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Club Crawl San Diego
"The original and longest running San Diego club crawl we average 50 to 100 Club Crawlers each and every Friday and Saturday night. A mass of tourists locals singles and random party people to mix and mingle with while we escort you from club to club in SD's Gaslamp. Our club crawl lets you experience up to four San Diego night clubs in one night VIP-style all for $25 while meeting a mass of new people. No waiting in lines
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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
From $39.00
 
Day Trip by Rail: Los Angeles to San Diego
"All aboard! Leave the traffic problems at home while you relax aboard an Amtrak Regional train for a day in San Diego. Take a nap on the comfortable roomy seats or stop by the Café Car. Before you know it you'll be in San Diego train station.With a mid-morning arrival it's just a few blocks to pick up your included tickets for a memorable hop-on hop-off tour of San Diego. Stay on the bus or hop off at the stop of your choice. There's something to do at nearly every stop on a variety of loop tours. Visit museums observatories zoos boat rides and enjoy the Old Town Markets. All are everlasting fun even if you've experienced them before. Enjoy the hottest
From $299.00

Gaslamp Quarter Tips (36)

The Gaslamp Quarter

The Gaslamp Quarter is a historical neighborhood in downtown San Diego. This area encompasses sisteen blooks and is packed full of historic buildings, museums, restaurants, shopping, galleries and...
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cjg1
Jul 24, 2015

Echoes of an Era

Most tourists flock the Gaslamp for shopping, bars and restaurants but for visitors with an interest in architecture, this district is a goldmine. Over 90 turn-of-the-century buildings of various...
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goodfish
Mar 06, 2015

the Historic Heart of San Diego

the main center of activity and nightlife of san diego and we have to thank the founders of New San Diego as the Gas Lamp Quarter was founded in the 19th century by the San Diego City Planners to be...
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machomikemd
Sep 17, 2014

Evening Dinner

From the beach we headed to the Gaslamp Quarter for dinner. There was certainly a lot of choice. I think that the prices were a tad on the expensive side and it was very busy but I liked the vibe. I...
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davesut
Mar 22, 2014

The historic heart of San Diego

The Gaslamp Quarter was developed in the 1860s. It was then known as "New Town", in opposition to the Old Town area. In its early days, the area's streets were filled with saloons, gambling halls and...
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Jefie
Nov 04, 2013

Horton Grand Hotel

When you're walking around the Gaslamp Quarter, it's well worth taking a few minutes to explore this historic hotel dating back to the 1880s. Today's structure actually consists of what used to be two...
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Jefie
Oct 30, 2013

William Heath Davis House

Built in 1850, this is the oldest house in the Gaslamp Quarter. It's home to the Gaslamp Quarter Association, and it's possible to go on self-guided tours of the house. Its 10 rooms are furnished so...
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Jefie
Oct 29, 2013

The Gaslamp Quarter

The Gaslamp Quarter is about sixteen blocks of shopping, dining and nightclubs that offer something exciting for everyone. Day and night it is a vibrant part of the city. Downtown San Diego had lost...
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lmkluque
Aug 15, 2013

Lyceum Theater

Located at front of Horton Plaza. It has two stages and is the home to the San Diego Repertory Theatre.Even if you don't have time to go to the theater during your visit to San Diego, just looking at...
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lmkluque
May 18, 2013

Lively day or night in the "Gaslamp Quarter."

Not many areas of a city can let you walk for joy, shop till you drop, smack your lips looking at restaurant menus, listen to cool jazz, dance your "booty" off, or down a beer sitting at an outside,...
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travelgourmet
Nov 30, 2012

Gaslamp Quarter

The Gaslamp Quarter is right across the street from the Convention Centre. It is a good place to shop and dine. Horton Plaza is few blocks from Gaslamp and it is an open air shopping mall with 130...
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winnietankl
Apr 04, 2011

Gaslamp Quarter

The Gaslamp Quarter is the place for restaurants, bars, clubs, and shopping. This area is filled with late night entertainment. This is a great area to stay in for singles or couples visiting San...
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Apr 04, 2011
 
 
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Things to Do Near Gaslamp Quarter

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San Diego Chinese Historical Museum

This unassuming little museum is dedicated to the Chinese laborers, who helped build San Diego in the early wild west days. It has quietly been growing in the past twenty or so years and has done a...
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SD Convention Center

San Diego Convention Center, steps away from Gaslamp Quarter, is a huge downtown venue beloved by a great variety of visitors every year. Usually attended by business types, the center is great for...
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Torrey Pines

Parking is just off the Pacific Coast Highway north of San Diego. Park fees are by the car and relatively cheap. There are bathrooms and showers to hose the feet after walking on the beach. The main...
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Ocean Beach

We loved hanging out in Ocean Beach during our visit to San Diego in April 2016. The vibe is very laid back, so after popping into a couple of stores and enjoying dinner we headed to the pier to watch...
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Seaport Village

We were lucky that Seaport Village was a free shuttle ride or a short walk from our hotel! It was a great place to eat and wander with our 3.5 year old! Felt safe and friendly as it is definitely a...
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Museum of Contemporary Art

Located at 700 Prospect Street, right near La Jolla Cove, this museum and a distinctive shipwreck sculpture that makes is hard to miss. This is one of two contemporary art museum locations, the newer...
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Getting to Gaslamp Quarter

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Downtown San Diego

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  • Sunday Closed
  • Monday 08:30 to 17:30
  • Tuesday 08:30 to 17:30
  • Wednesday 08:30 to 17:30
  • Thursday 08:30 to 17:30
  • Friday 08:30 to 17:30
  • Saturday Closed

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