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DST’s Kendra Cross in Gasparilla Magazine

’Tis The Gift To Be Simple The Pinecraft Subdivision in Sarasota and the ‘Amish Experience’ T. Michele Walker | Gasparilla Magazine January/February 2022 At first glance, Amish culture and beach life go together as well as pickles and ice cream or Sinatra and Snoop Dogg. That seems like it’s an understatement, but for the five…

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January 13, 2022

Discover Sarasota Tours Offers First Hospitality Day January 10

DST Offers First Hospitality Day January 10 This first Hospitality Day includes three FREE 90-minute City Sightseeing Tours at 9 AM, 12 PM and 4 PM for hospitality industry partners to learn more about the history of Sarasota, its unique neighborhoods and colorful cast of characters. “Many people reached out to us, asking if we…

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December 30, 2021

Discover Sarasota Tours Welcomes Dolly The Trolley, Our Newest Fleet Member!

Discover Sarasota Tours kicks off the season with a brand-new vehicle, “Dolly The Trolley.” Dolly can seat 30 people and will be running several times a day all year long leading entertaining guided and narrated tours of Sarasota’s history and culture. “I have been dreaming about owning my own trolley since I started the tours…

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October 18, 2021

Pennsylvania-Based Retro Roadmaps Author “Mod Betty” Appears at 3rd Annual Discover Sarasota Tours Trolley Bash

Discover Sarasota Tours is hosting its 3rd Annual Trolley Bash, a customer and local partner appreciation party at its trolley cottage on November 4th from 4:30-6:30 p.m., with net proceeds benefitting the Historical Society of Sarasota County. Tickets are just $20 and include: Beer or wine in the Tiki Bar, gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches from…

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October 11, 2021

DST in Parade Magazine – 9/15/21

Here are the Top Second-Act Career Change Ideas for Women at 40, According to Career Experts WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2021 | BY MARILYN LILES [Excerpt] Ice Cream Truck Owner Tammy Hauser (age 57 from Sarasota, FL) had to pause her trolley tour business amid the pandemic. To make an alternative income, she got quarantine creative…

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September 15, 2021

DST Ramps Up for Halloween with Expanded Haunted Sarasota Tours

Discover Sarasota Tours offers a fun way to celebrate Halloween: on an interactive trolley tour about the city’s colorful haunted history—Haunted Sarasota: Mummies, Murder & Mayhem! Haunted Sarasota tours run most Friday nights throughout the year, but additional dates have been added on the evenings of October 23-31 at 7 PM or 8 PM for Halloween….

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September 9, 2021

DST Celebrates Three-Year Anniversary!

Discover Sarasota Tours celebrates its third year in business by offering its Annual Trolley Bash—Retro Style with a fundraiser for the Sarasota Historical Society on Thursday, November 4 at 4:30 PM. “2020 and 2021 have been a real challenge for us as a tour company,” says CEO Tammy Hauser. “Thank goodness for our ChillMobile ice…

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August 23, 2021

DST on Daytime WFLA – News Channel 8 Tampa

WFLA Daytime — August 2, 2021 Discover Sarasota Tours was mentioned in a segment about deals available in Sarasota — $2 off any tour with promo code VS. For more information on Sarasota deals, please visit For media information around Sarasota County, please visit WATCH FULL VIDEO SEGMENT ONLINE

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August 19, 2021

DST on Living a Fairy Tail Blog

Travel Guide to Sarasota, FL — July 5, 2021 [excerpt] Here are some suggestions on things to do when you go for a visit. I would start off by booking a tour through Discover Sarasota. On my visit, I went on the city tour and really enjoyed it. It gives you an excellent overview of all…

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August 17, 2021

DST in SRQ Magazine – 7/19/21

Nonprofit Consultant Finds Ice Cream Truck Calling MONDAY JUL 19, 2021 | BY JACOB OGLES | SRQ DAILY – MONDAY BUSINESS EDITION After spending years working in the nonprofit and cultural arts sector, Tammy Hauser felt excited as she took on a different business venture. In 2018, she launched Discover Sarasota Tours to give bus tours of Sarasota,…

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July 19, 2021

DST in Facebook Newsroom – 7/18/21

Serving Sweets and Spreading Joy From The ChillMobile “When I think back to a year ago, it was a terrifying time and it was also a time to make a choice. That’s when The ChillMobile all started. When I look back on it, what a gift from the universe.” – Tammy H. When the pandemic…

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July 18, 2021

DST & The ChillMobile Featured In Facebook’s Community Voices Film Series

Sarasota’s local ice cream truck The ChillMobile is featured in a short film from Facebook, part of the social media platform’s Community Voices—a series of short films focusing on people using Facebook products for good. The ChillMobile’s CEO Tammy Hauser said: “The Facebook team did a fantastic job! They captured the ‘sweet’ essence of what…

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July 15, 2021

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