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Historic Walking Tour of Fort Myers

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    Stop At: True Tours, 2200 1st St it should say First Street not 1st street, Fort Myers, FL 33901-2929

    Delight in the fascinating facts and poignant anecdotes of your local guide while you amble down the historic avenues of Fort Myers. Listen to the comical stories of the town's founding fathers and their ambitions. Follow your guide as you learn about the first settlements and the original fort, along with their personal insight into the legacies of iconic figures that turned Fort Myers into a haven for its residents. Take a break on benches and enjoy several shady spots along the way. Admire the tenacity and stubbornness of the founders on this delightful and personable walking tour of Fort Myers.
    Meet your professional guide at 10:30am for this 1.5-hour tour at the Franklin Shops, located at 2200 First Street in downtown Fort Myers. Discover the history of this revitalized frontier fort as you stroll through the beautiful streets.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: The Franklin Shops, 2200 1st St, Fort Myers, FL 33901-2929

    Starting and ending location of tour

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Florida Repertory Theatre, 2267 1st St GPS: 2268 Bay Street, Fort Myers, FL 33901, Fort Myers, FL 33901-2966

    We stop and briefly discuss the history of the theater

    Stop At: Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, 2301 1st St, Fort Myers, FL 33901-2903

    Stop and discuss the history of the center. Historic building built in 1933.

    Duration: 10 minutes
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    All reviews minute tour river district downtown ft fort myers grew up great tour our tour guide well worth the price seth native history knowledge personalities dine residents information area
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    Reviewed May 30, 2019

    Estero Newcomers had the pleasure of joining Seth on this very interesting tour of historical Downtown Ft. Myers. Beautiful morning walk downtown and learned so much about the founding of Ft. Myers. Seth told wonderful stories and brought everything to life for us. This is...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
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    Reviewed May 18, 2019

    As new resident, took this Saturday am walking tour of downtown Fort Myers.Learned agreat dealfrom Seff the extremely well informed guide. The small charming area (brick street) is loaded with interesting architecture, shops and good fair priced resturants.Well woth the 11/2 hour it took.Almost all...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    1  Thank josburkart
    Reviewed May 6, 2019

    Excellent almost 2 hour tour. Big group but Seth was a great guide born and raised down the street in Ft. Myers. Learned history, key names developing the town, trade, historic buildings down town and so much more. Highly recommend.

    Date of experience: May 2019
    1  Thank scott b
    Reviewed May 5, 2019 via mobile

    Seth was an informative, entertaining, and thoughtful Tory guide. Being a native, he has an extensive knowledge base to share. Don't miss it!

    1  Thank anneocrn
    Reviewed April 20, 2019 via mobile

    Seth is a fabulous tour guide! He was very informative, engaging and excited about the history, adding to it is his personal connection with Firt Myers A+ From this group👍🤗

    Date of experience: April 2019
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    March 10, 2019|
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    Response from Otto B | Reviewed this property |
    To my knowledge the answer is YES!
    February 7, 2019|
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    Response from momtaxi50 | Reviewed this property |
    It is an easily paced outdoor walking tour...so yes for wheelchair accessilbilty.
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