Scenic Trolley Tour of Door County

Door County Trolley

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Activity #2979
  • Explore Door County's most beautiful lighthouses aboard our old-time trolley and then enjoy lunch at a scenic waterfront restaurant.

  • Learn about the spookier side of Door County with tales of ghostly shipwrecks and haunted lighthouses on this fun filled two-hour tour.

  • Join us for an afternoon of private wine tasting at Door County's award-winning wineries along with a gourmet lunch on this VIP tour.

  • Experience the local flavor, history and craft beer culture of this beautiful Wisconsin Peninsula on our unique Classic Beer Tour.

  • Join us for a Sunday morning eye opener, while indulging in a Wisconsin tradition- Bloody Mary's and Sunday Brunch!


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Description

Take an "Old Time" Trolley ride and see breathtaking vistas from Door County's scenic bluffs overlooking the islands. As we traverse the land on this fully narrated tour, we'll share the legend and lore unique to each area.

During this one hour tour, we'll visit some of the most scenic places in and around the Fish Creek area, including:
  • Peninsula State Park and its 225 foot limestone bluffs overlooking scenic island vistas
  • Historic Downtown Fish Creek
Learn from the locals the best places to wine, dine, and relax.

Don't forget to bring your camera! There will be many opportunities to take photos of some of the most beautiful areas of Door County.

Our trolleys can take up to 28 people, feature in-trolley speaker systems, are heated, and have comfortable, cushioned seats.

Meeting Location

Orchard Country Winery (Fish Creek, WI) (Exact meeting location details will be provided immediately upon purchase of tickets.)

Reviews

212 Reviews Rating: 4.7 4.7 out of 5.0
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Rating: 4
Beautiful scenery
JanBessire Thu, Sep 25  2:00 PM Female 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
 
We enjoyed our Trolley Scenic tour. We traveled into Peninsula State Park where we made several stops to view the great fall colors. The weather was perfect and the guide was knowledgeable, and easy to hear and understand. He also recommended several local attractions, restaurants, and activities.
Rating: 5
Honeymoon
BrinMich2014 Wed, Sep 24  10:15 AM Female 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
 
The scenic trolly tour was really nice - one suggestion would be to maybe add a little extra time to the trip and stop at the last sight and allow people to walk up the tower at teh end of the state park before leaving.
Rating: 4
Excellent tour
billmat Tue, Sep 23  12:00 PM Male 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
 
Very informative and driver was very knowledgeable
Rating: 4
Very enjoyable tour with history of area.
5Airedoodle Mon, Sep 22  10:15 AM Female 60-69 Local Group of Friends
 
Very enjoyable day! Very scenic tour on a beautiful fall day. Much information was given on the history of the area, along with photo ops along the way. Good information on popular sites on the tour.
Rating: 5
Thoroughly enjoyable
DianeSchaefe Sat, Sep 20  12:00 PM Female 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
 
John is full of knowledge. Great humor. All around fun experience.
Rating: 5
Wonderful!
JoanCummings Fri, Sep 19  2:00 PM Female 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
 
Our trolley tour went through Penninsula State Park and the neighboring towns. Our guide was very informative. He explained a lot of interesting facts about the park and the neighboring towns. Since this was our first time to Door County we decided to take the trolley tour before we headed out on our own. GOOD CHOICE! It made the rest of our trip very enjoyable and fun. Thank You
Rating: 5
Scenic Tour
holtm2 Thu, Sep 18  12:00 PM Male 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
 
A great and knowledgeable tour guide and a wonderful view of the park and Lake Michigan, I would recommend it for all ages. 5 Stars
Rating: 5
Scenic Tour of Door County Trolley
chrissielou Wed, Sep 17  2:00 PM Unspecified Unspecified Combination Group of Friends
 
Very much enjoyed by all in our group and learned alot about the area! Our trolley tour guide was very knowledgeable regarding the area. Received great recommendations on restaurants to try. Would definitely recommend taking this tour first to learn about the area, before the other Door County Trolley Tours.
Rating: 5
We love Johnny!!!!
Rwadle28 Sat, Sep 13  3:30 PM Unspecified Unspecified Local Other
 
It was an awesome tour! One of the best I have ever been on!! Will be back for lighthouse tour if not this year next year!!
Rating: 4
Friendly tour-guide!
roxannepacke Sat, Sep 13  2:00 PM Female 30-39 Combination Family With Children
 
