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San Diego's 59 Mile Scenic Drive

Embarcadero, San Diego, CA
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AWESOME way of seeing SD!

If you have a limited amount of time, have a car, and a sense of great navigation, then this is the... read more

Reviewed March 25, 2018
ExploringViking96
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San Diego, California
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Great way to experience San Diego

Having visited San Diego on many occasions we were this time acting as tour guide to our son on his... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2017
Escape-overseas
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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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Mar 25, 2018
“AWESOME way of seeing SD!”
Jan 3, 2017
“Great way to experience San Diego”
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Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

If you have a limited amount of time, have a car, and a sense of great navigation, then this is the best way to see as much as you can! Be prepared for traffic and spots with little to no parking.

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Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

Having visited San Diego on many occasions we were this time acting as tour guide to our son on his first visit. Whilst planning our stay, and having noticed road signs for the 'scenic route' before the internet provided full details of the route and...More

1  Thank Escape-overseas
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Reviewed July 13, 2016

Stumbled across this tour on the Internet and decided to make it the first item on our itinerary. With a few short stops to take in the scenery, we covered the drive in about 4 hours on a Sunday morning. This is a great way...More

4  Thank tizzysue
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Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

We found This is difficult follow. Which is. A huge issue in traffic. If the could mark it better and rehabs build a. Gps tour t would be great.

2  Thank Charles V
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Reviewed April 22, 2015

I wouldn't really recommend this drive if you have more than one day to see San Diego. The drive encompasses many of the spectacular spots here, however, some of the stops are full day trips. You could possibly combine 1-4 spots for a day. I...More

4  Thank Pattie491
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Reviewed April 13, 2014

I had come across this scenic drive through Tripadvisor. Since we did not know San Diego and its surroundings very well, we decided to try it out. What a nice way to see some of the sights. We picked only a few, as we were...More

12  Thank Anna-Sophie S
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Reviewed January 11, 2013

I randomly found the tour while driving in La Jolla Village and decided to follow the "Scenic Drive" signs because I figured this would provide the more beachfront roads. When I stopped at one of the beach strips along the route I realized it was...More

22  Thank Katie0603
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Reviewed May 28, 2012

I live in San Diego, and when I have visitors from out of town I routinely take them on at least several sections of this drive. It takes you past many of the attractions and sights in San Diego, and depending on your time, you...More

17  Thank KLD101
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Reviewed April 8, 2012

I read about this tour in the AAA book and found the route online. We learned that there are road signs all along the way through out the driving tour. Each sign has a white background, blue letters and a large seagull in the center...More

38  Thank larktrav
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bjcole27
February 14, 2017|
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Response from Escape-overseas | Reviewed this property |
Hi BJ, The detailed route and tourist attractions are available on line. Simply type in San Diego 59 Mile Scenic Drive into your search engine. Some elements of the tour will not be accessible to walk around due to steep... More
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d0tagol
December 9, 2015|
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Response from RUDNME |
There is a list of the possible stops at the san diego tourism site online and as far as the route, you just follow the Scenic Drive signs with the seagull on them.
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Tom P
March 3, 2015|
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I believe you can "Get your bearings, maps, brochures and Visitor Guides at the International Visitor Information Center, an official visitor center of the San Diego Tourism Authority. Located at 1140 North Harbor Drive (in... More
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