Alaska August 19, 2017
There’s A Magical Trolley Ride In Alaska That Most People Don’t Know About
Take a city tour aboard this trolley for a great ride through town. Anchorage City Trolley Tours offer informative excursions through Alaska’s largest city aboard a cheerful red trolley. Hit scenic viewpoints with epic views, watch seaplanes splash land on Lake Hood, and travel through Earthquake Park. This magical trolley ride is an Alaskan adventure you’ll never forget.
Anchorage City Trolley Tours is a family run company offering city tours of Anchorage. All the tour guides are Alaskan and are well versed in the history of the city.
Tours begins on the corner of 4th Avenue and F Street in front of the Log Cabin Visitor Center.
The trolley covers 15 miles (24 km) over the course of an hour. Tours leave every thirty minutes at peak season and on the hour in spring and fall from 9 AM to 5 PM. The trolley runs all summer and is closed for the winter season.
The seating is comfortable, spacious, and heated for colder days. Relax and let the trolley show you the highlights of the city without worrying about following a map or one way streets!
The tour cruises by Lake Hood, the busiest seaplane airport in the world. You can watch float planes land and take off at this bustling spot.
With an average of 190 flights per day, you're sure to see a plane land or take off on your tour... often right over the trolley!
Wild animals are a part of Alaskan life, whether or not you are in a city. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife on your tour and you're sure to spot some wildlife.
What could be more magical than a forest scene with a moose munching on willow? Getting great photos of the city is possible from the comfortable and safe confines of the trolley.
The Alaska Earthquake of 1964 measured 9.2 and was the most powerful recorded in North American history. The trolley heads through the Earthquake Park, a memorial to the victims.
The park is large and forested, and a great place to view the Knik Arm and downtown Anchorage.
Watch this video to learn more about the Anchorage Trolley!
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