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Half-Day San Diego City Sightseeing Tour

Product ID: 24272
Introduce yourself to America's Finest City on this half-day sightseeing tour of San Diego. Visit Balboa Park, Downtown, La Jolla, the Old Town, Coronado, and many other highlights in the fascinating city of San Diego.
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Duration: 4 hours
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  • Discover the natural beauty of La Jolla
  • Enjoy the views of Downtown San Diego
  • Take a walk along the Prado at Balboa Park
Full description
Enjoy a half-day sightseeing tour of the best places in San Diego. Discover the historic sights of the Old Town, Balboa Park, Downtown, Little Italy, East Village, and the Embarcadero.

Stop off at Petco Park, the baseball ground of the San Diego Padres, as well as visit Balboa Park's Botanical Building. This fantastic tour of the city also takes you to La Jolla on the coast, home to various natural sea caves.

Enjoy a panoramic view of San Diego from Mount Soledad, experience the birthplace of California, and discover why this city is the heart of California. Optional things to do include visiting the USS Midway, enjoying a harbor cruise, or shopping at Seaport Village.
  • Round trip transportation
  • Professional driver/guide
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

4 / 5

based on 86 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.1 / 5
  • Organization
    3.9 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.1 / 5
  • Safety
    4.2 / 5
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The best 4 hours spent in a new city!

Frank is an exceptional tour guide. He took us to the highlights and provided a lot of flair and commentary during our tour. When asked questions about places to go and where to stay away from, he was able to provide suggestions. He was very flexible, especially when people took a little longer to see something or to finish their beverage during our stops. At the end of the tour, he dropped us off at our hotel, but offered to drop us off anywhere. We took a lot of pictures and shared a lot of laughs. Frank really loves his city. He also asked how we felt about what we saw and if there were any places we still wanted to see.

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July 5, 2018

Fun and educational tour.

Our guide, Frank, was very informed, and congenial. We enjoyed the sights and the information. He also was a good driver. Great 4 hours of sightseeing. We liked being in a van setting, rather than a large bus. We were able to see more and get to places a bus can’t go.

April 7, 2018

Our guide was sweet but drove a van she wasn’t used to. Driving and talking/pointing out sites not a good combination. She has an “inside voice” as she said and the wireless headphone speaker she used wasn’t charged and didn’t work. Could not hear her at all in the van ride. Just dropped us off in different areas for 15-20 minutes without any guidance. Overall awful tour. Would not recommend to anyone.

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January 27, 2020

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Product ID: 24272