Stephen R.United States
We booked a full day tour with Steve in order to learn more about Miami and the history. Steve shared his extensive knowledge and many years of experience in Miami. Steve was able to help us meet our goals of learning about the communities, cultures, and histories of the people of Miami. Steve was patient and accommodating and open to questions and customizations. It was enjoyable to learn and see more about Miami without having to pay attention to traffic.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Stephen and Stevie, It was a real pleasure for me to help welcome you to the diverse communities of Miami. A private tour is the best way to learn about a neighborhood when you move to a new area. Thanks very much for your 5-star rating! Your kind remarks will help others to select this tour, knowing they are going to find it worthwhile and enjoyable. All the best to you both, in your new home and in your new city!
Nancy NorbergUnited States
We went on a cruise sailing from Miami. Our plane landed at the Miami airport at 8:30 am and we board the ship 3:00. Decided to use Tours By Locals for a tour of Miami. We had some specific things we wanted to see and did not want to spend the entire time riding around in a car. I sent our tour requirements to several T by L guide and Steve 'B' proved to be the one who filled our needs and appeared to be the most thorough and pr
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Nancy, although I could not see the end of your comments, I do appreciate your positive rating. I hope you and your husband can return to South Florida sometime in the near future. All the best in your future travels!
Judy MahoneyUnited Kingdom
Steven was an excellent guide. He was very informative about the different areas of Miami and the history of the city . We saw and learnt so much in the very pleasant few hours we spent with him .
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thanks to both you and your husband for your kind remarks! Although the visit was in the midst of "Spring Break" and the "Ultra" concert, we managed to edge past the crowds and still see Ocean Drive. I hope you can visit South Florida again, soon, and perhaps visit Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, or the Everglades.
Thomas ShafferUnited States
Steve was an excellent guide. Steve's historical knowledge added so much to the tour experience. There were 4 of us and all of us had the same reaction and that was he was super. So we would highly recommend Steve for a Miami tour!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: It was a real pleasure to host your visit to Miami and the surrounding communities. I also learned some interesting things about baseball, too! I appreciated your interest throughout the day, and especially our conversations about the Air Force. I hope you can return in the near future, perhaps to visit Key West. Thank you for your kind remarks, and travel safely!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: I'm glad you enjoyed the tour, and your visit to Miami. I hope you can return in the future!
Janice C.United States
Steve picked us up at the Port of Miami after our cruise without any problems and gave us a great tour of Miami. He was very personable and accommodating and very knowledgeable about the area. Thanks for the great tour!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Janice, Thank you for the kind feedback. It was a pleasure to spend the day with all of you! I hope you can return to South Florida, and enjoy one of my other tours. All the best!
Atia KhanUnited States
Stevens was a great and professional guide. But the price of the trip was quite high as compared to the value of the trip.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you for your kind words about the professional qualities of your tour experience. I try to do my best to make the tour interesting and entertaining. Yes, the tour price is high, but it's unfortunate you did not feel the value you received. Some costs of the trip are hidden, such as port fees, chauffer licenses, insurance, marketing and accounting expenses. I'm confident my prices are appropriate for the depth and quality of the tour you received. It was a pleasure for me to host your visit.
Nevin HokeUnited States
Steve arrived right on schedule and we headed out. Our tour of Miami started as promised in Little Havana and lasted more than the scheduled 6 hours as we did hit a lot of traffic. Steve was very knowledgeable of the greater Miami area and we learned a lot about the area that we did not previous know. We hope 5o book him for another tour soon if time and schedules permit.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Nevin, thank you for your comments - I hope it helps others to know that booking this tour is interesting, educational and entertaining. I would be delighted to host your next tour...it will be great to see you again!
Garry GlanzUnited Arab Emirates
Relaxed, slow-paced, and extraordinarily informative tour of Miami.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Garry, It was a pleasure to spend the day with you in Greater Miami. I'm glad you found the tour to be relaxed and informative. I hope to see you again, whenever your travels bring you to Florida in the future!
Trevor PearsonSouth Africa
Prompt and really knew all about Miami. Very good tour.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Trevor, Thank you for your feedback on my Greater Miami tour. Your comments will help others in deciding whether or not to do the tour, so I appreciate your kind words. I look forward to hosting your next visit, when you return to warm, sunny, South Florida!
