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Ybor City Walking Tours Explore the Historic Streets of Ybor City on a Walking Tour Back in Time

Cuban consulate likely to open in Tampa, residents say

TAMPA, Fla. – While some Cuban-Americans in Miami would prefer not to have a neighboring Cuban consulate, some in Tampa said they were embracing the idea. Having the consulate in…

Tours explore Tampa by land, air and sea

Want to get to know Tampa and its neighborhoods? There are a number of fun and unique tours that give natives and visitors alike an experience they won’t soon forget….

AAA 2012 Worth The Drive 2012- Florida Destinations

Fun Things to Do in the Surrounding Area Stroll through time. Ybor City Historic Walking Tours will expose you to the history, architecture, ambience and makeup of this unique community….

New walking tour explores century-old Ybor, a city built by dreamers and schemers

Ybor City Historic Walking Tours, Tampa, FL By Mary Lou Janson ( Think Ybor City is all about bars and cigars? Let Lonnie Herman be your guide as he describes…

About Lonnie Herman

Silhouettes- La Gaceta Newspaper March 30, 2012 Lonnie Herman is a man of many hats. He was in a top position at a building corporation, ushering in sales. He has…

Featured in Southwest Airlines Spirit Magazine

Time Warp Wandering the bar-lined brick streets of Ybor City, you might not realize you’re in the former cigar capital of the world. This buzzing neighborhood was mere swampland before…

Smaller small businesses

ANDY JONES/STAFF Lonnie Herman lost his job with a home builder 2½ years ago and founded Ybor City Historic Walking Tours a year ago, leading tourists around the old shotgun…

Cubans and cigars

Driving in Tampa is like trying to navigate a bowl of tangled spaghetti.The Riverwalk, which links major museums, hotels and the convention center along the Hillsborough River, is much more…

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