Seaside Walking Tours is not currently offering tours

February 17th, 2015

I am not currently offering tours. I hope to re-start the tours in the future.

Seaside 101 – Tour and Lodging Packages

June 9th, 2014

Mark Schnell provides commentary for documentary about Seaside

May 24th, 2013

Mark Schnell of Seaside Walking Tours and Schnell Urban Design provided commentary for the new documentary Seaside: The City of Ideas, which is part of the acclaimed American Makeover series. Watch the video here. You’ll also enjoy a walking tour of Seaside by the town’s urban designer Andres Duany.

Walking Tour featured in Southern Hospitality Traveler magazine

September 12th, 2011

Seaside Walking Tours is featured in the online magazine Southern Hospitality Traveler! Check out the article here.

Summer in Seaside

July 29th, 2011

Everyone loves the white sand beaches of Seaside in the summer, but there’s so much more to Seaside than the beach! The community is famous around the world for its design. Learn more about it by taking the walking tour. The tour takes 90+ minutes, and covers the history of the town and the basics of New Urbanism. Call Mark at 850-419-2397 or send him an e-mail:

Interview in the Seaside Times

April 18th, 2011

Be sure and catch the great interview with Mark Schnell of Seaside Walking Tours in the latest edition of the Seaside Times. If you don’t have access to a hard copy of the paper, look for it here online.

Seaside Prize 2011

February 1st, 2011

Robert Davis speaks during the Seaside Prize ceremony in the Seaside Amphitheater on January 29, 2011. The prize was awarded to Dhiru Thadani.

Seaside Prize

December 27th, 2010

Mark your calendars for the Seaside Prize weekend – January 28-29, 2011. This is always a great weekend of lectures and discussions about Seaside and New Urbanism, as well as receptions and dinners that offer a chance to see old friends and make some new ones. This year will be particularly interesting thanks to the large group of prominent New Urbanists that will take part in the forums. This year, the event also marks the 30th anniversary of the founding of Seaside. All are welcome, so sign up today on the Seaside Institute web page.

Seaside Walking Tours is back in the Seaside Times

November 10th, 2010

I really appreciate another mention of the Walking Tour in the Seaside Times, the great newspaper you can pick up in various locations around Central Square. It’s also available online.

Be sure and check out the front page article on Charlie Modica Sr., longtime proprietor of Modica Market and a beloved icon of the town who recently passed away.

Welcome to fall at the beach!

September 23rd, 2010

Welcome to fall at the beach! The average high temperature cools from 88 in September to 80 in October – perfect weather for a walking tour of Seaside. Tours last about 90 minutes and cost $20 per person. Just call Mark at 850-419-2397 or e-mail to make an appointment.