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Archive: Feb 2019

NEW Sarasota Sports History Tour

Discover Sarasota Tours launches a great new way to explore Sarasota Sports History, including major league baseball, golf, tennis, watersports and much more. Tour guide Jon MacDonald shares his love of sports and Sarasota sports history by showing some of the key places, important people and legendary events that shaped Sarasota’s sporting history. Tour-goers learn about John…

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February 21, 2019

DST in Sarasota Magazine

For Valentine’s Day, a Love Stories Trolley Tour Just in time for Valentine’s Day, trolley tours reveal Sarasota’s hidden romantic history. Mana Gale | Sarasota Magazine February 13, 2019 | 12:11pm A candlelit table at a swanky restaurant, a romantic evening with a partner or spouse—and the struggle to find a parking spot or flag…

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February 13, 2019

NEW Amish Experience Tour

Discover Sarasota Tours Launches New Amish Experience Tour, February 21 – May 16 Sarasota is home to a unique 90-year-old Amish and Mennonite community—people who come from Ohio, Pennsylvania, and elsewhere to winter on Florida’s beautiful sunny beaches. Guests on the new Discover Sarasota Tours Amish Experience Tour will multi-layered history of the Amish community in Sarasota from tour guide Kendra Cross. The tour visits the Pinecraft neighborhood at Bahia Vista Avenue and Beneva Road in Sarasota, where residents travel on three-wheeled bikes instead of the horse and buggy they might drive at home. Visitors will also stop at the authentic Der Dutchman Amish Kitchen Restaurant to do some shopping, and of course sample Der Dutchman’s delicious homemade pies! Tour guide Kendra Cross grew up in a Mennonite community in Ohio, with great-grandparents who were Amish—an experience that planted in her seeds of understanding, appreciation, and…

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February 10, 2019

DST Launches Vintage Sarasota Gift Shop

Discover Sarasota Tours Launches New Vintage Sarasota Gift Shop at Trolley Cottage   Tour-goers and the general public are invited to browse the brand-new Vintage Sarasota Gift Shop inside the Discover Sarasota Tours Trolley Cottage at 1836 4th Street near downtown Sarasota. The Vintage Sarasota Gift Shop features a curious compendium of curated collectibles and…

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February 4, 2019