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Salem Trolley

8 Central St, Salem, MA 01970-3703
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Excellent Introduction to Salem

The tour is an hour long with 2 different 1/2 hour segments beginning near the visitor's center. It... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Are J
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Newcastle, Canada
Not your regular trolley company

We were very disappointed with the trolley. I guess if we stayed on for the whole tour it would... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Barbara P
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Since 1982, Salem Trolley has offered sightseeing tours and exceptional transportation North of Boston. Once on board, visitors discover the Witch City's unique, colorful past. Our hop-on, hop-off service includes a one-hour narrated tour and all-day shuttle service through beautiful and historic Salem from the witchcraft trials of 1692, to literary and maritime history. Our eight-mile ride around the city takes you past the Charter Street Burial Ground, The House of the Seven Gables, Witch Dungeon Museum, Witch History Museum, New England Pirate Museum, Salem Witch Museum, along the historic waterfront and along historic streets such as Chestnut Street. Your professional driver and talented local tour guide will entertain you with factual history and interesting tidbits about the city. Feel free to get off and on at any of our 14 stops throughout the day and view Salem at your leisure, using our trolley as a convenient shuttle service. Private charters are available year round.
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8 Central St, Salem, MA 01970-3703
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Reviewed yesterday

The tour is an hour long with 2 different 1/2 hour segments beginning near the visitor's center. It is also a hop on hop off service with 1/2 hour service frequency.

Thank Are J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were very disappointed with the trolley. I guess if we stayed on for the whole tour it would have been OK however we chose to hop off at one stop. The trolleys don't run continually but only every half hour. And they are always...More

Thank Barbara P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great way to get around the city. Different guides give you a different experience each trip you take.

Thank thewaterswoman
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In a new city it’s always a good idea to one of these types of tours to get an idea of the must see and decide what’s worth going back to.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This tour is great. You get a nice view and ride around Salem, as well as being able to get on and off at the Trolley stops. It's a great way to get the land of Salem, history, and get around. My recommendation is to...More

Thank Natalie S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Salem in early May on a visit to Boston. We decided to take the trolley bus tour thinking it would give us information about the history of the Salem witch trials. However disappointingly there was very little information given about this history...More

Thank Sunshine51_12
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Memorial Day weekend and only running 1 trolley! While the tour was enjoyable once you got off there was never an empty seat to get back on. Add to that the over an hour wait- even though we got there early and a broken seat...More

Thank Susan H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice tour of Salem. You are able to get on and off the trolley all day long. The tour guide gave interesting comments on all the sites. The only downside is if you get off to visit an attraction you are not sure you will...More

Thank ember333
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Reviewed May 20, 2018

About an hour long guided tour of all Salems not spots. The host was very knowledgeable and a good story teller not to mention very funny

Thank Douglas T
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Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

This a a very nice guided tour of Salem......we got to get the lay of the sites we wanted to visit, and find some places to eat. Skip our tour guide was informative and a whole lot of local stories. Worth the time and saved...More

Thank Winnebago2010
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daniellehch
April 8, 2018|
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Response from Bobby G | Reviewed this property |
You can also purchase online
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susanwR7859EG
November 17, 2017|
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Response from 393-On-The-Road | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea what the Christmas Tour encompasses, but the management and staff where quite helpful. I would reach out to them for more details.
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