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Astoria Riverfront Trolley

Address: Astoria to the Mooring Basin, Astoria, OR 97103
Phone Number: 503 325 6311
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Ranked #3 of 25 Attractions in Astoria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Trams, Transportation
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Type: Trams, Transportation
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Quantico, Virginia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
34 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We hopped on the trolley right outside our hotel. The driver told us so much interesting information about Astoria and pointed out all the interesting locations. We even saw a bald eagle on the water! You can get off wherever but we enjoyed riding all the way down just to listen and see the sights. I would definitely recommend!

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Fun little run along the river. Host entertains with trivia and history and everyone is friendly. Crowded during the high season but fun, little ride, nonetheless.

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Oldtown, Idaho
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Inexpensive thing to do in Astoria. Takes around 45 minutes or so for the round trip. Was a lot of fun & very informative. Was able to see so much along the waterfront. The guides were great. Will take the train ride again, next time in Astoria.

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Tacoma, Washington
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We made the 3 hour drive from Seattle specifically to take the trolley to see the sights. We checked the website and saw the trolley was in service the day we were there. Once we got there there was a sign posted stating it was in the shop until March. Thanks for not updating the website! We tried to enjoy... More 

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california
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166 reviews 166 reviews
50 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Really moves slowly, goes few places and you can likely walk faster, but its fun and would be great for kids or folks looking for a low impact visit. catch by the dock near the maritime museum.

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Astoria, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

beautiful polished wood, gorgeous views. the volunteer operators share interesting information about the history and current interests of Astoria. Stay on full the full ride to capture all the flavor. hope on and hop off all day for just a couple of bucks. can't beat it.

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Durham, NC
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84 reviews 84 reviews
27 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The historical aspect of the trolley was great. So glad the weather cleared up so we could ride it. This is a great way to learn about different areas along the river.

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Astoria, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

The fully restored electric trolley makes it way along Astoria's waterfront less frequently in the winter but carries a full spring and summer schedule. It just costs a buck to ride, or two dollars to jump on and off for a day. Fun way to tour the waterfront.

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Panama City, Panama
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64 reviews 64 reviews
38 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The waterfront trolley goes from one end of Astoria to the other, and the volunteer conductor and engineer are filled with info about the town's history.

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Ellenton, Florida
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129 reviews 129 reviews
74 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Great way to spend some time and just watch the views go by. Great value at only $1 a day!! Was made even more interesting on the day we visited as at the West end of the line the old Loco Works was open. A small group are in the process of re-building an old steam loco and doing a... More 

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