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San Diego Highlights

  • 7-hour sightseeing tour of San Diego
  • Drive to Coronado Island, the Embarcadero and Balboa Park
  • Take a break to explore the Gaslamp Quarter on foot
San Diego Highlights
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San Diego Highlights
From $149.00
Experience San Diego’s scenic highlights and historic landmarks on a full-day tour of the 'America's finest city'. Listen to the legends behind San Diego's most important sites as you skirt the bay to Coronado Island, explore the Embarcadero then follow lush roads into Balboa Park’s elegant gardens and museums. Pause to find lunch in a Gaslamp Quarter restaurant, take in La Jolla’s world-class shopping district and sweeping coastline and finish your day in the heart of downtown San Diego.
What to Expect
After meeting your insightful guide downtown, take a seat inside the comfortable minivan to start your full-day exploration of San Diego, one of Southern California’s most scenic cities. Throughout this driving tour, you'll stop at a number of prime spots where you can hop out of the van for photo ops and to enjoy bottled water and provided snacks.
Your itinerary begins across San Diego Bay with a visit to sparkling Coronado, where you can admire views of the Hotel del Coronado, an iconic beachside resort, famous since the Victorian era. Hear entertaining commentary from your guide about this National Historic Landmark, known locally as 'the Del,' before returning to the city to see the Embarcadero and resplendent Balboa Park, home to gardens and museums amid its 1,200 acres (485 hectares).
Next, reach the historic Gaslamp Quarter, where you can stretch your legs and grab some lunch (own expense) during a 1-hour break.

Afterward, continue your tour with an afternoon drive north of the city to admire the spectacular coastline of La Jolla, arguably the most picturesque part of the city, from dramatic ocean vistas to sweeping views from Mt Soledad. Upscale La Jolla boasts a natural cove that's home to sea caves, cliffs, abundant marine life and local kayakers. Hear about some of the area’s famous residents who are known to frequent the posh shopping and fine-dining district.
Your day trip then ends when you return to downtown San Diego.
Reviews (27)
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Reviewed October 15, 2018
Awesome Time

My husband and I did the San Diego highlights 7 hour van tour. It ended up just being us and one other lady on the tour, so it was basically a private tour. Our guide was very nice and super informative about the history of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank MSL-Reno
Reviewed August 14, 2018
Best Tour I have done in Years

We truly enjoyed the company of Segway Seth. The Tour was phenomenal, he was very competent and we saw the true hot spots of the area. The Segways were in outstanding quality and it's really a wonderful way to explore a city. Can only recommend...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank martuetz
Reviewed August 2, 2018
Segway tour

Really fun activity. Tour guide, Seth, really knew his stuff and was great at interacting with our 12 year old. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank mikekal2018
Reviewed June 12, 2018
A wonderful way to discover San Diego

Our driver Rob was brilliant. He was knowledgeable, spoke clearly and happily answered any questions we threw his way. In the morning we were the only couple in the van with him. Around the city, over the Coronado bridge, the naval base area, and the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Mikesee060
Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile
Great Comprehensive Tour!

We wanted a tour that included San Diego, Coronado and La Jolla - this tour fit the bill and more. Rob was pleasant, professional, and very knowledgeable. We thoroughly enjoyed the format and pace of this tour. With multiple stops of varying lengths and plenty...More

3  Thank 104carolyng
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