90-Minute Guided Walking Tour for One, Two, or Four from Ybor City Historic Walking Tours (Up to 65% Off)

Ybor City Historic Walking Tours/ Ybor City Ghost Tour

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Donna S. ·
Reviewed February 20, 2013
The guide was very knowledgeable!

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Christopher R. ·
Reviewed October 18, 2012
I've been on serveral historic tours around the country but one of the best so far is right in my hometown! Lonnie Herman's tour is very detailed yet entertaining (a rare feat in the realm of historical tours). The founding of Ybor City, it's role in important national and international events, and it's connection with organization crime is all covered on this tour. A must for both locals and vistors alike.

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Kristel H. · 1 reviews
Reviewed October 1, 2012
Was a great tour and very family friendly. We enjoyed how the storyteller was involved with the group. We would definetly recomend it to others.

What You'll Get


Walking tours explore intriguing surroundings at a leisurely pace, much like a photography class held in a thick bog of quicksand. Let it all sink in with this Groupon.

Choose from Three Options

  • $7 for a historical walking tour for one (a $15 value)
  • $12 for a historical walking tour for two (a $30 value)
  • $21 for a historical walking tour for four (a $60 value)

The 90-minute foot-powered exploration of Ybor City begins as tour takers rendezvous with their guide at the 7th Avenue statue of Vicente Martinez-Ybor. Once assembled, the small group proceeds through the notable streets as guide Lonnie Herman reveals the colorful stories behind the diverse Ybor neighborhoods that were once only swampland. Historical information includes the account of how the city's founders established a Cuban-owned locality on U.S. soil, the rise and dominance of local mafia figures, and the finer points of a Cuban game known as bolita. For information on the tour scheduling and other questions, view the FAQ here.

The tour costs $5 for children aged 6–12 and is free for children 5 and younger.

The Fine Print


Promotional value expires Sep 30, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Reservation required. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Ybor City Historic Walking Tours


Tampa resident and history lover Lonnie Herman’s longtime fascination with history has evolved into a broad expertise about the area's vibrant streets where newspapers are printed in three languages. The personable former executive also has the gift of being an evocative storyteller. This convergence of interest and talents resulted in Lonnie's company, Ybor City Historic Walking Tours. The guides' upbeat narration carry small groups down vibrant 7th Avenue with detailed anecdotes that reveal the complex past behind Ybor City's cigar factories, Columbia Restaurant, and the story of the eponymous Vicente Martinez-Ybor, who founded the city as a place to store his statues of himself.

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