Historical Tours in Burlington, Vermont

Historical Trolley Tours Of Burlington offers exciting, educational, and scenic historical tours in Burlington, Vermont. Visitors will also enjoy fantastic sunsets and scenic views, narrated by  "old timer" named Wilber, explaining the history of the town and it's local landmarks. 

Historical Trolley Tours depart from the Information Center Parking Lot at the College Street Waterfront (1 College Street, Burlington, VT). All of our tours are approximately 90 minutes long ending back at the original departure location. Our Trolleys seat approximately 34 passengers, and are wheel chair accessible (please call ahead for handicap arrangements).

Tickets may be purchased at the Trolley and online at www.trolleytoursvt.com .

Tour Highlights:

North Tour -- 1800’s Battery Park, Chief Greylock Sculpture, Ethan Allen Homestead, Our Intervale, Sea Caves, Historic Fires Involving Churches And Hotels, Firehouses, University of Vermont Campus, Death Of The Last Streetcar, Famous and Not So Famous People And Places, And Fun Places To Visit! 

South Tour – Old Beautiful Buildings, Haunted Fire Stations and Businesses, Hidden Tunnels, Strange & Famous People, Roads to Nowhere, Sprawling Mansions Of The Past, Explained and Unexplained Things About Lake Champlain, Scenic Vistas, Burton Snowboards, UVM’s Redstone Campus, & Our Waterfront. 

Haunted & Historical Trolley Tour -- Our tour covers more than the usual ghosts of Burlington, to include historical sites such as St. Michael's College, Old Fort Ethan Allen, UVM and much more! We also feature the little known Military Museum at Camp Johnson. You won't be disappointed!!!

After your tour, you may not ever look at these places the same way ever again, which could be a good thing, or bad---you decide… Some people have said “I’ve lived here a long time and never knew these places even existed”, we take you to those places and tell you stories about our lovely city that many people never knew and you will be pleasantly surprised too! Keeping Our History Alive!

 2014 Tour Schedule:

New Departure Times: 2015

2015 Spring Tours: May 2nd To May 22rd (Saturdays & Sundays)

          Departing at: 12 noon (East Tour)  Saturdays & Sundays Only

                                   2pm (North Tour) Saturdays & Sundays Only

                                   4pm (South Tour) Saturdays & Sundays Only

2015 Summer/Fall Tours: May 23 to October 31

          Departing at: 12 noon (East Tour) Seven Days A Week

                                   2pm (North Tour) Seven Days A Week

                                   4pm (South Tour) Seven Days A Week                                      

2015 Fall/Winter Tours: November 1 to November 26th

           Departing at: 12 noon (East Tour)  Saturdays & Sundays Only

                                   2pm (North Tour) Saturdays & Sundays Only

                                   4pm (South Tour) Saturdays & Sundays Only 

Call for Information about inclement weather departures 877-765-1224


Chartered & Private Tours Available Year Round Call For An Appointment 


Ticketing, Boarding & Departing at: The Information Center Parking Lot 

(at the West End of College Street at Lake Champlain). 

Tour Prices:

  Adults:            $24.00

  Seniors:          $20.00 (over 60)

  Children          $10.00  Ages 12 to 17

  Children           (Free)  Under 12


(See your Conductor for Details)

or online at: www.trolleytoursvt.com

Payment Options: MasterCard, Visa, Amex or Cash,

                             Sorry, No Personal Checks!

Mountain, Historical Tours in Burlington, VT

Chartered & Private Tours Available Year Round Call For An Appointment 

Spring of 2014:

"It's Here!" The long awaited "North Tour", and you thought the "South Tour" was fantastic! See sites you never knew existed. Learn about historical events, people, and places.

South Tour Passenger Quote: 

"I've lived here for over 40 years and never knew some of these places even existed!

Great tour, Thank you!"



Contact us in Burlington, Vermont, for more information on our Historical Trolley Tours.