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Old Town Trolley Tours of San Diego

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Address: San Diego, CA 92101
Phone Number: +1 866-754-0966
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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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This Trolley Tour is well worth the money. You can get on and off at different locations or just stay on if you do not want to see a particular area. This is the best way to see... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This Trolley Tour is well worth the money. You can get on and off at different locations or just stay on if you do not want to see a particular area. This is the best way to see San Diego...then you can go back to any area you want and spend as much time as you need if you did... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

At first I felt the price was a bit high; however, this proved a good value. We began and ended with driver Bob whose humor was based on puns and a fun soundtrack but grew on you. We took advantage of the on/off option twice - for the Seaport Village and the Hotel del Coronado. Great stops. Bob picked us... More 

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Stuart, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were staying near Old Town and bought a two-day ticket to overview the area and preview things to do. We added a ticket to the Midway for one of the days as well (purchased through the Old Town Trolley). The tour guides were very informative and entertaining. We had several guides, all of whom we thoroughly enjoyed. Melissa was... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I'll start out by letting you know that I LOVE Old Town Trolley Tours - I've taken their trolleys in D.C. and Boston and now in San Diego. For our family, this is the best way to get an overall "feel" of a city's top attractions at a reasonable price. We can spend the time we want at the attractions... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent Friday afternoon after Thanksgiving on the trolley tour - unfortunately we only had time to get off at Coronado and have lunch and at Old Town and enjoy some happy hour margaritas and nachos. We were able to browse some of the many stalls and stores with their wares from Mexico!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tour is amazing and informative with 8 stops on highlights of City of San Diego. It took 2hours ride on traditional trolley car with your special guide and driver. The all 8 stops which you can hop on and off at any stops with catching the next trolley within 30-45 minutes till the last car according to the schedule.... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hopped on in Old Town and got off at the Marine & Maritime Museum and did the self-guided tour. As per the schedule, we were able to hop on another trolley when we finished at the museum. We hopped off next at the Seaport Village, had lunch, bought some taffy, and a few gifts. When we were ready to leave... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This trolley helped with getting around and seeing what was available in SAN Diego. Worth the money for sure.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice city with a lot of intresting points of views, you must see. Very easy with the hip hop tourbus.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the trolley tour (hop on, hop off) and it's well worth it. The drivers were friendly, knowledgeable and attentive. We had Arthur and Alex as drivers and they were really good. If the bus was full they would call and notify the next bus, very well organized and very little wait. Would highly recommend this tour to anyone... More 

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