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Old Town Trolley Tours of San Diego

#10 of 255 Tours in San Diego
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Address: San Diego, CA 92101
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+1 866-754-0966
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09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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Discover America’s Finest City aboard Old Town Trolley Tours of San Diego....

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.

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Great way to see a lot

Hopped on in Gas Lamp, hopped off on Coronado Island, hopped off at Balboa Park, hopped off at Gas Lamp. Tour guides were great! Learned a lot about beautiful San Diego from... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Fort Myers, Florida
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Fort Myers, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hopped on in Gas Lamp, hopped off on Coronado Island, hopped off at Balboa Park, hopped off at Gas Lamp. Tour guides were great! Learned a lot about beautiful San Diego from this tour, and the flexibility is wonderful. Can buy tickets online, so very convenient. Only minus is that the trolleys can get very full and as is often... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Hilarious! They had a lot to show us and they gave their best to make us laugh! The trip included going over the bridge and that was exhilarating. The windows were open and if you like excitement sit next to them when you cross the bridge ! We only had one day but wish we had two with the trolley... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There is no need to purchase the Trolley tickets in advance online from a vendor other than Old Town Trolley. The "conductors" have excellent customer service skills. The narrations vary somewhat form driver to driver and Casey and Susie were terrific with their inside knowledge having grown up in San Diego. The trolley saves tourists from looking for parking in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You can see it all, driving by or stopping in and spending time: Old Town, Gaslamp Quarter, Downtown, the Convention Centre, shopping and dining, Balboa Park (amazing sites and museums), the ocean, ships and military, Coronado Bay Bridge!, Del Coronado Hotel and island shopping and dining. The tour of about 10 stops takes about 2 hours if you don't get... More 

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Clermont, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We started at " Old Town Station". You can get off at any or all stops along the route. They give you a list of times the trolley picks people up at each stop. You can choose to ride the full route without getting off but honestly getting off allows you to see more and adventure to different areas. We... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Gosh how can I even say how great this tour is!! It doesn't look like much. But the drivers tell such great stories about the history of what you are seeing. And many times they also joke around a bit and have some fun with the groups too. It was a great tour around San Diego. I learned a lot... More 

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Parrottsville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want to really see San Diego and all of San Diego then this is the Trolley to take. It is an all day event because it takes you to all the areas of San Diego including Coronado Island. The only place you won't go is Point Loma. Just do it, you will not be disappointed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Safe,fastand easy way to get around at a small fee. Hits the highlight of the city. Qualcom stadum,Sandeido state university,shopping centers,motels resturants,scenic views. Highly recommend a trip on all lines

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We made the tour on a sunny day. It was an excellent experience. The driver/guides are well informed and they give you lots of Information about the City and its history. We used the Opportunity to hop on and off and mentioned that every Guide is very experienced ( we had 5 of them). You have many opportunities to do... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Not the first Trolley tour we did in the States. Although they are quite expensive, we find them a nice way to see most of the sights of a beautiful city like San Diego in one day. You can hop on and off as you like, but especially later in the day, there are quite a few people waiting at... More 

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