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San Diego La Jolla & San Diego Beaches Tour

5.5 Hours (approx.)
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Take a day trip to La Jolla, The Jewel of San Diego, and explore this beautiful seaside village from caves to exclusive shops and trendy galleries.


  • Spend a great afternoon visiting the exclusive Point La Jolla oceanfront district and La Jolla Village.
  • Visit the Children’s Pool Beach and go out along the Observation Walkway to view resting sea lions.
  • Catch some beach time at La Jolla Cove, San Diego’s premier ocean swimming, snorkeling, and diving spot.


If you would like to see the scenic coastline and picturesque beach towns that are San Diego’s main attractions, there is no better way to go than a guided trolley tour. Board a classic open-air trolley and join an entertaining, informative Beach Conductor on an exciting day trip tour along the city’s most beautiful beaches and through some of America’s most exclusive neighborhoods.

Enjoy the ride as you experience the ocean-side beauty and mild temperatures that make San Diego world famous. Hop on/hop off privileges let you explore La Jolla and get in a little beach time, or simply stay on board for a full day tour of some of Southern California’s best seaside scenes. Avoid the hassle of fighting the traffic and finding your way – Relax and take in the sights as you travel from Old Town to La Jolla and back in comfort and ease on the famed Old Town Trolley.

Hop on a brightly-colored Beach Cruiser trolley in Old Town and start out with a climb 822 feet above sea level to the top of Mt. Soledad. There you can visit the Veteran’s Memorial and take in an incredible 360-degree panorama of San Diego and the Pacific Coastline. You will have 20 minutes to enjoy the vista and shoot photos before boarding the trolley for the scenic descent to the sea.

Relax while you roll down into La Jolla, the exclusive seaside community known as The Jewel of San Diego. The trolley passes the renowned La Jolla Cove, Scripps Park, and historic Children’s Pool on the way into the bustling heart of La Jolla Village. That’s where you can disembark at 11:30 am for an afternoon of independent exploration and enjoyment in one of Southern California’s premium seaside shopping and dining meccas.

Get back on the trolley at 3:00 pm and head south down the coast highway. Look for surfers out at legendary Windansea Beach, Bird Rock, and other classic spots. The route runs through Pacific Beach and Mission Beach, perfect Southern California beach towns packed with tourists and beach bums. You will pass Belmont Park and the Giant Dipper Roller Coaster on the Mission Beach Boardwalk, and the Sea World Sky Tower on the way back to your starting point in Old Town San Diego.

Take this opportunity to spend an afternoon exploring the heart of one of Southern California’s most famous beach playgrounds and some of the best scenery San Diego has to offer. Or, if your time budget does not allow for a full day trip to La Jolla, simply let your driver know. You can stay on the trolley for the full loop, see all the sights, and arrive right back in Old Town in about 5 hours and 30 minutes.

Find the magic that attracts so many to San Diego and see the Southern California lifestyle at its best. Book your spot on the San Diego La Jolla & San Diego Beaches Tour now!


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