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Ethnic Food Shopping ~ Florida History Tour / Feb 15, 2024 / $85.00 p/p

Join Dave Bredimus, historian and food critic, for a delightful day of eating, shopping and learning.  This tour is a chance to visit some of the most unusual food stores in Southwestern Florida.


Each store has been carefully selected for its interesting merchandise.  We will sample as we go along.  Bring a shopping bag or small cooler if you are a serious cook or shopper.

This tour is a unique way to understand different cultures.  Here is a chance to visit some of the most unusual, ethnic food stores, bakeries and markets and learn about the food of the many diverse peoples of Southwest Florida.

Samples will often, but not always be set out for us. You’ll be able to talk to the owners and have time to browse and learn. Purchase foods that are prepared on site according to customs and traditions. Visit Mediterranean, Latino, Asian,  Caribbean and many more food flavors. Lunch is included and snacks along the way.

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Get ready to have fun while learning about Florida History!

Dave will be your guide on numerous Florida trips that will be an educational experience that explores the history, geography, architecture, and cultures in a fun and interesting way.

Born and raised in Saint Paul Minnesota, Dave graduated from St. Cloud State University with a teaching degree in history and social studies. He taught junior high and high school history and was an administrator in the Saint Paul Public School system for 38 years.

He developed a tour program for adults starting in 1981 and has done hundreds of day trips and many overnight trips covering every state in the United States. Dave has also led 17 trips to Europe and additional trips to Asia and the Caribbean including Cuba.

You are in for a real treat when traveling with Dave to historic destinations across Florida!

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To Book Your Fun Trip With All Around, You Need To Call Our Tour Office Mon-Fri 9:00am to 4:00pm at... (941) 488-9393

On the day of your trip we have several Pick-Up Locations throughout Manatee, Sarasota & Charlotte Counties for you to drive to and park your car.  We will pick you up at one of these locations and drop you back off there when your tour has ended. You can pick the location that is most convenient for you.

Pick-Up and Drop-Off times Vary based on your destination and we will give you those times when you call to book your fun All Around tour!

Port Charlotte Walmart – 19100 Murdock Cir, Port Charlotte, FL 33948
North Port Walmart – 17000 Tamiami Trail, North Port, FL 34287
Venice – Laurel Rd and Pinebrook Rd – Plaza Venezia (northeast corner behind the McDonalds)
Sarasota – Burlington Coat Factory on the corner of Bee Ridge and Cattleman
Bradenton – Lowes on Hwy 70 – 7395 52nd Place East
  • Round Trip Motorcoach Transportation
  • Food Samples
  • Lunch