Getting Point to Point in Breezy Style
What could be more Dana Point than a trolley? Think about it. Featuring an open-air design to maximize ocean views and breezes, the Dana Point Trolley makes frequent stops across town at local restaurants, resorts and hotels, beaches and parks. Just like Dana Point, the trolley is warm, inviting and welcomes visitors and locals alike.
And, by the way, it’s free, all summer long.
Learn more about the Dana Point Trolley, see a trolley map and find out where this visitor-friendly streetcar stops so you can plan your next vacation.
The Dana Point Trolley runs for the better part of summer, with service generally beginning in early June and running through Labor Day, the height of travel season. With more than two dozen stops along its route, the trolley arrives at each stop every 15 minutes during its hours of operation.
Don’t want to remember the hours? No problem, because there’s an app for that. Go to the Google Play Store for Android or the App Store for iPhone and search “Dana Point Trolley” to download an app that shows stops, service times and real-time tracking information for the trolley. Visitors can also track the trolley here on the web.
Along its route, the Dana Point Trolley stops at popular restaurants, shops, state parks, the library, popular surfing spots, beaches, hotels and the Dana Point Harbor, where it connects with the Harbor Shuttle for those visiting the Ocean Institute, home to the Brig Pilgrim, the Spirit of Dana Point and the annual Dana Point Tall Ships Festival.
And the trolley isn’t just for visitors. Local surfers and lovers of watersports can utilize the trolley’s free racks to load up their surfboards and standup paddleboard gear on the way to catch some waves or a quiet place to paddle. The Dana Point Trolley is also handicap accessible and pet-friendly.
The trolley has proven so popular it recently added eight new stops, including points inland, south and along the coast. The trolley connects with several regional transportation systems including the Laguna Beach Coastal Trolley, the San Juan Capistrano Trolley and the MetroLink.
One final tip. If you’re looking to spot the trolley during the summer, it’s easy. Just look for the streetcar with the bright orange roof rolling along in effortless Dana Point style.
Track the Dana Point Trolley here.