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Ybor City Historic Walking Tours

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The Best Stories we brought home!

This is the tour for history buffs and those seeking entertainment-both! We got all the back... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
ann j
Max was great!

Max was very knowledgeable about the town of Ybor and a lot of the dark history. The tour was great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wethersfield, Connecticut
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There is no better way to experience Ybor City than at streetlevel on foot. Come discover this vibrant and diverse city. Ourwalking tours explore the many layers of history that make up the fabric of Ybor City. Tours start from the Vicente...more
Centro Ybor, 7th Avenue entrance, Tampa, FL 33629
Historic Ybor
+1 813-505-6779
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is the tour for history buffs and those seeking entertainment-both! We got all the back story, the ones they don't tell you in those neat little museum placards. This was fascinating, thorough, and our knowledged guide did his best to keep us in the...More

Thank ann j
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Max was very knowledgeable about the town of Ybor and a lot of the dark history. The tour was great and I felt like I was really a part of the era of he guided us about. I highly recommend taking this tour!

Thank dfox2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of 4 friends joined tour guide, Max, on the Ybor City Historic Walking Tour on a steamy hot day in July. Max was so interesting and personable that we hardly noticed the heat. Being a native of the area, Max knows the history...More

Thank RBJenni
Reviewed 16 June 2018

Thank you Max! So much fun learning about Ybor City. Rich in history and amazing people. We would highly recommend doing this tour or the haunted tour of the city.

Thank Hei1946
Reviewed 5 June 2018

We took the Ybor City Historic Walking Tour on our recent trip to Tampa and were delighted to learn so very much about Ybor City and about the beginnings of Tampa. The tour guide (Lonnie Herman) was very knowledgeable about the area and able to...More

1  Thank Karen M
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Lonnie Herman is a very knowledgeable and friendly guide, a model of professionalism. His tour is very well organized, sightseeing and history goes hand in hand, never boring, always a fun. Lonnie cares about small details, he is dress like a Cuban gentleman, wearing a...More

Thank Alexander H
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Max Herman is personable, charming and a great story teller. He has a seemingly inexhaustible knowledge of Ybor. The tour was an easy walk around a few blocks, and my group enjoyed an animated discourse on the history of the picturesque town.

Thank Ellen L
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Very much enjoyed our tour of Ybor. Lonnie, our tour guide made the history of Ybor interesting. He's a very good storyteller.

Thank khedges735
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Did this tour with a group of family and friends on a Sunday afternoon. Our Tour Guide, Max was absolutely amazing! He was enthusiastic, funny, and somehow managed to turn History into a fun and interactive experience. The Tour is only about 60-90 minutes so...More

1  Thank Geri P
Reviewed 16 April 2018

The Ybor City tour is wonderful. Max was so knowledgeable about Ybor City and Florida in general. Ybor City is a wonderful place and knowing more about it just makes me want to visit with out of town friends and show off how much I...More

1  Thank gemartinez2018
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Diane K
2 May 2018|
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Response from Nathan W | Reviewed this property |
It costs $20 per person and the number to find and schedule a tour is 813-505-6779.
Barry G
4 May 2017|
Response from mcgregpub | Property representative |
Advance Reservations are required. The tour meets daily at 11 am except for Sunday at noon. Full info by calling 813-966-9966.
28 December 2016|
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Response from Ann K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a great guide.