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Review of Old Town Trolley Tours of San Diego

Old Town Trolley Tours of San Diego
4010 Twiggs Street, San Diego, CA 92101 (Old Town)
619-298-8687
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$32*
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: Discover America’s Finest City aboard Old Town Trolley Tours of San Diego. This two hour, fully narrated tour will show you San Diego and Coronado with stops at Seaport Village, Old Town, the Gaslamp Quarter, Horton Plaza, Little Italy, Balboa Park and the World-Famous San Diego Zoo. With 11 stops, guests can disembark for shopping, dining and attractions. Old Town Trolley Tours has a 100% money back guarantee.
Salt Lake City, Utah
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“Tour San Diego”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

A very good tour. You can get on and off the trolley as you like! Every tour guide had something different to offer for information. You have to spend about 30 minutes in old town even if you didn't want to and that was the only downside. The trolley goes almost everywhere you would want to go including: Coronado Island, little Italy they even have a stop that is walking distance from the zoo. It is the cheapest way to get around and you get a lot of good information from the drivers.

Visited August 2014
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“Great Value”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

If you have a small amount of time in this beautiful city - this is the way to go. Its a wonderfully narrated overview of the city with the ability to get off and on whenever you want.

The conductors are terrific, pointing out great places in the city.

Special thank you to Shaela who shared with us it was her last trip

Visited August 2014
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San Diego, California
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“Best way to see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This tour is not cheap, but when you take it you'll understand. I suggest you start in Old Town as the parking is free and you can park all day. Unlike big bus tours this is a trolley on wheels It has many stops and you can get off at one or all of them as another trolley will come along in about a half hour. Your starting place is your ending place. The tour guides give you a lot of history along the way. Old Town, Bay, Gas lamp, Coronado, Balboa Park, the Zoo and everything along the way, you can't beat it for a great way to see all the city highlights and avoid the traffic. A must do.

Visited September 2013
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Mission Viejo, California
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“Lot of Bang for your Buck”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This tour takes you from Old Town to Downtown to Convention Center to Coronado to Balboa Park to Gaslamp and more... Beware of getting off you may have to wait a couple of trolleys before one comes along with available seating.

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“Fun Trolley Tour”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

We had a fun time on the trolley tour with the family. We rode the tour all around San Diego finally getting off in Old Town for lunch. A couple hours later we hopped on and rode it to the Midway.

Guides were very nice and informative. No problem finding a seat for the 5 of us but at several stops we had no room for other tourists. It would have been frustrating if that happened to us, depending on the wait for the next trolley.

It wasn't cheap for a day pass ( $40 ) but a great way to see San Diego without driving and parking headaches.

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