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2-Hour Richmond Historic Landmark Trolley Tour provided by RVA Trolley

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2-Hour Richmond Historic Landmark Trolley Tour

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Cover more than 400 years of Richmond history without breaking a sweat on a trolley tour around the Virginian capital. The short excursion is perfect for history-buffs in a hurry and travelers who prefer to explore the city from a comfortable seated position. Listen to dynamic narration, with a few jokes mixed in, as you pass Monument Avenue, the State Capital, and other noteworthy landmarks.
You'll start at
1301 E Cary St
1301 E Cary St, Richmond, VA 23219, USAThis is the address for our storefront! You will see a black and white awning on the right-hand side of the street that says RVA on Wheels, and that's us! Come on in and check in before your tour!
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  • Pass by Virginia State Capitol
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    Libby Hill Park
    Stop: 10 minutes -
    This is where the city of Richmond was named
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You'll end at
1301 E Cary St
1301 E Cary St, Richmond, VA 23219, USAThis is the address for our storefront! You will see a black and white awning on the right-hand side of the street that says RVA on Wheels, and that's us! Come on in and check in before your tour!
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  • Get a quick overview of the city's landmarks
  • Orient yourself to the city for future exploring
  • Listen to live narration during the tour
  • Make the most of your limited time in Richmond
Important Information
Departure Point
1301 E Cary St, Richmond, VA 23219, USA
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Live commentary
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Dress code is casual
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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ChristineR1995rn wrote a review Mar 2020
Winston Salem, North Carolina179 contributions23 helpful votes
Bring our first trip to Richmond We wanted a large overview of the city. This did not disappoint!! The speaker was phenomenal!!! All kinds of history including the civil war which I appreciated. Very good detail and facts that were little known. I will say that as a previous
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Nate wrote a review Feb 2020
Norfolk, Virginia2 contributions
This tour was definitely worth it. Our guide was engaging and funny and did a great job of telling the story of Richmond in an enjoyable way. The tour started and ended on time and everyone had a chance to get off the vehicle and stretch briefly midway through. My only
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Date of experience: February 2020
Camper16801026231 wrote a review Jan 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
So disappointed in so many areas. Richmond is known for its history in the Civil War, but this was barely mentioned. We heard more about their college and Hospital which was not only extremely boring but little to do with the history of the city. The trolley was freezing, noisy
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Leesa R wrote a review Dec 2019
10 contributions
We thoroughly enjoyed this tour. Lots of information & the staff were extremely friendly. Covered all parts of Richmond. The trolley was comfortable on a cold day & Steven our tour guide made everyone feel welcome.
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Date of experience: December 2019
Christi N wrote a review Dec 2019
Mechanicsville, Virginia1 contribution
I'm a local and have done many tours of the city when people were visiting. I had a friend from out of town and we decided to try this one. This tour was great! We traveled through many parts of the city and were told of a lot of history. Our tour guide was great. Only thing I
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Date of experience: December 2019
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william s
Fantastic Tour
Driven by Clarence and guided by Steven, this was a great and highly informative two hour tour. A great way to lea
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Great way to start!
Our guide Steven loves to share Richmond with visitors. He had great suggestions for dining and other tours. Two
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Needs some updating.
I took my out-of-state family on this, thinking it'd be good for those who - due to health problems - couldn't real
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What a way to learn about Richmond!
Our guide was Steven Pugh, a native of Richmond who provided us with a running commentary of the history of Richmon
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A nice way to be introduced to Richmond
Emily was our guide and she truly loves the city, the trip takes about 2 hours with one break to enjoy a lovely vie
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never understood the volunteer tour guide because of loud engine. Seats hurt my butt!
Tour guide gets on with boom box and a microphone. I moved closer, so I could understand but the engine was so lou
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Fun on Segways!!
We had so much fun on this tour!! Our guide was knowledgeable and fun (I’d like him to take a photography course th
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Robert H
"This should be the First thing you do in Richmond!"
Richmond is beautiful and full of history. The tour is full of specific and personal details you won't find wonder
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Two hour tour packed with info!
Enjoyed our tour that we took with two adults and two kids (14 and 10). Tour guide was fantastic - knew historical
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Janet H
Worth it
This has to be the best trolley ride that I have ever taken and I am a fan of going by bus. Well worth the money, i
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RVA trolley
We had a day to spend in Richmond with our daughter stationed at Fort Lee. We decided to take the trolley tour to s
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Pat R
This tour is a great way to learn about the city. Our guides Steven & the driver were extremely knowledgeable abou
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Unbalanced treatment of historical events
Our tour guide seemed extremely knowledgeable about Richmond's history; however, treatment of the African-American
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Sarah D
We loved this tour- our guide, Thelma and Ms King, were excellent. Every part of this was wonderful-the young ladie
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Jeanie N
A bit of Richmond history
We have visited Richmond many times but never took the tour. Even my sister who has lived in Richmond for over 20
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  • Duration: 2h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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