We were in Door County, WI to celebrate my cousin's wedding. She invited us all to get tickets for a scenic trolley ride. The driver, John, was very nice and knowledgeable. He offered advice about specific locations and restaurants to visit, as well as lots of interesting stories about Door County and it's geography. He even kept my 3 year old daughter invested in the tour by having her sit up front with her cousin! All in all, it was a fun and easy tourist activity.
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Do I need to purchase my tickets in advance?
Yes, we highly recommend purchasing your tickets in advance as tours often sell out. To ensure you get the day and time you want, we suggest purchasing well in advance. Tickets can be purchased using a Visa, Mastercard or American Express.
What happens if it rains?
Our tours run rain or shine, and are always enjoyable no matter what the weather is like. Please be sure to dress appropriately for the weather. However, if the weather is not cooperative we will spend little or no time off the trolley.
If an event is sold out, can I get on a waiting list?
We do not provide a waiting list. If a date is sold out, there is always a chance that we may add an additional event. Please contact us by clicking on the “Contact DoorTrolley” link on the left side of the page to let us know what date you are interested in.
Is this tour recommended for children?
Children are welcome to join us for this tour and we do offer a reduced price child ticket for children ages 2 through 12. Kids under 2 years old can come for free as long as they will be sitting on a parent's lap. We do ask you to notify us when purchasing tickets if you will be bringing young children.
Are food and drinks allowed on the trolley?
Yes, guests can bring their own snacks and non-alcoholic beverages to enjoy during the tour. (Alcoholic beverages are not permitted.) We ask that people do their best to be neat and remove any trash after the tour is over. Please note there is limited storage space on the trolley so coolers are not permitted on board.
Does the trolley have heat and air conditioning?
The trolley is heated and enclosed for year round use, however, there is no air conditioning. Please keep in mind that since we are near the water and the windows do open, hot days are rarely a problem. On summer days with the windows open, you can experience the feel of the old-time trolleys.
How much time do we spend on the trolley?
Guests have the opportunity to get off the trolley two times on the scenic limestone bluffs for photographs, so don't forget to bring your cameras.
Is there parking available at the pickup location?
Yes, there is free parking available at the pickup location.
Does the tour start and end in the same place?
Yes, the tour starts and finishes in the same location.
Is there a bathroom on the trolley?
No, unfortunately there is no bathroom aboard the trolley, but there are bathroom facilities available at the meeting location.
Is the trolley handicap accessible?
Unfortunately, our old-time trolley is not wheelchair accessible as there are approximately 3 steps up into the vehicle. However, we will be glad to help anyone who may need assistance. Keep in mind that due to limited storage space on the trolley there isn't room to store wheelchairs and walkers on board. If someone in your group has limited mobility and you have specific questions or concerns, please click on the "Contact DoorTrolley" link for more information before purchasing tickets.
How much walking will we do on the tour?
There is very little to no walking required on this tour. All the great vistas are right outside the trolley windows.
Can I store a stroller or wheelchair on the trolley?
There is limited storage space available on the trolley, so there isn't room to store large objects like wheelchairs and strollers. If you are bringing young children, small strollers that fold may be ok. Please contact us before purchasing tickets by clicking on the "Contact DoorTrolley" link if you have any questions.
How many stops do we make?
There are two opportunities during this tour for guests to get off the trolley to take photos.
Are cameras or video cameras allowed on the tour?
We encourage the use of cameras and video cameras on this tour. There are many great opportunities to take photographs of the scenic views along the way.
Are gift certificates available for the tour?
Yes, gift certificates are available and they make perfect gifts for holidays, birthdays or any other occasion! To purchase a gift certificate please click on the "Gift Certificates: Purchase" link in the box above.
Do you offer private tours?
Privately chartered tours and "Step on Guide" services are available for a variety of our Door County Trolley Tours. Click on the "Contact DoorTrolley" link for more information. In addition to private tours, our trolleys are also available for private events, such as weddings, reunions, parties and corporate events.

About

Door County Trolley

Door County Trolley was started in May 2000 by A.J. Frank. After 13 years as a Registered Nurse in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, A.J. decided to start his own trolley tour business. With the support of his wife, family and friends, he moved his family to beautiful Door County, Wisconsin to start his new family business and fulfill a life-long dream of entertaining people. 

Door County Trolley is now in its 11th year in business, has a fleet of 9 trolleys, and offers 10 entertaining "themed trolley tours" throughout the year in Door County, Wisconsin. All Door County Trolley tour guides are thoroughly trained by A.J. and will entertain you from the beginning to the end of your tour.
 
In addition to the themed trolley tours, trolleys are available for private group tours and wedding charters throughout Wisconsin. Most recently "Step on Guide" services are also available to charter bus groups in the area. 
  
Our trolley tours have been showcased in USA Today, Midwest Living Magazine and the Chicago Tribune, just to name a few...
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