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DST in SRQ – April 11, 2022

Monday, April 11, 2022 Discover Sarasota Tours is a local tour company offering entertaining and informative sightseeing tours of Sarasota’s most interesting people, places, neighborhoods, and communities as well as two interactive theatrical shows. These guide-led tours are a perfect way for locals and visitors to learn more about Sarasota in a fun and engaging way….

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April 12, 2022

Jon MacDonald Interview in Palm Aire Communities Council Newsletter

Neighbors in Our Midst An Interview with Jon MacDonald Dan Reeves | Palm Aire Communities Council Newsletter Spring 2022 I recently interviewed an interesting resident from Pine Trace, Jon MacDonald for our new column, Neighbors in Our Midst. Although he left Chautauqua, New York in 1972, he has been a resident in Palm Aire since…

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March 12, 2022

DST’s Amish Experience Tour on Solo Travel Girl Blog

Things to do in Sarasota: The Amish Experience Tour Jennifer A. Huber | Solo Travel Girl Blog January 29, 2022 Sarasota is home to a unique culture for Florida. Within 10-square blocks of the Pinecraft neighborhood is an Amish and Mennonite community where you’ll see residents pedaling adult tricycles and find eateries serving the best…

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January 31, 2022

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

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 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 in Herald-Tribune Style Magazine

Cool Activities for Hot Days Indoors, Outdoors & Outer Space Hannah Wallace | Sarasota Herald-Tribune STYLE Magazine May 30, 2021 The Sarasota-Manatee region is paradise, and sometimes paradise is hot. But that’s no reason to hide away from summer. Now that we are going out more, safely engaging with our favorite places, we can’t let…

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June 1, 2021