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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
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Updated 06/20/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/20/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Sarasota has an outstanding collection of public art pieces. On this 90-minute tour aboard our enclosed, air-conditioned trolley, visit more than 50 of the city’s public art sculptures, monuments, and murals in charming neighborhoods and downtown Sarasota. Your guide, painter and public art expert Jerome Chesley, helps you see the city through new eyes! Tours with fewer than 10 guests will travel in our air-conditioned 15-passenger van.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    1826 4th St
    1826 4th St, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Behind the Breakfast House, just off Fruitville and Osprey.
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  • Pass by
    St. Armands Circle
  • You'll end at
    1826 4th St
    1826 4th St, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Behind the Breakfast House, just off Fruitville and Osprey.
    See address & details
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Departure Point
1826 4th St, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 32 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Judy R wrote a review Mar 2020
Indianapolis, Indiana37 contributions4 helpful votes
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Sarasota is known for its support of the arts and riding in the trolley and getting to see so many amazing murals and sculptures throughout the city was SO interesting! We have vacationed down here for over 30 years and yet have missed seeing so much art!! I highly recommend
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Deidre L wrote a review Mar 2020
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This narrated art tour aboard an antique trolley is the perfect way to see all the amazing sculptures, statues, murals, and buildings in beautiful Sarasota. The tour guide, Jerome Chesley, an artist himself, was the perfect guide to highlight the stunning pieces of art we saw
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Date of experience: March 2020
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SRQ Writer wrote a review Mar 2020
Sarasota, Florida229 contributions103 helpful votes
I purchased this tour as a pleasant way to familiarize my boyfriend, who’s from Massachusetts, with Sarasota. I’ve lived here for 31 years, and this trolley took us down streets I’d never seen before! It also highlighted sculptures and murals I’ve driven by but never noticed
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kstark12 wrote a review Feb 2020
Brighton, Michigan53 contributions24 helpful votes
Our guide [Jerome/Jerry] and driver, Ziggy provided a fascinating and informative afternoon tour! Although we've visited Sarasota for several years we had no idea how much public art is positioned around the city! Loved the up close peak and informative narrative! Highly
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Andy G wrote a review Feb 2020
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this tour was just what I was hoping it would be. We had seen much of the art in front of and on buildings but didn't know anything about it. The tour guide was knowledgable about the artist and pointed out other pieces by the artist, so you could really get a sense of the
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Literally nothing positive about this tour. Please save your money. First off, you’re locked in a trolley with no A
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Beware: They don’t wear or enforce masks
Tour guidés don’t wear or enforce masks. If that makes you uncomfortable, DO NOT BOOK. Who cares what you see if it
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  • Duration: 1h 30m
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