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“Great way to enjoy a city tour”

Old Town Trolley Tours of San Diego
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$39.95*
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San Diego Tour: Hop-on Hop-off Trolley
Ranked #12 of 267 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.
Los Angeles, California, Usa
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great way to enjoy a city tour”
Reviewed October 26, 2013

This is a great way to see the highlights of San Diego especially if one has limited time. It gives you the option to choose which places you want to explore on your own. It is also informative and the drivers/tour guides try really hard to make the experience fun and interesting by showing pictures and playing popular lines from different songs. Although they allow strollers and infant on board, there is really no place for you to put the car seat if you bring one. Overall, it was a fun experience, especially for my 4 year old.

Visited October 2013
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San Diego, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great way to show my sister some highlights of San Diego”
Reviewed October 25, 2013

Great tour for first time visitors or even a resident such as myself. By taking the trolley, we were both able to enjoy all the sights, get on and off at each attraction if we chose, and since we started the tour at Old Town we didn't even have to pay for parking anywhere. The drivers were informative, professional, and all had a great sense of humor. My only regret is not taking the trolley tour sooner. I wouldn't recommend this type of tour for families with small children (under 4 years of age). If the kids start crying or become unruly it is impossible to hear the tour guides and it can spoil the fun for everyone.

Visited August 2013
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Tipton, IA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“A great way to see the city”
Reviewed October 25, 2013

We picked up the trolley tour at Old Town. What a great way to see the city! We specifically wanted to see the Hotel Del Coronado, so we stayed on the trolley until we got there. After seeing this area we hopped back on and went to and auto museum in Balboa Park. The last hop off the trolley was in Little Italy where we had a delicious meal. We were able to get an electric train, also called a trolley, back to our hotel. Nice to not have to drive and park to see San Diego.

Visited October 2013
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Fairfield, Connecticut
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“Informative and fun tour of city”
Reviewed October 23, 2013

We really enjoyed the trolley tour. The trolley took us all around the city -11 stops in all. You can get on and off the trolley. We got off in Coronado and Old Town. In Coronado we walked around the Hotel Del Coronado and had lunch at the Burger Lounge. In Old a Town there were shops and museums and restaurants. The drivers told us about the sights and history- told us funny stories too. We had Philip and Tomi for drivers - both were excellent guides.

Visited October 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“So much fun!”
Reviewed October 23, 2013 via mobile

We had a great time. The trolly drivers were nice and they take you to all the stops. You can hop on and off (trollies come every 30 mins to pick you back up to continue the tour). We had tons of fun. The drivers were very nice and knowledgeable of the tour. Sometimes they do drive a little crazy so hold on!

Visited October 2013
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