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Astoria Riverfront Trolley

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Address: Astoria to the Mooring Basin, Astoria, OR 97103
Phone Number: 503 325 6311
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Authentic trolley.

Enjoy this short trip on an historic trolley car. Narrated trip covers Astoria's past. Kids love it!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
John S

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Enjoy this short trip on an historic trolley car. Narrated trip covers Astoria's past. Kids love it!

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Thank John S
Chilliwack, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Riding this trolley gives you some great background information though it can be hard to hear the guide when the seats are full and the isle packed with tired children crying or screaming. It gets so packed with people that you cannot see out of one side. The price is awesome though and if you don't get a chance to... More 

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Boerne, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't depend on using it as it will be jammed and they only have one. We were never able to get on when it did show up

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a wonderful attraction run by volunteers. It is such a bargain, $1 for the ride, or $2 for an all day on and off pass. It gives riders a great view of the Astoria Columbia Riverfront while the volunteers give you insights into attractions and historical events along the routes. You can view the cargo ships coming into... More 

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Montpelier, Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We'd never been to Astoria and had limited time to see the place, so we opted to catch the trolley one way, then walk back on the adjacent recreation path with a quick stop midway at the Sunday farmers' market. We found this an excellent way to take in some of the city's sights and get a sense of the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wish I could rate 5 stars but I can't. We were riding the packed trolley and it broke down. They told us they were going to take it to the shop which was in the opposite direction from our car. So we had to get off and walk back to our stop. They said that the trolley never breaks... More 

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Delta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its not just the tram in Astoria that makes it a quality experience, but this time around it was the funny and informative stories told by the two volunteers that worked the tram. It has been a long time since I had so much fun!!!! What gets me is this quality of entertainment and fun only cost me $2!!!. What... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You will wait forever to hop on one and it can get crowded. The cost is only $1.00 each way or $2.00 for all day. All day is from noon to 6pm. It is a good and cheap way to receive some history about Astoria from the driver.

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Cedar Falls
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cheap ride on the riverfront! You can ride all day for $2! Get off at a stop and get back on to somewhere else! The volunteers are dressed as old-fashioned conductors and engineers and tell great stories and history about Astoria. When you get to the end of the line you flip the seatbacks over to ride looking the pother... More 

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Midlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A fun thing to do when visiting Astoria, the couple that run the trolley tell you lots of fun facts about the sites. It's quite funny as its not easy to understand the man as he has a very strong accent but still it was good fun. Its a dollar to travel on and off all day if you get... More 

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