We Make Vacations Better Memorable Joyful Fun

Founded in the early 1970s, Historic Tours of America found its roots in a shared passion for historic buildings. Our original partnership was formed with the mission of preserving the past and showcasing the architectural heritage of America through immersive vacation experiences

Our Brands

Eight great American cities. Thirty brands. We are Historic Tours of America.

Historic Tours of America, Inc. is an entertainment company which provides historically oriented vacation experiences for our guests through the operation of trolleys, street trains, high speed ferry, themed retail stores, festival marketplaces and other historic tourist attractions across the United States.

Old Town Trolley logo
Ghosts & Gravestones logo
Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum logo
Boston Summer Nights Tour and Charles River Cruise logo
Conch Tour Train logo
Key West Aquarium logo
El Meson de Pepe logo
Harry S. Truman Little White House logo
sails to rails logo
Mallory Square logo
yankee freedom logo
Key West Shipwreck logo
Soul of Music City Tour logo
San Diego seal tours logo
Old Town Market San Diego logo
San Diego Visitor Information Center logo
San Diego City Lights Night Tour logo
Whaley House logo
American Prohibition Museum logo
ghost town trolley logo
Savannah for Morons logo
Ghost Hunters of Savannah Paranormal Investigation logo
Old Jail logo
St. Augustine History Museum logo
Oldest Store Museum logo
Potter's Wax Museum logo
Old Jail After Dark logo
Monuments by Moonlight logo
Arlington National Cemetery Tours logo


Destinations that celebrate experience.

Our invitation to “See The Best First” on our tours and attractions depends on you trusting us with your vacation time. We know your leisure time is precious and our 100% satisfaction guarantee* is our pledge that every Historic Tours of America CASTmember will strive to Make Your Vacations Better!

Historic Tours of America

In The News

Now Hiring Storytellers
Help Us Create the Memories Our Guests Love

Historic Tours of America has been the Nation’s Storyteller since 1980. Joining us can be the most rewarding career decision you’ve ever made. Apply today and join the ranks of the fun employed!


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Groups, Meetings & Occasions

Plan an unforgettable experience for your group event with Historic Tours of America.


  • Bring your guests to your event on time
  • Be treated to a red-carpet experience!
  • Personalize your trolley ride

Educational Field Trips

  • Experiences that bring stories to life
  • Interactive and fun for students
  • Fully narrated tours of our cities


  • Our charter services are second to none
  • Customize your rental to suit your group’s needs
  • Combine a rental with tours and attractions

Real Estate that Delivers Real Experiences

Real estate properties used for attractions and museums can be a great investment for both the property owner and the community and can be a valuable asset to both the individual owner and the surrounding community.


Restoring Historical Sites

Historic Tours of America has used its extensive restoration and construction experience to restore, rebuild, and develop several parcels under the parent company’s control.

Shops at Mallory Square
The Shops at Mallory Square, Key West, FL

Hometown Pass: Locals Receive Free Admission!*

The best way to entertain visiting friends and family.

Boston trolley and Washington Statue

Rediscover the Magic!

Residents within our eight cities can take advantage of some of our tours and attractions for FREE when accompanied by an adult paid guest.* It’s Simple, Fast & Best of all… Free!

Savannah Exchange Bell
Boston trolley and Washington Statue

Offers and Promotions

Nashville skyline during summer


The Magic of Summer

Lock in the lowest rates for your Summer getaway in each of our cities:

Key West
San Antonio 

San Diego
St. Augustine
Washington DC