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Galveston Island Trolley

2100 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-7937
+1 409-797-3900
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This is Such a Thrill for My Babies

I always know when I go visit my 3 and 5 year old babies that call me Gampa. We will ride this... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
Greg A
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Austin, Texas
Great news!

Although the rail trolley system won't be running until possible early next year (but hoping for... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2017
Richard M
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2100 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-7937
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

I always know when I go visit my 3 and 5 year old babies that call me Gampa. We will ride this trolly more than once. And what thills them thrills this Gampa. The 3 year old always sits in my lap excitedly kissing me...More

3  Thank Greg A
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Although the rail trolley system won't be running until possible early next year (but hoping for late THIS year), Galveston has purchased FOUR rubber-tire buses which will be in service as soon as they can be marked with transit insignia. Initially, they will run the...More

1  Thank Richard M
Reviewed 13 March 2017

you can set back and enjoy all the sights and people, ride down Sewall and check out the gulf, and bathing suits, with out worrying about running over someone LOL

1  Thank Hugh H
Reviewed 4 May 2016

It is not a trolley anymore since Hurricane Ike. It is cars pulled by a Jeep. Nice ride around Galveston. See a lot more than did on Takes you to the business district and the port, Went in beginning of April. It was cool, so...More

Thank Springchick1986
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Very cheap ride to go around old Galveston and see everything with a tour guide. The tour shows and tells you things about Galveston you would never have know.

3  Thank FoodieinGeorgetown1
Reviewed 8 July 2015

However, the City Council - at the urging of local residents and businesses, has approved the renewal and refurbishment of the trolley system, and they should be operational by 2017.

8  Thank Richard M
Reviewed 29 April 2015

Just a quick note. There is no trolley since it was closed since Hurricane Ike. They are trying to get the money to restart it but for right now, it's gone.

5  Thank JohntheLast
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Really, I drive on it's tracks all the time. While your comments about the high steps MAY be true, you did not ride on the trolley in Galveston in 2015. Or 2014. Or 2013. Or 2012. Or 2011, 2010, 2009, or late 2008. The Trolley...More

9  Thank eloucks
Reviewed 19 March 2015

I was hesitant about this. Looked like a tourist trap, but I enjoyed it. The guide was quite knowledgeable and gave us a lot of info on many different aspects of the island. Great for all ages. If you have trouble climbing rather steeps steps...More

Thank Nani1950
Reviewed 2 March 2015 via mobile

On February 27, 2015 the Galveston City Council found the money to begin the repairs on the Trolley system. It should be available for service in 2017 after several miles of track are repaired and the trolleys themselves rebuilt.

4  Thank edloucks
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Jerrytx
Is the trolley service still available?
13 May 2016|
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Response from Springchick1986 | Reviewed this property |
It is not a trolley anymore but a jeep that pulls several cars behind it. Sorta like when Astroworld was here and they used to transport people from parking lot to the park. Actually the tour is bigger than the one you got... More
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