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Address: 101 S. Water Street #1, Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone Number: (910) 763-4483
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BEEN ON A LOT OF THESE TROLLEY TOURS..... THIS WAS THE BEST

We had previously taken the carriage tour the day before, we liked that but this tour took us to many different areas we hadn't seen previously and gave us some hint as to where... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 8, 2015
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253 reviews 253 reviews
29 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We had previously taken the carriage tour the day before, we liked that but this tour took us to many different areas we hadn't seen previously and gave us some hint as to where we wanted to return to visit. The tour guide and operator of the trolley was very interesting and he knew his stuff when it came to... More 

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Raleigh, NC
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98 reviews 98 reviews
28 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

If you like seeing houses and neighborhoods with a few Dawson Creeks location this is tour for you. It is a 45 minute tour around the historical downtown area and the houses that make up he area. The houses do have history and our guide was excellent and provided us with the facts and history of the houses and area.... More 

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Rochester, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This was the perfect way to get one's bearings in downtown Wilmington. The tour lasts 45 minutes and tells stories of famous people and events in Wilmington.

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Southport, North Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I think it is wonderful that they have this and offer it to the public, it is fun to see. The few times I have ridden it to different events it is uncomfortable and seems rather unsafe! Don 't get me wrong, it is great but I just found it a bit scarey! Hold on!

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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76 reviews 76 reviews
7 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Let me start by saying that I do not take my reviews on Tripadvisor lightly. I feel compelled to provide a frank and direct appraisal of my experience. In the case of this tour I have to say I was disappointed. The tour was advertised as a Holiday Lights Tour. As such I expected to see holiday lights. I had... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This wasn't the best trolley tour I've had, but it was interesting. The tour guide was very friendly (wish I could remember his name... in his 70s, used to be a NYC police officer) and he did a good job. But, I'm just not sure there is THAT much in Wilmington to fill much longer of a tour. At only... More 

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boca raton
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114 reviews 114 reviews
6 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Decided to take the trolley tour on our first visit to Wilmington as we did in Charleston, Savannah, and St. Augustine. Our tour guide, (Mark? - a high school Latin teacher) was great, both informative about the numerous historic homes and sites as well as offering suggestions on dining and other things to do. Inexpensive with available coupons and well... More 

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Lancaster, New York, United States
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55 reviews 55 reviews
12 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Best way to tour the area. Very informative and interesting facts. Comfortable and relaxing way to see everything and its history. Driver was very knowledgeable. We did this first then walked around the areas we wanted to see up close and personal!

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Long Island New York
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74 reviews 74 reviews
31 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I found this trolley tour to be a great experience, with a great guide who gave us a lot of information about the area. While he did get a few things wrong (while pointing out a location that was used to film the movie We're the Millers he kept calling Jason Suedekis David--small things like that), the tour was a... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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139 reviews 139 reviews
78 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Have taken a variety of Trolley Tours and I find that a variety of conditions determine how well you enjoy them. Our driver for the Wilmington Trolley Co. was friendly and knowledgeable. The weather was great, traffic was not an issue on this particular day (can be a pain when the Trolley is 'stuck' during a tour) the sound system... More 

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