Franklin Trolley Tours

Sit back and ride with us on Hello Trolley’s climate controlled Classic Red Trolley,

and become fully immersed in the history and heart of America’s Best Southern Town. 

SEASONAL TOUR

Franklin Holiday Lights Tour - OFFERING BOTH PUBLIC AND PRIVATE TOURS!!

A Holiday Lights Tour has become a MUST when you’re in the Holiday Spirits, so get ready to sit back, relax, and listen to your favorite holiday music, while enjoying the beautiful lights of Franklin, TN and Williamson County!  Tours Run 1 hour and 30 minutes throughout Franklin & Brentwood. Tickets go on sale for our PUBLIC Holiday Lights Tours each year in October.  Private Holiday Lights Tours can be booked as far in advance of the Holidays as you wish! 

 

Click for MORE INFO on our Franklin Holiday Lights Tours!

 

FRANKLIN HISTORIC TOUR   

**THIS TOUR IS NOT OFFERED AT THIS TIME...HOPING TO BRING IT BACK IN THE FUTURE!!**

The Historic Franklin Trolley Tour: 

Our 90 minute historic and scenic tour of Franklin, TN. Local guides will share history, stories, and explore Franklin’s past and present, while passengers sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride.  

More Information about Tours

 

TOUR DATES FOR OUR HISTORIC FRANKLIN TOUR ARE CURRENTLY ON HOLD.

  AVAILABILITIES FOR THESE TOURS ARE NOT LISTED ON OUR BOOKING CALENDAR. 

HOW TO PURCHASE TICKETS FOR OUR FRANKLIN HOLIDAY LIGHT TOUR:

Click the Book Now links throughout the site to see available dates and times the tours are offered in the month of December. Reservations are required, as tours do fill up quickly.  Individual tickets can be purchased in advance through the BOOK NOW link, over the phone at 615-522-8007, or on the day of if space permits, in person from Hello Trolley's tour guide.

FAQ's

Does the trolley have heat and air?

  • YES!  However, the heat and air in the trolley does not feel as comfortable as in your own car.  

 

Do we get off the bus during the tour?

  • The Franklin Holiday Lights PUBLIC TOUR DOES NOT MAKE A STOP.  PRIVATE TOURS, if available and weather permitting, MAY MAKE 1 STOP FOR PHOTOS.  

  • The Historic Franklin Trolley Tour will make 1 short stop, weather permitting.  Passengers are welcome to stay on the trolley during these stops or get out to stretch their legs and see the sites.

 

Can food & drinks be brought on board the trolley?

  • FOR PUBLIC TOURS, Personal sized snacks and drinks with lids may be brought on board.  Please no full sized meals, such as pizzas, as this can be overwhelming to other passengers on a full tour!  

  • FOR PRIVATE TOURS, food and drinks, including your own coolers, may be brought on board.  Please stay away from bringing glass on board if possible.  Wine bottles are fine.

 

How long is a trolley tour?

  • The Historic Trolley Tour runs 90 minutes if stops are made.  Weather permitting, this tour may run 60 minutes.

  • The Holiday Lights Tours run 90 minutes

Is the trolley Handicapped Accessible?

  • Currently we do not offer a Handicapped Accessible trolley.  Sorry!!!

 

Are the tours "kid friendly"?  

  • Yes, the trolley tours are kid friendly!!  Our PUBLIC Franklin Holiday Light Tour does not make a stop during the 90 minute tour, so please plan accordingly.

 

Are car seats allowed on board or strollers?

  • No carseats are allowed.  The Trolley also does not have seat-belts.

  • Please plan to leave large strollers in your car.  Smaller strollers may be brought on board only if there is space available, and must be in a folded position.