San Diego Scenic Tour
Your best adventure awaits you in San Diego, California.Transportation to and from distinations are located in a central meeting place, starting at 9:30 a.m.
Acivities and Walkthrough:
Beginning downtown San Diego where the nortorious Balboa Park, the Gaslamp Quarters, and Contemporary Art Museum. Visit the specialty shops and a meal at one the restuarants before stepping back into time in Old-Town San Diego. You will see preserved historical missions that dates back to the 1800's. A stop at La Jolla Shore Beach and caves, see the La Jolla Edwards Sculpture Garden, the Seals Children Pool, Ride to the top of Mount Soledad and stop for a bit of paradise at Cornodo Island. Finally, get a chance to ride through the Embarcadero view ships & the Midway Airplane Carrier from the pier as you return back to Old-Town. The tour is great for families and learn the history of San Diego. The tour last 4 hours. At each stop there's 10 to 20 minutes so take plenty of photos.
Old-town San Diego had its first mission in 1769 by Father Junipero Serra. Downtown San Diego has plenty of musuems and art galleries to visit. The La Jolla Shore Beach has plenty of room to rent kayaks, take surfing lessons and scuba lessons so you have the chance to see the vibrant sea creatures. If you want to do some more exploring the sea cliffs that date back 75 million years and it's said that pirates hid contraband.
Visit the Childrens Pool now the home to seals & sea lions. Visit paradise on Coronado Island. Ride to the top of Mt. Soledad for panoramic photos.
Welcome to the most interresting sightseeing tour of San Diego !
We will start our adventure in La Jolla with its beautiful coastal views. The surroundings in La Jolla are really spectacular, with your feet on one of the most picturesque beaches in California you can see the Mediterranean backdrops right beside it, what gives the place an awesome feeling and gives you the opportunity to take some perfect pictures of the omnipresent marine life. You are guaranteed to approach Sea Lions, Pelicans and Seals at the "children pool".
After a ride on the top of the Mount Soledad where you will enjoy a 360 panoramic view of the county, we will visit Coronado Island, the little summer paradise located just a bridge away from Downtown San Diego. Beside its 25 miles of beautiful beaches and dunes Coronado is famous for its elegant gardens and old-world Mac Mansions and the historic Hotel Del Coronado.
After enjoying the nicest beaches in the San Diego area we will head to downtown San Diego to visit the famous Balboa Park with its 1,200 acres of urban park setting that houses over 85 cultural and recreational organizations including 15 museums. We will then stop by Little Italy which is a lovely neighborhood filled with restaurants, bars and pubs, perfect place for a night outting. Not to mention the famous Gaslamp Quarter. We will end our tour of downtown with a quick stop at Petco Park, Home of San Diego Padres.
Completing our Downtown visit, we will ride through the Embarcadero, where we will view the pier and multiple magnificient ships, including the famous Midway Aircraft Carrier.
We will end our tour at Old Town San Diego the "birthplace" of California. It was here in 1769 that Father Junipero Serra came to establish the first of 21 missions that were to be the cornerstones of California. Today Old Town San Diego still preserves the rich heritage from the period of 1821-1871. It also is home to award-winning restaurants, more than 150 shops, 17 museums and much more.
What Is Included ?
- Snacks and beverages
- beach access
- scenic stops for pictures
What Is not Included ?
- Gratuities are not included
Tour duration : 4 hours / Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm
Pick up location :
- In front of 500 West Hotel (500 W. Broadway, 92101 San Diego)
- Close to Old Town Transit center: at the corner of Taylor Street & Calhoun Street, San Diego, CA 92110
Pickup & Return:
- In front of 500 West Hotel (500 W. Broadway, 92101 San Diego) (09.15am)
- Close to Old Town Transit center: at the corner of Taylor Street & Calhoun Street, San Diego, CA 92110 (9.30AM)
Departure Times: 9:30am to 1:30pm
- Bottled water
- Local guide
- Small-group tour
Does not include:
- Gratuities (recommended)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Infant meals not included
- A small amount of walking is involved
- Not wheelchair accessible