started a craft beer revolution in Portland & beyond. This Detour takes you into 6 bars/breweries.

Ben Svetkey, Senior Editor of The Hollywood Reporter, leads a time-traveling tour back to the golden era of Hollywood. Meet a career bartender who mixed drinks for many of these stars & learn what they were really like.

Enjoy a drink at some of the coolest, tucked away bars in Manhattan. Dirty Martini, a world renowned burlesque performer, will show you around her neighborhood.

Celebrate the Founding Fathers by raising a glass or two in the historic pubs and taverns where the revolution was planned.

Walk through the ‘wilderness of mirrors’ that is spycraft with a spy historian & a retired CIA Intelligence Officer. This Detour hits 5 bars where you can enjoy a drink.

Join Tribune reporter Rick Kogan in Old Town and discover its Great Good Places and the rebellious artists who thrived there. This walk stops at three different taverns.

Ted Breaux, an environmental chemist turned distiller, takes you on a boozy historical tour of the French Quarter. Try some drinks & learn how Ted brought absinthe back.

Walk through the epicenter of the Summer of Love with actor Peter Coyote, an activist who was lived through it. This Detour leads you by great San Francisco bars.

A former marijuana smuggler tells us the story of Charleston’s other most notorious outlaws — the pirates.

Visit two of the oldest bars in the city, discover the hidden tunnels used to smuggle bootlegged liquor, & end the night with a prohibition-era, off the menu cocktail.

Free this weekend in Europe

Join Ian Stone, comedian & lifelong Arsenal supporter, for a pub crawl around the North London neighborhood that surrounds his beloved football club. Along the way, raise a glass with locals in the best pubs in the neighborhood.

American musician & DJ Jeff Collier will take you to some of the best bars & tell you about the past and present of this remarkable East Berlin neighborhood.

Visit some of the cafés made famous by the world’s best writers & artists: places like Café de Flore & Les Deux Magots.

Discover how the Roman Republic fell, told through the eyes of the most powerful leader you’ve never heard of. This Detour is best at night & ends right at a bar.

Join local blues man Julian Thorne for a night out in the barrio & discover a very special liquor — Vermouth. Inside bars & along narrow streets, discover the origins of this secretive drink & how it shaped the neighborhood.

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Detour is a platform for location-based audio experiences, available in the iOS App Store and coming to Android in June. We make our own premium outdoor tours in San Francisco, New York, and other cities. We also provide tools that let anyone create their own tours.

Alex Park

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Alex Park

Lately I’m working on automation software and music • Prev Growth @Detour • Co-founder of EdTech startup • iOS Dev @ Dailybread • Special Projects @Gobbler

Detour Blog

Detour is a platform for location-based audio experiences, available in the iOS App Store and coming to Android in June. We make our own premium outdoor tours in San Francisco, New York, and other cities. We also provide tools that let anyone create their own tours.