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Ybor City Historic Walking Tours

Centro Ybor, 7th Avenue entrance, Tampa, FL 33629
+1 813-505-6779
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You Don't Learn This in Schoo

To be honest at first I didn't think much about doing this but my wife said it looks interesting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New York City, New York
Different View of Ybor City

My husband and I are new to Tampa, and I've been wanting to take this tour for months. We've been... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tampa, Florida
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Centro Ybor, 7th Avenue entrance, Tampa, FL 33629
Historic Ybor
+1 813-505-6779

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Reviewed 1 week ago

To be honest at first I didn't think much about doing this but my wife said it looks interesting and fun. WOW i am so glad I went as not only do you learn, but our guide was so entertaining and fun to be with....More

Thank Skynyrdnation
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I are new to Tampa, and I've been wanting to take this tour for months. We've been down to Ybor City quite a few times to enjoy the nightlife, comedy club and Columbia restaurant, but Max gave us a fascinating view into...More

Thank TheVogels
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Ybor City last weekend and very much enjoyed the Historic Walking Tour with Max Herman. Max was an enthusiastic and knowledgeable young man who enjoyed relating this fascinating knowledge of this unique community. Wish we could have had more time to learn more. I...More

Thank Barry G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We toured with Max Herman this week and had a great time. Very knowledgeable, friendly, and helpful. We never realized the extent of the history of this area of Tampa but it was fascinating!

Thank Fred152
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have lived in Tampa for 8 years and have been to Ybor City many times, but taking the tour with friends staying with us was a great experience. Learned so much about the history of Ybor, Max made it come alive. Highly suggest this if...More

Thank NapaFi
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We booked this tour but we didn't know what to expect. What we got was a fabulous experience. Lonnie was so personable and entertaining and the stories he told made the history of Ybor City come alive. I highly recommend the tour to anyone who...More

Thank joprinc44
Reviewed 11 April 2017

12 of us took Max Herman's 1 and a half hour tour of Ybor City in downtown Tampa and all of us, from age 10 to 80, loved it. A couple of us in the group grew up in Tampa and still didn't know most...More

Thank Sara D
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Our tour guide, Lonnie Herman, Lonnie@YborWalkingTours.com, 813-505-6779) gave a facinating and engrossing walking tour of the founding and development of Ybor City and it's founder. Lonnie is an excellent storyteller, walking us for a few blocks within Ybor City, to show historical buildings and sites,...More

Thank MrNics
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We planned our trip around this tour and the tour was canceled last minute due to a parade on that day. We were waiting for 15 minutes and had to call them but nobody answered. Then we got a text message that said the tour...More

Thank Ca N
mcgregpub, Owner at Ybor City Historic Walking Tours, responded to this review

Ca N is correct - the tour was canceled due to a parade in Ybor City. This made it imposible to tour. We did try to reschedule everyone but you apparently were not reached. Our sincere apologies.

Reviewed 27 March 2017

So we went to Ybor City and started by doing a tour of the museum. There we learned a lot about the cigar industry that flourished in Tampa for so many years. We then took the street car into downtown Tampa and back. Thanks to...More

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Barry G
Do you have to schedule in advance? What times does the tour go on Friday, Saturday and Sunday?
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.
Will there be a guide? 5 adults and 2 kids?
28 December 2016|
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Response from Ann K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a great guide.
What are the best restaurants for lunch in this area?
19 January 2016|
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Response from Christina W | Reviewed this property |
I would say a walker would be hard as it does cover a lot of territory up and down curbs and stairs to a few locations. Although unfortunate for you, one of the historic notes about Ybor is that the curbs are made of... More