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Anchorage Trolley Tour

  • 1-hour trolley tour of Anchorage
  • See the city’s top attractions, including Earthquake Park, Alaska Railroad and Lake Hood
  • Hear about the unique history and legacy of Anchorage from knowledgeable guides
Anchorage Trolley Tour
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Take a comfy seat aboard a cable car for this 1-hour Anchorage tour by trolley. As you roll along in the city, delight in sights like moose (safely) crossing the road and seaplanes descending on Lake Hood and Lake Spenard. Gain unique into the local history and culture of Alaska's most populous city from guides with generational ties to the region. Trolleys run regularly and your wallet-friendly outing comes with a complimentary coupon booklet with some $200 in travel savings.
What to Expect
Hop aboard a red trolley in downtown Anchorage in front of the Visitor Information Center. Trolleys leave every hour (every half hour during the summer), giving you some flexibility in your sightseeing schedule. The trolley covers 15 miles (24 km) over the course of an hour.

Pass through the city’s historic neighborhoods as your guide points out interesting trivia about the area. Along the way, watch seaplanes make splashy landings on Lake Hood and Lake Spenard, and travel through Earthquake Park where you can stare in awe at the damages caused by one of the most powerful recorded earthquakes in North American history. Over the course of four minutes, the 9.2 quake split roads, uprooted trees, and brought on a landslide that sent 75 houses into the Cook Inlet. What remains of this hilly landscape overlooking Knik Arm has been turned into a park commemorating this devastating event.

On this tour, you'll also see the historic Alaska Railroad, Westchester Lagoon and maybe even some crossing moose. Your tour ends back at the departure point. Be sure to make use of your complimentary coupon book when you explore Anchorage on your own.
Reviews (1,264)
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Reviewed 1 November 2018
Save your money

I decided to take this tour based on the recommendation of others who had rode the trolley earlier that day. For about $20 per person, I felt my money could have been best used elsewhere. You pull into the parking lot at Earthquake Park. You...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Anditravels2020
Reviewed 19 October 2018
Well worth it

It was really good to drive around the area and get a taste of the history of Anchorage. Lots of info about the earthquake and you see where things happened as the tour guide talks about it. Just the right amount of time at a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Carl16
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile
A change from the usual bus tour!

This tour around Anchorage is either in original trolly type buses or modern replicas. A reasonably extensive route around the town and very informative on the history of the area. Well worth the trip.

1  Thank TonyPKL
Reviewed 30 September 2018
My favorite part of the trip

The best advice the man working at the Log Cabin gave us was to take the trolley tour – which leaves on the hour. For us, that meant there was one leaving in less than 15 minutes. Donna was our tour guide for the trolley...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank countingmomma
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile
Closed earlier then what was advertised

On our last day in Alaska (September 22nd) we headed downtown to take the trolley but to find out he closed until spring 3 days early. I understand about business slowing down and the cost of running it but if you advertise that you close...More

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4 October 2018|
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Response from Clare S | Reviewed this property |
paid on board
7 August 2018|
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Response from Stephen N | Reviewed this property |
It is a tourist trip which runs from the Visitor Centre in downtown Anchorage.
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22 July 2018|
Response from Jerry C | Reviewed this property |
546 W 4th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501. F street and West 4th at the Tourist Info Log Cabin. Enjoy