Old Town Trolley Tours of Boston are a convenient and fun way to tour the city. Hop on and hop off all day at your leisure at up to 18 stops, including a stop along the route outside the iconic ‘Cheers!’ bar on Beacon Street. Once there, you can visit Boston Common and the Public Garden, or stroll along historic Charles Street.
The Old Town Trolley Tour is approximately 1 hour and 50 minutes if you ride the tour all the way around without getting off and on.
You may ride the Old Town Trolley Tour as often as you wish. However, you should get off and on as you go and take advantage of the sights. As the day wears on, many attractions will get increasingly busy, so it’s often best to take advantage of the stops as you go. In addition, you will hear essentially the same information presented each time you go on tour, although presented by each driver with his or her style and flair.
Yes, the trolley can accommodate strollers, but they must be collapsible and will be stored up front with the conductor. Strollers in the aisleways would constitute a safety hazard.
Service animals are the only animals that are allowed on board the trolleys. A service animal means a dog, regardless of breed or type, that is individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of a qualified individual with a disability, including a physical, sensory, psychiatric, intellectual, or other mental disability. Animal species other than dogs, emotional support animals, comfort animals, companion animals, and service animals in training are not service animals.
All Boston Old Town Trolley hop-on hop-off tours are in English.
The conductors are great storytellers and entertainers! They all undergo a rigorous six-week training program to ensure that their tour is safe, their information is accurate, and their customer service is outstanding.
Yes, knowledgeable, expert guides fully narrate the Old Town Trolley. No pre-recordings. However, an Old Town Trolley Tour is more than just a narration, it’s an experience! You’ll hear sound effects and much more.
The trolleys are open-air vehicles but have plastic “isinglass” windows that can roll up or down depending on the weather conditions.
Yes, the tours operate rain or shine, hot or cold, year-round. Old Town Trolley uses glass-enclosed heated trolleys specifically for the colder weather. Occasionally, they are forced to close operations for safety reasons due to extreme conditions such as blizzards.
Space on the trolleys is limited, but in some cases, it may be acceptable to bring a small suitcase on board. Bear in mind that the trolleys are designed specifically for sightseeing and therefore contain limited storage space (as compared to motor coaches).