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Tri State Travel Trolley Tour

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Address: 220 S Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2242
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Great way to see the city!

The tour was excellent. Great history lesson and lots of humor. Johnny was a great tour guide/driver.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Paul D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tour was excellent. Great history lesson and lots of humor. Johnny was a great tour guide/driver.

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Winnebago, Illinois
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Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful tour! Johnny was Great! Very informative and entertaining. Loved it!! Highly recommend going on this tour.

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Charleston, Illinois
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Reviewed March 6, 2017

We knew nothing about the history of Galena ,and the buildings that are quite different from the modern style where we come from. Our guide has live in Galena all his life and was a wealth of information about his town and its history

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Burnsville, Minnesota
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Reviewed October 25, 2016

Very friendly employees! We had a 1-hour tour of Galena and loved it. The driver was full of knowledge and humor. Would do it again without hesitation! Tri State is MUCH better than the Galena Trolley company across the street. Do your trolley tour with Tri State!

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Northbrook, Illinois
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Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

The tour guide/driver had a lot of history to share which was great. But spent too much time highlighting local businesses. Not why we take a trolley tour. Once they got past that, this was a very nice tour of this very historic town. I would recommend this as a great way to be able to see a lot of... More 

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Mansfield, Illinois
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Reviewed October 15, 2016

This is a must if you are a first time visitor. The tour lasts an hour and takes you all over the city. Guide is knowledgeable and fun.

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Reviewed October 6, 2016

This was an amazing tour! Our guide Johnny was hilarious! We were able to see so much, Galena is full of history and our guide informed us of it all! Highly recommend!!!

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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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Reviewed September 26, 2016

Our guide was very personable and knowledgeable about the area and it's history. He spent 1/3 of our time talking about local businesses. I would have appreciated more indepth history regarding the homes and it's original occupants.

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Joliet, Illinois
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Reviewed September 25, 2016

Very nice and informative driver! There are 2 trolley tour companies in town, Make sure you go to The Tri State Trolly. It is at 403 S. Main Street. It is about $1.50 Cheaper than the other company because it is affiliated with the museum and they don't charge tax! It's an one hour tour, taking you past Grant's house,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed September 15, 2016

We took the one-hour overview of Galena. Since we were only in Galena for two days, it gave us a chance to see some of the sites and get some background on those site that we would not have gotten any other way. The driver had a dry wit and used personal anecdotes and stories about the current residents that... More 

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