San Diego Old Town Trolley Tour
See San Diego’s top attractions on a fully-narrated 2-hour trolley tour. Cover over 100 points of interest & hop on and off at 10 conveniently located stops.
- Ride a classic open-air trolley – The attraction that gets you to the attractions.
- Spend an entire day touring the city with just one ticket.
- Enjoy Hop On/Hop Off privileges all day long at convenient trolley stops.
- Cross the spectacular Coronado Bridge and visit the historic Hotel del Coronado.
- Get free admission to 10 different museums with your trolley ticket.
- Receive discount coupons for attractions, gift shops, and restaurants.
- Take advantage of free shuttle service from many hotels.
See the sights of with the city’s largest trolley tour fleet. Enjoy a fun-filled day of touring on an old-fashioned open-air trolley powered by clean-burning, low-pollution propane. One ticket gets you a full day of hop on/hop off privileges at ’s top attractions – Choose your favorite locations to visit or stay on board for a complete 2-hour city loop tour!
Noted as the “Best Way to See the City” by The San Diego Union Tribune and a two-time winner of the San Diego Convention and Visitors Bureau’s prestigious Finest Service Award, Old Town Trolley Tours of San Diego has been delighting guests for over 20 years.
This 25-mile trolley tour takes visitors throughout Old Town and the historic city center, to Balboa Park, across the bridge to beautiful Coronado, and along the vibrant Embarcadero harbor front. All while information and stories provided by an expert local guide keep the journey educational and entertaining.
A fleet of unique and colorful orange and green trolleys travels a 25-mile loop through San Diego and Coronado, arriving and departing from stops approximately every 30 minutes. You can plan an itinerary, start the day at any stop, get off and explore as you like, then catch a trolley to your next destination. You can spend the entire day on the beach at Coronado or at the San Diego Zoo then catch the trolley home. Or simply relax on the trolley and enjoy a two-hour guided tour of this amazing coastal city.
Hop on and off to explore as many interest points as you like. The number of stops you can make is limited only by your tour start time, the time of year of your visit, and the amount of time you have available. Two-day passes and discounted Old Town Trolley and SEAL Tour combination packages are also available to help you make the most of your time in San Diego. Just ask the staff at any of the trolley stops if you would like some help planning your trolley tour.
The trolley tour takes you by San Diego’s top sightseeing attractions. You can see and visit Old Town State Park, Seaport Village, the Embarcadero, the Historic Gaslamp Quarter, Horton Plaza Shopping Center, Coronado’s Hotel del Coronado, Balboa Park & the San Diego Zoo, Little Italy and much more.
In addition, your Trolley Ticket or sticker is good for admission to ten top local museums: Old Town Sheriff’s Museum; Old Town Model Railroad Depot; Casa De Aguirre; Mormon Battalion Historic Site; African Museum-Casa Del Rey Moro; San Diego Chinese Historical Museum; The Veterans Museum at Balboa Park; Timken Museum of Art; Coronado Historical Museum, and San Diego Firehouse Museum.
Your original eTicket is valid for all hours of operation on the date of purchase. Hop on and off as often as you like during the trolley’s hours of operation. Final end-of-day re-boarding times will vary according to individual trolley stop location and seasonal changes in hours of operation. If you would like to simply ride the full loop, the tour will take approximately 2 hours.
Have fun and see all the sights on San Diego’s most popular trolley tour – Book your spot on the San Diego Old Town Trolley Tour now!
- Reservations are REQUIRED for all bookings
- Book Your Package On-Line and Receive Your Confirmation
- Departure point: Detailed check-in instructions - including address, Google map, and parking information - will be included in your final confirmation email.
- Duration: 2 Hours (approx.) Hop on, hop off all day.
- Check-in time: Please check in 30 minutes before the activity start time.
- Fully narrated tour of San Diego
- Hop on, hop off privileges
- Gratuities (Optional)
What To Bring
- Confirmation Voucher (printed or mobile)
- Any required or suggested items listed on your confirmation email.
- A Smile!
Likely To Sell Out
Spaces are extremely limited this time of year so book early to ensure the date you want.
Voucher Confirmation Info
This tour accepts both printed and electronic vouchers (e-vouchers). You can either print the voucher and present a paper copy on the day of travel. Or, if you travel with a mobile device, simply show your Photo ID and present your voucher on your Smartphone or tablet on the day of travel.
Local Operator Information
Complete operator information, including local telephone number, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.
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