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Old Town Trolley Tours of San Diego
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La Jolla & San Diego Beaches Tour
Ranked #12 of 271 Tours in San Diego
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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.
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Terrific Tour Guides”
Reviewed October 27, 2012

Tour route was good and the tour guides great! Gives you a complete overview of San Diego - take the tour!

Visited October 2012
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Burleigh Heads, Australia
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“Great Overview of San Diego”
Reviewed October 26, 2012

I loved this day. The tram took us to the highlights of San Diego where we could hop on and off all day for the one price. The drivers were super knowledgeable on the sites and very friendly, warm and welcoming with humour thrown in too.

I'd definitely recommend this to anyone wanting to have a taste of San Diego and then go back and explore in more detail when you have the time, your favourite spots.

If I went back I'd have spent less time on Coronado Island and spent more time to explore Balboa Park, and Little Italy...as well as the Gaslamp area by day (went twice by night and it was stunning).

Visited September 2012
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worcestershire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
“Good guides and frequent service”
Reviewed October 25, 2012

The guides and their personalities really make this tour and the ability to hop-on/hop off is great allowing you to take your time at the places you want to. We waited for the bus in the Gas lamp quarter and were slightly disheartened to find the one that turned up was full. The timetable said another 30 mins but the driver assured us it would be about 5 mins to wait for another - and he was right! They put on extra buses to accommodate passengers waiting - which is really good service. We particulalry enjoyed the breathtaking ride across the bridge to Coronado!
Excellent introduction to San Diego!

Visited September 2012
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Dublin, Ireland
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“A nice day in San Diego”
Reviewed October 24, 2012

I took this tour at the end of a visit to San Diego. By this time I was familiar with the Gaslamp quarter, so the remainder of the tour was more of an experience. The drivers were friendly, they do let you know of restroom facilities by key stops, and have radio system to communicate when extra trolleys needed. Exploring at any/all stops welcome, I would certainly recommend at Hotel del Coronado and Balboa Park stops.

Visited October 2012
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“Worth the ride”
Reviewed October 22, 2012

This is a very good way to enjoy touring the city. Our driver/ guide Victor spoilt the tour by thinking he was auditioning for a comedy show (badly) instead off giving any interesting facts about the lovely city of San Diego. Beware if any cruise ships have docked because it gets very busy and the waiting in line can become very frustrating, it left some very angry people not being able to get back on. Our tip, do the whole trip first getting off at stops on the second circuit you think might be of interest to you. Old town is a must.

Visited October 2012
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