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Galena Trolley Tours

314 S. Main Street, Galena, IL 61036
815-777-1248
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Ranked #8 of 20 Activities in Galena
Type: Tours
Owner description: Galena Trolley Tours - One Hour Non-Stop Tour of the City, 2 1/2 Hour Tour of Homes(3 Home Tours). We have quality and affordability with 25 years... more » Owner description: Galena Trolley Tours - One Hour Non-Stop Tour of the City, 2 1/2 Hour Tour of Homes(3 Home Tours). We have quality and affordability with 25 years behind us. All kids ride free and every customer gets a bag of popcorn. We have the cute little cherry apple red trolleys just in the flood gates on the right. Come check out our snack & gift shop and restrooms and relax while you wait for your tour. We care about our customers and want them to enjoy their time in Galena. « less
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charlotte
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Good history lesson and was a great way for my mother-in-law, who has issues with walking, to see the city.

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chicago, il
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The Trolley driver was a great history buff and really knew his stuff. The tour travels up & down all the Galena streets & the back story on the individual buildings and the entire area is given in chronological order. This is definitely NOT a dry history lesson; it is very entertaining and leaves you wanting to explore more of... More

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The Trolley Tour provides a great overview of the area! The narration provides an education on its very interesting history! Do this before you do anything else there!

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Marengo, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We enjoyed riding the trolley and listening to the information provided by the tour guide. He was funny and shared a great mix of stories and history. I would highly recommend it for history buffs of all ages.

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Cary, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Galena Trolley Tours did not appear to be in operation at this time (July 2014). There are no signs to indicate that the trolleys are not in operation, although they have them parked out in the open on the street. Very confusing for trying to find the other Trolley Tour Company which IS operating in Galena.

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tarzana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

if you are here this is the best way to get an overview. We then went back to the places that interested us most

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Adel, Iowa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Galena is a tiered town so there are lots and lots of stairs to climb. Starting here with a trolley tour is a great way to see the town without all the walking. The driver was very informative and funny too. The gift shop staff was very helpful and polite. We were able to get information about other attractions and... More

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Rock Island, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This was the Galena Tristate Trolley tour. 6 of us went, $18/apiece. I would recommend that this be one of the first stops you make in Galena because the guide mentions lots of restaurants and other good attractions. The tour guide was very friendly and informative. It lasted about an hour and a half. The price was a little steep,... More

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West Valley City, Utah
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87 reviews 87 reviews
32 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Took a ride last minute on the last tour of the day. Glad we did. It was very informative from a very knowledgeable driver/guide.

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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We learned a lot of the history based on this tour, tour guide had a sense of humor and knowledge about the history of Galena. This is the best way to be able to see and learn and of course not have to drive!

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