Where does the tour begin?
Our Old Town Trolley begins at Boston Waterfront/New England Aquarium Depot - Stop #1 200 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA 02109. However, you may start you tour at any of our 18 convenient stops!
What is at each trolley stop?
Are the trolleys handicap accessible?
- FANEUIL HALL
- HISTORIC NORTH END
- USS CONSTITUTION AND MUSEUM
- NORTH STATION / TD GARDEN
- DOWNTOWN CROSSING / HISTORIC DISTRICT
- CAMBRIDGE / MIT / HARVARD
- CHARLES STREET MEETING HOUSE
- CHEERS BAR
- PRUDENTIAL CENTER / SKYWALK OBSERVATORY
- CHRISTIAN SCIENCE PLAZA / SYMPHONY HALL
- COPLEY PLACE MALL
- COPLEY SQUARE / BACK BAY
- TROLLEY STOP STORE / THEATER DISTRICT
- STATE HOUSE / BOSTON COMMON
- BOSTON TEA PARTY SHIPS & MUSEUM
- SOUTH STATION
- BOSTON CONVENTION CENTER
- MASSPORT/BLACK FALCON CRUISE SHIP TERMINAL
- BOSTON FISH PIER
A certain number of our trolleys are equipped with hydraulic wheelchair lifts. We do ask that you call ahead to arrange use of these vehicles. A person needing these trolleys can only board and exit the trolley at our main depot.Can I bring my stroller on board the trolley?
Yes, we can accommodate strollers but they must be collapsible and will be stored up front with the conductor. Strollers in the aisle ways would constitute a safety hazard.Are dogs allowed on your trolleys?
Assistance animals, such as seeing-eye dogs, are the only animals that are allowed on board the trolleys.How long does a full tour of Boston take if I don't get on and off at all?
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.What language are the tours in?
All of our tours are in English.How knoweledgabe are the conductors about Boston?
The conductors are great storytellers and entertainers! They all go through a rigorous six-week training program to insure that their tour is safe, their information is accurate, and their customer service is outstanding.Are there parking lots near ant of the tour stops?
Parking in Boston is sometimes a challenge and can be on the expensive side; but there are a large number of parking options around the city, including parking garages, parking lots, and city-metered spaces.Are the tours narrated?
Yes, the Old Town Trolley is fully narrated by knowledgeable, expert guides. However, an Old Town Trolley Tour is more than just a narration, it’s an experience! You’ll hear sound effects and much more.Can I get on and off wherever I want?
Yes! This is one of the most unique and enjoyable aspects of an Old Town Trolley Tour. You can hop off and hop back on at 18 different stops around the city, sightseeing at your own pace.Are food and drinks allowed on the trolley?
Food and drinks are welcome. However, alcoholic beverages are NOT allowed under any circumstance for the safety and comfort of all of our guests.Are the trolleys enclosed?
The trolleys are open-air vehicles but have plastic “isinglass” windows that can roll up or roll down depending on the weather conditions.Does the tour still operate in inclement weather?
Yes, we operate our tours rain or shine, hot or cold, year-round. We use heated trolleys that are glass-enclosed specifically for the colder weather. Occasionally, we’re forced to close operations for safety reasons, due to extreme conditions such as blizzards. Does the trolley come back to get me is I get off?
The trolleys go around the city in a continuous loop, allowing guests to hop off and hop on at the designated stops. When you hop off a trolley to see the sights at a particular stop, that trolley will continue with the tour, and another trolley will arrive shortly to make another pick up.Can I bring my luggage onboard?
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 our trolleys are designed specifically for sightseeing and therefore contain limited storage space (as compared to motor coaches).