River District History Tour

Quick Details

Duration: 90-minute walking tour

Inclusions: A fascinating journey and a souvenir cardboard fan. Meet at Franklin Shops in Fort Myers,FL

Fort Myers tour with educational narratives of local history

Fort Myers’ historic downtown area was once the site of a Seminole and then a Civil War fort. From fort to dusty cattle town to the building boom of the Roaring Twenties, from depression to post-WWII prosperity to urban decay, and ultimately to its modern incarnation as one of the most beautiful historic districts in Florida, Fort Myers is a town rich in history, architecture, art, and amenities. On this 90-minute walking tour, you learn your way around not only this charming town but also around the intrigues and rivalries of the men who built it.

Have you heard about the True Tours Fan Club? Each Fort Myers history tour with us includes a souvenir cardboard fan that’s your ticket to discounts on your purchase of services or merchandise at local establishments. Show the fan, get a discount. It’s that easy.

Reminder

Our fans help keep you cool in the Florida sunshine, but you may want to bring along a bottle of water, also. In hot weather, hats and sunscreen help keep you comfortable along this easy stroll with plenty of shady benches along the way.