historic tours of america logo
The Nation's Storyteller
Home | FAQs | Buy Tickets | Contact Us
RSS Feed
red line

Historic Tours of America is committed to protecting the environment and has been since it began in 1980.

Nearly all of our touring, shuttle and service vehicles run on clean burning propane. Propane is one of the lightest, simplest hydrocarbons in existence, and, as a result, is one of the cleanest burning of all alternative fuels. Propane gas is nontoxic, so it's not harmful to soil and water. Clean burning fuel helps in the preservation of the monuments, museums and historical buildings that we share with our guests during our tours. In 2006, Old Town Trolley Tours of San Diego was awarded Propane Exceptional Energy Fleet Award.

      "By eliminating water delivery service, we cut down on plastic, gasoline for delivery and contaminates..."      

Each of our offices is equipped with recycling stations for paper and plastic. Paper is reused as appropriate in fax and copy machines. We have eliminated the use of plastic cups and Styrofoam and now use compostable corn cups and coffee cups with lining made from domestic plants, not oil. Our plates are made from sugarcane, utilizing the pulp that is normally discarded or burned. Cutlery is made from plant starch.

Historic Tours of America is implementing bottle-less water coolers. These filtration systems work with a building’s own water system to provide clean hot and cold water. By eliminating water delivery service, we cut down on plastic, gasoline for delivery and contaminates. Not only does it make less of an impact on the environment but makes better economic sense to our bottom line.

Historic Tours of America is also proud that its CEO, Chris Belland, has been a vocal advocate for the environmental movement in Key West. Chris sits on the Mayor’s Green Coalition and created the Love Your Island program. He has given presentations on the environment to civic groups, professional organizations and school children and is the environmental columnist for the Key West Citizen.


Bottle-less Water Coolers

Island Water Address:
P.O. Box 544
Big Pine Key, FL 33043
(305) 587-9000
  Compostable Kitchen Products

Eco Products
4755 Walnut St
Boulder, CO 80301
(303) 449-1876
  Propane Education & Research Council

1140 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 1075
Washington, DC 20036
Telephone: (202) 452-8975
Fax: (202) 452-9054
top of paper
top red edge
Buy Online & Save
bottom red edge

Save up to 20% on selected Tours and Packages! We have a 100% satisfaction guarantee* with our print and purchase eTickets.thick line

100% satisfaction guarantee seal
top red edge
bottom red edge
Whaley House in the evening
Buy your Whaley House Museum tickets online and reserve your spot today! Museum now open.
thick line
top red edge
E-Newsletter Signup
bottom red edge
E-newsletter header

To sign up for the Historic Tours free Enewsletter where you'll receive the latest news and the opportunity to win prizes, go to:
Historic Tours Enewsletter.
thick line

top red edge
Locals Ride Free
bottom red edge

Residents can take advantage of our attractions and tours for FREE when accompanied by an adult paid guest with our Hometown Pass.thick line

top red edge
Social Media
bottom red edge
social media icons
Connect with Historic Tours for exclusive promotions, videos & more. Go to: Historic Tours Social Media
thick line
top red edge
Groups & Charters
bottom red edge
wedding party standing outside trolley
We offer discounted rates for charters,
group ticket sales and special events.
Go to:
Groups and Charters
thick line
top red edge
bottom red edge
For answers to our most frequently asked questions, go to:
thick line
bottom of paper
bottom gradient

Home | History | Company Overview | Owners | Board | Guest Comments | Land Tours | Water Tours | Attractions
Festival Marketplaces & Shopping | Cruise Guest Tours | School & Specialty Trips | Welcome Centers | Restaurants | Current Projects | Real Estate
Boston Attractions | Key West Attractions | Nashville Attractions | San Diego Attractions | Savannah Attractions | St. Augustine Attractions | Washington DC Attractions

Environment | Charitable Contributions | Restorations | Special Events | Safety Programs | Media Center | Newsletters | Videos | Careers Overview
How to Apply | FAQs | Contact Form | Customer Service | Hometown Pass | Purchase Tickets | News and Awards | Nation's Storyteller
eNewsletter | Groups and Charters | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy
| Photo Gallery | Washington DC Field Trip | Login

Historic Tours of America ® 201 Front Street, Key West, Florida 33040 • Phone: 855-629-8777 • Copyright © Historic Tours of America ®.
Old Town Trolley Tours, Ghosts & Gravestones, Frightseeing, Transportainment and Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum are registered trademarks of Historic Tours of America® .

This website uses an ADA accessibility tool. View our ADA Accessibility Policy.

Seating aboard vehicles operated in interstate or foreign commerce is without regard to race, color, creed, or national origin in accordance with Title 49 CFR 374.103.