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    What to Expect
    Take a 4-hour city tour of San Diego by air-conditioned coach, enjoying a chance to admire the city’s beautiful coastal landscapes, antique architecture and lush parks during your visit. It’s a great way to get an overview of the city or cover a lot of ground in a short period of time.

    Start your visit in either the morning or afternoon (depending on the option selected) with a pickup from your hotel or the city’s Kettner Boulevard. From there you’ll continue by air-conditioned coach to some of San Diego’s most iconic attractions, parks and architecture. Check out the beautiful Victorian facades found in the city’s Gaslamp Quarter, then head to the city’s East Village, site of the San Diego Padres stadium, for a photo opportunity at PETCO Park.

    Continue to Balboa Park, considered, home to a number of museums, gardens and the world-famous San Diego Zoo. Pass by the Botanical Building, which houses a diverse collection of plants and flowers, where you can take a few photos. Then move on to La Jolla, playground of the city’s wealthy residents. The area’s cliff-strewn coastline also features a community of seals and a collection of sea caves, along with top-notch views of San Diego from on top of Mount Soledad.

    Proceed to Old Town, known as the birthplace of California, where you can explore the range of restaurants, shops and historic architecture, some of which dates back to the 18th century. Those who have not purchased the upgrade visits to Seaport Village or the USS Midway will end their trip here, with a drop-off back at their hotel or Kettner Boulevard. For more details on the upgrade options, please check out the descriptions below.

    Upgrade to visit USS Midway or Seaport Village 

    Opt to also include admission to the family-friendly USS Midway Museum at Navy Pier, the most-popular naval ship museum in the world. Take a self-guided audio tour which explores the ship's numerous restored aircraft, the engine room, galley, crew's sleeping area and ship's bridge. You'll also have the chance to watch the ship's collection of historical films and check out its interactive exhibits and flight simulators. 

    Another optional add-on for your tour is Seaport Village, a waterfront shopping and dining complex. Wander the cobblestone pathways of this entertainment area, enjoying an eclectic array of boutiques and restaurants; live music and street performers; and views of the San Diego Bay. Use your provided maps and discount guide to make the most of your visit. 

    Stay as long as you wish at the museum or shopping village and make your own way back to your hotel, or request drop-off at your hotel when you're ready.
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    Departure Point
    Five Star Tours & Charter Bus Company, 1050 Kettner Blvd Suite D, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
    Duration
    4h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • 4-hour San Diego city tour
    • Visit to Seaport Village (if option selected)
    • Professional guide
    • Transportation by air-conditioned coach
    • Hotel pickup & drop-off; USS Midway and Seaport Village passengers MUST contact the local operator to setup a drop-off time
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Return transportation is not required with the USS Midway or Seaport Village options as you are allowed to spend as much time as you wish in these areas. However, if you wish to be dropped-off at your hotel after the excursion, please contact the local operator to setup a drop-off time
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Great tour of San Diego, awesome tour guide. Helped in the decision making of moving to San Diego easier.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Raymond O
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We were very pleased with our driver, Frank. His sense of humor and knowledge of the area made it a great tour. We have been to San Diego many times, but still enjoyed it.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    1  Thank scotthocken
    Reviewed 7 August 2019 via mobile

    We were very pleased with our driver. His knowledge of the area made it a great tour. We did this tour our first day there and that was a good decision. We went back to several spots he took us to later that week.

    1  Thank nancyk267
    Reviewed 19 July 2019

    I rarely write reviews but our experience with Five Star was so awful and unprofessional that I had to share so others can avoid this company. Don’t book through this company if you want to have a peace of mind on your vacation. We were...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    3  Thank Travellover2089
    Reviewed 17 July 2019 via mobile

    Awesome hope on and off tour!!! You’ll get to see almost the highlights of San Diego! Tour guide and both ticket staffs are very helpful!! I would Recommend this tour to anyone who wants to know everything about San Diego !!!!!

    Thank 221judyc
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