Discover St. Pete’s Hidden History
Preserve the 'Burg's guided walking tours take guests on a detailed tour of downtown St. Petersburg and its historic neighborhoods. Participants see the jewels of St. Pete’s past while learning about the founding of St. Petersburg and its historic architecture. You are sure to have fun with our experienced tour leaders who come from varying backgrounds and each offer a special perspective on what makes St. Pete special!
Tour DetailsPTB's regular tour season extends from October through April with tours offered each Saturday. Tours start at 10 A.M. except for the third Saturday Gulfport tour that starts at 3 pm. Tours are a leisurely stroll with numerous stops, lasting approximately 2 hours. PTB also offers during the tour season a twice monthly one-hour downtown morning tour. During the warm summer months (May - September), evening tours are offered on select dates. Please check the calendar page for tour dates or send a message to us asking to be put on our email list to receive notices of upcoming tours.
PTB also hosts monthly bike tours!
Join us for a Bicycles, Buildings and Neighborhoods bike tour! Don't have your own bike? Coast Bike Share has you covered! Check our calendar for tour dates, routes and meeting locations. We ride at a leisurely pace with a stop mid-point. Tour is between 2-3hrs. PTB is a Silver Level Bicycle Friendly Business recognized by the League of American Bicyclists!
To download the Preserve the 'Burg tour brochure, click here.
Tour Schedule (October - April)
Specific details about upcoming tours are found on the calendar. Basic tour descriptions are below.
"Original" Downtown Historic Walking Tour
Date: First Saturday of the Month at 10a.m.
The Historic Waterfront Walking Tour
Historic Gulfport Walking Tour
Westward Ho to Historic Kenwood Tour
Historic Neighborhood Walking Tour
Walking tours are free to PTB members and just $10 for non-members and guests.
Bicycle tours are $15 for PTB member and $25 for non-members and guests. This fee includes a Coast Bike Share rental should you need a bicycle. You are welcome to ride your own bicycle.
The non-member walking tour fee may be applied toward membership if you choose to join that day. Interested in membership to Preserve the 'Burg?
Reservations or more info
Online reservations are recommended as many tours fill. Payment is preferred online but can be made at tour via cash or credit card. For information on upcoming tours and to verify starting location or other details, check our calendar and register before the tour fills!
Need a private tour for your school, conference attendees, or other group? Private Tours are customized to meet your group’s individual needs and can be conducted on a bus, trolley, or as a walking tour. To arrange a private tour send an email or leave a message on our phone line at (727) 824-7802.
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