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Irish “Hooley” on the Trolley Returns!

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Discover Sarasota Tours brings back a fun new way to celebrate Ireland’s patron saint—the second annual Irish “Hooley” on the Trolley tour! Guests will enjoy complimentary wine or beer at the Trolley Cottage Tiki Bar while browsing through our Vintage Sarasota gift shop, full of fun old-time treasures. Then they’ll join guide and entertainer Steve…

DST – in Sarasota Magazine

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Discover Sarasota Launches Magical Children’s Tour The Rainbows & Unicorns tour will show kids of all ages Sarasota’s most whimsical destinations. By Allison Forsyth 2/6/2020 at 10:29am Discover Sarasota has launched a family-friendly tour called Rainbows & Unicorns. Families will meet at the Trolley Cottage for cookies and lemonade and then embark on a 75-minute…

NEW Rainbows & Unicorns Magical Children’s Tour

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Discover Sarasota Tours launches fun new family-friendly tour: Rainbows & Unicorns! Join guide Princess Jenny for cookies and lemonade at the Trolley Cottage before embarking on a 75-minute tour of Sarasota’s magical places. Sing songs while you see the Children’s Garden, Marietta Museum of Art & Whimsy, the little people’s houses, and many other whimsical…

DST – Visit Sarasota Retro Vintage Getaway

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Go Retro for a “Vintage” Sarasota County Getaway Take a spin in our time machine, and plan an excursion filled with nostalgic charm from breakfast ’til bedtime by Jessi Smith Ever have the urge to plot an escape to a different decade? Maybe there’s a tropical shirt in your closet that’s screaming for a kitschy,…

Love Stories of Sarasota Returns!

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Celebrate Valentine’s Week with your sweetheart on the Love Stories Of Sarasota trolley tour, back for a second smashing year! Guests will enjoy complimentary chocolates and champagne at the Trolley Depot while browsing through our Vintage Sarasota gift shop full of fun old-time treasures. After taking a quick “love quiz,” guests will board the trolley…

NEW Art Crawl Trolley Tour!

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Discover Sarasota Tours launches a new tour:Art Crawl Trolley! Hop on board our air-conditioned trolley to visit three local art galleries during this 90-minute tour. Each gallery will provide wine and appetizers while you browse the collections and meet the owners. Between gallery stops, enjoy a mini public art neighborhood tour with artist and guide…

NEW Boutiques & Bubbles Tour Series

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Discover Sarasota Tours launches a new series of Boutiques & Bubbles shopping tours, each with three different themes including Fashion, Accessories & Gifts, Home Décor, and Vintage. Sip on complimentary champagne while browsing through our cute Vintage Sarasota gift shop at the Trolley Cottage. Then enjoy a mini neighborhood tour, guided by Discover Sarasota Tours…

Holiday Tour Added For December!

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Discover Sarasota Tours launches a fun new holiday-themed tour at 2 PM Sundays and 11 AM Wednesdays in December: the Holly Jolly Trolley Tour! Join guide Jenny Jingle for our special daytime holiday tour with cocoa, carols & Christmas stories of Sarasota. Visit city spots with Christmas story connections, hear about our Sarasota traditions during…

Local Actress Kaylene McCaw Joins Cast of Haunted Sarasota Tour!

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Local actress Kaylene McCaw joins the cast of Discover Sarasota Tours’ Haunted Sarasota Tour. Kaylene brings her role of Lady Melody to life on board the trolley every Friday night for Haunted Sarasota: Mummies, Murder & Mayhem Tour. This interactive tour features spellbinding stories about famous murders, ghosts, and unsolved crimes. Kaylene McCaw (aka Haunted…