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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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A great way to spend a couple of hours and learn about one of Tampa's historic neighborhoods.

So we went to Ybor City and started by doing a tour of the museum. There we learned a lot about the... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2017
Very interesting history of Ybor City, Tampa, FL

Max Herman took us on an historic walking tour of Ybor City, Tampa, FL on 3/21/17. He was very... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2017
Estero, Florida
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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 Martinez-Ybor statue at Centro Ybor on Seventh Avenue. Call for current schedule.
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Centro Ybor, 7th Avenue entrance, Tampa, FL 33629
Historic Ybor
+1 813-505-6779

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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

Thank angusnh
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Max Herman took us on an historic walking tour of Ybor City, Tampa, FL on 3/21/17. He was very knowledgable and presented the facts in a way that made us want to know more. He was mindful of our group by answering questions and stopping...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2017

Walking was a fun and cheap way to experience the history and story of Ybor City! The buildings come to live when you hear about their purpose and use in yesteryears.

Thank Midwesttraveler88
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Lonnie is a master story teller - he is entertaining and knowledgeable. A delighful way to see and appreciate this wonderful Florida gem......Ybor City.

Thank Tammy C
Reviewed 20 March 2017

On a visit to Tampa we were interested in learning more about its historic district, Ybor City, and signed up for this tour. It was terrific. The personable young tour guide, Max Herman, not only knew his Ybor facts, but presented them with theatrical skill,...More

Thank Flynn03
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We took this tour on a warm afternoon with Max Herman. Max is a fine speaker, storyteller, and considerate guide-he stood us in the shade as much as possible. Our tour lasted about an hour and half and ended with a brief film. We learned...More

Thank SueSchmitt
Reviewed 10 March 2017

During our 3 week vacation in the area, this walking tour was one of the highlights. Our guide Max was informative and an entertaining story teller. If you like to get to know the history of the regions you visit, this tour is highly recommended.

Thank 166larry
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This was the best historic walking tour I have ever done: A truly fascinating tale told very well. At just over two hours, there were plenty of breaks to sit and questions were welcome. Terry Watson did a superb job in bringing to life the...More

Thank mfmsr
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Lonnie Herman is fantastic. Walked us around, in the shade where possible, and filled us with info on Mr Ybor, his founding of the city and it's advancement till his death and beyond. So very enlightening. Walking tour so comfortable shoes, roughly 2 hours and...More

Thank Kathy4325
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Lonnie is a great tour guide. He made the walking tour interesting and fun. It is not an exhausting walking tour with lots of stop. The area is truly magnificent! I fell in love with Ybor City and all the interesting and quaint shops, restaurants...More

Thank tzamora
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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.
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