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Princeton Tour Company

Open today: 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Princeton Tour Company
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Beginning in April, we offer public tours. On Saturdays and Sundays, we offer the Shameless Name Dropping Guided Walking Tours which cover the chronological history of Princeton University and the surrounding neighborhoods of Albert Einstein, TS...more
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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116 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542-4516
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+1 855-743-1415
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a great time on our trolley tour of Princeton hosted by Mimi. Mimi,our tour guide and company's owner, made the trip a wonderful experience with humor, wit and an obvious love of Princeton. She seemed to have a choice insightful comment about everything...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MLGibb
PrincetonWannabe, Owner at Princeton Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the trolley tour! My favorite thing about starting PTC is that I wanted each guide to have a deeply personal attachment to Princeton and be allowed to present their adoration with unique routes and stories. My tours are born...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a great time on the Toast to Princeton Tour. Got to see the highlights of the campus on a chilly night. Learned so much about the University, the tour guide was knowledgeable and humorous. The tour was such a fun idea for a good...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alexander P
PrincetonWannabe, Owner at Princeton Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much Alexander! Jennifer will be thrilled you enjoyed her 90 minute tour of Princeton! All the best and hope you return to Princeton soon!

Reviewed 5 days ago

Our guide, MiMi is not only knowledgeable but also great fun. This is not your normal tour. As a lifestyle director for a community in New Jersey, I have been taking groups on this tour for a few years. Everyone gets off the trolley, raving...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BobbieNewJersey
PrincetonWannabe, Owner at Princeton Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Bobbie, I am YOUR #1 fan and, you should know, you are so beloved by our team! Steve always looks forward to checking in your group of friends! Thank you so much for taking the tour and, of course, leaving such a nice review. Looking...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wasn't sure what to expect so I was pleasantly surprised by the tour. Interesting facts and funny observations by our guide. It shows how much love this group has for Princeton. I always go into town for a single destination and never explore the area....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank K5705OBpatriciak
PrincetonWannabe, Owner at Princeton Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We LOVE hearing our tours encourage you to return to town! I hope you were able to open the Insiders Guide to Princeton which we send to your email after the tour. It provides a year-round list of "quintessentially Princeton" things to do throughout the...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We went as a group and really enjoyed our experience. Getting tickets on their website was easy and we got email and text reminders. Our guide was very informative and entertaining. We learned a lot about Princeton’s history and personalities, especially about what makes Princeton...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dorothy G
PrincetonWannabe, Owner at Princeton Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review! We're so glad your entire family had a nice time on the tour. (I'll be sure to tell Evelyn how much you appreciate her driving! We love working with her company to provide...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

With Mimi at the microphone telling us all about the history and inside scoop on all of Princeton, we laughed and laughed for an entire hour. At the same time we were learning lots of details and facts about our new community. My husband was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Judy W
PrincetonWannabe, Owner at Princeton Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much!!! I’m so glad you had a good time! The trolley tours are a blast to give. We like to mix up the stories so every group experiences a unique tour every hour! Thank you so much for taking the time to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed getting a great overview of Princeton's history in a fun walking tour. Jen our leader shared lots of history in a droll witty way as we strolled the campus area. Friendly sharing of a glass of Prosecco to end the tour. Great...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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PrincetonWannabe, Owner at Princeton Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much! The Toast of Princeton Evening Tour is the brain child of Jen. She adores sharing the history of Princeton and ending with a social vibe. She built it to give Girls Night Out and Date Nights a fun twist. So glad...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a walking tour not to be missed! An easy three mile stroll highlighted by an entertaining blend of interesting historical facts and fun!

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Date of experience: November 2018
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PrincetonWannabe, Owner at Princeton Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much!!!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Two weeks ago was my first time visiting central New Jersey, as I made the trip up to run the half marathon. To learn more about the town, I found the Princeton Tour Company and was not disappointed. Our tour guide--a transplant from Virginia--was outstanding....More

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Curious17395312810
PrincetonWannabe, Owner at Princeton Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for leaving such a wonderful review!!! We love hearing people fall in love with our new hometown! Our guides actually named the mile markers for the Half Marathon you ran!!!! PROMISE you'll come back next year and giggle through the 13.1...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I live in Princeton and were looking for something fun to do before our anniversary dinner. "Princeton's Toast of the Town Evening Walking Tour," which takes place in the evening and ends with a champagne toast sounded fun, so we signed up....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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PrincetonWannabe, Owner at Princeton Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking time to leave a review! What you may not know is Jen sent me the photo of you and your wife inside where you got married on campus....... during the champagne toast! The tour wasn't even technically finished and...More

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mrssbanerjee
3 May 2018|
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Response from NJSteve77 | Reviewed this property |
The trolley tour is only run in December, and only on Saturdays. Hope you will be in Princeton then, it's a wonderful tour.
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Ana P
30 December 2017|
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Response from PrincetonWannabe | Property representative |
Hello! The trolley is enclosed and is a 100% riding tour - no walking at all! Thanks so much!
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