Meet The Crew
Founded in 1994, Show Me Seattle is one of Seattle’s original city tour companies. With over 20 years of experience and tens of thousands of happy customers, we’ve built a reputation for delivering intimate and entertaining experiences that highlight the people, places and stories that make Seattle so unique.
Show Me Seattle is owned and managed by former tour guides, which helps it provide outstanding experiences to guests, while evolving and breaking new ground with tours designed to meet modern travelers’ tastes and desires.
We take pride in the quality of guides we employ. We understand the tour is as only as good as the guide therefore we go to great lengths to attract and retain the very best tour guides Seattle has to offer.
Owns and operates three travel companies, he opened Beeline Tours in 1996 while working for Show Me Seattle in the summers as a tour guide, in 2007 he founded Seattle Food Tours to share his passion for Seattle’s Pike Place Market and in 2014 he purchased Show Me Seattle, buying the very company that introduced him to the industry over 20 years ago.
“By definition I’m in the tour business, but to me it’s really the entertainment business, and I design tours that reflect this ethos, crafting experiences that highlight a sense of place while creating memories that last a lifetime.”
Operations manager and guide for Show Me Seattle.
Dan has spent his life entertaining people throughout the U.S. and Europe either as a singer, comedian or as a tour guide in Seattle and on cruise ships the world over.
He is very excited to work with Michael and the rest of the Show Me Seattle team with a singular purpose of creating and providing the tour of a lifetime in the city he grew up in and once again calls home.
David Vernon Groh
David Vernon Groh is the newest addition to our crew of professional tour guides, generating a record-breaking 31 5-star reviews in his first season. Active in his community David is both a Mason and a member of the Toastmasters International. Tapping his knowledge of the Pike Place Market and the highways and byways of Seattle David is often described as jovial, entertaining and informative. Whether you’re taking a city tour, going to the Boeing plant or having a Taste of the market food tour Dave’s knowledge and experience will ensure that you have a very good time.
Carlton Bronson loves giving tours. He says that every day he is reminded how much he enjoys imparting the history, culture and the amazing connectivity of these influences that make Seattle so special. With his degree from the University of Washington in geology, Carlton has unique insights into Seattle’s pre-history and post-modern historical development. He has a passion to appreciate the connections of society and environment including the wildlife and natural processes influencing the ever shifting landscape of the Puget Sound region. His hope is that every tour be a matchless experience and his guests discover something new and original about Seattle.