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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 Things to Do in Old Town San Diego State Historical Park

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Cygnet Theatre

Cygnet Theater moved from its 165 seat location near San Diego State University to the 246-seat Old Town Theatre in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park. So, since 2008 the "Old Town Theatre" has...
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First San Diego Courthouse 1847 ~Museum

The Mormon Battalion arrived in San Diego in January of 1847 to support the American military garrison in the pueblo during the Mexican War. When not engaged in military duties, they assisted the...
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Take A Walk Through Presidio Park

There is a lovely expanse of park area in Old Town just behind Fiesta de Reyes. Most tourists miss it, but if you are traveling with children who need to run off some excess energy or if you'd rather...
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Visitor's Center

Headquarters for the park is located in the Robinson-Rose House at the north/west corner of the town square. The house was built in the Spring of 1850 by a Texas lawyer, James Robinson. The San Diego...
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Where It All Ends!!

El Campo Santo Cemetery in Old Town began in 1849. This Roman Catholic cemetery had over 400 buried. It is a small place now, but part of the original cemetery is located underneath the street and...
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La Casa De Estudillo

As a school girl, third grade I think it was, I came to this place and was told it was "Ramona's Marriage Place." Helen Hunt Jackson had written a novel called "Ramona" and it was believed that the...
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Commercial Restaurant

This was originally the home of Jose Antonio Nicasio Silvas, his wife Maria Antonia Juliana Machado and their six children. Though the family moved to El Rosario, their ranch in Baja California, the...
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Plaza Del Pasado

Bazaar del Mundo has been replaced by Plaza del Pasado and I went there to see the changes.The difference was so shocking that I just stood there, staring, mouth open and even I forgot to take a...
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A bit of Color!

Either this is something new or it had just blended in with the Bazar del Mundo look so, I hadn't noticed it before.At the entrance of Old Town San Diego State Historic Park three of these colorful...
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Junipero Serra Museum ~Presidio Park 1769-1820

It was here in 1769 that a Spanish Franciscan missionary, Father Junípero Serra, with a group of soldiers led by Gaspar de Portolá, established Alta California’s first mission and presidio (fort).On...
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Heritage Park Victorian Village

County park adjacent to Old Town with several restored Victorian homes and San Diego's first synagogue, which now hosts weddings, receptions, bar mitzvahs. All were moved here from their original...
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San Diego Mormon Battlion Historic Site

This wonderfully center has been totally remodeled. They give interactive free tour of the history of why and what the Mormon Battalion endured to travel to California. Open daily 9:00am to 9:00pmThe...
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Church Of The Immaculate Conception

The cornerstone for this church was laid by the Right Reverend Thaddeus Amat, C. M., Bishop of Monterey, on July 10, 1868; ninety-nine years after Father Serra planted the Cross on Presidio hill....
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Verna House 1887

This lovely house is the Whaley House Museum Shop. The house has a sad history. Once owned by a recluse Maddalena Daniele Verna. She was always seen collecting odds and ends in her cart. Sadley in...
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