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Old Town Trolley Tours of Washington DC

Address: Union Station, 50 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington DC, DC 20002
Phone Number: 202-832-9800
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$39*
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Bus tours, Sightseeing Tours
Activities: Group tours/city tour
Owner description: Voted “Washington’s Best Tour” by Washingtonian Magazine, the...
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Type: Bus tours, Sightseeing Tours
Activities: Group tours/city tour
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Voted “Washington’s Best Tour” by Washingtonian Magazine, the Nation’s Capital comes alive aboard Old Town Trolley Tours. Live narration filled with humorous stories and well-researched historical facts will show guests all of Washington in three loops that cover Arlington National Cemetery, the National Mall, National Cathedral, Downtown, Georgetown and points in between. With 19 stops, guests can disembark for shopping, dining and attractions all day. Old Town Trolley Tours has a 100% money back guarantee.
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London, Canada
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61 reviews 61 reviews
45 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Poor setup, it's hard to figure out where you are going to get picked up. Very general point of departure. They say the Lincoln Memorial but where? We wondered around looking for it. The gps feature is of little help as it incurs large roaming fees. We would not use it again. The information was good the first time but... More 

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ny
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43 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Experience started poorly with the trolley being an hour late. Luckily someone from the hotel saw us standing there and told us. So much for getting an early start. When the trolley did come, it went right by our hotel without stopping!! We had to call and make it come back for us. We waited a long time at a... More 

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Historictours, Public Relations Manager at Old Town Trolley Tours of Washington DC, responded to this review

Please accept my apologies for the experience you had with our tour. Clearly we let you down with our service and tour. We do back all of our tours up with a 100% money back guarantee which I hpe you will take advantage of by visiting the customer service page of our website. More 

Vestavia Hills, Alabama
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I recently visited DC -- my hubby had meetings so I had 2 days to see the sights!!! With the help of Old Town Trolley I squeezed in about 7hrs of sightseeing each day!!! By hopping on and off you can spend as much time as you like at each stop! You definitely need to pack your walking shoes!!! Saw... More 

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Matthews, North Carolina
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

My wife and I used the Old Town Trolley Tour service at the recommendation of a friend. We found their service pleasant and very economical. The tour guides were very friendly and knowledgeable of the routes making it a value added service. We will use them again upon our future trips where they are available. Their service took away a... More 

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Madison, Indiana
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17 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

My wife and I used the trolley service while we were here on vacation. Old Towne has alot of drop offs and pick ups at all the key points in D.C. This is the only way to go if you are sight seeing, you park your car at union station for the day and head off on the tour. It... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Took the Monuments at Moonlight tour with my family. The trolley was coles qnd heated, a major plus for a nightime tour in February, you can unzip the plastic wi dow to take pictues from the trolley. Our driver Dave P. was very knowledgeable and entertaining. Great tour for the family. They visit all major monuments allowing riders to get... More 

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Houston, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We went with Old Town Trolley in DC because we had a great experience with their trolley in St Augustine. We were not disappointed. Our favorite tour guide was Jamie because he was very personable and full of historical and relevant knowledge of the city. He was a history teacher in his former days so we certainly benefited from his... More 

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South Africa
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We only had one full day in this amazing city and it turned out to be rainy and very cold day. As a result of the weather my husband and I booked a Trolley Tour and it was a great decision. We did the orange loop which takes you to the National Mall and Downtown and you get to take... More 

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

All four guides were entertaining, friendly & knowledgeable; trolleys were in fabulous condition/clean, etc, really good value.

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Hove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

This was a thoroughly enjoyable way of seeing lots in a short time,and also much cooler as weather was so hot ! Highly recommended.

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