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Welcome to San Diego!

Hello, I’m David Thornton, General Manager of Old Town Trolley of San Diego and CASTmember since 2001.

As you explore the scenic coastal landscape, you’ll learn why San Diego is called “America’s Finest City.” Since 1989, Old Town Trolley Tours has provided sightseeing tours highlighting the best of San Diego. Hop aboard one of our trolleys and you’ll experience Transportainment, a delightful combination of transportation and entertainment.

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“Experience Transportainment, a delightful combination of transportation and entertainment”

Our fleet of orange and green trolleys travel frequently throughout San Diego and over the iconic San Diego-Coronado Bridge to Coronado on a continuous 25-mile loop visiting 10 neighborhoods with 10 destination stops.

Our friendly conductors narrate the San Diego tour with a fascinating and fun mix of trivia and humorous stories. It will be our pleasure to guide you through the birthplace of California. As a San Diego resident, I assure you that Old Town Trolley Tours is the best way to see the city. Because we showcase the best of San Diego and Coronado, you can avoid costly parking and city driving. The tour is also designed so that you can hop on and off and explore on your own at any time. With frequent pickups at all our stops, this helps you avoid walking long distances.

Here are just a few reasons why Old Town Trolley is the best sightseeing tour in town:

  • 100% Money Back Guarantee*
  • FREE map brochure with day planner
  • Most frequent hop on & off all day tour of San Diego & Coronado
  • Start your San Diego tour at any of our convenient stops
  • More than 100 Points of Interest
  • San Diego’s most comprehensive tour fully narrated by our expert tour conductors
  • San Diego’s Largest City Tour/ Sightseeing Fleet with the most frequent pickup service. Trolleys arrive and depart approximately every 30 minutes at all 10 stops.
  • Voted “Best Way to See The City” by SignOnSanDiego.com
  • FREE discount coupons to San Diego attractions and restaurants ($70 value)
  • Complimentary shuttle service available from select area hotels.
  • We offer discounted packages on tours & attractions.
*Special exemptions apply to the following reservation based attractions: Yankee Freedom III, Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum and Ghosts & Gravestones.

san diego savings book and essential guide“With your trolley ticket, you’ll receive our free full color map, a free savings book that includes discounts to attractions, restaurants & shopping and the chance to purchase our Essential Guide book for $5 with all our stops & things to do at each one!”

san-diego-hop-on-hop-off-toursExplore the Old Town San Diego State Historic Park and experience Mexican and early American life in the 19th century, including 5 original adobe homes filled with fascinating artifacts. Tour the Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum and learn about the Navy’s longest serving carrier. Enjoy the shopping, dining, and entertainment at Seaport Village. Check out the historic Gaslamp Quarter, with its Victorian-themed buildings and dozens of shops and nightclubs. Visit the William Heath Davis House, a “saltbox” style home similar to Davis’ original home, the founder of New Town San Diego.

Take the trolley to Coronado, “the Crown City,” home of the famous Hotel del Coronado, one of the nation’s top resorts. See Balboa Park, a city park that combines open space and greenery with cultural attractions. Stroll through El Prado, a long promenade running through the park, lined with Spanish architecture. Don’t miss the San Diego Zoo, one of the largest, most progressive zoos in the world with over 4,000 animals!

Do and see it all in San Diego with Old Town Trolley Tours!

san-diego-brochureSan Diego’s most 
comprehensive tour,
covering more than 100 
points of interest and
fully narrated by our 
expert tour conductors.

Download an Old Town Trolley
of San Diego Brochure

To receive a brochure by mail, go to contact us.

 

 

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