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Rochester Trolley & Tour Company

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Address: 101 First Avenue SW, Rochester, MN 55902
Phone Number:
+1 507-421-0573
08:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 21:00

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Did not think I would like it but a promised excursion for a toddler. Our driver was quirky, made even the most mundane and a parking lot being re-paved sound like adventures on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mary Teresa G
Rochester, Minnesota
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Rochester, Minnesota
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did not think I would like it but a promised excursion for a toddler. Our driver was quirky, made even the most mundane and a parking lot being re-paved sound like adventures on our stops. Not sure if the toddler enjoyed it more than me or vice versa and looking forward to taking family on all of the different tours... More 

Thank Mary Teresa G
Rochester, Minnesota
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did their Mississippi River Wine tour and it was so much fun! Stopped at 6 Winery's on both the Minnesota and Wisconsin side of the river. Great local wine and scenery! They do a nice job of informing you of landmarks and history alone the way.

Thank 241jim1213
Rochester, Minnesota
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we did holiday lights tour before Christmas,was extremely cold but still enjoyed the Santa's workshop and the lights

Thank Teresa C
Rochester, Minnesota
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

WE took a group of teenagers on this tour. It has colorful lights and the trolley takes you to see numerous homes with lights. There is a visit by Santa and some hot cocoa if wanted.

1 Thank niftyfarm
Rochester, Minnesota
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We took the Christmas light tour the week after Christmas. Because it was later in the season, the tour combined sights in both north and south Rochester. It was a festive 1- 1/2 hour trip and our family enjoyed the narration of our driver. We went to some neighborhoods I didn't even know existed.

1 Thank rdwalston
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19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We had a lot of fun on this tour. We went to 4 places and had plenty of time at each spot. The trolley was comfortable and warm, the driver was pleasant and knowledgeable, and the other passengers were a blast. My friends and I all felt this was an awesome set up and a great price! We will definitely... More 

1 Thank Jennifer H
Rochester, Minnesota
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34 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We took the northern holiday lights tour and were extremely satisfied! Our tour guide was friendly and engaging! We started off singing a Christmas Carol, which was fun. We also stopped at Santa's house and he came on the trolley to take pics and greet everyone. They knew all the best places to find homes beautifully decorated with lights! I... More 

Thank Becky H
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73 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

This was the first time we ever used the company. Found them when searching for a little extra fun to add to our Christmas cheer. They have what is called the jolly trolley. The trolley is decorated in fun Christmas cheer. They brought us all around the Rochester area looking at lights. The driver we had was great and even... More 

Thank Virginia W
Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Mayo Clinic and Rochester has lots of history. Explore it and learn. Worth the price if you have time and want something to do.

Thank Ned80246
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Travelled on a tour of Rochester sights, historical structures, and Mayo family homes. Would recommend it 1000%. Driver was courteous and knowledgeable about the areas we visited. I had previously visited Rochester and the Mayo Clinic over 30 times over the last decade and this was my first city tour. Learned quite a bit about the past, sure, but also... More 

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