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 75 minute 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

Door County Trolley Station (Egg Harbor, WI) (Exact meeting location details will be provided immediately upon purchase of tickets.)

Reviews

232 Reviews Rating: 4.7 4.7 out of 5.0
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Rating: 5
Fun and Informative
Wed, May 20  2:00 PM Female 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
 
My husband and I were on a shout trip to Egg Harbor and decided to take the trolley tour and we had a great time. I would definitely recommend this tour.
Rating: 5
Fantastic!
Sat, May 16  3:00 PM Female 20-29 Domestic Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
 
The tour was engaging, interesting, and fun. The tour guide was knowledgeable and enthusiastic. I will do this again!
Rating: 5
Great way to acclimate yourself to the area!
Sat, May 16  11:00 AM Female 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
 
We loved it! My 10 year old granddaughter was content and appreciated the info, as did all of us! We took the hour tour and ended up taking part in many suggested activities!
Rating: 5
Informative and fun
Thu, May 14  11:00 AM Male 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
 
Our driver, Bob, took us to some wonderful locations where the views were spectacular! Along the way he pointed out various interesting places and filled us in on the local history as well as interesting facts and anecdotes. In a relatively short period of time, learned a lot and saw some awesome sights.
Rating: 5
Enjoyable!
Sat, Oct 25, 14  10:15 AM Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
 
John our Trolley driver was very informative and knowledgeable about Door County, we were first timers, so we learned a lot. The fall scenery was amazing ! One downside is the trolley should leave on time, and not wait for those who don't adhere to the half hour early time frame that you are given.
Rating: 4
Great Experience
Sat, Oct 25, 14  10:15 AM Male 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
 
Enjoyed the guided tour. The guide was very friendly.
Rating: 4
Good time
Sat, Oct 25, 14  10:15 AM Unspecified Unspecified Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
 
Good tour. John the tour guide was friendly and very knowledgable. Not too long and not too long. Kid friendly!
Rating: 5
FALL IN DOOR
Mon, Oct 20, 14  1:30 PM Female 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Individual
 
Fall in Door County.... Scenic trolley tour is a great way to get a jump start to your stay. Sit back and enjoy the ride and informative narration from your driver.
Rating: 5
Beautiful Door County!
Sat, Oct 18, 14  3:30 PM Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Individual
 
This tour was a great way to see all the natural beauty of Door County. The tour guide was very friendly and funny. Everyone had a great time. I would highly recommend this tour.
Rating: 5
Scenic Tour
Sat, Oct 18, 14  10:15 AM Female 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
 
Interesting, Beautiful, and a great way to see a lot of the area
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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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