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Our newest tours explore St. Pete’s History aboard an open-air trolley

Our newest tours explore St. Pete’s History aboard an open-air trolley

Monica Kile stands in the aisle of a historic trolley

Our I Love the Burg historian, Monica Kile, will take her show on the road this November with a series of trolley tours of St. Pete neighborhoods. Explore the city on a series of new history trolley tours aboard the stunning Star Trolley.

St. Petersburg is more than our dynamic downtown. It’s a city of fantastically unique neighborhoods, each with its own flavor and flair. During the pandemic lockdown, many of us explored these neighborhoods virtually with Monica; now’s your chance to join her for the real thing! Get your trolley tour tickets here.

Here’s what you need to know:

Our next set of tours will run on two Sundays in November. Pick and choose tour dates based on your availability and interest. Each tour will include at least one stop where guests will exit the trolley to briefly visit a notable location or landmark. 

Tours are $50 per person and include complimentary water and discounted drinks from our partner, Kahwa Coffee. Each of our trolley tours will be limited to only 28 guests. There are only a limited number of tickets left for each tour!

A tree covered brick street in the old northeast neighborhood

Experience St. Pete’s history in a whole new way

Guests will travel on the picturesque Star Trolley to explore the mysterious Driftwood and the hidden Lang Court. You’ll learn the story of historically African-American main streets like 22nd Street South in the Deuces, and see how the interstate and baseball stadium disrupted life in the Gas Plant district. Monica will show us the stone mansions of Allendale, the Mounds at Maximo, and the city’s first synagogue.

flyover of white trolley

Tour Dates and Routes

Take both or take just one! Each tour will give you a taste of the rich diversity and deep history of St. Petersburg. Tour locations covered are subject to slight modifications. Get your tickets here.

Northeast Trolley Tour
November 5
Tour locations include Old Northeast, Snell Isle, Allendale, Crescent Lake, Euclid St. Paul, Round Lake/Uptown, Methodist Town, Lang Court, and more.

Southeast Trolley Tour
November 12
Tour locations include Old Southeast, Roser Park, Driftwood, The Deuces, Child’s Park, Coquina Key, the Pink Streets, Princess Mound, Maximo and more.

Have you been on our history walking tours?

If you haven’t yet, be sure to check out our full series of history walking tours with Monica now on sale through November.


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