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“Old Town Trolley tour”

Old Town Trolley Tours of St. Augustine
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$25.86*
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St Augustine Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour
Ranked #11 of 117 Tours in St. Augustine
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Owner description: Explore over 500 years of history and over 100 points of interest on this 70-minute narrated tour. The 22 stops make it convenient for guests to disembark for shopping, dining, visiting attractions and exploring the city on their own. Trolleys come by each stop every 15 to 20 minutes. The tour ticket is good for three consecutive days of unlimited use. Old Town Trolley Tours has a 100% money back guarantee.
Central Florida
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70 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Old Town Trolley tour”
Reviewed June 15, 2008

I totally didn't think this was worth the money. We'd been to St. Augustine a number of times and knew how bad the traffic can get, so we decided the best way to get to the sights would be the trolley. We even bought coupons online for buy-one-get-one free (ebay), which I was glad we did since tickets are $21/ppl . The trolley does take you to all the sights, and the drivers' speeches were great, but they advertise that the trolleys run every 15 minutes. We found it to be more like 30 and felt like we spent WAY too much time waiting around for the trolley when most of the parking lots (Old Jail, Fountain of Youth, Castillo) were empty and we could have parked with no problem.

A good way to see the city, but if you're looking specifically just for transportation save your money and take your own car.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great Experience!”
Reviewed May 7, 2008

We purchased trolley tickets to avoid the hassle of driving all over and looking for places to park. We were pleased with the tours; no two drivers had the same tour, but the all included the same basic information. We learned about the city and were able to receive discounts on some of the attractions.

We also took their ghost tour and loved it. Some would find it hokey because of the characters and the find the book premise, but we thought it was cute and even the guides made fun of their own hokeyness. I would recommend a later tour time so that you can avoid having young children on the tour. I found the crying infant and overly tired four year old a bit distracting, not to mention the 4 yr old was a bit frightened. This should be a tour for older children.

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Stillwater, MN
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198 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
“Recommended”
Reviewed March 14, 2008

The best way to see and learn the history of St Augustine and America. We took the complete tour and then continued back to several points of personal interest. Getting off and on was easy. A great way to walk and ride whether you are 20 or 70

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Fairfield Ohio
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17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Old Town Trolley”
Reviewed January 1, 2008

We just returned from our first trip to St. Augustine, Purchased tickets on line for the Old Town Trolley before leaving home and saved a few dollars. We loved riding the trolley and being able to get on & off at 20 different stops. All the drivers were very friendly & helpful except one by the name of Gaines. We were on his last train of the day and he was very frustrated with traffic and made smart remarks to a woman who was helping a child off the trolley for taking too long. He was really a grump!
Would recommend taking the trolley. Can also get other discount tickets for attractions at the trolley booth. We saved $4 on each adult Alligator farm ticket.

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Boston, GA
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great way to see city”
Reviewed October 4, 2007

Our family goes to St Augustine several times a year and we always use Old Town Trolley. The guides are very friendly and very helpful. They will gladly answer any questions you have about attraction, restaurants etc and be honest about it. This is the only way to go for us. We love the ride and the history

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