Jane MannUnited Kingdom
Steve informed us in that 6 hour tour with a great knowledge of that nice city. We saw the most interesting places and heard the history of it. After this we certainly are returning and now we can look at it with totally other eyes. Everyone should start with this tour and stay after for some more time.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: I'm glad you enjoyed your visit to Greater Miami. I agree, this tour is a great way to see the communities with "new" eyes, and one would naturally want to spend more time here. I'd love to show you more when you visit next time.
James O'BrienUnited States
Steve picked us up promptly in a nice comfortable sedan, and proceeded to give us an excellent tour of Miami. He is very professional yet extremely personable, and just a font of local knowledge. The way he ties together history and local lore really makes for an insightful experience. In all of our many years of travel we had never hired a local guide for a one-day tour, but we found this to be very worthwhile, and Steve has set the bar quite high for any future guides we might hire. GREAT JOB !!!
Mary Sue NorthcuttPoway, CA, United States
Steven was articulate, knowledgeable, and entertaining. Our Greater Miami tour, which included lunch on our own in South Beach, was very informative and enjoyable. This was our first experience with Tours by Locals; I can only hope that other guides in other locations are as professional. My husband and I recommend Steven and the Private Tour of Greater Miami very highly.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Mary Sue and Glenn - Thank you for your nice comments about this tour! I'm glad you enjoyed this cultural journey around Miami. I hope you can plan another visit to Florida, perhaps on another nice cruise. All the best, Steve Bridges
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you for your positive feedback. Hope to see you again!
Roger JohnsonUnited Kingdom
A brilliant tour. Steve was more than just a guide, his depth of local knowledge, history and stories of the people that founded Miami and Fort Lauderdale was impressive. We had a marvellous day out..
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you for your kind feedback. Your comments help others determine whether the tour is worth doing, and I'm glad to know that you enjoyed the day. Miami and Fort Lauderdale are both very interesting places, and it's a pleasure to explore how one thing leads to another, weaving a fabric of history and circumstances into thriving communities. I hope you can return someday!
Robert MacLeanUnited States
We had a great private Miami tour after our 7 day cruise. Steve was amazing, he understood of our state of exhaustion after a week of fun in the Caribbean! Very interesting info on the early history of Miami. He picked us up at the pier and dropped us off at Ft. Lauderdale airport for our flight home to SFO. Take this tour if you can fit it into your travels plans, very much worth it!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed the tour of Miami. The back-stories are interesting, and the sights around the Art Deco District are incredible! Thank you for your kind feedback. I hope you can return, and try the "Presidents in Florida" tour I'm developing. Say "hello" to the Bay Area for me!
Caryl ClineUnited States
Steven is an excellent guide who knew the history of Miami and many interesting stories one does not find in the history books. His knowledge of the area is outstanding and I would recommend him very highly. He also had local gossip which was great.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your tour! It was a pleasure to spend the day with your group. I'm still trying to find out about Johnny Depp, and the future of South Beach, as concerns the Urban League. What a place to visit, where truth sounds stranger than fiction! I hope you visit again, and try another interesting tour.
Nicki McDonaldUnited States
Very informative tour of the history of Miami. Toured in the car for most of the day and through different neighborhoods. Steven was very knowledgeable about the history of the areas and what tied them all together. Very interesting day.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Nicki, thank you for your kind remarks. It was a pleasure hosting your visit. Also, thank you for your suggestion for including Miami's Design District and Wynwood Walls in future tours. Also, thanks for your discovery of the Lime Tree Cafe! Have a safe trip home.
We thoroughly enjoyed our Miami city tour by Steve. He was knowledgeable, personable and professional. It was exceptionally helpful that he was licensed for pick up directly at the Fort Lauderdale port, and was willing to do a drop off at the airport at the end of the day. Steve provided a wonderful picture of the city with stories, humor, history and flavor and we would highly recommend him!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you for your kind remarks! I'm glad you enjoyed your visit to Miami. By the afternoon, I felt like I had known you for years. I hope we meet again, perhaps if you decide to visit Key West.
very polite courteous and full of knowledge guide. Thouroughly enjoyed it. Thanks STEVEN