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Old Town San Diego State Historic Park

San Diego Avenue at Twiggs Street, San Diego, CA 92110
+1 619-220-5422
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Historic site in downtown San Diego that recreates life in the Mexican and early American periods of 1821 to 1872.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“mexican food” (160 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
San Diego Avenue at Twiggs Street, San Diego, CA 92110
+1 619-220-5422
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A great place to take a free walk. My daughter and I love to stroll thru old town with her cousins or just the two of us. It's optional however we Love to eat brunch or lunch here. There's plenty to choose from and it's...More

Thank Alejandrina M
Reviewed yesterday

Anytime we have vistors in town, this is must go place. Usually go in the evening or during the weekends stroly through the numerous shops and restaurants. A few times it got really hot during the day so watch out. Also the parking nearby is...More

Thank Shruti t
Reviewed yesterday

We walked around Old Town with our boys! Not much to do for a 9, 8 and 4 year old. The kids did play a little in the park.

Thank Patricia R
Reviewed 2 days ago

we spent the entire day here! we loved the Morman Battallion along with all the other free museum buidings to walk thru. The shopping is great!

Thank 500stacey
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very cool area. Walked the knock knack shops which were cute. Some of the historical buildings were not open which was a bummer. Very hot during the day and lots of school groups.

Thank Kristina K
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice small place to walk on a lazy afternoon. Not so much to see, but very pleasant due to some spirit of old Western movies.

Thank Alexandra P
Reviewed 3 days ago

The mexican restaurants are good, but expensive. Avoid meal hours and spend some time visiting the old Casa de Estudillo, the Racine & Laramie tobbaconists (youy don't need to smoke or buy cigars to visit the shop!), the Seely Stable and have a peek at...More

Thank Michel M
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a must do and must see. There is a tremendous amount of history in Old Town. It retains its character and authenticity. Lots of shops and museums. There is a lot of walking involved, so wear comfortable shoes. The shops open at 10:00...More

Thank Joelle B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A fun place to play tourist In San Diego. I liked the bazaar Del Munson more than their new version but this is a clean version of Los Angeles' Oliveira street. Make sure you walk out and about outside of the state park to enjoy...More

Thank salesguytoo
Reviewed 5 days ago

Finally had the chance to display my US Flag at Old Town after being turned down several years ago made a nice road trip

Thank s3production
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My boyfriend and i will be visiting the week of the fourth of july and really are in need of some time off, we want to see the historic part of San Diego and also the night life. We will be there for 8 days, can you give us soe advice on how to spend our time the best?
22 April 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Hope you are still looking for advice as this is a bit late. San Diego is relatively small, so you can see a lot. Definitely see Coronado Island and Hotel del Coronado as well as the beach. Old Town is a must as is Balboa... More