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Salem Trolley Tours

8 Central Street, Salem, MA 01970
978 744-5469
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Ranked #11 of 29 Activities in Salem
Type: Tours
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English first
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

We were in Salem today and our group used the Salem Trolley. What a great way to see the city and learn about its diversified history. It only takes about an hour to go all the way around and you can get off anywhere you like. I highly recommend them to anyone that is visiting Salem.

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Lima, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Great time with my Granddaughter. The guide was knowledgeable and helpful in planning our time. A must first thing.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We got on one of the earliest trolleys to see the sights and select where we wanted to go. Later we used the trolley as a shuttle which saved a lot of walking. Though out our day we had various narrators, some we funny and informative but one seemed to be pushing her political agenda. I am on vacation and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Our trolley guide was so pleasant and really knew her history. She kept us all interested and considering how hot it was that day it was great to have someone mesmerize me enough to forget the heat.

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Nova Scotia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This was worth doing. I would recommend that you do it early in the day as you can hop on and off throughout the day if you want. It gives you more bang for your buck. We stayed on for a total round tour when we first arrived in Salem and it gave us a chance to see everything and... More

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed the tour which lasts about an hour. We stayed on for the entire trip though, as we were told trolleys run 30 minutes after each other and did not want to get stuck waiting at various stops. Our driver and narrator were nice. We learned a lot about the history of Salem and learned some... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

It was more expensive then I expected but you really can't beat the convenience of it. It takes you to all the places you want to go and there are usually a bunch running fairly often. They have open windows so you can get some awesome pictures although the seats are wood benches that aren't very comfortable. I would have... More

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chesterton, IN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I liked the tour, but we had to wait an hour because their bus was full. We did not get off because every stop had people waiting a long time for one and they were all full. It was very interesting and always a great way to find where everything is, unfortunately they should have had more trolleys operating.

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We walked around Salem a little bit, following the "Red Line" and it was interesting, but we didn't really get a feel for Salem until we bought a ticket and boarded the Salem Trolley. I thoroughly enjoyed this experience and would even do it again. It's relaxing, informative and a good way to get around.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Yes it was the witch history that was intriguing and the old settlement buildings. You should have a tour to see the entire historical town. I was shown the classic houses and who lived in them. Some were museums, some were from famous families. The overview let you pick what you wish to stop and see. You won't miss anything... More

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