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San Diego Tour: Hop-on Hop-off Trolley
"Turn back the pages of history and relive San Diego's early days as it became the Birthplace of California. In Old Town San Diego (sometimes called the ""Jamestown of the Pacific"") you will experience early Americana with its distinctive ""West Coast Style"" Spanish flavor. The San Diego Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour is the easiest way to get around town. You can hop on and off at any of the 10 stops as often as you like. The shops and restaurants. Trolleys depart every 30 minutes."""Discover San Diego at your leisure with a one-day ticket on the Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour. Create your own itinerary to see the most popular sights of San Diego at your own pace.title=Highlights&1=Ride+the+San+Diego+Trolley&2=Hop+on+and+off+at+any+of+the+10+stops+as+often+as+you+like&3=Stops+are+conveniently+located+close+to+all+popular+attractions%2C+shops+and+restaurants&4=Create+your+own+itinerary+to+see+the+most+popular+sight1 day pass
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San Diego Seal Tour
"This 90-minute fully-narrated journey departs from Seaport Village located on Harbor Drive at the Embarcadero. As you travel along the beautiful Big Bay by land you will hear stories of early sailors as well as the history of the 14-mile long working bay. You also will learn about the importance of the military in San Diego. Pass by San Diego International Airport dedicated to aviator Charles Lindbergh just one of the many people you will hear about on your San Diego Seal Tour. Then you will splash down into the San Diego Bay off Shelter Island where you begin the water-tour segment of the journey. As the seal travels through the north end of the Big Bay keep your eyes peeled for a chance encounter with a California brown pelican. The Big Bay provides views of Point Loma
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San Diego Shore Excursion: San Diego Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley
"The San Diego Hop-on Hop-off Trolley is a wonderful way to see the San Diego sights you want to see when you want to see them. This shore excursion allows you flexibility to make the most of your time in port. Board the trolley at the cruise ship termina where early California history comes to life; Old Town is often called the “Birthplace of California” as it’s where California’s first European settlers made their home. Another popular stop is Coronado where you can explore the famous and haunted Hotel del Coronado.Trolley stops are conveniently located close to all popular attractions shops and restaurants. Trolleys depart every 30 minutes.Worry-free Shore Excursion:We will ensure your excursion ends with ample time for you to return to the San Diego port for your ship’s departure. In the extremely unlikely event your ship
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More Restaurants in Old Town San Diego

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Rockin' Baja Lobster!

There are six Rockin' Baja Lobster restaurants in the chain. The Old Bonita Store, in Chula Vista was the first and the others followed. The style of food served at this restaurant is loosely based on...
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Harney Street Sushi

We went for lunch and it was very roomy and not crowded, casual attire was fine. There was a patio area to eat in outside, but we chose a booth inside. For $30- 2 miso soup, 2 salad, 2 entrees, 2...
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Cafe Coyote

Yes, another Mexican Restaurant. Cafe Coyote is located on a corner of San Diego Avenue, the tortilla lady is easy to see as you drive by. However, it is more fun to walk-up and watch as she displays...
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The Living Room Cafe!

My first visit to the Living Room Coffeehouse Bistro and European Pastries on El Cajon Boulevard won me over. Located near San Diego State University, the place was full of people reading text books,...
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O'Hungry's

The decor is nautical-tacky with pier posts, ship's steering wheel and even lady figureheads. Just the place for relaxing after a rough voyage and swabbing decks. O'Hungry's is not my type of place...
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El Agave Tequileria

Oddly located above a neighborhood liquor store, this restaurant may not grab your attention, but that contributes to the fact that it is not such a touristy place and it is worth a try. This Mexican...
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Casa De Guadalajara!

Casa de Guadalajara may become the new focal point for SD residents and tourists to the Old Town area. It is owned by Diane Powers of Bazaar del Mundo fame and with the final court decision that will...
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Old Town Mexican Cafe

This is my second choice in Old Town. One of the deciding factors is that it stays open later--until midnight--than most restaurants in the area. It is very popular and often times there is quite a...
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Cosmopolitan Restaurant and Hotel

Juan Bandini came from Peru to San Diego in 1819. His home, La Casa de Bandini was completed ten years later and he lived there with his wife, daughter of Capitan Jose Maria Estudillo, the commander...
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Old Town Mexican Cafe

We found that although its decor is not as "pretty" as some of the other cantinas in Old Town, this is Mexican interior cuisine at its finest. ......~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ We went a couple times and the...
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casa guadalajara

One person in our party of 6 never got their food (the waiter had cancelled it) One person's food was charred beyond recognition. I asked for water 4 times and never got it. We brought it to the...
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Old Town Saloon

The long oak bar does an outstanding job of supporting people's elbows and beers. Mounted to the walls is a nice collection of olde time black and white photos of how Old Town looked, once upon a...
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Old Town Mexican Cafe

We found that although its decor is not as "pretty" as some of the other cantinas in Old Town, this is Mexican interior cuisine at its finest. ......~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ We went a couple times and the...
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Hotels Near Old Town San Diego

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4041 Harney St., San Diego, California, 92110, United States
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2435 Jefferson Street, San Diego, California, 92110, United States
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4444 Pacific Highway, San Diego, California, 92110, United States
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3889 Arista Street, San Diego, California, 92110, United States
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2380 Moore Street, San Diego, California, 92110, United States
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3900 Old Town Avenue, San Diego, California, 92110, United States
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Things to Do Near Old Town San Diego

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Old Town Trolley Tours

Old Town San Diego was a Mexican Bastion. If you want to have a different experience of nightlife with an authentic native californian mexican flavor and away from the maddening crowd in Gaslamp...
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Whaley House

Whaley House was built in 1857 and was the home of local businessman Thomas Whaley. At the time it was built, the two-storey brick house was said to be one of the finest in southern California. The...
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Heritage Park

This section of Old Town is operated by the county with the exception of Derby-Pendelton House, which belongs to the Save Our Heritage Foundation. Located in the northeast segment of O.T, it’s a...
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Bazaar del Mundo

I know this isn't the "Restaurant Tips" Section, I just wanted to show you the best place to be sitting when the free performances begin. We'll have a great view of the stage from Casa De Pico's...
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Junipero Serra Museum - Presidio Park

In 1769 Spain established the Presidio of San Diego and is the oldest European settlement on the Pacific Coast of the US and Canada. Once a fortified military colony it grew to become the chief...
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SeaWorld

Ok, I don't care what age you are, but Sea World has load to offer for all ages to enjoy. Animals shows, exhibits, and some actual hands on with some dolphins and sting rays. Its been a very long time...
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Top 5 Old Town San Diego Writers

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lmkluque

"Where It All Began"
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DawnDesert

"Quick trip to Old Town and surrounding Areas"
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al_mary

"Old Town San Diego Historic Park"
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machomikemd

"Where San Diego was Founded"
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