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Trolley Tours of Asheville

February 28th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

Trolley Tours of AshevilleAsheville, North Carolina is such a diverse and fascinating place that it can be difficult to get around to see it all – but Trolley Tours of Asheville can help!

Asheville is known for its trolleys, being the second city in the US (Richmond was the first) to have an all electric, overhead trolley system installed in the 1880’s. Though the electric, overhead system was dismantled in the 1930’s, the trolley’s are still here and ready to tour – are you?

Take a fully narrated tour of Asheville the historic streets on one of the Gray Line’s vintage, red trolley cars! Visit Asheville’s main points of interest during this informative, fun-filled, sightseeing tour. Best of all, you have the choice of riding the full tour loop in one go OR hop-off wherever you like, then hop back on later to complete the tour! Talk about convenience!

Trolley Tours of Asheville include major points of interest, such as the eclectic Montford Historic District, the legendary Grove Park Inn, downtown Asheville, the River Arts District, and Historic Biltmore Village. Every tour includes 50% off admission to the Thomas Wolfe Memorial House.

Daytime tours sound a bit too sedate for you? Maybe you’re the type who would prefer Trolley Tours of Asheville’s fully narrated, 75 minute Ghost Tour!

Board the trolley after dark and travel the streets as you learn the astonishing stories of Asheville’s darker side: the legendary Pink Lady of Grove Park Inn, the ghost of Church Street, the child spirits at the haunted hospital, the architect who was walled into his own church, the notorious killing spree of 1906, the White Gate Inn mystery, Asheville’s haunted bar, and other tales of spirits, spies, ghosts, gangsters, murder and mayhem. Brrrrrr!

Trolley Tours of Asheville

Trolley Tours of Asheville run seven days a week, March though December except during holidays and some festivals (Easter, Thanksgiving, Asheville Holiday Parade, Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Year’s Day and during Bele Chere Festival).

Ghost Tours available in April, Saturdays only, and May through October, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.

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