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Sarasota: 90-Minute Narrated City Sightseeing Trolley Tour

Product ID: 250472
Explore Sarasota for 1.5-hours in an air-conditioned trolley, and learn about the city's history with your guide. Visit the historic downtown neighborhoods of Gillespie Park, Burns Court, Laurel Park, St. Armands Circle, and the Rosemary Design District.
About this activity
Duration: 1.5 hours
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Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Ride in air-conditioned comfort in an enclosed historic trolley
  • Get an overview of Sarasota and its main attractions
  • Discover hidden neighborhoods and areas of Sarasota that only the locals know about
  • Hear entertaining stories about the city's history with an informative guide
  • Find unique Sarasota gifts, cards, books, t-shirts, and collectibles in a vintage gift shop
Full description
Discover the sights of Sarasota on the city's only sightseeing trolley tour. Spend 1.5 hours exploring the city's landmarks and hidden neighborhoods in a historic air-conditioned trolley, and get a true overview of Sarasota's rich and interesting history with your informative guide.

Travel through the historic downtown neighborhoods of Gillespie Park, Burns Court, Laurel Park, St. Armands Circle, and the Rosemary Design District. See Sarasota's world-class artistic and cultural organizations, such as The Ringling Museum, Ringling College, Asolo Theater, Selby Library, Van Wezel Performing Arts Center, Selby Gardens, Sarasota Opera House, Art Center Sarasota, and the Sarasota Symphony Orchestra.

Delight in your guide's knowledgeable commentary about the architects and developers who designed some of Sarasota's most unique homes and buildings, like the Blue Pagoda, Crocker Memorial Church, and Splendida. Learn about circus history, Amish culture, real estate development booms and busts, and colorful stories about Sarasota's founders to get a full picture of the city's fascinating history.

After the tour, browse the local operator's vintage gift shop to find unique Sarasota gifts, cards, books, t-shirts, and collectibles, or grab a bite to eat in the nearby Breakfast House restaurant. Please note that this tour is not suitable for children under 12 years of age.
  • Tour program with a city map and restaurant coupons
  • Bottle of water
  • Entertaining and informative tour guide
  • Easy check-in process
  • Free shaded parking
  • Easy-to-find location in downtown Sarasota
Not suitable for
  • Children under 12 years

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet at the local operator's charming Trolley Cottage at 1826 4th St, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA. Please arrive 15 minutes before your tour is due to start to check in.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Reservations are required
• Please arrive 15 minutes before the tour begins to check in
• No refunds for cancellations later than 24 hours in advance. The local operator will try to re-book you before this but will not refund you if you miss your tour
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January 4, 2020

Excellent tour and guide.

August 4, 2019

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Product ID: 250472