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San Diego Old Town Trolley Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

By Historic Tours of America
Price was undefined, price is now $42


Free cancellation available
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Multiple languages
Cleanliness and safety

Cleaning and safety practices

Masks required
Vehicles and venues disinfected
Personal safety equipment


  • Freedom to explore San Diego's sights at your own pace

  • Frequent service with buses departing every 30 minutes

  • 11 different stops scattered conveniently around the city

  • Informative & entertaining commentary from your conductor

  • Handy guidebook with map & discounts to area retailers

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Hop-on hop-off trolley pass for San Diego

  • What's included

    Unlimited rides within the duration of your pass

  • What's included

    Guidebook with map and coupons

  • What's included

    Live tour commentary provided in English

  • What's included

    Gold and Platinum Passes include admission to Maritime Museum and 10 local museums along tour route

  • What's included

    Platinum Pass includes a 50 percent discount on Swift Boat, Pilot Boat, or Tall Ship Tour.

  • What's excluded

    Admission to the museums, attractions, and sites along the tour route

Know Before You Book

  • Starting December 1st, 2020 Trolley is closed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays

  • This activity is wheelchair accessible. Please call 619-298-8687 to arrange accessible pickup and kindly provide 24 hours advance notice.

  • Hours of operation begin at 9:30 AM and typically run until 5 PM. Hours of operation may vary on holidays; please check before you go.

  • Operation is closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

  • Platinum pass includes 2 days of touring; must be used on consecutive dates.

What you can expect

With this hop-on hop-off trolley tour, you can explore parks, the waterfront, and interesting neighborhoods at your leisure. Turn back the pages of history and learn how San Diego became the birthplace of California as you listen to an entertaining conductor share historical facts and amusing anecdotes.

You can disembark at any stop along this tour's 25-mile (40-km) loop to enjoy charming sights, restaurants, and shops. Or stay on board your trolley and enjoy informative narrative that presents an entertaining overview of “America's Finest City.”

You might cruise to the Embarcadero to check out Navy ships and waterfront attractions, stop off in the Gaslamp Quarter to explore the city's once-seedy frontier streets, or head over the bay to soak up the charming sights on Coronado Island. Explore the eateries in Little Italy, take a walk through Balboa Park, and look for unique souvenirs in Old Town Market. With unlimited rides for the duration of your pass, a hop-on hop-off trolley tour is the perfect way to uncover San Diego's coolest neighborhoods and can't-miss attractions.

Route stops include:

  • Old Town Market
  • Maritime Museum & Star of India
  • Embarcadero Marina
  • Seaport Village
  • Marriott Marquis and Marina
  • Historic Gaslamp Quarter
  • Petco Park / East Convention Center
  • Barrio Logan
  • Coronado / Orange Avenue
  • Balboa Park
  • Little Italy

Please note: Starting December 1st, 2020 the Trolley will not operate on Tuesdays/Wednesdays/Thursdays

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants

Social distancing

  • Social distancing measures in place
  • Protective shields in place at main contact areas

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Masks required
  • Hand sanitizer provided

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Activity Location

  • Balboa Park Boarding Location
  • 2199 Presidents Way
  • San Diego California 92101

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Old Town Trolley Tours Boarding Location
  • 4010 Twiggs Street
  • San Diego California 92110
  • Seaport Village Boarding Location
  • 470 Kettner Boulevard
  • San Diego California 92101
  • Marriott Marquis and Marina Boarding Location
  • 333 West Harbor Drive
  • San Diego California 92101
  • Gaslamp Quarter Boarding Location
  • 480 Fourth Avenue
  • San Diego California 92101
  • Coronado - Orange Ave. Boarding Location
  • 1107 Orange Avenue
  • Coronado California 92118

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