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Downtown San Diego

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San Diego City Loop Segway Tour Including Gaslamp and Balboa Park

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Downtown San Diego - Keeps Changing

If I could, I would like to rewind back into my childhood (sometime in 1978) and bottle downtown San Diego as it was - I thought 'Centre City' was at its pinnacle as "America's... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Redondo Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

If I could, I would like to rewind back into my childhood (sometime in 1978) and bottle downtown San Diego as it was - I thought 'Centre City' was at its pinnacle as "America's Finest City". But, I'm not 11 years old anymore, and the skyline I loved has also grown up - continuing to show the gentrification among other... More 

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Coral Springs, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Downtown referred to as Centre City. A top meeting destination features: shopping, dining, nightlife, events, beaches. The 8th largest city in the US, a comprehensive business resource; focusing on working, living, and playing.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

As much as I enjoyed my time day or night ..! But !!!! The past days I have been seeing the worst fear of my life ! I'm not talking about the homeless people around and how dirty they make the area around , and how scared you will feel ..! Seeing cockroach 3 times a day or more is... More 

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La Jolla, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

There is so much to offer in Downtown San Diego. There is the Gaslamp area with many dance clubs, bars, stores, a movie theater, some amazing restaurants, a great place to people watch, as well as some great Hotels. It is very close to the Convention Center and you can catch the Trolley from there too.

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Orlando, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Very big city, with a few ways to get around if you are a tourist. Taxi's, and buses....you can walk, but wear good walking shoes.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Loved the city! Spent an afternoon around town, and spent some time on the USS Midway museum. It's a must see attraction if you head to San Diego!

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Maputo, Mozambique
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

absolutely nothing i could say that would make you want to visit downtown s.d. whatever was once here, its not now. pretty much a tourist trap, something like ghiradelli square in s.f. or something

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Providence, RI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Fabulous city- very easy to navigate. I used the "tourist trolley" for 2 days and was not disappointed. We felt safe going out at any time of day including night time. Our hotel was right on the water with great views. A great place to vacation any time of year.

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Cupertino, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Downtown San Diego is like no other U.S. city I've seen so far. It's simply beautiful and you will enjoy every single second of being there. It's highly recommended to spent at least one evening in addition to a full day there! If you ever want to visit the West Coast of the U.S., San Diego should be a part... More 

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Ormeau, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Downtown San Diego is like no other American city! It is old world in that you can enjoy walking the cafe society areas and enjoy the fashion shops, and restaurants of all flavors and prices. This is a city like Brisbane, Australia in it's nearness to the bay and boating activities. The new library and the ball park are within... More 

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