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Historic Jacksonville Trolley Tour

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Address: Beekman Bank, corner of California and Third Street, Jacksonville, OR
Phone Number: 899-8118
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What a Trip!

This was so much fun, mostly because of our tour guide. Such a great sense of humor and so patient with a trolley full of yakking women. And I do mean full. We were packed in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 24, 2014
Sylvia O
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Cottonwood
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Cottonwood
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97 reviews 97 reviews
18 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This was so much fun, mostly because of our tour guide. Such a great sense of humor and so patient with a trolley full of yakking women. And I do mean full. We were packed in. Hint: take an outward facing seat close to the driver. It make the trip so personable. Jacksonville is a delightful town with a delightful... More 

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Indio, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Relatives told us about the trolley tour and the city of Jacksonville. We were not expecting too much because Jacksonville is really in the middle of 'nowhere' - but we had a fabulous time and really enjoyed the beautiful day and the sightseeing tour. The tour starts every hour on the hour from 11 am through the day and lasted... More 

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Jacksonville, Oregon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

We wave to the visitors riding this trolley almost every day. In the weeks surrounding Christmas you can bundle up and enjoy the same tour in a horse-drawn trolley. Super cool, and if the price hasn't changed, it's only five bucks. The drivers are members of the Historical Society and well-versed in the town's history, some even being descended from... More 

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Oregon
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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013 via mobile

I live in Jacksonville and often take out of town company on the Trolly Tour! It's fun and a great way to rest your feet while seeing the sites in comfort. About 40min and the small fee go to the city to maintain the Trolly. We are a tiny community and could not afford the Trolly without this small assistance.

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Newton, Iowa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

If it is your first time in the Jacksonville area then the trolley is a must. My husband and I took the trip in late October and it was a bit brisk but the ride was so enjoyable and the driver was a delight. There was only one other couple on our 11:00 tour so we had lots of interaction.... More 

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Massachusetts
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75 reviews 75 reviews
16 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

My wife and I took this tour on a late September afternoon and we really enjoyed it. There was only one other couple on the trolley. We took the seats right at the side of the driver and we could hear everything perfectly. The other couple initially sat in the middle of the trolley but later moved to the bench... More 

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Felton, California
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146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Good way to get your bearings in Jacksonville and learn a bit about the city. Poor mic system, though. Difficult to understand.

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Montgomery Village, Maryland, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

The acoustics on this trolley were very poor and at one point gave out entirely and the driver had to stop the tour and change batteries on his headset, which helped at first, but then the volume decreased again. If you were not sitting directly in back of him, it was very hard to hear and impossible to hear if... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

We thought this would be a good 20min diversion for the kids (they were getting antsy going in and out of the cute shops). For $5 per adult, big kids $3 and little kids free, it was excellent value, informative and the driver was fun. Love Jacksonville; very cute spot.

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

This historic 45min trolley tour is well worth the $5!! We had such a fun time- interesting history and great info on local businesses.

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